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GDXJ
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

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  • We believe there is a compelling opportunity in the space today with gold reaching all-time highs and companies healthier than they’ve been at any time in the last 10-20 years.
  • In our view, financial market risks – including extreme monetary policies, negative real rates and unsustainable debt levels – remain persistent and pervasive and may continue to support higher gold prices for the foreseeable future.
  • Notable, too, is the historical performance of mid-tier and junior gold mining companies during similar periods of rising gold prices in the past, where such support levels have helped fuel outperformance of these companies relative to their larger-cap, senior/major mining peers.

Learn More | Miners Remain Undervalued Despite Gold’s Run

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
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVGDXJTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 10/19/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.22%
  • Total Net Assets

    $6.3B
  • Number of Holdings

    84
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.53%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.53%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

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

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 09/30/20 Download All Index Constituents

Total Constituents: 79
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Kinross Gold Corp
KGC US
7.39
Gold Fields Ltd-Spons Adr
GFI US
7.15
Northern Star Resources Ltd
NST AU
4.89
Pan American Silver Corp
PAAS US
4.88
B2gold Corp
BTG US
4.25
Evolution Mining Ltd
EVN AU
4.20
Yamana Gold Inc
AUY US
3.90
Ssr Mining Inc
SSRM US
2.78
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd
SAR AU
2.63
Endeavour Mining Corp
EDV CN
2.04
Top 10 Total (%) 44.11
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 09/30/20

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • Canada

    55.0
  • Australia

    21.0
  • South Africa

    9.1
  • United States

    3.8
  • Peru

    2.3
  • United Kingdom

    2.1
  • China

    1.9
  • Egypt

    1.8
  • Mexico

    1.7
  • Indonesia

    0.9
  • Turkey

    0.4

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 09/30/20

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Materials

    99.7
  • Industrials

    0.3