SMOGVanEck Low Carbon Energy ETF
SMOG Fund Description
SMOG tracks a market-cap-weighted index of companies that focuses specifically on renewable energy. Such companies are defined as deriving at least 50% of their revenues from wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, hydrogen, waste, and biofuels.
SMOG Factset Analytics Insight
SMOG seeks to track the performance of an index of alternative and renewable energy companies (like solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, hydrogen, waste, and biofuels). To be included in the fund, 50% of a company’s revenue must come from renewable sources of energy, the development of related technologies, or sustainable building products that reduce energy consumption. The fund may also include companies engaged in electric vehicles and related technologies, air purification, smart grid, and advanced battery technologies. The index selects and weights up to 25 companies based on free-floating market cap, and caps each issuer at 8%. Prior to July 9, 2019, the fund was named VanEck Global Alternative Energy ETF with the ticker GEX. Also, prior to April 26, 2021, the fund tracked the Ardour Global Index.
SMOG MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
VanEck Low Carbon Energy ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 7.98 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 Low Carbon Energy ETF ranks in the 90th percentile within its peer group and in the 71st percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
SMOG 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.
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SMOG Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of SMOG. SMOG is rated a 5 out of 5.
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