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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

etf
GDX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.13 -0.8 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.13 -0.8 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.13 -0.8 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity

GDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.3%
  • Net Assets $16.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 63.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.93
$30.90
$44.53

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.51%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Precious Metals Industry Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Equity Precious Metals

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$23.83

-1.20%

$1.43 B

10.99%

$2.65

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-5.10%

0.93%

$11.51

-1.62%

$1.09 B

12.82%

$1.50

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-10.22%

1.34%

$12.51

-1.88%

$794.74 M

0.55%

$0.07

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-4.36%

0.67%

$12.12

-2.26%

$270.83 M

9.26%

$1.15

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-8.46%

1.39%

$5.30

-0.19%

$127.81 M

6.69%

$0.36

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0.76%

1.81%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

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Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$15.41

-2.28%

$1.05 B

1.27%

$0.20

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-5.46%

0.69%

GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    VanEck
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    410902500
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Hao-Hung (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 -3.5% -11.5% 20.4% 26.09%
1 Yr 15.1% 8.8% 149.7% 67.65%
3 Yr 21.4%* 7.4% 31.5% 33.82%
5 Yr 12.3%* 7.0% 23.8% 37.31%
10 Yr -3.2%* -10.2% 1.2% 64.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
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%
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 -5.2% -12.0% 19.8% 63.77%
1 Yr 15.1% 3.3% 149.7% 60.29%
3 Yr 21.4%* 7.4% 31.5% 33.82%
5 Yr 12.3%* 7.0% 23.8% 35.82%
10 Yr -3.2%* -10.2% 1.2% 59.32%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

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

GDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Assets 16.1 B 2.8 M 16.1 B 1.45%
Number of Holdings 56 25 239 55.07%
Net Assets in Top 10 10.2 B 667 K 10.2 B 1.45%
Weighting of Top 10 63.31% 23.8% 76.2% 28.99%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 15.93%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 11.60%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 7.74%
  4. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 5.85%
  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% 65.52% 100.29% 4.35%
Cash
0.01% -0.30% 9.91% 91.30%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90%
Other
0.00% -2.54% 24.57% 40.58%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.23% 8.70%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.77% 11.59%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 96.40% 100.00% 2.90%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 1.95% 4.35%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.62% 4.35%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 3.60% 18.84%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 7.25%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 11.59%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.26% 5.80%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
79.46% 45.40% 97.93% 72.46%
US
20.54% 1.70% 24.86% 8.70%

GDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.51% 0.39% 3.77% 94.12%
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 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% 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% 30.88%

GDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.64% 8.70%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.61% -2.53% 4.03% 8.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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GDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Hao-Hung (Peter) Liao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 16, 2006

15.05

15.1%

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

3.22

3.2%

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
0.25 33.34 8.82 5.25