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GDXJ
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of small-capitalization companies that are involved primarily in the mining for gold and/or silver.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GDXJ
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    11/10/2009
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    MVGDXJTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.10%
  • Total Net Assets

    $4.1B
  • Number of Holdings

    72
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.54%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.54%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR) 

The Index comprises:

A focused group of small-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:

  • Companies that generate at least 50% of their revenues from gold and/or silver mining/royalties/streaming or have mining projects with the potential to generate at least 50% of their revenues from gold and/or silver when developed
  • 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

Index provider:

MV Index Solutions 

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    MVGDXJTR
  • Inception Date

    08/31/2009
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Quarterly

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

Total Constituents: 69
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Anglogold Ashanti-Spon Adr
AU US
6.61
Kinross Gold Corp
KGC US
6.18
Northern Star Resources Ltd
NST AU
5.64
Cia De Minas Buenaventur-Adr
BVN US
5.47
Evolution Mining Ltd
EVN AU
5.44
Gold Fields Ltd-Spons Adr
GFI US
3.96
Yamana Gold Inc
AUY US
3.46
Pan American Silver Corp
PAAS US
3.29
B2gold Corp
BTG US
3.16
Oceanagold Corp
OGC CN
2.77
Top 10 Total (%) 45.98
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

    45.6
  • AUSTRALIA

    25.1
  • SOUTH AFRICA

    13.6
  • UNITED STATES

    6.5
  • PERU

    6.3
  • CHINA

    1.4
  • TURKEY

    0.8
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    0.6
  • OTHERS

    0.0

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

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Materials

    100.0
  • OTHERS

    0.0