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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 the gold mining industry, which may include micro- and small- capitalization companies.

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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
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    as of 09/28/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      -0.17%
    • Total Net Assets

      $4.7B
    • Number of Holdings

      47
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.56%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.56%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR) 

    The Index comprises:

    A focused group of small- and mid-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 (or, in certain circumstances, have at least 50% of their assets related to) gold mining and/or silver mining or have mining projects with the potential to generate at least 50% of their revenues from gold and/or silver when developed; such companies may include micro- and small-capitalization companies and foreign issuers
    • 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
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 08/31/16

    Total Constituents: 44
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    B2gold Corp
    BTG US
    5.58
    Centamin Egypt Ltd
    CEY LN
    4.86
    Hecla Mining Co
    HL US
    4.83
    Coeur D'Alene Mines Corp
    CDE US
    4.73
    Alamos Gold Inc-Class A
    AGI US
    4.13
    Iamgold Corp
    IAG US
    4.11
    First Majestic Silver Corp
    AG US
    4.08
    Silver Standard Resources
    SSRI US
    4.01
    Torex Gold Resources Inc
    TXG CN
    3.85
    Pretium Resources Inc
    PVG US
    3.83
    Top 10 Total (%)44.01
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • CANADA

      64.1
    • AUSTRALIA

      17.1
    • UNITED STATES

      14.5
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      2.5
    • HONG KONG

      0.7
    • TURKEY

      0.6
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      0.5
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      100.0