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RSXJ
VanEck Russia Small-Cap ETF

Fund Description

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

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    RSXJ
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVRSXJTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 09/27/21

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.29%
  • Total Net Assets

    $32.0M
  • Number of Holdings

    26
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    1.31%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.75%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Key Points

  • Small-Cap Focus 
    Small caps may offer greater exposure to domestic growth, less exposure to global cyclicals

  • Value Opportunity 
    Russia’s equity market is currently offering deep discounts versus emerging markets on average

  • Pure Play
    Companies must be incorporated in, or derive at least 50% of total revenues from Russia to be added to the index

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    RSXJ
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVRSXJTR
  • NAV

    RSXJNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    RSXJIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    833,318
  • Estimated Cash

    RSXJEU
  • Total Cash

    RSXJTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F734
  • ISIN

    US92189F7345
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.81%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    1.31%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.56%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.75%
2Expenses for RSXJ are capped contractually at 0.67% until May 1, 2022. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, depositary receipt fees up to 0.08% of the Fund’s average daily net assets, 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
RSXJ $38.35
$38.31
11,700
22,660
$0.39 / +1.03%
$0.21 / +0.55%
+5.86%
+6.35%
$-0.04
-0.09%
2.38%

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 59 15 8 28 26
RSXJ Days closed at NAV 6 3 0 0 1
Days closed at a discount 188 46 56 33 36


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
04/13/11
RSXJ (NAV) 4.40 2.14 5.76 17.14 10.30 9.38 -1.40 -3.67
RSXJ (Share Price) 3.75 2.42 5.94 18.66 10.48 9.43 -1.40 -3.70
MVRSXJTR (Index) 4.40 1.66 6.14 17.79 10.82 10.13 -0.99 -3.28
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 0.48 -0.38 -0.65 -0.52 -0.75 -0.41 -0.39
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
04/13/11
RSXJ (NAV) -2.05 0.78 1.41 22.89 5.11 10.67 -3.46 -4.12
RSXJ (Share Price) -1.50 0.36 1.89 22.91 5.12 10.58 -3.46 -4.13
MVRSXJTR (Index) -2.54 0.79 1.76 23.28 5.60 11.49 -3.04 -3.73
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.49 -0.01 -0.35 -0.39 -0.49 -0.82 -0.42 -0.39

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

Total Holdings: 26
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
SISTEMA PJSFC
SSA LI
286,080
2,378,686 7.45
DETSKY MIR PJSC
DSKY RM
1,208,648
2,288,372 7.17
CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW PJSC
CBOM RM
22,817,100
2,164,432 6.78
AEROFLOT PJSC
AFLT RM
2,184,532
2,065,875 6.47
GLOBALTRANS INVESTMENT PLC
GLTR LI
250,577
2,060,850 6.46
HEADHUNTER GROUP PLC
HHR US
38,841
2,058,961 6.45
PETROPAVLOVSK PLC
POG LN
5,264,766
1,524,460 4.78
VNV GLOBAL AB
VNV SS
125,806
1,484,966 4.65
ETALON GROUP PLC
ETLN LI
849,940
1,426,018 4.47
LSR GROUP PJSC
LSRG RM
132,940
1,409,661 4.42
Top 10 Total (%) 59.10
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
  • Russia

    79.80
  • Cyprus

    6.78
  • Sweden

    4.65
  • United Kingdom

    4.07
  • Germany

    3.90
  • China

    1.02
  • Other/Cash

    -0.22

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Industrials

    23.4
  • Materials

    16.4
  • Utilities

    12.3
  • Financials

    11.6
  • Consumer Discretionary

    9.9
  • Real Estate

    8.9
  • Communication Services

    7.5
  • Energy

    4.1
  • Consumer Staples

    3.2
  • Information Technology

    2.9
  • Other/Cash

    -0.2