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GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the gold mining industry, which may include micro- and small- capitalization companies.

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    • Fund Ticker

      GDXJ
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      11/10/2009
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 05/27/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      -0.17%
    • Total Net Assets

      $2.5B
    • Number of Holdings

      48
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.56%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.56%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Key Points

    Early Stage Companies 
    Many small-cap miners are in exploratory or early development phase—high risk but potential for high growth and merger and acquisition activity
    Global Coverage 
    Junior miners listed in Australia, Canada, China, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States that own gold properties around the world
    Based on MVIS Index 
    Liquid, Inclusive, Diversified, Transparent
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      GDXJ
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • NAV

      GDXJNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      GDXJIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      76,687,446
    • Estimated Cash

      GDXJEU
    • Total Cash

      GDXJTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F791
    • ISIN

      US92189F7915
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.06%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.56%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.56%
    2 Expenses for GDXJ are capped contractually at 0.56% until at least May 1, 2017. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 05/27/16

    NAV/
    Last Price
    Volume
    30-Day Avg./
    Last Trading Day
    Daily Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    YTD Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    Premium/
    Discount
    Prem/Discount
    Distribution Charts
    NAV &
    Prem/Discount
    History
    NAV
    Chart
    GDXJ $33.02
    $32.89
    14,596,381
    18,580,258
    -$1.66 / -4.79%
    $-1.67 / -4.83%
    +71.9%
    +71.2%
    $-0.13
    -0.40%
  • View All Indices » View All ETFs » Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    11/10/09
    GDXJ (NAV) 36.94 100.42 98.86 53.10 -8.77 -23.74 -- -11.14
    GDXJ (Share Price) 38.31 101.78 100.52 55.56 -8.64 -23.66 -- -11.04
    MVGDXJTR (Index) 36.79 100.52 98.94 53.45 -8.39 -23.31 -- -10.78
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.15 -0.10 -0.08 -0.35 -0.38 -0.43 -- -0.36
    Quarter End as of 03/31/16
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    11/10/09
    GDXJ (NAV) 8.43 45.21 45.21 22.47 -24.80 -27.52 -- -15.53
    GDXJ (Share Price) 7.24 44.98 44.98 23.57 -24.98 -27.59 -- -15.57
    MVGDXJTR (Index) 8.58 45.43 45.43 22.38 -24.48 -27.10 -- -15.17
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.15 -0.22 -0.22 0.09 -0.32 -0.42 -- -0.36
  • Daily Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)  as of 04/30/16

    Total Holdings: 49
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    B2gold Corp
    BTG US
    66,693,544
    148,059,6685.57
    Alamos Gold Inc
    AGI US
    20,439,529
    147,164,6095.53
    First Majestic Silver Corp
    AG US
    13,708,030
    145,853,4395.48
    Centamin Plc
    CEY LN
    75,304,588
    133,510,3225.02
    Pan American Silver Corp
    PAAS US
    8,448,192
    132,383,1694.98
    Hecla Mining Co
    HL US
    27,253,956
    117,464,5504.42
    Novagold Resources Inc
    NG US
    16,636,943
    107,973,7604.06
    Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd
    OR CN
    7,632,329
    102,365,5813.85
    Iamgold Corp
    IAG US
    29,472,655
    100,207,0273.77
    Torex Gold Resources Inc
    TXG CN
    50,653,241
    90,177,8123.39
    Top 10 Total (%)46.07
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 04/30/16

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      65.63
    • UNITED STATES

      12.29
    • AUSTRALIA

      8.39
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      5.61
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      2.90
    • CHINA

      2.17
    • MONACO

      1.84
    • TURKEY

      1.07
    • Other/Cash

      0.09
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      99.9
    • Other/Cash

      0.1