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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

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    GDMNTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 12/10/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.40%
  • Total Net Assets

    $12.0B
  • Number of Holdings

    45
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.52%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/20/2019

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 09/31/2019

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Equity Precious Metals
3 of 65 Funds
5 of 65 Funds
3 of 64 Funds

Key Points

  • Nation's First Gold Miners ETF
    An industry driven by demand across regions and segments of the market

  • Pure Play with Global Scope
    Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from gold mining and related activities to be added to the Index

  • Convenient Customization
    Customize overall commodity exposure with targeted allocation to gold mining companies

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    GDX
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    GDMNTR
  • NAV

    GMINV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    GMI
  • Shares Outstanding

    442,352,500
  • Estimated Cash

    GMIEU
  • Total Cash

    GMITC
  • CUSIP

    92189F106
  • ISIN

    US92189F1066
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.02%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.52%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%
2Expenses for GDX are capped contractually at 0.53% until May 1, 2020. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 12/10/19

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 $27.08
$27.13
51,262,812
36,757,696
$0.21 / +0.77%
$0.21 / +0.78%
+28.49%
+28.64%
$0.05
0.20%

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
05/16/06
GDX (NAV) -3.59 -9.51 28.40 42.35 9.76 8.58 -5.56 -2.21
GDX (Share Price) -3.80 -9.31 28.40 42.56 9.71 8.75 -5.57 -2.21
GDMNTR (Index) -3.46 -9.37 28.83 42.71 10.08 8.95 -5.13 -1.77
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.13 -0.14 -0.43 -0.36 -0.32 -0.37 -0.43 -0.44
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
05/16/06
GDX (NAV) -10.21 4.74 27.41 45.68 1.08 5.28 -4.50 -2.30
GDX (Share Price) -10.55 4.50 26.65 44.94 0.87 5.21 -4.56 -2.33
GDMNTR (Index) -10.01 5.01 27.92 46.21 1.47 5.67 -4.05 -1.84
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.20 -0.27 -0.51 -0.53 -0.39 -0.39 -0.45 -0.46

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 11/30/19 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 45
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
NEWMONT GOLDCORP CORP
NEM US
35,096,406
1,347,701,990 11.29
BARRICK GOLD CORP
GOLD US
76,028,190
1,277,273,591 10.70
FRANCO-NEVADA CORP
FNV US
8,022,232
788,745,850 6.61
NEWCREST MINING LTD
NCM AU
32,895,510
685,039,375 5.74
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD
AEM US
10,724,252
639,165,419 5.36
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
WPM US
22,175,789
612,938,808 5.14
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD
KL CN
12,542,064
526,799,737 4.41
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD
AU US
27,339,892
520,551,544 4.36
ROYAL GOLD INC
RGLD US
4,317,981
506,369,632 4.24
KINROSS GOLD CORP
KGC US
81,981,657
354,980,575 2.97
Top 10 Total (%) 60.82
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Country Weightings (%) as of 11/30/19

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • Canada

    51.49
  • United States

    18.11
  • Australia

    14.30
  • South Africa

    7.74
  • Peru

    2.33
  • Brazil

    1.87
  • China

    1.79
  • Côte D'Ivoire

    1.14
  • Egypt

    0.92
  • Russia

    0.47
  • Other/Cash

    -0.16

Sector Weightings (%) as of 11/30/19

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Materials

    100.2
  • Other/Cash

    -0.2