VanEck Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (HYEM)

NYSEARCA: HYEM · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.08 (-0.45%)
Sep 27, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $382.26M
Expense Ratio 0.40%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.16
Dividend Yield 6.54%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 1, 2023
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return +4.59%
Volume 120,906
Open 17.87
Previous Close 17.85
Day's Range 17.77 - 17.89
52-Week Low 16.17
52-Week High 19.11
Beta n/a
Holdings 544
Inception Date May 9, 2012

About HYEM

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The VanEck Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (HYEM) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in high yield fixed income. The fund tracks an index that measures the performance of sub-investment-grade corporate debt from emerging markets. HYEM was launched on May 9, 2012 and is issued by VanEck.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Emerging Markets Bond
Region Emerging Markets
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol HYEM
ETF Provider VanEck
Index Tracked ICE BofA Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-09-01 $0.0995 2023-09-08
2023-08-01 $0.1028 2023-08-10
2023-07-03 $0.0999 2023-07-07
2023-06-01 $0.1125 2023-06-07
2023-05-01 $0.0884 2023-05-05
2023-04-03 $0.1037 2023-04-10
Full Dividend History


When It Comes to Bonds, Emerging Markets Have the Edge

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2 months ago - ETF Trends

EM Junk Bonds Offer Pleasant Perks

With domestic fixed income offerings faltering at the hands of the Federal Reserve's six interest rate increases, investors are understandably apprehensive about U.S. bonds. Add emerging markets to th...

11 months ago - ETF Trends

These Corporate Bonds Offer Surprising Benefits

At a time of rising interest rates in the U.S. and in some developing economies, fixed income investors may not be thinking of emerging markets debt.

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Surprising Bond Segment Can Help Shell-Shocked Fixed Income Investors

With emerging markets stocks and bonds of nearly all stripes, foreign and domestic, wilting as the Federal Reserve hikes interest, emerging markets bonds may seem like a bridge too far for many invest...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

5 Best Bond ETFs for 2022

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1 year ago - Kiplinger

How Russia Reductions Will Affect EM Bond ETFs

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

These EM Bonds Offer Sturdy Income

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Emerging Market Debt Offers Diversification

With rates rising in the U.S., investors should consider looking abroad for bond exposure.

1 year ago - ETFcom

Is Now the Time to Consider High-Yield Bond ETFs?

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

3 VanEck ETFs to Supersede Paltry Fixed Income Yields

Historically low interest rates are making for a challenging fixed income environment. VanEck offers three bond ETFs that can still thrive.

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

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2 years ago - Forbes

These 3 High Yield Bond ETFs from VanEck Are Dominating YTD Inflows

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Other symbols: ANGLHYD
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2 years ago - ETF Trends

Stay a Step Ahead of Treasury Yields with the HYEM ETF

Treasury yields are moving higher, causing stocks to head in the other direction. Fixed income investors looking to stay head of benchmark government debt can look overseas with the VanEck Vectors EM ...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

With the Right Dosage, EM Junk Bonds Like HYEM Can Work Wonders

The combination of emerging markets and junk bonds may appear to be too risky for many income investors, but with the right methodology investors can dial back some of that risk while grabbing access ...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

These 3 High Yield ETFs Are Posting Massive Inflows

More investors are looking at riskier assets in order to obtain increasingly elusive yield. ETF provider VanEck is seeing strong inflows in three of its ETFs that focus on high yield debt.

Other symbols: ANGLHYD
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Rare Metals & High Yield: Investors Flocking to 3 VanEck ETFs

A taste for high yield and rare earth metals is apparent in the three VanEck ETFs with the highest inflows over the past week. With the Federal Reserve opting to keep interest rates unchanged, fixed i...

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

A Pair of Emerging Market Bond ETF Options to Consider

When the Covid-19 pandemic started to take its toll on the capital markets in early 2020, the emerging markets (EM) space was one of the hardest hit. Now, as investors regain confidence in EM, one of ...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Spreads Say This Bond ETF Is Beckoning

With interest rates at historic lows in the U.S., fixed income investors should do some globe-trotting in search of higher yields.

3 years ago - ETF Trends

High Yield Bond Issues Surpassed $46.7B in June

The renewed risk-on sentiment was apparent in the month of June as investors piled back into high yield bonds with issues surpassing the $46.7 billion mark. The number of high yield debt issues climbe...

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

Emerging Markets Junk Bonds Are Having a Moment

Emerging markets junk-rated debt is catching a bid as highlighted by a one-month gain of almost 10% for the VanEck Vectors EM High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYEM) as some investors see value in the pr...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Demand for EM bonds Suggest High Yield is Back in Focus

Investors jumping back into the murky waters of emerging markets (EM) is a positive sign for the capital markets as it portends to the risk dial being turned a few notches higher. EM assets like bonds...

Other symbols: GEM
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Spreads Indicate These Junk Bonds may Be Worth Considering

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

Investors Should Befriend Quality When it Comes to High Yield

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

Fixed Income Investors Haven’t Completely Turned Away from High Yield

In today’s flight to safety, it might seem that the riskiest assets like high yield bonds might be completely out of favor.

Other symbols: ANGLHYLD
3 years ago - ETF Trends