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SLX - VanEck Vectors Steel ETF

Stock Price: $57.32 USD -0.46 (-0.80%)
Updated Apr 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $175.07M
NAV $57.78
Expense Ratio 0.56%
PE Ratio 20.72
Beta (5Y) 1.44
Dividend (ttm) $0.83
Dividend Yield 1.44%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 21, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 22
Last Price $57.32
Previous Close $57.78
Change ($) -0.46
Change (%) -0.80%
Day's Open 57.88
Day's Range 56.74 - 58.03
Day's Volume 137,903
52-Week Range 20.70 - 58.64

Fund Description

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE® Arca Steel Index". The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the steel sector. Such companies may include small- and medium-capitalization companies and foreign and emerging market issuers. It may concentrate its investments in a particular industry or group of industries to the extent that the Steel Index concentrates in an industry or group of industries. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Inception Date
Oct 10, 2006
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
NYSE Arca Steel Index

Top 10 Holdings

74.54% of assets
Vale S.A.VALE15.87%
Rio TintoRIO15.63%
Companhia Siderurgica NacionalSID5.36%
Steel DynamicsSTLD4.46%
Reliance Steel & AluminumRS4.32%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 21, 2020$0.8333Dec 28, 2020
Dec 30, 2019$0.0723Jan 6, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$1.226Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018$2.182Dec 27, 2018
Dec 27, 2017$0.015Jan 3, 2018
Dec 18, 2017$1.091Dec 22, 2017
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