VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF (BIZD)

NYSEARCA: BIZD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.14 (0.93%)
Jul 7, 2022 1:17 PM EDT - Market open
Assets $555.72M
NAV $15.18
Expense Ratio 10.07%
PE Ratio 6.39
Shares Out 36.60M
Dividend (ttm) $1.38
Dividend Yield 9.08%
Ex-Dividend Date Jul 1, 2022
1-Year Return -11.38%
Volume 104,908
Open 15.17
Previous Close 15.04
Day's Range 15.14 - 15.26
52-Week Low 14.38
52-Week High 18.11
Beta 1.19
Holdings 26
Inception Date Feb 12, 2013

About BIZD

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is comprised of BDCs. BDCs are vehicles whose principal business is to invest in, lend capital to or provide services to privately-held companies or thinly traded U.S. public companies.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Income
Region North America
Issuer Van Eck Associates
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol BIZD
Index Tracked MVIS US Business Development Companies Index

Top 10 Holdings

75.86% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Ares Capital ARCC 20.39%
FS KKR Capital FSK 13.53%
Owl Rock Capital ORCC 10.98%
Main Street Capital MAIN 4.98%
Blackstone Secured Lending Fund Ordinary Shares BXSL 4.66%
Golub Capital BDC GBDC 4.61%
Hercules Capital HTGC 4.50%
Prospect Capital PSEC 4.43%
Goldman Sachs BDC GSBD 4.20%
Sixth Street Specialty Lending TSLX 3.57%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Apr 1, 2022 $0.347 Apr 7, 2022
Dec 29, 2021 $0.3611 Dec 31, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 $0.3514 Oct 7, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 $0.3181 Jul 8, 2021
Apr 1, 2021 $0.3708 Apr 8, 2021
Dec 29, 2020 $0.3249 Jan 5, 2021
Full Dividend History


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