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AFK - VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF

Stock Price: $21.63 USD -0.08 (-0.37%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $56.24M
NAV $21.63
Expense Ratio 0.79%
PE Ratio 13.69
Beta (5Y) 1.08
Dividend (ttm) $0.80
Dividend Yield 3.68%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 21, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $21.63
Previous Close $21.71
Change ($) -0.08
Change (%) -0.37%
Day's Open 21.66
Day's Range 21.55 - 21.72
Day's Volume 11,730
52-Week Range 12.92 - 22.22

Fund Description

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® GDP Africa Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index includes local listings of companies that are incorporated in Africa and listings of companies incorporated outside of Africa but that have at least 50% of their revenues/related assets in Africa.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
International
Region
Africa
Inception Date
Jul 10, 2008
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
AFK
Index Tracked
MVIS GDP Africa Index

Top 10 Holdings

48.46% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Naspers Ltd Class NNPN.JO8.23%
Safaricom PLCSAFCOM.6.26%
Attijariwafa Bank SA Registered SharesATW.5.53%
Maroc Telecom SAIAM.4.81%
Anglo American PLCAAL.L4.77%
Guaranty Trust Bank PLCGUARANTY.NL4.31%
MTN Nigeria Communications PLC Ordinary SharesMTNN.NL4.04%
Jumia Technologies AGJMIA3.53%
Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE GDRCBKD.L3.53%
Banque Centrale Populaire SABCP.3.46%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 21, 2020$0.796Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$1.286Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018$0.336Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017$0.494Dec 22, 2017
Dec 19, 2016$0.657Dec 23, 2016
Dec 21, 2015$0.385Dec 28, 2015
Full Dividend History

News

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1 month ago - ETF Trends

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