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SMOT
VanEck Morningstar SMID Moat ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Morningstar SMID Moat ETF (SMOT) seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® US Small-Mid Cap Moat Focus IndexSM (MSUMMFGU), which is intended to track the overall performance of small- and mid-cap companies with sustainable competitive advantages and attractive valuations according to Morningstar's equity research team.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    SMOT
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Inception Date

    10/04/2022
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MSUMMFGU
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually, Staggered quarterly

  as of 02/03/23

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.02%
  • Total Net Assets

    $41.2M
  • Number of Holdings

    95
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.57%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.49%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/15/2023

Fund Highlights

  • U.S. small- and mid-cap companies with long-term competitive advantages

  • Targets companies trading at attractive prices

  • Powered by Morningstar’s rigorous and forward-looking equity research

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    SMOT
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MSUMMFGU
  • NAV

    SMOTNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    SMOTIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,325,000
  • Estimated Cash

    SMOTEU
  • Total Cash

    SMOTTC
  • CUSIP

    92189H730
  • ISIN

    US92189H7301
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.45%
  • Other Expenses

    0.12%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.57%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    0.08%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.49%

Expenses for SMOT are capped contractually at 0.49% until February 1, 2024. 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 02/03/23

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
SMOT $31.07
$31.08
19,746
124,065
$-0.17 / -0.54%
$-0.16 / -0.51%
+15.00%
+14.98%
$0.01
0.04%
0.10%

Premium/Discount History as of 02/03/23

Since Inception 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 3Q 2022 4Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
SMOT Days closed at a premium 44 0 0 0 35
Days closed at NAV 20 0 0 0 14
Days closed at a discount 20 0 0 0 12

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/04/22
SMOT (NAV) 11.94 15.34 11.94 -- -- -- -- 16.49
SMOT (Share Price) 11.88 15.27 11.88 -- -- -- -- 16.50
MSUMMFGU (Index) 12.00 15.49 12.00 -- -- -- -- 16.86
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.15 -0.06 -- -- -- -- -0.37
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/04/22
SMOT (NAV) -4.67 -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.06
SMOT (Share Price) -4.61 -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.13
MSUMMFGU (Index) -4.63 11.62 -- -- -- -- -- 4.34
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 -- -- -- -- -- -- -0.28

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 01/31/23

Daily Holdings
Total Holdings: 95
Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Adient Plc
ADNT US
13,846
623,347 1.65
Tapestry Inc
TPR US
13,033
593,914 1.57
Asbury Automotive Group Inc
ABG US
2,685
590,700 1.56
Evercore Inc
EVR US
4,514
585,962 1.55
Group 1 Automotive Inc
GPI US
2,593
554,513 1.47
Icu Medical Inc
ICUI US
2,854
551,478 1.46
Warner Music Group Corp
WMG US
15,128
551,416 1.46
Celanese Corp
CE US
4,439
546,885 1.45
Sensata Technologies Holding Plc
ST US
10,700
544,095 1.44
Dupont De Nemours Inc
DD US
7,343
543,015 1.44
Top 10 Total (%) 15.04
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Country Weightings (%)
as of 01/31/23

Country % of Net Assets
United States 98.48
Netherlands 1.44
Other/Cash 0.08

Sector Weightings (%)
as of 01/31/23

Sector % of Net Assets
Consumer Discretionary 21.22
Industrials 18.54
Information Technology 16.18
Financials 11.22
Health Care 10.60
Materials 8.11
Communication Services 6.58
Consumer Staples 3.69
Real Estate 2.68
Energy 1.10
Other/Cash 0.08

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