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Gold Miners ETF GDX

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Gold Miners ETF (GDX®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDMNTR)

    Index Description: GDMNTR is a modified market capitalization-weighted index, and provides exposure to publicly traded companies worldwide involved primarily in gold mining, representing a diversified blend of small-, mid- and large- capitalization stocks. As such, the Fund is subject to the risks of investing in this sector.

    Gold Funds and Gold ETFs  

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    • Fund Ticker

      GDX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • Index Provider

      NYSE Arca
    • Total Net Assets

      $7.6B
    • Shares Outstanding

      322,652,500
    • Number of Holdings

      40
    • Commencement Date

      05/16/2006
  •  
    as of 04/17/14

  • Key Points

    Nation's First Gold Shares ETF
    A sector that has historically provided a hedge against extreme volatility in general financial markets
    Pure Play with Global Scope
    Index constituents must be primarily involved in the mining for gold
    Comprehensive Portfolio
    A range of small, mid-sized, and large global gold mining companies

    Potential for Income and Possible Tax Advantages
    Versus bullion investments

  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      GDX
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • NAV

      GMINV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      GMI
    • Shares Outstanding

      322,652,500
    • Estimated Cash

      GMIEU
    • Total Cash

      GMITC
    • CUSIP

      57060U100
    • ISIN

      US57060U1007
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.02%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.52%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio

      0.52%
    2 Expenses for GDX are capped contractually at 0.53% until at least May 1, 2014. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 04/17/2014

    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
    GDX $23.62
    $23.57
    37,826,980
    19,251,685
    $-0.21 / -0.9%
    $-0.23 / -1.0%
    + 11.6%
    + 11.6%

    $-0.05
    -0.20%
  • 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
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV) -8.70 11.58 11.58 -37.10 -26.25 -8.01 -- -5.80
    GDX (Share Price) -8.77 11.74 11.74 -37.04 -26.22 -7.96 -- -5.80
    GDMNTR (Index) -8.66 11.75 11.75 -36.77 -25.79 -7.48 -- 0.06
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 -0.17 -0.17 -0.33 -0.46 -0.53 -- -5.86
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV) -8.70 11.58 11.58 -37.10 -26.25 -8.01 -- -5.80
    GDX (Share Price) -8.77 11.74 11.74 -37.04 -26.22 -7.96 -- -5.80
    GDMNTR (Index) -8.66 11.75 11.75 -36.77 -25.79 -7.48 -- 0.06
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 -0.17 -0.17 -0.33 -0.46 -0.53 -- -5.86
  • View All Holdings » Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 03/31/14

    Total Holdings: 40
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    Shares Market Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    59,516,662
    1,061,182,083 14.02
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    41,508,384
    1,016,125,240 13.42
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    25,445,237
    596,436,355 7.88
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    18,263,842
    414,589,213 5.48
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    39,170,721
    358,214,325 4.73
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    4,726,262
    356,723,453 4.71
    Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
    AU US
    20,668,133
    353,011,712 4.66
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    7,513,936
    344,589,105 4.55
    Yamana Gold Inc
    AUY US
    38,495,748
    339,459,001 4.48
    Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    8,901,097
    269,258,184 3.56
    Top 10 Total (%) 67.49
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      63.9
    • U.S.

      12.9
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      8.5
    • AUSTRALIA

      5.2
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      4.7
    • PERU

      2.3
    • CHINA

      1.7
    • EGYPT

      0.6
    • Other

      0.0
    • Total

      99.8
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      100.0
    • Other

      0.0
    • Total

      100.0