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VanEck Gold Miners ETF

etf
GDX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$32.27 +0.16 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Gold Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$32.27 +0.16 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Gold Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$32.27 +0.16 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$32.27

-

0.60%

$0.19

0.51%

Vitals

YTD Return

-10.4%

1 yr return

-22.3%

3 Yr Avg Return

21.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

5.7%

Net Assets

$13.7 B

Holdings in Top 10

63.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.11
$30.85
$41.42

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.51%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 13.00%

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

$32.27

-

0.60%

$0.19

0.51%

GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VanEck Gold Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    VanEck
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    420152500
  • 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 -10.4% -21.9% 76.0% 51.95%
1 Yr -22.3% -28.4% 187.7% 79.73%
3 Yr 21.2%* 10.2% 32.8% 45.59%
5 Yr 5.7%* -1.8% 22.9% 31.34%
10 Yr -5.7%* -12.5% -1.2% 76.27%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 23.0% 10.6% 390.1% 74.65%
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%
2016 52.5% 24.1% 212.6% 23.73%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -10.4% -24.6% 78.4% 58.44%
1 Yr -22.3% -28.4% 187.7% 75.00%
3 Yr 21.2%* 10.2% 32.8% 39.47%
5 Yr 5.7%* -1.8% 22.9% 26.67%
10 Yr -5.7%* -12.5% -1.2% 72.88%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 23.0% 10.6% 63.2% 74.65%
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%
2016 52.5% 26.0% 137.3% 49.15%

GDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Assets 13.7 B 2.31 M 13.7 B 1.45%
Number of Holdings 58 21 249 45.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.67 B 7.54 K 8.67 B 1.23%
Weighting of Top 10 63.44% 25.8% 83.7% 37.04%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 14.81%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 11.38%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 8.88%
  4. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 6.46%
  5. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  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% 100.16% 7.41%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.27%
Other
0.00% -3.98% 53.73% 61.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.21% 41.98%
Cash
0.00% -0.16% 10.74% 88.89%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.11% 41.98%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 93.97% 100.00% 33.33%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.04% 41.98%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 1.88% 39.51%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.27%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 4.22% 43.21%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.27%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.23% 38.27%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 38.27%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.27%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 38.27%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.61% 38.27%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
80.73% 38.19% 98.50% 54.32%
US
19.27% 1.66% 25.66% 29.63%

GDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.51% 0.33% 3.77% 81.48%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.35% 1.00% 17.39%
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 13.00% 0.00% 281.00% 35.29%

GDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.60% 0.00% 10.90% 40.74%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.61% -2.53% 4.03% 13.24%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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GDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Peter Liao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 16, 2006

15.3

15.3%

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

3.47

3.5%

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
0.5 33.59 9.07 5.5