PFXF - VanEck Vectors Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Apr 1, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 21|
|Day's Range||21.06 - 21.14|
|52-Week Range||16.53 - 21.23|
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index (the Preferred Securities 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 convertible or exchangeable and non-convertible preferred securities listed on U.S. exchanges. The fund is non-diversified.
|Asset Class |
|Inception Date |
Jul 16, 2012
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
Wells Fargo Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index
Top 10 Holdings23.52% of assets
|ArcelorMittal S.A. 0%||n/a||3.26%|
|NextEra Energy Inc Unit||n/a||2.99%|
|Avantor Inc Ser A||n/a||2.41%|
|NextEra Energy Inc Unit (Corporate Unit 09/01/2023)||n/a||2.39%|
|APTIV PLC 0%||n/a||2.17%|
|Southern Co Unit - Series A (2019)||n/a||2.10%|
|AT&T Inc 4.75% PRF PERPETUAL USD 25 - 1/1000th Int Ser C||n/a||2.10%|
|NextEra Energy Inc Unit (4.872% Equity Units Due 09/01/2022)||n/a||2.08%|
|Becton, Dickinson and Company 0%||n/a||1.94%|
|Apr 1, 2021||$0.045||Apr 8, 2021|
|Mar 1, 2021||$0.0821||Mar 5, 2021|
|Feb 1, 2021||$0.0425||Feb 5, 2021|
|Dec 29, 2020||$0.127||Jan 5, 2021|
|Dec 1, 2020||$0.1148||Dec 7, 2020|
|Nov 2, 2020||$0.0648||Nov 6, 2020|
With interest rates likely to remain low over the course of 2021, advisors and investors are scrambling to source higher of levels of income. Preferred stocks and exchange traded funds such as the VanEc...
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