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HYD
VanEck High Yield Muni ETF

Fund Description

The VanEck High Yield Muni ETF (HYD®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE Broad High Yield Crossover Municipal Index (MHYX), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated high yield long-term tax-exempt bond market.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    HYD
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Inception Date

    02/04/2009
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MHYX
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly
  • 2022 Preliminary NAIC Designation7

    5.A

  as of 12/08/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    4.45%
  • Total Net Assets

    $3.3B
  • Number of Holdings

    1661
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.35%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/27/2022

Fund Highlights

  • High-Yield Muni Focus
    Underlying Index comprised of highest-yielding municipal bonds with income generally exempt from federal taxes

  • Enhanced Liquidity Feature
    Index includes 25% BBB and 5% A investment-grade exposure as well as a 30% cap on non-rated bonds for enhanced liquidity

  • Diverse Sector Exposure and Low Default Rates
    Index covers wide range of muni sectors and securities with historically low default rates*

* Source: Moody’s Investors Services; "U.S. Municipal Bond Defaults and Recoveries, 1970-2019"

Yields as of 12/08/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    4.45%
  • Distribution Yield1

    3.39%
  • 12-Month Yield1

    3.85%
  • Taxable Equivalent 30-Day SEC Yields1a

  • 12% Federal Tax Rate

    5.06%
  • 22% Federal Tax Rate

    5.71%
  • 24% Federal Tax Rate

    5.86%
  • 32% Federal Tax Rate

    6.54%
  • 35% Federal Tax Rate

    6.85%
  • 37% Federal Tax Rate

    7.06%
 1/1a See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.35%
  • Other Expenses

    --
  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses

    --
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.35%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%

2Van Eck Associates Corporation (the “Adviser”) will pay all expenses of the Fund, except for the fee payment under the investment management agreement, acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, offering costs, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Adviser has agreed to pay the offering costs until at least September 1, 2023.

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    HYD
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MHYX
  • NAV

    HYDNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)5

    HYDIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    62,896,401
  • Estimated Cash

    HYDEU
  • Total Cash

    HYDTC
  • CUSIP

    92189H409
  • ISIN

    US92189H4092
5See IIV Details. Source: Bloomberg

Fundamentals4 as of 12/08/22

  • Yield to Worst

    5.07%
  • Yield to Maturity

    5.22%
  • Effective Duration (yrs)

    7.03
  • Duration to Worst (yrs)

    8.04
  • Modified Duration (yrs)

    9.64
  • Spread Duration (yrs)

    7.12
  • Years to Maturity

    18.98
  • Coupon

    4.81%
  • AMT

    0.17%
 4See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Investment Professionals

  • Portfolio Manager for non-taxable Fixed Income ETFs and Senior Municipal Strategist
  • Joined VanEck in 2007
  • Prior to joining VanEck, held several senior municipal fixed income positions at Lord Abbett, John Hancock Funds, Old Harbor Capital and Evergreen Asset Management
  • Member of National Municipal Buyers Conference (Chairman, 1996), Municipal Forum of New York, Boston Fixed Income Management Society and The Economics Club of New York
  • MBA, Finance, Hofstra University
  • BA, Economics and International Relations, Brown University
  • Deputy Portfolio Manager for non-taxable Fixed Income ETFs
  • Oversees quantitative analysis and optimization processes for the fixed income ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2016
  • Prior to her current positions, served as quantitative analyst
  • CFA charter holder; member of CFA Society New York
  • MS, Financial Engineering, Baruch College; BBA, Finance, Baruch College
  • Associate Portfolio Manager for Fixed Income ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2013
  • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position for the firm’s alternative investment funds
  • MS, Finance, University of Rochester
  • BS, Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University
  • Senior Trader, Portfolio Analyst for Fixed Income ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2017
  • Previously, Trader at Beck, Mack & Oliver LLC and monitored markets and executed equity and fixed income trades and Fixed Income Operations at Gleacher & Company Securities, Inc.
  • MBA, Finance, Montclair State University
  • BS, concentration in Accounting and Finance, minor in Computer Science, University of Vermont
  • Senior credit analyst for non-taxable Fixed Income ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2021
  • Prior to joining VanEck, held several senior municipal analyst positions including director of research at Belle Haven Investments, senior municipal analyst at Brown Brothers, and municipal bond analyst at UBS
  • Member of National Federation of Municipal Analysts and the Municipal Analysts Group of New York
  • MBA, Finance and Public Policy, The Wharton School of Business; BA, Communications, University of Pennsylvania

