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VanEck Vectors Australian Property ETF MVA

Fund description: MVA invests in a diversified portfolio of ASX-listed securities with the aim of providing investment returns before fees and other costs that closely track the returns of the Index. 

Index description: MVIS Australia A-REITs Index is a pure-play rules-based Australian sector index, designed to capture the performance of the property sector of the Australian economy. The Index tracks the performance of the largest and most liquid ASX-listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs). 

Management style: Replication

 as at 21-Aug-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MVA
  • Bloomberg index code

    MVMVATRG
  • Index provider

    MV Index Solutions
  • NAV

    $25.53
  • Units outstanding

    9,155,105
  • Net assets

    $233.7M
  • Number of holdings

    11
  • Inception date1

    14-Oct-13
  • ASX commencement

    16-Oct-13
1The date the ETF was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

as at 21-Aug-19

Fundamentals as at 31-Jul-19

  • Weighted avg. market cap
    (AUD)

    $11.7B
  • Price/earnings ratio
    (last 12 months)*

    11.7
  • Price/book ratio
    (last 12 months)*

    1.2
*A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.

Market capitalisation (%) as at 31-Jul-19

  • Capitalisation ranges

    Weightings (%)
  • Large (>$5.0B)

    80.81
  • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

    19.23
  • Small (<$1.0B)

    0.00
This breakdown represents what percentage of the Fund's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalisation of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's security price by the total number of its shares outstanding.

3-year risk measures
as at 31-Jul-19

  • Beta vs. MSCI World ex
    Australia

    1.02
  • Correlation vs. MSCI World
    ex Australia

    0.97
  • Volatility (standard deviation)

    12.44
  • Sharpe ratio

    0.39

Source: VanEck, FactSet.

Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the Fund performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualised standard deviation of the Fund's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the Fund's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation.

Country weightings (%) as at 31-Jul-19

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • AUSTRALIA

    100.0
  • Other/Cash

    0.0
  • Total

    100.0

Portfolio composition (%)
as at 21-Aug-19

  • Asset classes

    % of Fund net assets
  • Stocks

    99.99
  • Bonds

    0.00
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    0.01
  • Total

    100.00

Sub-industry weightings (%) as at 31-Jul-19

  • Industry

    Weightings (%)
  • Diversified REITS

    45.9
  • Retail REITS

    34.2
  • Industrial REITS

    10.2
  • Office REITS

    9.7
  • Other/Cash

    0.0
  • Total

    100.0