KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility ETF (KARS)

NYSEARCA: KARS · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.08 (0.21%)
Aug 12, 2022 10:14 AM EDT - Market open
Assets $268.38M
NAV $38.34
Expense Ratio 0.70%
PE Ratio 35.56
Shares Out 7.00M
Dividend (ttm) $1.80
Dividend Yield 4.62%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 29, 2021
1-Year Return -20.80%
Volume 10,300
Open 38.84
Previous Close 38.87
Day's Range 38.52 - 39.00
52-Week Low 31.33
52-Week High 55.85
Beta 1.25
Holdings 72
Inception Date Jan 18, 2018

About KARS

The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in components of the index, depositary receipts, representing such components, securities underlying depositary receipts in the index and instruments. The index is designed to track the equity market performance of companies engaged in the production of electric vehicles or their components or in other initiatives that may change the future of mobility, as determined by index provider.

Asset Class Equity
Region Global
Issuer KraneShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol KARS
Index Tracked Solactive Electric Vehicles and Future Mobility Index

Top 10 Holdings

38.81% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd Class A 300750.SZ 4.40%
Tesla TSLA 4.38%
NIO Inc. NIO 4.36%
BYD Co Ltd Class A 002594.SZ 4.08%
Nidec Corp 6594.T 4.01%
Aptiv APTV 3.86%
Samsung SDI Co Ltd 006400.KS 3.71%
Albemarle ALB 3.65%
Plug Power PLUG 3.40%
Li Auto LI 2.96%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 29, 2021 $1.8006 Dec 31, 2021
Dec 29, 2020 $0.0574 Dec 31, 2020
Dec 27, 2019 $0.43508 Dec 31, 2019
Dec 26, 2018 $0.24658 Dec 28, 2018
Full Dividend History


Ford is on the Move in EVs, KARS Invests

Ford Motor Co. has its eyes on the prize, setting plans in motion to ramp up electric vehicle production significantly in the coming years, reported Reuters.

How BYD's Performance Exemplifies China's EV Growth

One of China's major electric automakers, BYD Co, is close to hitting a major market-cap milestone in China, and its growth showcases the performance of the EV sector in China.

Why China's EV Market Is Better Positioned and How to Invest

China continues to prove why it is the largest EV market globally, with regulatory support looking to be extended and ongoing breakthroughs by major Chinese manufacturers driving interest as more consum...

Honda and Sony Enter Electric Vehicle Joint Venture

The siren call of the electric vehicle market continues to grow stronger as Sony and Honda announce an equally owned joint venture to begin selling EVs by 2025, reported Reuters. It's one more feather i...

Soaring Gas Prices Could be a Boon for Electric Vehicles

The consumer price index came in at its highest in four decades for May, with energy and gas prices playing a heavy hand in contributing to the rise. For consumers that were already in the market for a ...

Electric Vehicles Just Got More Affordable as Demand Increases

The Chevrolet Bolt will be released at a $6,000 price cut, dropping from $31,500 to $25,600 MSRP, and will be the cheapest electric vehicle on the market at sticker value, reported Electrek. The price c...

EV Sales Strong Despite Supply Chain Restrictions

Electric vehicle sales are growing at a high-speed pace, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency. More EVs are now sold each week than in all of 2012 combined.

Electric Vehicles Gaining Market Share Rapidly, KARS Invests

It's been a long time coming, but electric vehicles seem to finally be carving out market share at significant rates, with the number of EVs being registered in the first three months of 2022 growing an...

Why Rivian is a Different Kind of EV Company and How To Invest

It's been a long road, with hard lessons learned along the way for Robert Joseph (RJ) Scaringe, CEO of Rivian, but the electric vehicle manufacturer believes that the macro-dynamics have never been bett...

Advisors Are Boosting Portfolios With Thematic ETFs

Thematic ETFs invest in companies poised to benefit from long-term transformative changes that offer the opportunity for exponential growth. While self-directed investors have been driving the flows, th...


Why Your Portfolio Needs Climate Change-Oriented Funds

As key members of the Paris Agreement work to finalize the creation of the Climate Overshoot Commission, the message has never been clearer: Climate change is dire and will require massive investment an...

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The Climate Game: A Nuanced Overview of Decarbonization

Governments and industries face an increasingly complex and difficult task in working to curb emissions and global warming. There is a renewed since of urgency thanks to recent findings from the Intergo...


Tesla Just Posted Record Quarterly Profit — Does Your Portfolio Need EV Exposure?

High energy prices have reignited positive clean energy sentiment. Tesla Inc. shares surged in premarket trading after the electric vehicle company posted its highest quarterly profit to date; the stock...

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BMW Expands Electric Offering, KARS Makes It Yours

BMW announced that it is expanding its flagship 7-Series with an all-electric sedan, called the i7, reports CNBC. This makes it the third all-electric offering from the company as it seeks to compete wi...

EV Demand Is Just Getting Started Believes Rivian CEO

Rivian made a big splash last year as the first electric vehicle manufacturer to come to market with an all-electric pickup truck, beating out Tesla, Ford, and General Motors to launch. Despite supply c...

Why China has Prime Advantage in Electric Vehicle Transition

As the world absorbs the latest findings by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change findings of greenhouse gas emissions peak by 2025 to maintain global warming close to 1.5C, countries continue t...

Investing in Tesla's Expansion as Austin Plant Officially Opens

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took center stage at the official opening of the company's Austin plant in an event called the “Cyber Rodeo.” It was a celebration of the completion of deliveries of the first vehicl...

ETFs A Good Way To Access The Electric Vehicle Space

The wrapper offers a great way to get diversified exposure to a burgeoning industry.

As Gas Prices Climb, Electric Vehicle ETFs Are Attracting More Attention

As Americans disdainfully eye the high prices at the gasoline pump, more consumers are considering the benefits of electric vehicles, which could help drive the momentum behind the electric vehicle indu...


Expect the Semiconductor Chip Shortage to Continue

The demand for semiconductor chips continues to grow globally, outpacing supply constraints in a global market that has been hit hard by pandemic-driven supply chain woes. Now, ASML, the keystone produc...

As Gas Prices Soar, Consumers Flocking to Electric Vehicles

War in Ukraine and the U.S. withdrawal from Russian oil, as well as the general global response to phasing out reliance on Russian oil permanently, has led to skyrocketing oil and gas prices. Already co...

GM Electric Vehicles Can Power Homes, KARS Invests

General Motors has announced the launch of a pilot program in California this summer in partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. that makes it possible to use its electric vehicles as a power sourc...

Other symbols: GM

What War in Ukraine Means for the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry has faced a supply chain crisis, a semiconductor chip shortage, and now war in Ukraine threatens to cause further disruption globally, reports the Wall Street Journal. Ukraine is...

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Under the Hood of a Hydrogen-Powered Car

Toyota has announced a partnership with Yamaha Motor to create a hydrogen-fueled engine as an alternative option for consumers who prefer internal combustion engines, reports CNBC. However, in an indust...

Ford Beats Out Tesla as Top EV, KARS Invests in Both

The Mustang Mach-E from Ford has surpassed Tesla's Model 3 as the top electric vehicle (EV) for Consumer Reports in 2022. Aside from its popularity, data released regarding the reliability of the Mach-E...

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