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GHACX
Global Resources Fund - Class C

Daily Price as of 08/15/22

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$36.18 $-0.60 / -1.63%

Class C Details: GHACX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
11/02/94 2.52%/2.20%

Fund Summary and Key Points

The Global Resources Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in global resource securities. Income is a secondary consideration.

  • Actively managed commodity-equities portfolio investing in companies involved in the exploration, production and distribution of resources
  • Offers exposure to energy, precious and base metals, agriculture, alternative energy and other resources
  • Expertly managed by an extensive investment team that is among the industry’s largest, and includes trained geologists and engineers as well as senior analysts with deep sector experience
  • Investment approach focuses on company research and skillful stock selection, as well as disciplined risk management
  • No K-1s – Access to resource equities without burdensome K-1 tax reporting

Fund Details
as of 07/31/22

  • Net Assets (All Classes)
    $982.2M
  • Number of Holdings
    64
  • Avg. Wtd. Market Cap
    $22.2B
  • Turnover Rate (2021)
    27.3%
  • P/E (LTM) / P/E (Forward)*
    11.2 / 8.4
  • P/B (LTM)*
    2.1
  • Benchmark Index
    S&P North American Natural Resources Sector (SPGINRTR) Index
*Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio is the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share. Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio is the ratio of a stock's price to its book value.

Investment Style Box

image Investment style box diagram illustrating the investment strategy of the Global Hard Assets Fund

This investment style box is based on the Fund's overall targeted capitalization range and relative valuation as determined by VanEck.

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(11/02/94)
VanEck Global Resources Fund: Class C
At Net Asset Value
7.38 -5.40 5.83 10.29 14.84 4.68 -0.15 --
At Maximum 1% Sales Charge
6.38 -6.34 4.83 9.29 14.84 4.68 -0.15 --
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index2
7.44 -0.62 24.49 38.58 14.02 7.57 3.81 --
S&P Global Natural Resources Index2
3.52 -8.60 2.10 6.94 10.75 10.07 5.41 --
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(11/02/94)
VanEck Global Resources Fund: Class C
At Net Asset Value -17.86 -18.83 -1.44 -2.11 10.48 4.44 -0.56 --
At Maximum 1% Sales Charge -18.68 -19.64 -2.43 -3.08 10.48 4.44 -0.56 --
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index2 -15.95 -10.44 15.87 22.17 10.47 6.77 3.39 --
S&P Global Natural Resources Index2 -15.71 -15.56 -1.37 2.95 8.57 10.57 5.13 --

Top 10 Holdings (%)

HOLDINGS
SECTOR
% OF NET ASSETS
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.
Renewables & Alternatives
4.6
Equinor ASA
Oil & Gas
3.7
Coterra Energy Inc.
Oil & Gas
3.6
Devon Energy Corporation
Oil & Gas
3.6
EQT Corporation
Oil & Gas
3.5
Valero Energy Corporation
Oil & Gas
3.4
Nutrien Ltd.
Agriculture
3.2
Pioneer Natural Resources Company
Oil & Gas
3.2
Glencore plc
Base & Industrial Metals
3.1
Chevron Corporation
Oil & Gas
2.9
Top 10 Total 34.8

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Sector Weightings (%)
as of 07/31/22

SECTOR % OF NET ASSETS
Oil & Gas 40.0
Agriculture 14.8
Base & Industrial Metals 14.4
Renewables & Alternatives 13.0
Gold & Precious Metals 9.5
Industrials & Utilities 4.0
Cash 4.3

Country Weightings (%) as of 07/31/22

COUNTRY % OF NET ASSETS
United States
68.0
Canada
6.6
South Africa
4.0
Norway
3.7
Switzerland
3.1
Brazil
2.7
Zambia
2.5
Chile
1.0
Cayman Islands
1.0
Netherlands
0.9
United Kingdom
0.8
Finland
0.7
Turkey
0.4
Australia
0.3
Spain
0.1
Cash
4.3

30-Day SEC Yield* Class C 
as of 07/31/22

30-Day SEC Yield 0.38%

* 30-Day SEC Yield is a standard calculation developed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that allows for fairer comparisons among bond funds. It is based on the most recent 30-day period. This yield figure reflects the interest earned during the period after deducting the Fund's expenses for the period. In the absence of temporary fee waivers, the 30-Day SEC Yield for GHACX would have been 0.19% as of 07/31/22.