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VanEck Gold Miners ETF

ETF
GDX
Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$28.16 +0.78 +2.85%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Gold Miners ETF

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$28.16 +0.78 +2.85%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Gold Miners ETF

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$28.16 +0.78 +2.85%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.16

$12.6 B

1.90%

$0.53

0.51%

Vitals

YTD Return

7.7%

1 yr return

-17.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

15.0%

5 Yr Avg Return

7.9%

Net Assets

$12.6 B

Holdings in Top 10

64.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.4
$27.38
$40.87

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.51%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 15.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Equity Precious Metals


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.16

$12.6 B

1.90%

$0.53

0.51%

GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -12.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.53%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VanEck Gold Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    VanEck
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    396452500
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Peter Liao

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. The index is a modified market-capitalization weighted index primarily comprised of publicly traded companies involved in the mining for gold and silver. The fund is non-diversified.


GDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -33.9% 8.8% 7.04%
1 Yr -17.4% -36.7% 29.5% 31.88%
3 Yr 15.0%* 2.9% 35.1% 52.94%
5 Yr 7.9%* -1.6% 19.6% 29.85%
10 Yr -2.4%* -6.9% 6.2% 67.74%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -11.1% -51.0% 70.4% 47.83%
2020 23.0% 10.6% 390.1% 75.00%
2019 38.8% -1.0% 54.7% 53.13%
2018 -9.3% -54.9% -7.2% 9.84%
2017 11.1% -26.1% 76.9% 16.95%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -12.1% -33.9% -8.7% 5.63%
1 Yr -17.4% -36.7% 29.5% 32.00%
3 Yr 15.0%* 2.9% 35.1% 52.78%
5 Yr 7.9%* -1.6% 19.6% 25.35%
10 Yr -2.4%* -6.9% 6.2% 64.52%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -11.1% -51.0% 70.4% 47.83%
2020 23.0% 10.6% 390.1% 75.00%
2019 38.8% -1.0% 54.7% 53.13%
2018 -9.3% -54.9% -7.2% 9.84%
2017 11.1% -26.1% 76.9% 25.42%

GDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Assets 12.6 B 1.07 M 12.6 B 1.43%
Number of Holdings 59 21 309 32.89%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.13 B 8.18 K 8.13 B 1.32%
Weighting of Top 10 64.40% 36.4% 83.7% 25.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 15.94%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 10.81%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 8.05%
  4. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 7.14%
  5. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 5.52%
  6. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  7. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  8. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  9. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  10. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 46.26% 100.00% 5.26%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Other
0.00% -2.11% 53.73% 63.16%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Cash
0.00% 0.00% 7.35% 96.05%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.84% 40.79%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 93.10% 100.00% 30.26%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 40.79%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 38.16%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 4.56% 43.42%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 38.16%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 4.45% 46.05%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.16%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.75% 38.16%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
79.00% 38.19% 95.10% 60.53%
US
21.00% 3.28% 30.63% 15.79%

GDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.51% 0.33% 3.83% 85.53%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.35% 1.18% 17.14%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.10% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 2.25% N/A

Trading Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 1.00% 114.00% 31.34%

GDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.90% 0.00% 15.12% 52.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.53% -18.00% 5.11% 7.25%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually

Dividend Payout History

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GDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Peter Liao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 16, 2006

16.05

16.1%

Mr. Liao has been employed by Van Eck Associates Corporation as an analyst since the summer of 2004 and has been a portfolio manager since 2006. Mr. Liao graduated from New York University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics. He is a CFA charterholder.

Guo Hua (Jason) Jin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 12, 2018

4.22

4.2%

Guo Hua (Jason) Jin has been employed by Van Eck Associates Corporation as an analyst since January 2007 and has been a portfolio manager since 2018. Mr. Jin graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
1.25 34.34 11.37 1.25