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Pharmaceutical ETF PPH

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR)

    Index Description: MVPPHTR is a rules-based index intended to track the overall performance of 25 of the largest U.S. listed, publicly traded pharmaceutical companies.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PPH
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Index Provider

      Market Vectors Index Solutions
    • Total Net Assets

      $320.8M
    • Shares Outstanding

      5,438,138
    • Number of Holdings

      26
    • Commencement Date

      12/20/2011
  •  
    as of 04/24/14

  • 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
    12/20/11
    PPH (NAV) -1.91 10.22 10.22 32.58 -- -- -- 26.75
    PPH (Share Price) -1.93 10.27 10.27 32.43 -- -- -- 27.26
    MVPPHTR (Index) -1.91 9.78 9.78 32.46 -- -- -- 26.61
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 0.44 0.44 0.12 -- -- -- 0.14
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    12/20/11
    PPH (NAV) -1.91 10.22 10.22 32.58 -- -- -- 26.75
    PPH (Share Price) -1.93 10.27 10.27 32.43 -- -- -- 27.26
    MVPPHTR (Index) -1.91 9.78 9.78 32.46 -- -- -- 26.61
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 0.44 0.44 0.12 -- -- -- 0.14
  • Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 Investment as of 03/31/2014

    3 Months
     TO 
  • Calendar Year Returns (%) as of 12/31/2013

  • NAV & Premium/Discount History
    as of 03/31/14

  • Best & Worst
    Quarter Returns (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Best Quarter

      1Q'13 +13.37%
    • Worst Quarter

      4Q'12 +0.09%

    Best & Worst Quarter Returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception, and are updated quarterly.  

     

  • Distribution History

    Anticipated Frequency: Quarterly Dividends & Annual Capital Gains
    Year Ex-Date Record
    Date
    Payable Date Dividend
    Income
    Short-Term
    Capital Gains
    Long-Term
    Capital Gains
    2014 04/01/2014 04/03/2014 04/07/2014 $0.3982 None None
    2013 12/27/2013 12/31/2013 01/03/2014 $0.1750 None None
    2013 10/01/2013 10/03/2013 10/07/2013 $0.2052 None None
    2013 07/01/2013 07/03/2013 07/08/2013 $0.2684 None None
    2013 04/01/2013 04/03/2013 04/05/2013 $0.3890 None None
    2012 12/24/2012 12/27/2012 12/31/2012 $1.3470 None None

    All registered investment companies, including Van Eck Associates Corporation, are obliged to distribute portfolio gains to shareholders at yearend regardless of performance. Trading Market Vectors ETFs will also generate tax consequences and transaction expenses. The information provided is not intended to be tax advice. Tax consequences of dividend distributions may vary by individual taxpayer. There is no guarantee that dividends will be paid. To receive a distribution, you must have been a registered shareholder of the relevant Market Vectors ETFs on the record date. Distributions are paid to shareholders on the payment date. Past distribution are not indicative of future distributions.

    Go here for Additional Distributions Details and Supplemental Tax Information, including PDF downloads.