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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
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    as of 10/29/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.72%
    • Total Net Assets

      $6.4B
    • 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
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDMNTR)

    The Index comprises: 

    Publicly traded companies involved in the gold mining industry.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Globally-listed
    • Market capitalization greater than $750 million
    • Average daily volume of at least 50,000 shares
    • Average daily value traded of at least $1 million

    Index provider: 

    NYSE Euronext

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • Inception Date

      10/01/2004
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 09/30/14

    Total Constituents: 40
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    13.72
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    12.50
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    8.42
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    5.58
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    5.22
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    4.83
    Randgold Resources Ltd-Adr
    GOLD US
    4.51
    Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    4.30
    Yamana Gold Inc
    AUY US
    3.99
    Anglogold Ashanti-Spon Adr
    AU US
    3.67
    Top 10 Total (%)66.74
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%)
    as of 09/30/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • CANADA

      62.9
    • U.S.

      13.9
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      8.1
    • AUSTRALIA

      6.2
    • JERSEY

      4.5
    • PERU

      2.4
    • CHINA

      1.4
    • HONG KONG

      0.5
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 09/30/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      91.4
    • n/a

      8.6
    • OTHERS

      0.0