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MLN
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF

Price: $21.88
Change: $0.04 (0.0%)
Category: National Munis
Last Updated:

Vitals

Investment Themes

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $16.16
  • 52 Week Hi $21.89
  • AUM $238.5 M
  • Shares 11.0 M

Analyst Report

This fund tracks an index of municipal bonds, a slice of the bond market that is highly coveted due to its tax features. These bonds are generally free from federal taxes and in some cases, state and local income taxes as well making these funds crucial components of portfolios for those in high tax brackets. Muni bonds are used by local entities to pay for a variety of services or to make improvements to infrastructure paying for everything from new sewer systems to school renovations and bridge construction as such, they are relatively low risk instruments. This particular fund targets munis that mostly mature more than 17 years from now, giving the fund a higher risk profile but also greater current income potential. As a result MLN is a solid choice for investors seeking broad exposure to the muni market but are looking for higher levels of current income and risk, but still in the investment grade segment of the market. The fund still has impressive levels of diversification-- holding over 150 securities-- and a below average expense ratio, making it a quality choice for a building block of portfolios, especially for those seeking to keep costs down but are unwilling to look at total market funds or those that target the short or intermediate sections of the curve.

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 63,795
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 53,346

Alternative ETFs in the National Munis Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest VTEB 0.06% $10.9 B 1 M 0.33%
Largest (AUM) MUB 0.07% $20.9 B 1 M 0.29%
Most Liquid (Volume) MUB 0.07% $20.9 B 1 M 0.29%
Top YTD Performer SHYD 0.35% $248.1 M 73,306 1.81%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

543
Number of Holdings
6.81%
% Assets in Top 10
9.46%
% Assets in Top 15
25.24%
% Assets in Top 50
Number of Holdings
543

% Assets in Top 10
6.81%

% Assets in Top 15
9.46%

% Assets in Top 50
25.24%

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Municipal 99.1%
CASH 0.44%
Other 0.37%
Bond Sector Percentage
Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.0%
3-5 Years 0.0%
5-7 Years 0.0%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.0%
Asset Percentage
Municipal 99.1%
CASH 0.44%
Other 0.37%

MLN Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

P/E Ratio
No Ranking Available
Rank
N/A
Low
N/A
High
N/A

MLN Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

Dividend
$0.09
Dividend Date
2020-12-29
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.58

$0.09
Dividend
2020-12-29
Dividend Date
$0.58
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
2.68%

MLN Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: 4.35 M 1 Month Net Flows: 5.44 M 3 Month Net Flows: 15.13 M 6 Month Net Flows: 26.85 M 1 Year Net Flows: 21.97 M 3 Year Net Flows: 40.5 M 5 Year Net Flows: 111.29 M 10 Year Net Flows: 164.35 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for MLN on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the National Munis with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

MLN Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.526%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.19%
Category Average
0.26%
Expense Ratio
0.24%
ESG Themes and Scores

MLN does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

MLN Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.

0.58%
1 Week Return
0.51%
4 Week Return
4.08%
13 Week Return
4.00%
26 Week Return
0.78%
Year to Date Return
5.13%
1 Year Return
19.40%
3 Year Return
25.83%
5 Year Return
1 Week Return
0.58%

4 Week Return
0.51%

13 Week Return
4.08%

26 Week Return
4.00%

Year to Date Return
0.78%

1 Year Return
5.13%

3 Year Return
19.40%

5 Year Return
25.83%

MLN Price and Volume Chart

MLN Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

5 Day Volatility
144.49%
Rank
5 of 49

20 Day Volatility
3.08%
Rank
6 of 49

50 Day Volatility
3.25%
Rank
5 of 48

200 Day Volatility
3.52%
Rank
3 of 47

Beta
0.04
Rank
28 of 47

Standard Deviation
0.86%
Rank
18 of 43

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $21.76
  • 60 Day MA $21.58
  • MACD 15 Period 0.12
  • MACD 100 Period 0.49
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 4.26
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 3.77
  • RSI 10 Day 71
  • RSI 20 Day 66
  • RSI 30 Day 64
  • Ultimate Oscillator 55

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $21.66
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $21.88
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $21.67
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $21.86
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $21.67
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $21.84

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $21.86
  • Support Level 2 $21.83
  • Resistance Level 1 $21.90
  • Resistance Level 2 $21.91

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 62.17
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 83.54
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 53.80
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 73.11

Fact Sheet

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