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BJK
VanEck Gaming ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Gaming ETF (BJK®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Gaming Index (MVBJKTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in casinos and casino hotels, sports betting, lottery services, gaming services, gaming technology and gaming equipment.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    BJK
  • Exchange

    NASDAQ
  • Inception Date

    01/22/2008
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MVBJKTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 09/26/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.93%
  • Total Net Assets

    $60.9M
  • Number of Holdings

    36
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.62%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.62%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022

Key Points

  • Nation's First ETF Focused on Global Gaming
    An industry driven by a growing worldwide middle class with increased disposable income 

  • Pure Play with Global Scope 
    To be initially eligible, index constituents must be principally engaged in the global gaming industry, deriving greater than 50% of revenues from it

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    BJK
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVBJKTR
  • NAV

    BJKNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    BJKIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,850,000
  • Estimated Cash

    BJKEU
  • Total Cash

    BJKTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F882
  • ISIN

    US92189F8822
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.12%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.62%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.62%

2Expenses for BJK are capped contractually at 0.65% until February 1, 2023. 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
  • 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 09/26/22

NAV/
Market
Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
BJK $32.93
$32.88
6,925
20,959
$0.86 / +2.68%
$1.11 / +3.48%
-25.75%
-26.04%
$-0.05
-0.16%
0.63%

Premium/Discount History as of 09/26/22

Calendar Year 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 142 24 22 24 8
BJK Days closed at NAV 2 0 1 2 1
Days closed at a discount 108 40 41 36 53

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/22/08
BJK (NAV) -2.68 -3.57 -20.41 -30.56 0.95 -0.85 3.60 1.64
BJK (Share Price) -3.00 -3.43 -20.81 -30.91 1.02 -0.88 3.60 1.64
MVBJKTR (Index)5 -2.03 -3.14 -19.91 -29.99 1.44 -0.35 4.05 2.28
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.65 -0.43 -0.50 -0.57 -0.49 -0.50 -0.45 -0.64
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/22/08
BJK (NAV) -7.14 -15.02 -23.35 -35.42 -1.89 -1.58 3.27 1.40
BJK (Share Price) -6.94 -14.88 -23.69 -35.64 -1.86 -1.66 3.31 1.40
MVBJKTR (Index)5 -7.34 -15.52 -23.38 -35.22 -1.57 -1.23 3.69 1.99
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.20 0.50 0.03 -0.20 -0.32 -0.35 -0.42 -0.59

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 08/31/22 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 38
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Vici Properties Inc
VICI US
177,938
5,870,175 8.99
Flutter Entertainment Plc
FLTR ID
39,385
4,937,842 7.56
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
ALL AU
197,963
4,787,196 7.33
Las Vegas Sands Corp
LVS US
121,645
4,577,501 7.01
Evolution Ab
EVO SS
53,803
4,315,244 6.61
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd
27 HK
678,240
3,791,074 5.81
Mgm Resorts International
MGM US
98,833
3,225,909 4.94
Gaming And Leisure Properties Inc
GLPI US
62,090
2,997,084 4.59
Entain Plc
ENT LN
172,600
2,543,551 3.90
Draftkings Inc
DKNG US
154,992
2,489,172 3.81
Top 10 Total (%) 60.54
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    48.94
  • Australia

    12.34
  • Ireland

    7.56
  • China

    6.75
  • Sweden

    6.61
  • United Kingdom

    4.66
  • Malaysia

    4.49
  • France

    2.27
  • Greece

    1.48
  • South Korea

    1.36
  • Japan

    1.29
  • Malta

    0.93
  • Cambodia

    0.75
  • New Zealand

    0.56
  • Other/Cash

    0.02

Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Consumer Discretionary

    82.7
  • Real Estate

    13.6
  • Communication Services

    0.2
  • n/a

    3.5
  • Other/Cash

    0.0