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VanEck 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.

 
 

  • 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 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.61%
  • Total Net Assets

    $10.0B
  • Number of Holdings

    46
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.53%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.53%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDMNTR)

The Index comprises:

Publicly traded companies involved in the gold and silver 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:

ICE Data Indices, LLC

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    GDMNTR
  • Inception Date

    10/01/2004
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Quarterly

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 12/31/18

Total Constituents: 47
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Newmont Mining Corp
NEM US
8.94
Barrick Gold Corp
ABX US
7.66
Franco-Nevada Corp
FNV US
6.33
Newcrest Mining Ltd
NCM AU
5.71
Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd
AEM US
4.93
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp
WPM US
4.88
Randgold Resources Ltd-Adr
GOLD US
4.57
Goldcorp Inc
GG US
4.56
Royal Gold Inc
RGLD US
3.77
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd
KL CN
3.67
Top 10 Total (%) 55.02
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • CANADA

    51.0
  • AUSTRALIA

    17.9
  • UNITED STATES

    15.3
  • SOUTH AFRICA

    6.1
  • JERSEY

    4.6
  • PERU

    3.0
  • CHINA

    2.2

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Materials

    100.0