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VanEck Vectors Australian Corporate Bond Plus ETF PLUS

Fund description: PLUS invests in a diversified portfolio of Australian dollar denominated bonds consisting predominantly of the highest yielding investment grade corporate bonds issued in Australia with the aim of providing investment returns (before fees and other costs) that track the performance of the iBoxx AUD Corporates Yield Plus Mid Price Index.

Index description:  The iBoxx AUD Corporates Yield Plus Mid Price Index (IBXXAYM2) is designed to reflect the performance of the higher-yielding AUD denominated corporate bond market with credit ratings from AAA to BB-. Investment Grade bonds must make up at least 80% of the portfolio.

Country of domicile: Australia

 as at 27-Nov-20

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    PLUS
  • Bloomberg index code

    IBXXAYM2
  • Index provider

    Markit Indices Limited
  • NAV

    $18.99
  • Units outstanding

    13,457,633
  • Net assets

    $255.5M
  • Number of holdings

    129
  • Inception date1

    09-May-17
  • ASX commencement

    11-May-17

1The date the ETF was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

as at 27-Nov-20

Portfolio composition (%)
as at 27-Nov-20

  • Asset classes

    % of Fund net assets
  • Stocks

    0.00
  • Bonds

    99.78
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    0.22
  • Total

    100.00

All holdings (%) Download all holdings as at 27-Nov-20

No. of holdings: 129
Security name
Coupon
Maturity
Composite
rating^
Country
Currency
% of Fund
net assets
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
4.050
17-Feb-25
BBB+
United States
AUD
2.92
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV WORLDWIDE INC
3.750
06-Sep-24
BBB+
Belgium
AUD
2.42
MCDONALD'S CORP
3.800
08-Mar-29
BBB+
United States
AUD
2.02
LONSDALE FINANCE PTY LTD
3.900
15-Oct-25
BBB
Australia
AUD
1.98
AUSNET SERVICES HOLDINGS PTY LTD
4.200
21-Aug-28
A-
Australia
AUD
1.92
AUSGRID FINANCE PTY LTD
3.750
30-Oct-24
BBB+
Australia
AUD
1.69
DOWNER GROUP FINANCE PTY LTD
3.700
29-Apr-26
BBB
Australia
AUD
1.64
SGSP AUSTRALIA ASSETS PTY LTD
3.750
28-Jun-23
A-
China
AUD
1.63
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
4.000
07-Mar-25
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
1.61
WSO FINANCE PTY LTD
4.500
31-Mar-27
A-
Australia
AUD
1.58
PACIFIC NATIONAL FINANCE PTY LTD
5.250
19-May-25
BBB-
Australia
AUD
1.55
AUSGRID FINANCE PTY LTD
1.814
05-Feb-27
BBB
Australia
AUD
1.48
MACQUARIE GROUP LTD
4.150
15-Dec-27
A-
Australia
AUD
1.47
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
4.250
22-Nov-27
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
1.44
VOLKSWAGEN FINANCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA
3.100
17-Apr-23
BBB+
Germany
AUD
1.44
BARCLAYS PLC
4.000
26-Jun-29
BBB
United Kingdom
AUD
1.42
EMIRATES NBD BANK PJSC
4.750
18-Feb-22
A-
Uae
AUD
1.40
AT&T INC
4.100
19-Jan-26
BBB
United States
AUD
1.34
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
3.500
17-Feb-23
BBB+
United States
AUD
1.31
OPTUS FINANCE PTY LTD
3.250
06-Sep-23
A-
Singapore
AUD
1.29
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP L
1.550
29-Aug-24
AA-
Australia
AUD
1.27
COLES GROUP TREASURY PTY LTD
2.650
06-Nov-29
BBB+
Australia
AUD
1.26
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
3.650
20-Mar-23
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
1.23
AUSNET SERVICES HOLDINGS PTY LTD
4.400
16-Aug-27
A-
Australia
AUD
1.22
INCITEC PIVOT LTD
4.300
18-Mar-26
BBB
Australia
AUD
1.18
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY
3.750
20-Jul-27
AA+
Australia
AUD
1.15
WOOLWORTHS GROUP LTD
1.850
20-May-25
BBB
Australia
AUD
1.15
AT&T INC
3.450
19-Sep-23
BBB
United States
AUD
1.14
TELSTRA CORP LTD
4.000
19-Apr-27
A-
Australia
AUD
1.13
SHINHAN BANK CO LTD
5.000
30-Aug-28
BBB+
South Korea
AUD
1.11
VODAFONE GROUP PLC
3.250
13-Dec-22
BBB
United Kingdom
AUD
1.10
OPTUS FINANCE PTY LTD
2.500
01-Jul-30
A-
Singapore
AUD
1.10
QNB FINANCE LTD
4.900
01-Feb-28
A
Qatar
AUD
1.08
EMIRATES NBD BANK PJSC
4.850
12-Oct-27
A-
Uae
AUD
1.07
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK/THE
2.050
10-Jul-24
A
Canada
AUD
1.06
QIC FINANCE SHOPPING CENTER FUND PTY LT
3.750
06-Dec-23
A-
