KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility Index ETF (KARS)

NYSEARCA: KARS · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.20 (0.73%)
Sep 29, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $159.25M
Expense Ratio 0.72%
PE Ratio 15.05
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.32
Dividend Yield 1.16%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 28, 2022
Payout Ratio 17.44%
1-Year Return -11.30%
Volume 33,896
Open 27.72
Previous Close 27.34
Day's Range 27.35 - 27.76
52-Week Low 26.57
52-Week High 34.99
Beta n/a
Holdings 74
Inception Date Jan 18, 2018

About KARS

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The KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility Index ETF (KARS) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Bloomberg Electric Vehicles index, a modified market-cap-weighted index of stocks that are involved in the production of electric vehicles or other initiatives that may enhance future mobility. KARS was launched on Jan 18, 2018 and is issued by KraneShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Industrials
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol KARS
ETF Provider KraneShares
Index Tracked Bloomberg Electric Vehicles Index

Top 10 Holdings

38.25% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Tesla, Inc. TSLA 4.52%
Panasonic Holdings Corp 6752.T 4.40%
Aptiv PLC APTV 4.13%
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd Class A 300750.SZ 3.94%
Nidec Corp 6594.T 3.94%
Li Auto Inc Ordinary Shares - Class A 2015.HK 3.90%
Samsung SDI Co Ltd 006400.KS 3.86%
Albemarle Corporation ALB 3.73%
Rivian Automotive, Inc. RIVN 3.06%
XPeng Inc Class A 9868.HK 2.75%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2022-12-28 $0.31917 2022-12-30
2021-12-29 $3.14881 2021-12-31
2020-12-29 $0.0574 2020-12-31
2019-12-27 $0.4351 2019-12-31
2018-12-26 $0.24658 2018-12-28
Full Dividend History


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19 days ago - ETF Trends

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2 months ago - ETF Trends

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4 months ago - ETF Trends

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4 months ago - ETF Trends

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5 months ago - ETF Trends

BYD Takes EV Crown in China, Lifts KARS

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Other symbols: BYDDF
5 months ago - ETF Trends

New EPA Vehicle Emissions Proposal Would Benefit KARS

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6 months ago - ETF Trends

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