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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 Provider: NYSE Arca

    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.

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    • Fund Ticker

      GDX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      05/16/2006
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 11/21/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.66%
    • Total Net Assets

      $6.3B
    • Number of Holdings

      41
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.53%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.53%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/19/2014
  • 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

      319,252,500
    • Estimated Cash

      GMIEU
    • Total Cash

      GMITC
    • CUSIP

      57060U100
    • ISIN

      US57060U1007
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.03%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.53%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.53%
    2 Expenses for GDX are capped contractually at 0.53% until at least May 1, 2015. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. TER, or Total Expense Ratio, is also referred to as "Net Expense Ratio". See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 11/21/2014

    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 $19.82
    $19.88
    64,807,124
    45,448,750
    $0.12 / +0.60%
    $0.17 / +0.84%
    - 6.3%
    - 5.9%

    $0.05
    0.27%
  • 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) -18.36 -32.63 -17.44 -29.87 -32.78 -15.74 -- -8.71
    GDX (Share Price) -19.43 -33.58 -18.55 -30.80 -33.13 -15.97 -- -8.87
    GDMNTR (Index) -18.37 -32.63 -17.15 -29.62 -32.39 -15.27 -3.12 -2.87
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.01 0.00 -0.29 -0.25 -0.39 -0.47 -- -5.84
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV) -19.88 -19.03 1.13 -13.95 -26.51 -13.37 -- -6.56
    GDX (Share Price) -19.97 -19.24 1.09 -13.84 -26.59 -13.42 -- -6.58
    GDMNTR (Index) -19.78 -18.88 1.49 -13.58 -26.08 -12.87 -- -0.90
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.10 -0.15 -0.36 -0.37 -0.43 -0.50 -- -5.66
  • View All Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 10/31/14

    Total Holdings: 41
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    41,218,360
    774,080,83213.70
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    59,018,850
    700,553,72812.39
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    25,274,200
    474,144,0648.39
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    7,894,361
    369,061,3766.53
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    18,143,260
    315,148,5125.58
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    36,268,380
    297,120,8645.26
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    4,618,343
    268,833,7604.76
    Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    10,246,980
    240,804,1444.26
    Eldorado Gold Corp
    EGO US
    37,426,960
    205,099,7283.63
    Royal Gold Inc
    RGLD US
    3,383,433
    193,363,2003.42
    Top 10 Total (%)67.92
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      62.6
    • U.S.

      13.7
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      7.6
    • AUSTRALIA

      5.7
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      4.8
    • CHINA

      2.4
    • PERU

      2.3
    • EGYPT

      0.9
    • Other

      0.1
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      99.9
    • Other

      0.1