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RSX
VanEck Russia ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Russia ETF (RSX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS®Russia Index (MVRSXTR), which includes publicly traded companies that are incorporated in Russia or that are incorporated outside of Russia but has at least 50% of their revenues/related assets in Russia.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    RSX
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVRSXTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 01/20/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    5.91%
  • Total Net Assets

    $1.2B
  • Number of Holdings

    29
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.61%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.61%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Key Points

  • Nation's First ETF Focused on Russia 
    Largest, most liquid Russia ETF versus competing U.S.-listed ETFs

  • Value Opportunity
    Russia's equity market is currently offering deep discounts versus emerging markets on average

  • Pure Play
    Companies must be incorporated in, or derive at least 50% of total revenues from Russia to be added to the index

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    RSX
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVRSXTR
  • NAV

    RSXNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    RSXIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    52,500,000
  • Estimated Cash

    RSXEU
  • Total Cash

    RSXTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F403
  • ISIN

    US92189F4037
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.11%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.61%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.61%
2Expenses for RSX are capped contractually at 0.62% until May 1, 2022. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, depositary receipt fees up to 0.10% of the Fund’s average daily net assets, 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 01/20/22

NAV/
Market Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change
NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
Prem/Discount
Distribution Charts
NAV &
Prem/Discount
History
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
RSX $23.77
$23.55
6,636,436
9,727,979
$0.05 / +0.23%
$-0.35 / -1.46%
-11.14%
-11.67%
$-0.22
-0.92%
0.04%

Premium/Discount History as of 01/20/22

Calendar Year 2020 1Q 2021 2Q 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 136 34 35 25 39
RSX Days closed at NAV 11 2 2 2 2
Days closed at a discount 106 25 26 37 23


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
04/24/07
RSX (NAV) 0.41 -6.83 18.74 18.74 18.03 9.98 4.05 0.39
RSX (Share Price) -0.33 -7.03 16.72 16.72 17.96 9.75 3.90 0.38
MVRSXTR (Index)5 0.18 -7.33 19.18 19.18 18.57 10.44 4.15 0.37
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.23 0.50 -0.44 -0.44 -0.54 -0.46 -0.10 0.02
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
04/24/07
RSX (NAV) 0.41 -6.83 18.74 18.74 18.03 9.98 4.05 0.39
RSX (Share Price) -0.33 -7.03 16.72 16.72 17.96 9.75 3.90 0.38
MVRSXTR (Index)5 0.18 -7.33 19.18 19.18 18.57 10.44 4.15 0.37
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.23 0.50 -0.44 -0.44 -0.54 -0.46 -0.10 0.02

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 12/31/21 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 29
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Sberbank Of Russia Pjsc
SBER LI
6,935,796
111,284,791 8.09
Gazprom Pjsc
OGZD LI
12,042,996
111,206,723 8.08
Lukoil Pjsc
LKOD LI
1,086,151
97,320,070 7.07
Novatek Pjsc
NVTK LI
392,923
91,867,324 6.68
Mmc Norilsk Nickel Pjsc
MNOD LI
2,789,003
86,274,386 6.27
Tatneft Pjsc
ATAD LI
1,880,955
78,212,501 5.68
Rosneft Oil Co Pjsc
ROSN LI
8,905,323
71,622,334 5.20
Tcs Group Holding Plc
TCS LI
732,618
61,759,585 4.49
Yandex Nv
YNDX US
925,323
55,982,042 4.07
Polyus Pjsc
PLZL LI
609,048
53,794,763 3.91
Top 10 Total (%) 59.53
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Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • Russia

    95.10
  • Cyprus

    4.65
  • Other/Cash

    0.25

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Energy

    38.2
  • Materials

    26.9
  • Financials

    16.6
  • Communication Services

    9.1
  • Consumer Staples

    5.5
  • Consumer Discretionary

    2.1
  • Utilities

    1.4
  • Other/Cash

    0.2