VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK)

NASDAQ: BJK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
34.74
+0.01 (0.03%)
Jun 28, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market open
0.03%
Assets $72.95M
NAV $34.74
Expense Ratio 0.62%
PE Ratio 26.55
Shares Out 2.10M
Dividend (ttm) $0.35
Dividend Yield 1.01%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2021
1-Year Return -34.39%
Volume 8,661
Open 34.26
Previous Close 34.73
Day's Range 34.72 - 35.93
52-Week Low 32.09
52-Week High 53.75
Beta 1.43
Holdings 41
Inception Date Jan 22, 2008

About BJK

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. To be initially eligible for the index, companies must generate at least 50% of their revenues from gaming. Gaming includes casinos and casino hotels, sports betting (including internet gambling and racetracks) and lottery services as well as gaming services, gaming technology and gaming equipment. It is non-diversified.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Technology
Region North America
Issuer Van Eck Associates
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol BJK
Index Tracked MVIS Global Gaming Index

Top 10 Holdings

58.77% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
VICI Properties VICI 8.30%
Evolution AB EVO.ST 7.90%
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd ALL.AX 7.28%
Flutter Entertainment PLC FLTR.L 6.45%
Las Vegas Sands LVS 6.15%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd 27.HK 5.79%
MGM Resorts International MGM 4.53%
Gaming & Leisure Properties GLPI 4.42%
Entain PLC ENT.L 4.29%
The Lottery Corp Ltd TLC.AX 3.64%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2021 $0.3494 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.2222 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $1.2308 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $1.133 Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017 $1.077 Dec 22, 2017
Dec 19, 2016 $1.066 Dec 23, 2016
Full Dividend History

News

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