Van Eck Vectors Retail ETF (NASDAQ:RTH) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVISÂ® US Listed Retail 25 Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund’s benchmark index. To be initially eligible for the index, companies must generate at least 50% of their revenues from retail. Retail includes companies engaged primarily in retail distribution; wholesalers; online, direct mail and TV retailers; multi-line retailers; specialty retailers; and food and other staples retailers. The fund is non-diversified.
- Net Assets 258.35 Millions
- YTD Daily Total Return 14.05%
- Yield 0.57%
- Annual Expense Ratio 0.35%
- 14.05% YTD Daily Total Return
- 23.82% 1-Year Daily Total Return
- 20.33% 3-Year Daily Total Return
Van Eck Vectors Retail ETF has a 20.28% allocation to Amazon.com. This ETF’s willingness to concentrate its bets on a single stock has paid off with dramatic outperformance. Most of the other stocks among the fund’s holdings are traditional retailers in the home-improvement, drugstore, grocery, and big-box department-store niches, but the fact that returns are double the SPDR’s average performance shows how instrumental online retail has been.
Top 10 Holdings (71.68% of Total Assets)
|The Home Depot Inc||HD||11.60%|
|Costco Wholesale Corp||COST||5.04%|
|Lowe’s Companies Inc||LOW||4.92%|
|JD.com Inc ADR||JD||4.78%|
|TJX Companies Inc||TJX||4.51%|
|CVS Health Corp||CVS||4.28%|
|Dollar General Corp||DG||3.46%|
Therefore, Van Eck Vectors Retail ETF is the best ETF for investors who want to own retail stocks.