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GDX
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.

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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
  •  
    as of 05/23/17

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.30%
    • Total Net Assets

      $9.6B
    • Number of Holdings

      53
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.51%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.51%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/15/2017
  • Key Points

    Nation's First Gold Shares ETF
    A sector that has historically provided a hedge against extreme volatility in general financial markets
    Pure Play with Global Scope
    Index constituents must be primarily involved in the mining for gold
    Comprehensive Portfolio
    A range of small, mid-sized, and large global gold mining companies

    Potential for Income and Possible Tax Advantages
    Versus bullion investments

  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      GDX
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      GDMNTR
    • NAV

      GMINV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      GMI
    • Shares Outstanding

      423,902,500
    • Estimated Cash

      GMIEU
    • Total Cash

      GMITC
    • CUSIP

      92189F106
    • ISIN

      US92189F1066
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.01%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.51%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.51%
    2Expenses for GDX are capped contractually at 0.53% until at least May 1, 2018. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 05/23/17

    NAV/
    Last Price
    Volume
    30-Day Avg./
    Last Trading Day
    Daily Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    YTD Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    Premium/
    Discount
    Prem/Discount
    Distribution Charts
    NAV &
    Prem/Discount
    History
    NAV
    Chart
    GDX $22.70
    $22.64
    60,498,536
    58,232,594
    -$0.50 / -2.14%
    $-0.52 / -2.25%
    +8.5%
    +8.2%
    $-0.06
    -0.28%
  • View All IndicesView All ETFsPerformance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV)-1.80-6.376.79-12.76-1.99-12.94-4.95-4.53
    GDX (Share Price)-2.54-7.106.26-13.69-2.08-13.04-4.98-4.57
    GDMNTR (Index)-1.95-6.416.41-12.33-1.67-12.56-4.51-4.07
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)0.150.040.38-0.43-0.32-0.38-0.44-0.46
    Quarter End as of 03/31/17
    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV)-0.668.758.7514.02-0.64-13.78-4.72-4.40
    GDX (Share Price)-0.189.039.0314.55-0.55-13.73-4.74-4.37
    GDMNTR (Index)-0.658.528.5214.52-0.26-13.37-4.27-3.93
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)-0.010.230.23-0.50-0.38-0.41-0.45-0.47
  • Daily HoldingsTop 10 Holdings (%)  as of 04/30/17

    Total Holdings: 52
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    62,778,626
    1,049,658,62710.15
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    28,614,053
    967,441,1329.35
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    41,305,525
    661,837,3206.40
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    9,603,075
    654,161,4696.32
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    45,974,181
    641,799,5676.20
    Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    12,184,273
    582,773,7785.63
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    23,408,816
    467,474,0564.52
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    5,308,959
    467,135,3024.52
    Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
    AU US
    25,466,029
    291,076,7112.81
    Royal Gold Inc
    RGLD US
    4,075,361
    288,046,5152.78
    Top 10 Total (%)58.68
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 04/30/17

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      53.15
    • UNITED STATES

      16.46
    • AUSTRALIA

      13.51
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      6.12
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      6.11
    • PERU

      1.99
    • CHINA

      1.69
    • MONACO

      0.84
    • Other/Cash

      0.13
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/17

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      99.9
    • Other/Cash

      0.1