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Israel ETF ISRA

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Israel ETF (ISRA®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: BlueStar Israel Global Index (BLSNTR)

    Index Description: BLSNTR is a rules-based index that tracks the overall performance of the largest and most liquid publicly traded Israeli and Israeli-linked companies, as well as mid-cap and small-cap Israeli and Israeli-linked companies that display sufficient liquidity.

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    • Fund Ticker

      ISRA
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • Index Provider

      BlueStar
    • Total Net Assets

      $45.6M
    • Shares Outstanding

      1,450,000
    • Number of Holdings

      104
    • Commencement Date

      06/25/2013
  •  
    as of 04/23/14

  • Key Points

    Exposure to a Stable, Growing, and Resilient Economy 
    Exposure to a vibrant economy that has historically demonstrated consistent GDP growth despite regional geopolitical events.
    Exposure to a Multi-Sector Economy 
    The index offers broad sector exposure to Israel’s vibrant economy, including information technology, health care, and financials.
    Exposure to Israeli Companies Globally 
    The underlying index offers a broad and diversified reflection of Israel's globally-oriented economy.
     
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      ISRA
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • NAV

      ISRANV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      ISRAIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      1,450,000
    • Estimated Cash

      ISRAEU
    • Total Cash

      ISRATC
    • CUSIP

      57061R676
    • ISIN

      US57061R6760
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.23%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.73%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      (0.14)%
    • Net Expense Ratio

      0.59%
    2 Expenses for ISRA are capped contractually at 0.59% until at least May 1, 2015. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 04/23/2014

    NAV/
    Last 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
    NAV
    Chart
    ISRA $31.42
    $31.58
    15,346
    2,996
    $-0.27 / -0.9%
    $-0.17 / -0.6%
    + 4.6%
    + 4.7%

    $0.16
    0.50%
  • View All Indices » View All ETFs » Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    06/25/13
    ISRA (NAV) 0.85 6.79 6.79 -- -- -- -- 27.49
    ISRA (Share Price) 1.13 7.00 7.00 -- -- -- -- 28.24
    BLSNTR (Index) 1.20 6.65 6.65 -- -- -- -- 27.66
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.35 0.14 0.14 -- -- -- -- -0.17
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    06/25/13
    ISRA (NAV) 0.85 6.79 6.79 -- -- -- -- 27.49
    ISRA (Share Price) 1.13 7.00 7.00 -- -- -- -- 28.24
    BLSNTR (Index) 1.20 6.65 6.65 -- -- -- -- 27.66
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.35 0.14 0.14 -- -- -- -- -0.17
  • View All Holdings » Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 03/31/14

    Total Holdings: 103
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    Shares Market Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    TEVA IT
    114,861
    6,048,655 15.09
    Perrigo Co
    PRGO US
    24,037
    3,717,562 9.27
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
    CHKP US
    41,277
    2,791,564 6.96
    Amdocs Ltd
    DOX US
    43,580
    2,031,212 5.07
    Bank Hapoalim Bm
    POLI IT
    283,829
    1,625,399 4.05
    Bank Leumi Le-Israel Bm
    LUMI IT
    374,648
    1,461,146 3.64
    Stratasys Inc
    SSYS US
    10,413
    1,104,715 2.76
    Verifone Systems Inc
    PAY US
    31,606
    1,068,915 2.67
    Israel Chemicals Ltd
    ICL IT
    121,570
    1,062,741 2.65
    Bezeq The Israeli Telecommunication Cor
    BEZQ IT
    483,693
    861,578 2.15
    Top 10 Total (%) 54.31
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • ISRAEL

      71.9
    • U.S.

      25.7
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      1.9
    • POLAND

      0.4
    • ITALY

      0.3
    • Other

      -0.3
    • Total

      99.9
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      30.6
    • Health Care

      30.3
    • Financials

      18.3
    • Materials

      5.4
    • Energy

      5.1
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.4
    • Industrials

      2.6
    • Consumer Discretionary

      2.4
    • Consumer Staples

      1.7
    • Utilities

      0.5
    • Other

      -0.3
    • Total

      100.0