Australia
AUD
1.02
AURIZON NETWORK PTY LTD
4.000
21-Jun-24
BBB+
Australia
AUD
1.01
BPCE SA
4.500
26-Apr-28
A-
France
AUD
0.98
VODAFONE GROUP PLC
4.200
13-Dec-27
BBB
United Kingdom
AUD
0.97
GPT WHOLESALE OFFICE FUND NO 1
4.520
22-Feb-27
A-
Australia
AUD
0.97
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA
4.000
07-Jun-27
AA
South Korea
AUD
0.97
UNITED ENERGY DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD
3.850
23-Oct-24
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
0.96
QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD
4.400
10-Oct-23
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.95
METROPOLITAN LIFE GLOBAL FUNDING I
4.000
13-Jul-27
AA-
United States
AUD
0.95
FONTERRA CO-OPERATIVE GROUP LTD
4.000
02-Nov-27
A-
New Zealand
AUD
0.93
ETSA UTILITIES FINANCE PTY LTD
3.500
29-Aug-24
A-
Australia
AUD
0.91
DBNGP FINANCE CO PTY LTD
4.225
28-May-25
BBB+
United Kingdom
AUD
0.90
GPT WHOLESALE SHOPPING CENTRE FUND NO 1
4.490
28-Feb-28
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.87
AUCKLAND COUNCIL
2.900
16-Sep-27
AA
New Zealand
AUD
0.87
WOOLWORTHS GROUP LTD
2.800
20-May-30
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.85
BRISBANE AIRPORT CORP PTY LTD
3.900
24-Apr-25
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.85
NETWORK FINANCE CO PTY LTD
3.500
06-Dec-24
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.84
WOOLWORTHS GROUP LTD
2.850
23-Apr-24
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.84
GENERAL PROPERTY TRUST
3.591
07-Nov-23
A
Australia
AUD
0.84
TRANSURBAN QUEENSLAND FINANCE PTY LTD
4.900
08-Dec-21
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.83
EMIRATES NBD BANK PJSC
4.750
09-Feb-28
A-
Uae
AUD
0.79
VOLKSWAGEN FINANCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA
3.300
28-Feb-22
BBB+
Germany
AUD
0.78
UNITED ENERGY DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD
3.500
12-Sep-23
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
0.78
PACIFIC NATIONAL FINANCE PTY LTD
5.400
12-May-27
BBB-
Australia
AUD
0.77
GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL CO INC
3.850
21-Feb-23
BBB-
United States
AUD
0.77
ORIGIN ENERGY FINANCE LTD
2.650
11-Nov-27
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.76
HOLCIM FINANCE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
3.500
16-Jun-22
BBB
Switzerland
AUD
0.76
AUSTRALIA PACIFIC AIRPORTS MELBOURNE PT
3.750
04-Nov-26
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.76
WELLS FARGO & CO
4.750
27-Aug-24
A
United States
AUD
0.73
UNITED ENERGY DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD
2.200
29-Oct-26
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
0.71
AMPOL LTD
4.000
17-Apr-25
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.70
BANK OF MONTREAL
2.100
17-Jul-24
A
Canada
AUD
0.70
MIRVAC GROUP FINANCE LTD
3.500
18-Sep-23
A-
Australia
AUD
0.68
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE
4.000
02-May-24
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.66
HYUNDAI CAPITAL SERVICES INC
3.500
30-Mar-22
BBB+
South Korea
AUD
0.66
VICINITY CENTRES TRUST
3.500
26-Apr-24
A
Australia
AUD
0.66
AROUNDTOWN SA
4.500
14-May-25
BBB+
Germany
AUD
0.64
AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LTD
4.500
23-Sep-27
A-
New Zealand
AUD
0.64
AUSTRALIAN PRIME PROPERTY FUND RETAIL
3.750
22-May-24
A-
Australia
AUD
0.62
OPTUS FINANCE PTY LTD
1.600
01-Jul-25
A-
Singapore
AUD
0.61
CONNECTEAST FINANCE PTY LTD
3.400
25-Mar-26
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.61
GTA FINANCE CO PTY LTD
2.200
26-Aug-27
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.61
DEXUS FINANCE PTY LTD
2.500
17-Oct-29
A-
Australia
AUD
0.60
EMIRATES NBD BANK PJSC
3.050
26-Feb-30
A-
Uae
AUD
0.60
QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD
7.750
19-May-22
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.59
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
3.500
07-Sep-28
AA
Australia
AUD
0.59
PROVINCE OF MANITOBA CANADA
3.600
17-Aug-27
A+
Canada
AUD
0.58
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
4.500
17-Aug-27
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.58
JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL LTD
1.750
04-Oct-24
A
United States
AUD
0.57
BENDIGO & ADELAIDE BANK LTD
1.700
06-Sep-24
A-
Australia
