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GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDMNTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the gold mining industry.

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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 06/24/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.23%
    • Total Net Assets

      $9.4B
    • Number of Holdings

      50
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.52%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.52%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • 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

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • Inception Date

      10/01/2004
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Index Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 05/31/16

    Total Constituents: 39
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    9.32
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    8.18
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    6.66
    Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    5.57
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    5.36
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    5.05
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    4.36
    Randgold Resources Ltd-Adr
    GOLD US
    4.14
    Kinross Gold Corp
    KGC US
    4.13
    Anglogold Ashanti-Spon Adr
    AU US
    3.97
    Top 10 Total (%)56.74
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 05/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • CANADA

      55.3
    • UNITED STATES

      14.9
    • AUSTRALIA

      12.5
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      9.3
    • JERSEY

      4.1
    • PERU

      1.9
    • CHINA

      1.9
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 05/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      100.0