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Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF REMX

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR)

    Index Description: MVREMXTR a rules based, modified capitalization weighted, float adjusted index intended to give investors a means of tracking the overall performance of publicly traded companies primarily engaged in a variety of activities that are related to the mining, refining and manufacturing of rare earth/strategic metals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Index Provider

      Market Vectors Index Solutions
    • Total Net Assets

      $99.5M
    • Shares Outstanding

      2,674,962
    • Number of Holdings

      22
    • Commencement Date

      10/27/2010
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    as of 04/17/14

  • Fundamentals
    as of 03/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $1.8B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      17.93
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      1.04
    *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)

      8.0%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      43.0%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      49.0%
    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

      1.64
    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

      0.69
    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

      29.06
    • Sharpe Ratio

      -0.97

    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
    • CHINA

      18.3
    • U.S.

      18.2
    • AUSTRALIA

      14.7
    • JAPAN

      9.5
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      8.0
    • FRANCE

      7.6
    • CANADA

      7.6
    • CHILE

      6.0
    • IRELAND

      4.5
    • BRAZIL

      4.1
    • MEXICO

      1.5
    • Other

      0.0
    • Total

      100.0
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 04/17/14

    • % of Net Assets

    • Stocks

      99.94
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.06
    • Total

      100.00
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      91.2
    • Financials

      5.1
    • Information Technology

      3.7
    • Other

      0.0
    • Total

      100.0
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • U.S. Dollar

      22.19
    • Hong Kong Dollar

      18.27
    • Australian Dollar

      14.67
    • Japanese Yen

      9.46
    • South African Rand

      7.99
    • Euro

      7.63
    • Chilean Peso

      6.00
    • British Pound

      4.49
    • Brazilian Real

      4.11
    • Canadian Dollar

      3.66
    • Mexican Peso

      1.52
    • Other

      0.00
    • Total

      99.99