VanEck Vectors Africa ETF (AFK) Declines 0.64% for Sep 16

September 16, 2018 - By Yee Bell

Sep 16 is a negative day so far for VanEck Vectors Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.64% to hit $20.9658 per share. The exchange traded fund has 64.08 million net assets and 1.08% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 1,775 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 12,540 over the last 30 days for VanEck Vectors Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK).

The ETF is -5.37% of its 52-Week High and 23.31% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.3. This year’s performance is 4.26% while this quarter’s performance is 3.83%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -10.7%, the 1 year is -5.14% and the 3 year is 5.01%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 13.49, the price to book is 1.86, the price to sales is 2.17 and the price to cashflow is 5.33. It was started on 7/14/2008. The fund’s top holdings are: Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE GDR for 8.45% of assets, Naspers Ltd Class N for 7.52%, Safaricom PLC for 5.90%, Maroc Telecom SA for 5.23%, Attijariwafa Bank SA for 4.88%, Tullow Oil PLC for 4.27%, Guaranty Trust Bank PLC for 4.10%, Banque Centrale Populaire SA for 3.25%, Equity Group Holdings Ltd for 2.66%, Banque Marocaine Du Commerce Exterieur SA for 2.48%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 15.25%, Consumer Cyclical 4.14%, Financial Services 39.30%, Realestate 1.15%, Consumer Defensive 8.96%, Healthcare 1.70%, Utilities 0.00%, Communication Services 13.57%, Energy 7.71%, Industrials 0.62%, Technology 7.60%. The ETF currently as 1.97% yield.

Another recent and important VanEck Vectors Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Mideast, US Still Leading World Regional Equity Returns This Year” on September 14, 2018.

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