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MOTI
VanEck Morningstar International Moat ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Morningstar International Moat ETF (MOTI®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Global ex-US Moat Focus IndexSM (MGEUMFUN), which is intended to track the overall performance of attractively priced wide and narrow moat rated companies outside the U.S. with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTI
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MGEUMFUN
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually, Staggered quarterly

 
as of 01/25/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    2.34%
  • Total Net Assets

    $67.0M
  • Number of Holdings

    72
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.76%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.58%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
Why Invest?
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Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 12/31/2021

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Foreign Large Value
3 stars of 324 funds
2 stars of 324 funds
3 stars of 284 funds

Key Points

  • Moat Companies
    A focus on international companies Morningstar believes possess sustainable competitive advantages, or “moats”

  • Focus on Valuations
    Index targets companies trading at attractive prices relative to Morningstar’s estimate of fair value

  • Morningstar’s Equity Research
    Index fueled by Morningstar’s forward-looking, rigorous equity research process driven by over 100 analysts globally

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTI
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MGEUMFUN
  • NAV

    MOTINV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    MOTIIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    2,050,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MOTIEU
  • Total Cash

    MOTITC
  • CUSIP

    92189F593
  • ISIN

    US92189F5935
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.26%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.76%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.18%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.58%
2Expenses for MOTI are capped contractually at 0.56% until February 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 01/25/22

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
MOTI $32.69
$32.76
9,452
17,355
-$0.11 / -0.35%
$0.05 / +0.16%
+1.60%
+2.01%
$0.07
0.21%
0.31%

Premium/Discount History as of 01/25/22

Calendar Year 2020 1Q 2021 2Q 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 110 57 55 55 29
MOTI Days closed at NAV 7 0 2 2 4
Days closed at a discount 136 4 6 7 31


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
07/13/15
MOTI (NAV) 4.55 0.41 0.26 0.26 7.88 7.12 -- 4.52
MOTI (Share Price) 3.69 0.13 -0.10 -0.10 8.01 7.13 -- 4.48
MGEUMFUN (Index) 4.50 0.32 1.02 1.02 8.45 7.68 -- 5.20
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.05 0.09 -0.76 -0.76 -0.57 -0.56 -- -0.68
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index 4.13 1.82 7.82 7.82 13.18 9.61 -- --
S&P 500 Index 4.48 11.03 28.71 28.71 26.07 18.47 16.55 15.71
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
07/13/15
MOTI (NAV) 4.55 0.41 0.26 0.26 7.88 7.12 -- 4.52
MOTI (Share Price) 3.69 0.13 -0.10 -0.10 8.01 7.13 -- 4.48
MGEUMFUN (Index) 4.50 0.32 1.02 1.02 8.45 7.68 -- 5.20
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.05 0.09 -0.76 -0.76 -0.57 -0.56 -- -0.68
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index 4.13 1.82 7.82 7.82 13.18 9.61 -- --
S&P 500 Index 4.48 11.03 28.71 28.71 26.07 18.47 16.55 15.71

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 12/31/21 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 72
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Link Administration Holdings Ltd
LNK AU
394,575
1,597,512 2.36
Mediatek Inc
2454 TT
36,000
1,544,742 2.29
Hsbc Holdings Plc
HSBA LN
247,314
1,494,586 2.21
Wpp Plc
WPP LN
96,833
1,475,527 2.18
Win Semiconductors Corp
3105 TT
109,000
1,470,774 2.18
Boc Hong Kong Holdings Ltd
2388 HK
435,500
1,428,453 2.11
Samsonite International Sa
1910 HK
694,800
1,411,126 2.09
Abn Amro Bank Nv
ABN NA
96,055
1,410,367 2.09
Sanofi
SAN FP
14,071
1,410,328 2.09
Lloyds Banking Group Plc
LLOY LN
2,167,950
1,408,784 2.09
Top 10 Total (%) 21.69
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • China

    21.40
  • United Kingdom

    19.04
  • France

    11.02
  • Taiwan Region

    6.49
  • Germany

    5.78
  • Australia

    5.39
  • Singapore

    5.02
  • Japan

    4.96
  • South Korea

    3.58
  • Netherlands

    3.11
  • Switzerland

    2.19
  • Belgium

    2.09
  • Denmark

    2.03
  • Mexico

    2.02
  • Spain

    2.01
  • Italy

    1.94
  • Sweden

    1.04
  • Luxembourg

    0.79
  • Other/Cash

    0.11

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Financials

    21.7
  • Consumer Discretionary

    15.4
  • Communication Services

    12.5
  • Industrials

    12.0
  • Information Technology

    11.9
  • Health Care

    11.5
  • Consumer Staples

    7.3
  • Real Estate

    4.9
  • Utilities

    1.8
  • Materials

    1.0
  • Other/Cash

    0.1