MES - Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF

Description: The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in countries belonging to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) or that generate the majority of their revenues in these countries.

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MES - Profile


Summary Data for MES

52 Week Lo: $24.83 52 Week Hi: $35.15
AUM: $23.6 M Shares: 0.8 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 16,387 Avg. Volume (3 month) 15,167
Filings Data as of:

MES - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Emaar Properties PJSC EMAAR: 8.49%
  2. National Bank of Kuwait SAK NBK: 5.91%
  3. BankMuscat (SAOG) BKMB: 4.74%
  4. Kuwait Finance House KFIN: 4.51%
  5. First Gulf Bank P.J.S.C. FGB: 4.28%
  6. National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC NBAD: 4.01%
  7. Masraf Al Rayan QSC MARK: 3.99%
  8. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ADCB: 3.88%
  9. Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC ZAIN: 3.66%
  10. Qatar National Bank SAQ QNBK: 3.31%
%Assets in Top 10: 46.77%
Total Holdings: 63.0

MES Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 2.08%
International Stocks 97.58%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.12%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.21%
Other 0.0%

MES Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 49.77%
Real Estate 14.06%
Industrials 13.8%
Communication Services 11.53%
Basic Materials 5.48%
Energy 4.01%
Utilities 1.02%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Technology 0.0%

MES Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 51.38%
Medium 38.12%
Small 9.67%
Micro 0.5%

MES Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Middle East 94.97%
Asia (Developed) 2.33%
U.S. 2.08%
Europe 0.29%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 89.87%
Emerging 9.79%

MES Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Arab Emirates 35.35%
Qatar 24.54%
Kuwait 22.75%
Oman 9.82%
Bahrain 2.53%
South Korea 2.33%
United States 2.08%
United Kingdom 0.29%
Other 0.31%
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MES - Fact Sheet

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MES - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of MES relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

MES - Fundamentals

MES Performance

1 Week Return: -0.97%
2 Week Return: -6.22%
4 Week Return: -7.54%
13 Week Return: -4.11%
26 Week Return: -7.32%
YTD Return: 16.88%
1 Year Return: 23.98%
3 Year Return: 69.98%
5 Year Return: 50.26%

MES Expenses & Fees

MES Valuation

P/E Ratio: 12.21
Beta: 1.23
20 Day Moving Average: $32.85
60 Day Moving Average: $33.26

MES Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.55
Dividend Date: 2013-12-23
Dividend: $0.55
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.75%

MES Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 123.04%
20 Day Volatility: 19.38%
50 Day Volatility: 16.28%
200 Day Volatility: 20.68%
Standard Deviation: 3.05%

MES - Technicals

MES Technicals

20 Day MA: $32.85
60 Day MA: $33.26
MACD 15 Period: -1.02
MACD 100 Period: -1.38
Williams % Range 10 Day: 68.32
Williams % Range 20 Day: 70.12
RSI 10 Day: 35
RSI 20 Day: 38
RSI 30 Day: 41
Ultimate Oscillator: 38

MES Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $30.05
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $34.00
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $30.67
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $35.01
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $31.10
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $35.47

MES Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $30.74
Support Level 2: $29.96
Resistance Level 1: $32.23
Resistance Level 2: $32.94

MES Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 32.36
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 39.05
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 35.26
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 31.71

MES Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 123.04%
20 Day Volatility: 19.38%
50 Day Volatility: 16.28%
200 Day Volatility: 20.68%
Standard Deviation: 3.05%

MES - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

MES is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Dow Jones GCC Titans 40 Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in countries belonging to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) or that generate the majority of their revenues in these countries.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Emerging Markets Equities 0.98 2008-07-22 Van Eck ETF +16.88%

MES Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+
Expenses C
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for MES on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Emerging Markets Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

MES Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for MES

MES offers exposure to Middle Eastern equities, holding companies that obtain the majority of their revenues from or are domiciled in countries that belong to the Gulf Cooperation Council. For investors who want to overweight Persian Gulf equities in their portfolios, this ETF is one of the few o...

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