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ESPO - VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF

Stock Price: $72.02 USD -0.39 (-0.54%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $72.11 +0.09 (0.13%) Apr 16, 6:38 PM
Assets $856.99M
NAV $72.32
Expense Ratio 0.55%
PE Ratio 35.59
Beta (5Y) 0.58
Dividend (ttm) $0.09
Dividend Yield 0.12%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 21, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $72.02
Previous Close $72.41
Change ($) -0.39
Change (%) -0.54%
Day's Open 72.56
Day's Range 71.77 - 72.58
Day's Volume 144,400
52-Week Range 40.73 - 81.39

Fund Description

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Video Gaming & eSports Index (the index). 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
Inception Date
Oct 16, 2018
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
ESPO
Index Tracked
MVIS Global Video Gaming and eSports Index

Top 10 Holdings

60.52% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
NVIDIANVDA9.62%
Tencent Holdings Ltd700.HK7.01%
Advanced Micro DevicesAMD6.96%
Sea LimitedSE6.95%
Nintendo Co Ltd7974.T6.14%
Activision BlizzardATVI5.47%
NetEaseNTES4.65%
Take-Two InteractiveTTWO4.63%
Electronic ArtsEA4.59%
NEXON Co Ltd3659.T4.50%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 21, 2020$0.0849Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$0.088Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018$0.01Dec 27, 2018
Full Dividend History

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