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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

  • Fundamentals
    as of 03/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $11.8B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      18.15
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      1.95
    *A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.
  • Market Capitalization (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Capitalization

      % of Net
      Assets ($)
    • Large (>$5.0B)

      49.5%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      32.2%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      18.6%
    This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures
    as of 03/31/14

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    • Sharpe Ratio

    Source: Van Eck Global, FactSet.

    Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation.

  • 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
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 04/23/14

    • % of Net Assets

    • Stocks

      100.12
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      -0.12
    • Total

      100.00
  • 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
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Israeli Shekel

      55.56
    • U.S. Dollar

      42.21
    • British Pound

      2.18
    • Polish Zloty

      0.30
    • Other

      -0.25
    • Total

      100.00