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HYEM - VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF

Stock Price: $23.75 USD 0.09 (0.38%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $773.81M
NAV $23.52
Expense Ratio 0.40%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.40
Dividend (ttm) $1.26
Dividend Yield 5.35%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $23.75
Previous Close $23.66
Change ($) 0.09
Change (%) 0.38%
Day's Open 23.62
Day's Range 23.62 - 23.75
Day's Volume 170,018
52-Week Range 18.93 - 23.84

Fund Description

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE BofAML Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index. 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 U.S. dollar denominated bonds issued by non-sovereign emerging market issuers that have a below investment grade rating and that are issued in the major domestic and Eurobond markets.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Emerging Markets
Inception Date
May 9, 2012
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
BofA Merrill Lynch Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index

Top 10 Holdings

5.33% of assets
Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands III B.V. 3.15%TEVA 3.15 10/01/260.75%
Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands III B.V. 2.8%TEVA 2.8 07/21/230.66%
Southern Gas Corridor 6.88%n/a0.59%
SB Capital SA 5.12%n/a0.59%
CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. 3.88%n/a0.48%
DP World Salaam 6%SINA0.46%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 7.25%n/a0.46%
Sasol Financing USA LLC 5.88%n/a0.45%
BBVA Bancomer SA Institucion de Banca Multiple Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomn/a0.44%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 6.88%n/a0.44%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.109Apr 8, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.097Mar 5, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.0765Feb 5, 2021
Dec 29, 2020$0.114Jan 5, 2021
Dec 1, 2020$0.1067Dec 7, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.1163Nov 6, 2020
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