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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

      $7.7B
    • Shares Outstanding

      319,152,500
    • Number of Holdings

      40
    • Commencement Date

      05/16/2006
  •  
    as of 04/23/14

  • 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 03/31/14

    Total Constituents: 39
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    14.02
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    13.42
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    7.88
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    5.48
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    4.74
    Randgold Resources Ltd-Adr
    GOLD US
    4.68
    Anglogold Ashanti-Spon Adr
    AU US
    4.66
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    4.55
    Yamana Gold Inc
    AUY US
    4.47
    Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    3.56
    Top 10 Total (%) 67.46
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • CANADA

      64.0
    • U.S.

      12.9
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      8.5
    • AUSTRALIA

      5.8
    • JERSEY

      4.7
    • PERU

      2.3
    • CHINA

      1.2
    • HONG KONG

      0.5
    • OTHERS

      0.0
    • Total

      99.9
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      100.0
    • Total

      100.0