ESPO - VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF

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VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF ESPO

Fund description: ESPO gives investors exposure to a diversified portfolio of the largest and most liquid companies involved in video game development, eSports and related hardware and software globally. ESPO aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of the Index. 

Index description: The MVIS Global Video Gaming and eSports Index comprises companies involved in video game development, eSports, and related hardware and software globally.

Management style:  Replication

Country of domicile: Australia

 as at 06-Dec-21

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    ESPO
  • Bloomberg index code

    MVESPOAT
  • Index provider

    MV Index Solutions
  • NAV1

    $11.84
  • Units outstanding1

    9,601,486
  • Net assets1

    $113.7M
  • Number of holdings1

    26
  • Inception date2

    08-Sep-20
  • ASX commencement

    10-Sep-20
1As of the close of the previous trading day.
2The date the ETF was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

as at 06-Dec-21

*The NAV is generally calculated daily after all markets are closed for that day based on the closing price of the securities on the relevant foreign stock exchange. The NAV is then converted to AUD based on the relevant London WM Reuters 4pm exchange rate. This means, due to Australia’s time zone, that the NAV will generally not be updated until around 1pm next business day. 

 

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Key benefits

Dynamic growth opportunity
Invests in the future of sports and accesses companies that are positioned to benefit from the increasing popularity of video games and eSports

Pure play and targeted exposure
Targeted exposure to companies that derive a significant portion of their revenues from the video gaming and eSports industry, driving transformation in the sector.

Technology diversification
A diversified portfolio across countries and companies which offers opportunities away from Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.

Trading information

  • ASX code

    ESPO
  • IRESS code

    ESPO.AXW
  • Units outstanding

    9,601,486
  • ISIN

    AU0000102667

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.55%

Key risks

An investment in the ETF carries risks associated with: ASX trading time differences, emerging markets, financial markets generally, individual company management, industry sectors, foreign currency, country or sector concentration, political, regulatory and tax risks, fund operations, liquidity and tracking an index. See the PDS for details.

Prices as at  06-Dec-21

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ESPO $11.84
$11.95
95,798
51,932
$-0.13 / -1.05%
$-0.13 / -1.08%
+8.43%
+8.22%
$0.11
+0.92%

Performance history (%) View all ETFs » View all indices »

1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return 11.59 9.05 12.05 15.84 -- -- -- 21.38
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.28 0.30 -- -- -- 0.24
Total return 11.59 9.05 12.33 16.14 -- -- -- 21.62
Index (MVESPOAT) 11.64 9.19 12.64 16.77 39.65 33.13 -- 22.29
1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return -4.26 -6.66 0.98 5.64 -- -- -- 10.68
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.26 0.28 -- -- -- 0.26
Total return -4.26 -6.66 1.24 5.92 -- -- -- 10.94
Index (MVESPOAT) -4.22 -6.54 1.52 6.52 26.37 29.25 -- 11.56

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 30-Nov-21

No. of holdings: 26
Holding name
Ticker
No. of securities held Market value % of Fund
net assets
NVIDIA CORP
NVDA US
29,254 13,481,473 11.32
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC
AMD US
53,858 12,029,466 10.10
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD
700 HK
96,900 8,053,312 6.76
ROBLOX CORP
RBLX US
44,018 7,828,321 6.58
NETEASE INC
NTES US
44,992 6,835,892 5.74
UNITY SOFTWARE INC
U US
27,510 6,688,456 5.62
SEA LTD
SE US
15,444 6,274,528 5.27
NINTENDO CO LTD
7974 JP
9,900 6,160,672 5.18
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE INC
TTWO US
23,054 5,393,411 4.53
BANDAI NAMCO HOLDINGS INC
7832 JP
48,100 5,279,650 4.44
Top ten total (%) 65.54
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

Top 10 Country weightings (%) as at 30-Nov-21

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • United States

    47.6
  • Japan

    18.0
  • China

    17.2
  • Singapore

    5.3
  • South Korea

    4.1
  • Sweden

    2.6
  • France

    2.1
  • Taiwan Region

    1.8
  • Poland

    1.3
  • Other/Cash

    0.0
  • Total

    100.0

Sector weightings (%) as at 30-Nov-21

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Entertainment

    60.0
  • Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment

    21.4
  • Interactive Media & Services

    6.8
  • Software

    5.6
  • Leisure Equipment & Products

    4.4
  • Computers & Peripherals

    1.8
  • Other/Cash

    0.0
  • Total

    100.0