MVIS Global Unconventional Oil & Gas Index

The modified market cap-weighted index tracks the performance of the largest and most liquid companies in the unconventional oil and gas segment. The pure-play index contains only companies that generate at least 50% of their revenues from unconventional oil and gas which is defined as coal bed methane (CBM), coal seam gas (CSG), shale oil, shale gas, tight natural gas, tight oil and tight sands. The MVIS Global Unconventional Oil & Gas Index (MVFRAK) covers at least 90% of the investable universe and has been licensed to underlie financial products with currently USD 18.37 million in assets under management.

Country and Sector Weightings

MVIS Hard Assets Indices are pure-play indices. Companies must generate at least 50% of their revenues in the target area of a certain index to be eligible for index inclusion. Country weightings are based on the weightings of all index components in a certain country.

CountryComponentsWeight
Canada10 15.57%
United States32 84.43%
Total42 100.00%
SectorComponentsWeight
Energy41 98.41%
Utilities1 1.59%
Total42 100.00%

Size Weightings

  • Large-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation above 6,000 mln USD
  • Mid-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation from 1,500 mln to 6,000 mln USD
  • Small-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation from 200 mln to 1,500 mln USD
  • Micro-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation up to 200 mln USD
SizeMarket CapComponentsWeight
Large-Cap296,686,295,200 USD16 76.64%
Mid-Cap42,345,139,100 USD15 19.10%
Small-Cap11,895,905,450 USD11 4.26%
Micro-Cap---
Total350,927,339,750 USD42 100.00%
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