• Ticker:- PFXF;true;WHPSL;
  • Ticker Group:- ETFFI_EI;false;;
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Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF PFXF

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF (PFXF)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: The Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index (WHPSL)

    Index Provider: Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

    Index Description: WHPSL is a rules-based index intended to track the overall performance of publicly traded non-financial preferred securities including those that, in Wells Fargo Securities, LLC’s judgment, are functionally equivalent to preferred securities such as convertible securities, depository preferred securities and perpetual subordinated debt.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PFXF
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      07/16/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      WHPSL
    • Index Rebalancing

      Monthly
  •  
    as of 07/30/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      6.04%
    • Total Net Assets

      $171.4M
    • Number of Holdings

      89
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.51%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.40%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Monthly
    • Next Distribution Date

      07/31/2014
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 07/30/14

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      101.14
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      -1.14
  • Download All Fund Holdings »All Holdings (%)as of 07/30/14

    Total Holdings: 90
    Holding Name
    Maturity
    Composite
    Rating
    Country
    Currency
    % of Net
    Assets
    Arcelormittal
    01/15/2016
    NR
    Luxembourg
    USD
    5.50
    United Technologies Corp
    08/01/2015
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    3.51
    American Realty Capital Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.67
    Health Care Reit Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    2.21
    Nextera Energy Inc
    09/01/2015
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.10
    Weyerhaeuser Co
    07/01/2016
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.01
    Stanley Black & Decker Inc
    07/25/2052
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.97
    Qwest Corp
    06/01/2053
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.93
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    06/15/2064
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.85
    Qwest Corp
    06/01/2051
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.84
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    07/01/2016
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.62
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    04/01/2016
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.62
    Qwest Corp
    09/15/2051
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.61
    Qwest Corp
    04/01/2052
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.43
    Nextera Energy Inc
    09/01/2016
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.43
    Aes Trust Iii
    10/15/2029
    B
    U.S.
    USD
    1.38
    Verizon Communications Inc
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.36
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.32
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc
    02/01/2016
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.27
    Duke Energy Corp
    01/15/2073
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.25
    Vornado Realty Lp
    10/01/2039
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.23
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.21
    Cbl & Associates Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.21
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.20
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.20
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.20
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.19
    Sce Trust I
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.18
    Annaly Capital Management Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.18
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    11/15/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.16
    Reinsurance Group Of America Inc
    09/15/2042
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.15
    Pitney Bowes Inc
    03/07/2043
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.15
    Realty Income Corp
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.14
    Nustar Logistics Lp
    01/15/2043
    B+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.14
    Ppl Capital Funding Inc
    04/30/2073
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.14
    Integrys Energy Group Inc
    08/01/2073
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.11
    Axis Capital Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    Bermuda
    USD
    1.09
    Qwest Corp
    07/01/2052
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.09
    Partnerre Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB
    Bermuda
    USD
    1.05
    Kimco Realty Corp
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.05
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.05
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    03/01/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.02
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.01
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    01/15/2073
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.01
    Seaspan Corp
    01/29/2049
    NR
    Marshall Islands
    USD
    0.99
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.98
    Northstar Realty Finance Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.93
    Sce Trust Ii
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.91
    Seaspan Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    Marshall Islands
    USD
    0.90
    United States Cellular Corp
    05/15/2060
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.90
    Ps Business Parks Inc
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.89
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    06/15/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.88
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.87
    Felcor Lodging Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    CCC-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.87
    Senior Housing Properties Trust
    08/01/2042
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.86
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    06/01/2028
    AA+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.81
    Fpl Group Capital Trust I
    03/15/2044
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.79
    Telephone & Data Systems Inc
    03/15/2060
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.79
    Health Care Reit Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.79
    Hospitality Properties Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.78
    Annaly Capital Management Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.78
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    Dte Energy Co
    12/01/2061
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    National Retail Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    Comcast Corp
    12/15/2061
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.77
    Commonwealth Reit
    Perpetual
    BB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.76
    Sce Trust Iii
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.76
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.76
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.75
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.73
    Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BB+
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.73
    Hatteras Financial Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.72
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.72
    National Retail Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.71
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    05/01/2029
    AA+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.70
    Colony Financial Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.69
    Regency Centers Corp
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.69
    Renaissancere Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.67
    Northstar Realty Finance Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.66
    Bge Capital Trust Ii
    10/15/2043
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.66
    Ventas Realty Lp / Ventas Capital Corp
    03/15/2043
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.65
    Partnerre Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.65
    General Growth Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.64
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.59
    Exelon Corp
    U.S.
    USD
    0.57
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    U.S.
    USD
    0.51
    National Healthcare Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.43
    Other/Cash
    USD
    -1.14

    †See Country of Risk disclosure. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary. Composite Rating: An evenly weighted blend of a security's Moody's, S&P, Fitch and DBRS ratings. Not Rated indicates that a security is rated by fewer than two of the four rating agencies. This composite is not intended to be a credit opinion. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.