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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.

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    • 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 05/22/17

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.12%
    • Total Net Assets

      $4.0B
    • Number of Holdings

      57
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.52%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.52%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/15/2017
  • Key Points

    Early Stage Companies 
    Many small-cap miners are in exploratory or early development phase—high risk but potential for high growth and merger and acquisition activity
    Global Coverage 
    Junior miners listed in Australia, Canada, China, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States that own gold properties around the world
    Based on MVIS Index 
    Liquid, Inclusive, Diversified, Transparent
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      GDXJ
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • NAV

      GDXJNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      GDXJIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      121,787,446
    • Estimated Cash

      GDXJEU
    • Total Cash

      GDXJTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F791
    • ISIN

      US92189F7915
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.02%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.52%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.52%
    2Expenses for GDXJ are capped contractually at 0.56% until at least May 1, 2018. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 05/22/17

    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
    GDXJ $33.10
    $33.13
    21,413,184
    11,918,030
    $0.43 / +1.31%
    $0.52 / +1.59%
    +4.3%
    +5.0%
    $0.03
    0.10%
  • View All IndicesView All ETFsPerformance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    11/10/09
    GDXJ (NAV)-9.82-13.512.49-10.45-1.63-17.27---11.05
    GDXJ (Share Price)-10.42-14.692.16-11.92-1.92-17.44---11.16
    MVGDXJTR (Index)-10.81-14.570.73-11.35-1.60-17.15---10.85
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)0.991.061.760.90-0.03-0.12---0.20
    Quarter End as of 03/31/17
    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    11/10/09
    GDXJ (NAV)-2.2813.6513.6535.991.76-16.33---9.91
    GDXJ (Share Price)-2.5714.0414.0435.992.00-16.48---9.94
    MVGDXJTR (Index)-2.0812.9412.9435.972.13-15.99---9.58
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)-0.200.710.710.02-0.37-0.34---0.33
  • Daily HoldingsTop 10 Holdings (%)  as of 04/30/17

    Total Holdings: 57
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Alamos Gold Inc
    AGI US
    35,357,794
    253,161,8055.99
    B2gold Corp
    BTG US
    86,011,137
    218,468,2885.17
    Vaneck Vectors Gold Miners Etf
    GDX US
    9,177,711
    204,020,5164.82
    Iamgold Corp
    IAG US
    48,393,375
    200,348,5734.74
    Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd
    KL CN
    26,876,931
    185,758,0624.39
    Pretium Resources Inc
    PVG US
    15,768,545
    156,266,2813.70
    Regis Resources Ltd
    RRL AU
    62,433,687
    154,860,5633.66
    Silver Standard Resources Inc
    SSRI US
    14,724,472
    151,809,3063.59
    Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd
    OR US
    13,358,233
    142,532,3463.37
    Torex Gold Resources Inc
    TXG CN
    8,062,626
    136,332,8553.22
    Top 10 Total (%)42.65
    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

      65.24
    • AUSTRALIA

      12.67
    • UNITED STATES

      10.84
    • MONACO

      3.06
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      2.57
    • PERU

      2.54
    • CHINA

      1.44
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      0.99
    • TURKEY

      0.95
    • Other/Cash

      -0.30
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/17

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      100.3
    • Other/Cash

      -0.3