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MNA - IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF

Stock Price: $33.72 USD 0.08 (0.24%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $785.03M
NAV $33.62
Expense Ratio 0.77%
PE Ratio 25.29
Beta (5Y) 0.17
Dividend (ttm) $0.77
Dividend Yield 2.28%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 30, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $33.72
Previous Close $33.64
Change ($) 0.08
Change (%) 0.24%
Day's Open 33.71
Day's Range 33.64 - 33.85
Day's Volume 61,480
52-Week Range 29.98 - 35.36

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, the IQ Merger Arbitrage Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in the investments included in its underlying index. The underlying index seeks to employ a systematic investment process designed to identify opportunities in companies whose equity securities trade in developed markets, including the U.S., and which are involved in announced mergers, acquisitions and other buyout-related transactions. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Portfolio-Multi Asset
Alternative Investments
Inception Date
Nov 17, 2009
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Top 10 Holdings

61.67% of assets
Ishares Phlx SemiconductoCAS.TO10.12%
Alexion PharmaceuticalsALXN6.52%
Drey Inst Pref Gov Mm Inst 6546CAS.TO6.52%
Slack TechnologiesWORK6.03%
Inphi CorpIPHI5.61%
IHS MarkitINFO5.18%
Recv Spdr S&P Regional BaCAS.TO5.02%
Spdr S&P Regional BankingCAS.TO5.02%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 30, 2020$0.766Jan 7, 2021
Dec 28, 2016$0.061Jan 4, 2017
Dec 29, 2015$0.245Jan 5, 2016
Dec 27, 2013$0.264Jan 3, 2014
Dec 27, 2012$0.049Jan 4, 2013
Full Dividend History


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