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ISRA
VanEck Israel ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Israel ETF (ISRATM) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the BlueStar Israel Global IndexTM (BLSNTR), which is comprised of equity securities, which may include depositary receipts, of publicly traded companies that are generally considered by the Index Provider to be Israeli companies.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    ISRA
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Inception Date

    06/25/2013
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    BLSNTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Semi-Annually

 
as of 10/03/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.74%
  • Total Net Assets

    $60.6M
  • Number of Holdings

    109
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.71%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.59%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: BlueStar Israel Global Index (BLSNTR)

The Index comprises: 

A diversified group of publicly traded companies that are generally considered to be Israeli companies. It primarily only includes the largest and most liquid Israeli and Israeli-linked companies as well as mid-cap and small-cap companies that display sufficient liquidity.

Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

  • Exchange traded, domiciled or founded in Israel
  • Market cap exceeding $75 million
  • Three-month average daily trading volume of at least $250k

Index provider: 

BlueStar Indexes

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    BLSNTR
  • Inception Date

    06/27/2011
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Semi-Annually

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 08/31/22

Total Constituents: 109
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Constituent Name Ticker Weightings (%)
Solaredge Technologies Inc SEDG US 6.97
Bank Leumi Le-Israel LUMI IT 5.84
Check Point Software Tech CHKP US 5.67
Nice Ltd - Spon Adr NICE US 5.61
Bank Hapoalim Bm POLI IT 4.97
Teva Pharmaceutical-Sp Adr TEVA US 4.38
Amdocs Ltd DOX US 3.97
Israel Discount Bank-A DSCT IT 2.99
Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd MZTF IT 2.74
Israel Chemicals Ltd ISCHF US 2.73
Top 10 Total (%) 45.86
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • Israel

    82.6
  • United States

    15.5
  • Greece

    0.8
  • United Kingdom

    0.8
  • Singapore

    0.3

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Information Technology

    38.8
  • Financials

    22.1
  • Health Care

    8.1
  • Real Estate

    6.4
  • Industrials

    6.4
  • Materials

    3.6
  • Consumer Discretionary

    3.5
  • Communication Services

    3.3
  • Utilities

    2.9
  • Energy

    2.4