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BRF
VanEck Brazil Small-Cap ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Brazil Small-Cap ETF (BRF®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Brazil Small-Cap Index (MVBRFTR), which includes securities of small capitalization companies that are incorporated in Brazil or that are incorporated outside of Brazil but have at least 50% of their revenues/related assets in Brazil.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    BRF
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVBRFTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 09/20/21

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    2.57%
  • Total Net Assets

    $39.3M
  • Number of Holdings

    100
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.84%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.60%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Fundamentals
as of 08/31/21

  • Weighted Average Market Cap

    $1.6B
  • Price/Earnings Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    0.19
  • Price/Book Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    1.67
*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 08/31/21

  • Capitalization

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

    0.0%
  • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

    77.7%
  • Small (<$1.0B)

    21.9%
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 08/31/21

  • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    1.24
  • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.58
  • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    39.24
  • Sharpe Ratio

    0.23

Source: VanEck, 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. See S&P 500 Index definition.5

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

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • Brazil

    92.26
  • Canada

    2.22
  • Portugal

    1.38
  • Italy

    0.75
  • United States

    0.73
  • Israel

    0.56
  • Germany

    0.55
  • Japan

    0.54
  • Libya

    0.48
  • Chile

    0.41
  • Other/Cash

    0.12

Portfolio Composition (%)
as of 09/20/21

  • % of Net Assets
  • Stocks

    98.75
  • Bonds

    0.00
  • Other

    1.22
  • Cash

    0.04

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Consumer Discretionary

    24.0
  • Industrials

    22.0
  • Utilities

    13.3
  • Materials

    8.4
  • Real Estate

    7.4
  • Financials

    5.8
  • Consumer Staples

    5.7
  • Health Care

    4.9
  • Communication Services

    3.1
  • Energy

    2.1
  • Information Technology

    1.7
  • n/a

    1.7
  • Other/Cash

    0.1

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 08/31/21

  • Brazilian Real

    78.77
  • U.S. Dollar

    17.94
  • Canadian Dollar

    2.22
  • Japanese Yen

    0.54
  • Chilean Peso

    0.41
  • Other/Cash

    0.12