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VanEck Vectors Small Companies Masters ETF MVS

Fund description: The VanEck Vectors Small Companies Masters ETF (MVS) invests in a diversified portfolio of ASX-listed small companies with the aim of providing investment returns (before management costs) that closely track the returns of the MVIS Australia Small-Cap Dividend Payers Index (MVMVSTRG).

Index description: MVMVSTRG is a pure play rules based Australian sector index that tracks the performance of the most liquid dividend paying small cap local or offshore ASX listed companies which generate at least 50% of their revenues or assets from Australia.

Management style: Replication

Country of domicile: Australia

 as at 16-Apr-21

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MVS
  • Bloomberg index code

    MVMVSTRG
  • Index provider

    MV Index Solutions
  • NAV

    $21.60
  • Units outstanding

    4,210,006
  • Net assets

    $90.9M
  • Number of holdings

    75
  • Inception date1

    26-May-15
  • ASX commencement

    28-May-15
1The date the ETF was seeded prior to trading on ASX.
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Key points

Underlying index:
MVIS Australia Small-Cap Dividend Payers Index (MVMVSTRG)

The Index comprises:
MVMVSTRG covers companies ranking between 90% and 98% of the free-float market capitalisation of the investable universe. Individual Index components are determined using a stringent rules-based methodology focusing on liquidity, with a minimum 25 holdings and maximum weighting of 8%.

The investable universe includes dividend paying local companies that are incorporated in Australia with an ASX listing as well as offshore companies that are incorporated outside of Australia but have an ASX listing and generate at least 50% of their revenues (or, where applicable, have at least 50% of their assets) in Australia.

Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:  

  • Market cap exceeding US$50 million
  • Three-month average-daily-trading volume of at least US$1 million 
  • At least 250,000 securities traded per month
  • Did not omit their last dividend payment

 

Index provider:

MVMVSTRG is the exclusive property of MVIS. MVIS makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in MVS. MVIS has contracted with Solactive AG (‘Solactive’) to maintain and calculate the Index. Solactive uses its best efforts to ensure that the Index is calculated correctly. Irrespective of its obligations towards MVIS, Solactive has no obligation to point out errors in the Index to third parties. The PDS contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MVIS and Solactive have with MVS and VanEck.

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Index profile  

  • Bloomberg index code

    MVMVSTRG
  • Launch date

    23-Mar-15
  • Base date

    31-Dec-09
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Quarterly

Top ten index constituents (%) as at 31-Mar-21

Total constituents: 74
Constituent name
ASX code
Weightings (%)
BURSON GROUP LTD
BAP AU
3.06
PENDAL GROUP LTD
PDL AU
3.00
IOOF HOLDINGS LTD
IFL AU
2.89
PERPETUAL LTD
PPT AU
2.67
ELDERS LTD
ELD AU
2.58
SEALINK TRAVEL GROUP LTD
SLK AU
2.57
INVOCARE LTD
IVC AU
2.44
BEGA CHEESE LTD
BGA AU
2.37
COSTA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
CGC AU
2.33
CENTURIA INDUSTRIAL REIT
CIP AU
2.13
Top ten total (%) 26.04
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index country weightings (%) as of 31-Mar-21

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • Australia

    100.0
  • Total

    100.0

Index sector weightings (%) as at 31-Mar-21

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Real Estate

    22.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    17.1
  • Financials

    15.3
  • Materials

    12.7
  • Consumer Staples

    12.5
  • Industrials

    10.6
  • Information Technology

    5.5
  • Health Care

    3.4
  • Energy

    0.8
  • Total

    100.2