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MOO
VanEck Agribusiness ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Agribusiness ETF (MOO®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS®Global Agribusiness Index (MVMOOTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in: (i) agri-chemicals, animal health and fertilizers, seeds and traits, from farm/irrigation equipment and farm machinery, aquaculture and fishing, livestock, cultivation and plantations (including grain, oil palms, sugar cane, tobacco leafs, grapevines, etc.), and trading of agricultural products.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOO
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVMOOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 09/27/21

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.99%
  • Total Net Assets

    $1.1B
  • Number of Holdings

    54
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.55%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 08/31/2021

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Natural Resources
4 stars of 105 funds
4 stars of 105 funds
4 stars of 98 funds

Key Points

  • Positioned to Meet Growing Demand
    Global population growth is driving increasing food demand and the need for efficient agricultural solutions

  • Pure Play with Global Scope
    Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from agribusiness to be added to the Index

  • Comprehensive Exposure
    Index targets companies across the agribusiness industry from seeds and fertilizers to farming equipment and food processors

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    MOO
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVMOOTR
  • NAV

    MOONV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    MOOIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    11,950,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MOOEU
  • Total Cash

    MOOTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F700
  • ISIN

    US92189F7006
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.05%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.55%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
2Expenses for MOO are capped contractually at 0.56% until May 1, 2022. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Investment Professionals

  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Equity ETFs
  • Oversees the Equity ETF Investment Management Team including development and management of index replication and optimization strategies
  • Joined VanEck in 2005
  • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
  • BA, Mathematics and Economics, New York University
  • Portfolio Manager and Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2007
  • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position at VanEck
  • Previously, Portfolio Analyst at Evaluation Associates
  • BS, Business Administration (concentration in Financial Analysis), State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2018
  • Prior to joining VanEck, ETF Basket Operations Analyst at JPMorgan
  • BS, Finance, Providence College
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2019
  • Prior to VanEck, Intermediate Representative, Exchange Traded Funds at BNY Mellon.
  • BS, Accounting, Hunter College

Prices as of 09/27/21

NAV/
Market 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
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
MOO $93.42
$93.60
59,399
165,070
$0.34 / +0.37%
$0.35 / +0.38%
+20.04%
+20.17%
$0.18
0.19%
0.13%

Premium/Discount History as of 09/27/21

Calendar Year 2020 3Q 2020 4Q 2020 1Q 2021 2Q 2021 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 92 34 44 53 40
MOO Days closed at NAV 10 4 6 1 0
Days closed at a discount 151 26 14 7 23


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
08/31/07
MOO (NAV) 1.16 -0.04 19.30 38.17 14.23 14.44 7.84 7.60
MOO (Share Price) 1.17 -0.10 19.18 38.24 14.37 14.50 7.85 7.60
MVMOOTR (Index)5 1.22 0.13 19.55 38.52 14.44 14.49 7.98 7.87
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.17 -0.25 -0.35 -0.21 -0.05 -0.14 -0.27
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
08/31/07
MOO (NAV) -1.92 4.11 17.07 52.93 15.15 15.44 7.37 7.55
MOO (Share Price) -1.98 3.84 16.93 53.10 15.13 15.42 7.32 7.55
MVMOOTR (Index)5 -1.83 4.18 17.20 53.50 15.31 15.53 7.50 7.81
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.09 -0.07 -0.13 -0.57 -0.16 -0.09 -0.13 -0.26

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 08/31/21 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 52
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
ZOETIS INC
ZTS US
515,931
105,538,845 9.36
DEERE & CO
DE US
260,808
98,593,248 8.74
IDEXX LABORATORIES INC
IDXX US
130,709
88,066,496 7.81
BAYER AG
BAYN GR
1,234,840
68,677,688 6.09
NUTRIEN LTD
NTR US
1,051,199
63,797,267 5.66
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO
ADM US
920,165
55,209,900 4.89
CORTEVA INC
CTVA US
1,252,473
55,071,238 4.88
TYSON FOODS INC
TSN US
572,602
44,960,709 3.99
KUBOTA CORP
6326 JP
1,860,830
38,502,075 3.41
TRACTOR SUPPLY CO
TSCO US
191,123
37,125,643 3.29
Top 10 Total (%) 58.12
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/21

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    58.91
  • Germany

    6.66
  • Canada

    5.66
  • China

    4.57
  • Japan

    4.44
  • United Kingdom

    3.65
  • Norway

    3.03
  • Brazil

    2.54
  • Malaysia

    1.70
  • Australia

    1.58
  • Chile

    1.56
  • Faroe Islands

    0.85
  • Thailand

    0.85
  • Israel

    0.85
  • Switzerland

    0.71
  • Singapore

    0.68
  • Russia

    0.50
  • Netherlands

    0.39
  • Taiwan

    0.32
  • Denmark

    0.30
  • Indonesia

    0.15
  • Other/Cash

    0.11

Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/21

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Consumer Staples

    27.2
  • Health Care

    26.7
  • Materials

    22.8
  • Industrials

    19.9
  • Consumer Discretionary

    3.3
  • Other/Cash

    0.1