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MOTI
VanEck Morningstar International Moat ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Morningstar International Moat ETF (MOTI®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Global ex-US Moat Focus IndexSM (MGEUMFUN), which is intended to track the overall performance of attractively priced wide and narrow moat rated companies outside the U.S. with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTI
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Inception Date

    07/13/2015
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MGEUMFUN
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually, Staggered quarterly

 
as of 07/01/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    2.71%
  • Total Net Assets

    $59.2M
  • Number of Holdings

    77
  • Options

    No
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.76%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.57%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022
Why Invest?
Click here to read the Recommended Insights - Blog: Moat Stock Selection Drowns Out Factors
Click here to read the Recommended Insights - Blog: Moat Stock Selection Drowns Out Factors

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 05/31/2022

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Foreign Large Value
3 stars of 317 funds
3 stars of 317 funds
3 stars of 288 funds

Key Points

  • Moat Companies
    A focus on international companies Morningstar believes possess sustainable competitive advantages, or “moats”

  • Focus on Valuations
    Index targets companies trading at attractive prices relative to Morningstar’s estimate of fair value

  • Morningstar’s Equity Research
    Index fueled by Morningstar’s forward-looking, rigorous equity research process driven by over 100 analysts globally

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTI
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MGEUMFUN
  • NAV

    MOTINV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    MOTIIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    2,050,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MOTIEU
  • Total Cash

    MOTITC
  • CUSIP

    92189F593
  • ISIN

    US92189F5935
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.26%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.76%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.19%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.57%

2Expenses for MOTI are capped contractually at 0.56% until February 1, 2023. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Investment Professionals

  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Equity ETFs
  • Oversees the Equity ETF Investment Management Team including development and management of index replication and optimization strategies
  • Joined VanEck in 2005
  • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
  • BA, Mathematics and Economics, New York University
  • Portfolio Manager and Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2007
  • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position at VanEck
  • Previously, Portfolio Analyst at Evaluation Associates
  • BS, Business Administration (concentration in Financial Analysis), State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2018
  • Prior to joining VanEck, ETF Basket Operations Analyst at JPMorgan
  • BS, Finance, Providence College
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2019
  • Prior to VanEck, Intermediate Representative, Exchange Traded Funds at BNY Mellon.
  • BS, Accounting, Hunter College

Prices as of 07/01/22

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
MOTI $28.88
$28.94
6,158
6,819
$-0.02 / -0.07%
$0.07 / +0.24%
-10.23%
-9.87%
$0.06
0.21%
0.44%

Premium/Discount History as of 07/01/22

Calendar Year 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 196 55 29 33 15
MOTI Days closed at NAV 8 2 4 1 4
Days closed at a discount 48 7 31 28 43

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
07/13/15
MOTI (NAV) 3.28 -3.25 -2.81 -12.26 5.78 3.01 -- 3.81
MOTI (Share Price) 3.54 -3.28 -2.68 -12.67 5.63 2.85 -- 3.79
MGEUMFUN (Index) 2.30 -2.97 -2.57 -11.12 6.37 3.62 -- 4.48
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.98 -0.28 -0.24 -1.14 -0.59 -0.61 -- -0.67
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index 0.72 -5.46 -10.74 -12.41 6.49 4.42 -- --
S&P 500 Index 0.18 -5.16 -12.76 -0.30 16.44 13.38 14.40 12.44
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
07/13/15
MOTI (NAV) -1.73 -1.29 -1.29 -6.63 4.25 4.59 -- 4.14
MOTI (Share Price) -1.86 -1.25 -1.25 -7.25 4.12 4.32 -- 4.11
MGEUMFUN (Index) -1.01 -0.60 -0.60 -5.13 5.11 5.31 -- 4.91
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.72 -0.69 -0.69 -1.50 -0.86 -0.72 -- -0.77
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index 0.16 -5.44 -5.44 -1.48 7.51 6.76 -- --
S&P 500 Index 3.71 -4.60 -4.60 15.65 18.92 15.99 14.64 14.28

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 05/31/22 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 75
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Leonardo Spa
LDO IM
173,346
1,862,473 2.77
Samsonite International Sa
1910 HK
729,900
1,663,402 2.47
Boc Hong Kong Holdings Ltd
2388 HK
413,000
1,587,264 2.36
Kt Corp
030200 KS
50,893
1,554,206 2.31
British American Tobacco Plc
BATS LN
34,766
1,533,602 2.28
Netease Inc
9999 HK
73,300
1,533,313 2.28
Sinopharm Group Co Ltd
1099 HK
614,400
1,519,997 2.26
Imperial Brands Plc
IMB LN
64,720
1,461,610 2.17
Hsbc Holdings Plc
HSBA LN
215,308
1,441,983 2.15
Vodafone Group Plc
VOD LN
861,711
1,418,967 2.11
Top 10 Total (%) 23.17
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 05/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • China

    21.17
  • United Kingdom

    14.31
  • France

    9.82
  • Japan

    8.43
  • Germany

    7.72
  • Australia

    4.93
  • Taiwan Region

    4.13
  • South Korea

    4.12
  • Netherlands

    3.70
  • Singapore

    3.33
  • Mexico

    3.05
  • United States

    3.03
  • Spain

    2.91
  • Italy

    2.77
  • Denmark

    1.97
  • Sweden

    0.99
  • Belgium

    0.95
  • Switzerland

    0.95
  • Israel

    0.88
  • Canada

    0.78
  • Other/Cash

    0.06

Sector Weightings (%) as of 05/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Financials

    22.4
  • Consumer Discretionary

    14.9
  • Communication Services

    13.9
  • Industrials

    11.1
  • Information Technology

    10.3
  • Consumer Staples

    10.1
  • Health Care

    8.2
  • Materials

    3.6
  • Real Estate

    3.2
  • Utilities

    2.2
  • Other/Cash

    0.1