VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO)

NASDAQ: ESPO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.07 (0.14%)
Aug 12, 2022 10:03 AM EDT - Market open
Assets $339.24M
NAV $51.40
Expense Ratio 0.55%
PE Ratio 23.70
Shares Out 6.60M
Dividend (ttm) $2.27
Dividend Yield 4.42%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2021
1-Year Return -22.88%
Volume 3,614
Open 51.35
Previous Close 51.40
Day's Range 51.23 - 51.47
52-Week Low 45.10
52-Week High 76.98
Beta 0.67
Holdings 27
Inception Date Oct 16, 2018

About ESPO

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is a global index that tracks the performance of the global video gaming and eSports (also known as electronic sports) segment. The fund may invest in depositary receipts and securities denominated in foreign currencies. It is non-diversified.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Consumer Services
Region Global
Issuer Van Eck Associates
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol ESPO
Index Tracked MVIS Global Video Gaming and eSports Index

Top 10 Holdings

61.37% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Advanced Micro Devices AMD 7.09%
Activision Blizzard ATVI 7.06%
Roblox RBLX 6.86%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 700.HK 6.37%
Nintendo Co Ltd 7974.T 5.67%
Unity Software U 5.28%
NetEase NTES 5.26%
Electronic Arts EA 4.91%
BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc 7832.T 4.79%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2021 $2.2739 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.0849 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $0.0834 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $0.010 Dec 27, 2018
Full Dividend History


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