AFK

VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

AFK Fund Description

AFK tracks a GDP and market-cap-weighted index of companies generating a majority of their revenues in Africa.

AFK Factset Analytics Insight

AFK provides exposure to the whole African continent and not just South Africa. The fund focuses on gross domestic product (GDP) rather than market cap. This places the emphasis on each country's economic footprint rather than the market value of equity.

AFK MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.87 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF ranks in the 74th percentile within its peer group and in the 91st percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

AFK MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

PERFORMANCE [as of 06/23/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
AFK -1.50% 1.25% 6.61% 39.75% 1.26% 5.42% -0.68%
AFK (NAV) -2.46% 3.24% 6.25% 32.94% 0.79% 4.10% -0.74%
MVIS GDP Africa Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MSCI Emerging Frontier Markets Africa Index -3.63% 0.64% 9.65% 33.91% 1.24% 3.58% 1.48%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

AFK Summary Data

VanEck
07/10/08
Open-Ended Fund
0.79%
$62.83M
$477.66K
0.38%
N/A

AFK Portfolio Data

$18.22B
19.64
1.94
3.72%
12/20/21
73

AFK Index Data

MVIS GDP Africa Index
Tiered
Multi-Factor
MSCI Emerging Frontier Markets Africa Index

AFK Portfolio Management

0.79%
-1.40%
0.57%
-2.74%

AFK Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

AFK Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily

AFK Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 06/24/21
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of AFK. AFK is rated a 1 out of 5.

AFK Tradability

21,424
$477.66K
13,370
$305.16K
0.38%
$0.08
-0.14%
3.14% / -3.32%
None
24.00%
50,000
0.27
0.00%
4.80%
0
$21.43
1

AFK Sector/Industry Breakdown


AFK
Segment Benchmark
31.42%
25.96%
26.36%
23.45%
17.06%
7.25%
10.31%
29.75%
8.51%
7.14%
3.78%
3.07%
1.11%
1.11%
0.90%
1.27%
0.34%
0.07%
0.20%
0.91%

AFK Top 10 Holdings[View All]

7.93%
6.59%
5.36%
4.57%
4.14%
4.10%
4.10%
4.00%
3.92%
3.29%
48.00%

AFK Countries


AFK
Segment Benchmark
28.02%
90.86%
17.57%
2.99%
13.49%
1.16%
10.26%
2.10%
8.39%
--
5.97%
0.07%
3.90%
--
3.66%
1.89%
2.80%
--
2.43%
--

AFK Regions


AFK
Segment Benchmark
75.08%
99.93%
12.29%
--
9.11%
0.07%
3.52%
--

AFK Economic Development


AFK
Segment Benchmark
75.08%
99.93%
24.92%
0.07%

AFK Performance Statistics

0.68
0.55
0.55
0.53
0.79%
MSCI Emerging Frontier Markets Africa Index

AFK MSCI ESG Ratings

6.87 / 10
91.31
73.96
2.35%
3.13%
243.72

AFK Benchmark Comparison Holdings

73
69
47
33.09%

AFK Benchmark Comparison Summary


AFK
Segment Benchmark
73
69
$18.22B
$36.89B
19.64
27.89
1.94
2.06
3.18%
2.06%
Medium
High

AFK Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


AFK
Segment Benchmark
38.77%
52.84%
41.61%
42.90%
18.91%
4.07%
0.71%
0.18%