AUD
0.57
QPH FINANCE CO PTY LTD
3.750
07-Jun-23
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.53
VOLKSWAGEN FINANCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA
2.400
28-Aug-24
BBB+
Germany
AUD
0.49
TOYOTA FINANCE AUSTRALIA LTD
1.300
17-Feb-23
A+
Japan
AUD
0.49
VICTORIA POWER NETWORKS FINANCE PTY LTD
4.000
29-Mar-28
A-
Australia
AUD
0.46
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV WORLDWIDE INC
4.100
06-Sep-27
BBB+
Belgium
AUD
0.45
BRISBANE AIRPORT CORP PTY LTD
3.100
30-Jun-26
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.45
KOREA DEVELOPMENT BANK/THE
1.500
29-Aug-24
AA
South Korea
AUD
0.44
SHOPPING CENTRES AUSTRALASIA PROPERTY R
3.900
07-Jun-24
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.43
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
2.100
06-May-26
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.41
QPH FINANCE CO PTY LTD
2.300
29-Jul-27
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.41
COLES GROUP TREASURY PTY LTD
2.100
27-Aug-30
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.37
QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD
2.950
27-Nov-29
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.37
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
4.500
30-Jan-26
A
United States
AUD
0.37
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP L
4.100
28-Sep-27
AA-
Australia
AUD
0.33
LONSDALE FINANCE PTY LTD
2.450
20-Nov-26
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.33
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA
4.200
11-Jun-26
AA-
Australia
AUD
0.32
MCDONALD'S CORP
3.450
08-Sep-26
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.30
STOCKLAND TRUST
4.500
23-Nov-22
A-
Australia
AUD
0.29
MIZUHO BANK LTD/SYDNEY
1.700
07-Aug-24
A
Japan
AUD
0.29
ENERGY PARTNERSHIP GAS PTY LTD
3.642
11-Dec-24
BBB+
United Kingdom
AUD
0.26
TOYOTA FINANCE AUSTRALIA LTD
3.300
22-Nov-23
A+
Japan
AUD
0.26
MCDONALD'S CORP
3.000
08-Mar-24
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.25
GE CAPITAL AUSTRALIA FUNDING PTY LTD
5.500
08-Aug-22
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.25
MACQUARIE BANK LTD
1.700
12-Feb-25
A
Australia
AUD
0.23
STOCKLAND TRUST
3.300
22-Mar-24
A-
Australia
AUD
0.22
ZURICH FINANCE AUSTRALIA LTD
3.477
31-May-23
A+
Switzerland
AUD
0.21
NETWORK FINANCE CO PTY LTD
2.250
11-Nov-26
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.21
AUSNET SERVICES HOLDINGS PTY LTD
2.600
31-Jul-29
A-
Australia
AUD
0.17
AUSTRALIA PACIFIC AIRPORTS MELBOURNE PT
4.000
15-Sep-22
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.12
BARCLAYS PLC
4.327
15-Jun-23
BBB
United Kingdom
AUD
0.11
BARCLAYS PLC
3.250
26-Jun-24
BBB
United Kingdom
AUD
0.10
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE
3.600
16-May-23
BBB+
United States
AUD
0.10
OESTERREICHISCHE KONTROLLBANK AG
3.500
03-Aug-27
AA+
Austria
AUD
0.09
VOLKSWAGEN FINANCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA
3.500
14-Sep-22
BBB+
Germany
AUD
0.08
VICINITY CENTRES TRUST
4.000
26-Apr-27
A
Australia
AUD
0.06
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK/THE
4.200
07-Aug-25
AA-
Canada
AUD
0.05
AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY LTD
3.700
03-Aug-27
AA
Australia
AUD
0.04
AUCKLAND COUNCIL
3.500
09-Mar-26
AA
New Zealand
AUD
0.04
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
3.900
23-Nov-23
A-
United Kingdom
AUD
0.04
TRANSURBAN QUEENSLAND FINANCE PTY LTD
3.750
12-Oct-23
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.04
LLOYDS BANK PLC
4.250
28-Aug-25
A+
United Kingdom
AUD
0.03
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA/SYDNEY
4.200
22-Jun-26
AA-
Canada
AUD
0.03
GPT WHOLESALE SHOPPING CENTRE FUND NO 1
3.993
11-Sep-24
BBB+
Australia
AUD
0.03
DOWNER GROUP FINANCE PTY LTD
4.500
11-Mar-22
BBB
Australia
AUD
0.01
OTHER/CASH
--
--
AUD
0.22
Total 99.97

Source: JP Morgan. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

^Composite rating is an evenly weighted blend of a bond’s Moody’s, S&P and Fitch credit ratings when there are two or more. ‘NR’ means the bond has one ‘Investment Grade’ rating. The above ratings are not a credit opinion by VanEck on any bond or the Fund or a recommendation to buy any individual security.

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