RSXJ
VanEck Russia Small-Cap ETF

Price: $28.21
Change: $1.12 (-0.04%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Issuer VanEck
Brand VanEck
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.77%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Apr 13, 2011
Index Tracked MVIS Russia Small-Cap

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to small cap Russian equities, making it one of several options available for accessing a component of the BRIC bloc that holds tremendous potential but also significant risks. Russia’s economy remains largely dependent on the energy sector, thanks to the country’s vast reserves of natural gas and oil, and as such RSXJ can be heavily influenced by changes in energy prices. RSXJ is probably too granular for long-term buy-and-holders, but can be useful for investors looking to implement a country rotation strategy or to tilt exposure towards this emerging market. RSXJ is, surprisingly, not as heavily tilted towards the energy sector as its large cap peers as just 17.5% of the fund goes towards that sector. That weighting is matched by similar levels in the utilities, materials, and industrials spaces, suggesting that RSXJ may offer a more balanced play on the Russian market. Nevertheless, the combination of small caps and Russia is a pretty potent mix and investors should use extreme caution when investing in this often volatile product.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Equity
Asset Class Size Small-Cap
Asset Class Style Blend
Region (General) Emerging Europe
Region (Specific) Broad

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: Russia - Small Cap
  • Category Size and Style
  • Focus Small Cap
  • Niche Broad-based
  • Strategy Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $27.20
  • 52 Week Hi $39.73
  • AUM $21.7 M
  • Shares 0.7 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 22,471
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 14,130

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Emerging Markets Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest VWO 0.10% $82.2 B 14 M -0.93%
Largest (AUM) VWO 0.10% $82.2 B 14 M -0.93%
Most Liquid (Volume) EEM 0.70% $29.0 B 42 M -1.11%
Top YTD Performer FLSA 0.39% $3.8 M 388 7.02%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

RSXJ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 27 516 27
% of Assets in Top 10 58.78% 33.32% 58.78%
% of Assets in Top 15 77.34% 40.91% 77.34%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 66.79% 100.00%

Size Comparison

RSXJ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 0.00% 50.81% 0.00%
Mid (>2.7B) 27.67% 32.53% 27.67%
Small (>600M) 69.41% 12.67% 69.41%
Micro (<600M) 2.92% 2.56% 2.92%

RSXJ Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

RSXJ
P/E Ratio
9.85
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
13.65
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
9.85

RSXJ Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

RSXJ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 1.59 $ 0.41 $ 1.59
Dividend Date 2020-12-21 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 1.59 $ 0.90 $ 1.59
Annual Dividend Yield 3.95% 2.58% 3.95%

RSXJ Price and Volume Charts

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RSXJ Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: -3.69 M 6 Month Net Flows: -3.69 M 1 Year Net Flows: -5.61 M 3 Year Net Flows: -13.77 M 5 Year Net Flows: -66.25 M 10 Year Net Flows: 22.36 M

RSXJ Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for RSXJ 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 ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the Emerging Markets Equities 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 ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database 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:

RSXJ Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

RSXJ
Expense Ratio
0.77%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.51%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.77%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions Qualified dividends
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

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

RSXJ Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

RSXJ ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return -14.21% -1.14% -14.21%
3 Month Return -26.94% -4.87% -26.94%
YTD Return -15.36% -1.37% -15.36%
1 Year Return -18.45% -2.32% -18.45%
3 Year Return 8.70% 21.12% 8.70%
5 Year Return -12.67% 24.69% -12.67%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of RSXJ's underlying holdings.

Region Percentage
Europe 94.27%
North, Central and South America 4.75%
Other 0.98%
Country Percentage
Russia 77.21%
Cyprus 12.12%
United Kingdom 9.69%
Other 0.98%

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of RSXJ's underlying holdings.

Sector Percentage
Transportation 18.79%
Finance 16.62%
Retail Trade 11.71%
Utilities 9.81%
Process Industries 9.53%
Communications 7.82%
Non-Energy Minerals 6.69%
Producer Manufacturing 5.79%
Technology Services 4.75%
Energy Minerals 3.5%
Consumer Non-Durables 2.04%
Consumer Durables 1.97%
CASH 0.98%
Market Cap Percentage
Small 69.41%
Mid 27.67%
Micro 2.92%
Large 0.0%
Region Percentage
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 70.16%
Global Depositary Receipt 22.59%
American Depositary Receipt 4.75%
Preferred Equity 1.52%
CASH 0.98%
Sector Percentage
Transportation 18.79%
Finance 16.62%
Retail Trade 11.71%
Utilities 9.81%
Process Industries 9.53%
Communications 7.82%
Non-Energy Minerals 6.69%
Producer Manufacturing 5.79%
Technology Services 4.75%
Energy Minerals 3.5%
Consumer Non-Durables 2.04%
Consumer Durables 1.97%
CASH 0.98%

RSXJ Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 193.50%
20 Day Volatility 35.42%
50 Day Volatility 31.90%
200 Day Volatility 27.75%
Beta 1.05
Standard Deviation 1.65%
5 Day Volatility
193.50%
Rank
4 of 70

20 Day Volatility
35.42%
Rank
7 of 70

50 Day Volatility
31.90%
Rank
7 of 70

200 Day Volatility
27.75%
Rank
7 of 70

Beta
1.05
Rank
7 of 70

Standard Deviation
1.65%
Rank
23 of 69

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $32.13
  • 60 Day MA $33.97
  • MACD 15 Period -3.58
  • MACD 100 Period -6.98
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 85.13
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 85.13
  • RSI 10 Day 21
  • RSI 20 Day 29
  • RSI 30 Day 32
  • Ultimate Oscillator 29

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $27.90
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $34.88
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $29.16
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $35.19
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $29.73
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $34.85

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $27.36
  • Support Level 2 $26.50
  • Resistance Level 1 $28.91
  • Resistance Level 2 $29.60

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 33.19
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 17.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 34.09
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 22.88

Tradability

  • Tracking Difference Median (%) -0.21
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) 0.74
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) -0.91
  • Median Premium Discount (%) -0.07
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 2.11
  • Average Spread (%) 43.94
  • Average Spread ($) 43.94

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