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GDX Market 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 09/28/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      -0.10%
    • Total Net Assets

      $11.2B
    • Number of Holdings

      53
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.52%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.52%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • 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

      418,652,500
    • 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

      0.00%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.52%
    2 Expenses for GDX are capped contractually at 0.53% until at least May 1, 2017. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 09/28/16

    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 $26.85
    $26.91
    83,444,120
    76,641,418
    $0.46 / +1.72%
    $0.63 / +2.40%
    +95.7%
    +96.1%
    $0.06
    0.21%
  • View All Indices » View All ETFs » 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) -16.60 12.75 85.64 82.67 -2.47 -15.88 -3.92 -3.62
    GDX (Share Price) -16.67 12.89 85.79 82.17 -2.44 -15.88 -3.92 -3.61
    GDMNTR (Index) -16.29 13.07 86.54 83.82 -2.07 -15.45 -3.43 -3.14
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.31 -0.32 -0.90 -1.15 -0.40 -0.43 -0.49 -0.48
    Quarter End as of 06/30/16
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    05/16/06
    GDX (NAV) 22.71 38.53 102.04 57.39 5.05 -12.04 -2.65 -2.87
    GDX (Share Price) 22.72 38.76 101.97 57.34 5.05 -12.03 -2.65 -2.87
    GDMNTR (Index) 22.74 38.43 102.49 57.93 5.42 -11.62 -2.17 -2.40
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.03 0.10 -0.45 -0.54 -0.37 -0.42 -0.48 -0.47
  • Daily Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)  as of 08/31/16

    Total Holdings: 51
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Newmont Mining Corp
    NEM US
    24,816,618
    948,987,4729.90
    Barrick Gold Corp
    ABX US
    54,505,350
    927,136,0049.68
    Goldcorp Inc
    GG US
    38,928,907
    593,276,5436.19
    Newcrest Mining Ltd
    NCM AU
    35,855,073
    590,987,1886.17
    Franco-Nevada Corp
    FNV US
    8,292,746
    578,999,5266.04
    Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd
    AEM US
    10,360,512
    524,759,9335.48
    Silver Wheaton Corp
    SLW US
    20,578,233
    521,246,6425.44
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    4,607,283
    431,472,0534.50
    Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
    AU US
    20,470,964
    329,377,8113.44
    Kinross Gold Corp
    KGC US
    62,217,693
    248,248,5952.59
    Top 10 Total (%)59.43
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      52.82
    • UNITED STATES

      17.47
    • AUSTRALIA

      12.02
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      8.26
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      5.67
    • PERU

      1.78
    • CHINA

      1.47
    • MONACO

      0.67
    • Other/Cash

      -0.16
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      100.2
    • Other/Cash

      -0.2