Prices as of 12/08/22

NAV/
Market
Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
HYD $51.98
$51.84
1,633,700
1,108,814
$0.08 / +0.15%
$0.08 / +0.15%
-13.78%
-14.11%
$-0.14
-0.27%
0.04%

Premium/Discount History as of 12/08/22

Calendar Year 2021 4Q 2021 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 3Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
HYD Days closed at a premium 146 16 4 21 12
Days closed at NAV 4 2 1 2 1
Days closed at a discount 102 46 57 39 51

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
02/04/09
HYD (NAV) 5.36 -2.92 -14.86 -14.71 -3.57 0.13 1.83 5.08
HYD (Share Price) 6.18 -1.87 -14.41 -13.91 -3.40 0.26 1.88 5.13
MHYX** (Index) 5.44 -2.17 -12.14 -11.94 -0.48 2.69 3.83 --
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.08 -0.75 -2.72 -2.77 -3.09 -2.56 -2.00 --
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
02/04/09
HYD (NAV) -6.00 -5.21 -17.56 -16.93 -4.46 -0.46 1.77 4.90
HYD (Share Price) -6.07 -6.39 -18.07 -17.20 -4.61 -0.53 1.70 4.86
MHYX** (Index) -5.61 -4.33 -15.22 -14.36 -1.46 2.05 3.83 6.60
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.39 -0.88 -2.34 -2.57 -3.00 -2.51 -2.06 -1.70

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 11/30/22

Daily Holdings
Total Holdings: 1,667
Issuer Name State Weighting (%)
Chicago Ill Brd Ed IL 5.93
New York Transn Dev Corp Spl Fac Rev NY 4.03
Illinois St IL 3.71
Puerto Rico Sales Tax Fing Corp Sales Tax Rev PR 3.63
California Statewide Cmntys Dev Auth Rev CA 2.48
Puerto Rico Comwlth PR 2.18
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fing Auth OH 1.78
Massachusetts St Dev Fin Agy Rev MA 1.24
Puerto Rico Comwlth Aqueduct & Swr Auth Rev PR 1.24
Cscda Cmnty Impt Auth Calif Essential Hsg Rev CA 1.19
Top 10 Total (%) 27.41
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Geographical Weightings (%)
as of 11/30/22

State % of Net Assets
Illinois 13.38
California 11.48
New York 10.06
Puerto Rico 7.17
Texas 6.26
Florida 4.89
Ohio 3.90
Pennsylvania 3.89
New Jersey 3.58
Colorado 3.03
Arizona 2.46
Wisconsin 2.45
Virginia 2.04
Alabama 2.00
Louisiana 1.30
Massachusetts 1.29
Maryland 1.25
Washington 1.24
Georgia 1.10
Oklahoma 1.10
Other/Cash 16.13

Currency Exposure (%) as of 11/30/22

U.S. Dollar 98.99
Other/Cash 1.01

Sector Weightings (%)
as of 11/30/22

Sector % of Net Assets
Industrial Development Revenue 13.19
Tax 11.50
Hospitals 11.08
Local GO 9.31
Education 8.89
Health 7.74
State GO 5.89
Tobacco 5.47
Leasing COPS & Appropriations 3.59
Toll & Turnpike 3.33
Utilities - Other 3.12
Multi-Family Housing 3.11
Airport 2.59
Transportation 2.44
Power 2.23
Misc 2.20
Water & Sewer 1.82
Unassigned 1.36
Refunded 0.79
Pollution Control 0.33

Credit Quality (%) as of 11/30/22

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade AAA 0.13
AA 1.65
A 7.46
BBB 23.83
Non-Investment Grade BB 18.27
B 6.10
CCC 0.71
CC 0.00
Total Investment Grade -- 33.07
Total Non-Investment Grade -- 25.09
Not Rated -- 41.66

Maturity (%)
as of 11/30/22

Average Portfolio Maturity: 18.94 Years

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