VanEck Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ASX: ESPO)

The ESPO ETF invests in the world’s largest companies involved in global video game development, eSports, related hardware, and software by aiming to track the performance of the MVIS Global Video Gaming and eSports Index.

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ESPO ETF data

Ticker code: ESPO
Yearly fee (MER): 0.55%
FUM: $37.66 million
Monthly spread: 0.23%

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$32.50
$35.00
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Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

ETF share prices are updated using end of day data from the ASX. FUM, fee and spread data is updated monthly, with a delay of up to 6 weeks. Refer to the ETF's PDS and the ASX website for up-to-date information.

What does the ESPO invest in?

Each of the companies included in the index backing ESPO generates at least 50% of the revenues from video gaming and eSports. The index contains 25 companies, however, the top 10 holdings can comprise over 60% of the portfolio weighting.

What do investors use ESPO for?

If an investor is bullish on the gaming sector, the ESPO ETF could form part of a tactical allocation. It offers unique exposure to the world’s largest companies, in addition to the added benefit of geographic diversification.

ESPO dividend information

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Distributions

A yearly or annual distribution means the ETF or managed fund expects to return income (generated by the fund) or excess capital gains back to you, the investor, once per year.

DRP Status

A ‘full or partial’ Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) means the ETF or managed fund allows you, the investor, to take none, some or all of your monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly distributions as new units in the ETF/fund.

Fund Issuer

VanEck was founded in 1955 as a specialist global investing business.

Warnings we apply to the ESPO ETF

The following warnings are applied by our ETF research team. Please know that these warnings are based on quantitative metrics and our internal methodology. These risks are not exhaustive and therefore they should not be relied upon. Always read the PDS of the function and speak to your financial adviser before acting on this information.

When an ETF does not have a sufficiently long track record — typically, we consider this to be at least 3 years — the ETF could be at a higher risk of being closed down (if it doesn’t grow), and the historical performance and returns (if any) cannot be relied upon.

Tax Domicile

When a fund/ETF has a “domicile” of Australia it means it is a registered fund in Australia for tax purposes. This means investors who buy into this fund or ETF, and are Australian residents for tax purposes, will be subject to Australian taxes and regulation. 

ESPO Registry

Link Market Services is the second-largest share registry in Australia and operates from offices in 11 countries throughout Australasia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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