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Junior Gold Miners ETF GDXJ

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

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors® Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR)

    Index Description: MVGDXJTR is a rules-based, modified market capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted index intended to provide investors exposure to small- and medium-capitalization companies in the gold and/or silver mining industry.

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    • Fund Ticker

      GDXJ
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • Index Provider

      Market Vectors Index Solutions
    • Total Net Assets

      $1.8B
    • Shares Outstanding

      51,487,446
    • Number of Holdings

      67
    • Commencement Date

      11/10/2009
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    as of 04/15/14

  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR) 

    The Index comprises: 

    A focused group of small- and mid-cap companies, many of which are involved in the exploration and development of new sources of gold either through greenfields exploration or the use of new geologic models to prospect for gold in overlooked or abandoned properties

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Small- and mid-cap companies* that generate at least 50% of their revenues from gold and/or silver mining, hold real property that has the potential to produce at least 50% of their revenues from gold or silver mining when developed, or primarily invest in gold or silver
    • Market cap exceeding $150 million
    • Daily average trading volume of at least $1 million and traded at least 250,000 shares per month over the last six months

    *As of 9/30/2009, companies with a market capitalization range of between approximately $200 million and $5 billion. 

    Index provider: 

    Market Vectors Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • Inception Date

      08/31/2009
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index Constituents Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 03/31/14

    Total Constituents: 63
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Primero Mining Corp
    P CN
    5.30
    Semafo Inc
    SMF CN
    4.68
    Silver Standard Resources
    SSRI US
    4.36
    Argonaut Gold Inc
    AR CN
    4.01
    Oceanagold Corp
    OGC CN
    3.77
    Jinshan Gold Mines Inc
    CGG CN
    3.51
    Torex Gold Resources Inc
    TXG CN
    3.47
    Sandstorm Gold Ltd
    SNDXD US
    2.90
    Northern Star Resources Ltd
    NST AU
    2.63
    Endeavour Silver Corp
    EXK US
    2.53
    Top 10 Total (%) 37.16
    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

      60.2
    • AUSTRALIA

      22.8
    • U.S.

      8.9
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      2.7
    • CAYMAN ISLANDS

      2.1
    • HONG KONG

      1.4
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      0.7
    • SINGAPORE

      0.6
    • JERSEY

      0.6
    • Total

      100.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      100.0
    • Total

      100.0