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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

etf
GDX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$35.51 -0.46 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$35.51 -0.46 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$35.51 -0.46 0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity

GDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 21.0%
  • Net Assets $15.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 58.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.97
$19.00
$44.53

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.52%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

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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$23.60

-0.17%

$1.24 B

11.28%

$2.65

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21.34%

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$12.88

-1.15%

$739.45 M

0.77%

$0.10

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16.46%

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GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    VanEck
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    444152500
  • 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 20.6% 9.9% 314.5% 83.82%
1 Yr 28.8% 14.7% 66.2% 80.88%
3 Yr 16.3%* -9.3% 24.9% 42.65%
5 Yr 21.0%* 8.1% 25.3% 35.82%
10 Yr -4.6%* -11.5% -0.7% 69.49%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
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%
2015 -25.4% -46.8% 99.9% 72.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.3% 9.9% 50.5% 77.94%
1 Yr 28.8% 14.7% 66.2% 73.53%
3 Yr 16.3%* -9.3% 24.9% 39.71%
5 Yr 21.0%* 8.1% 25.3% 34.33%
10 Yr -4.6%* -11.5% -0.7% 69.49%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
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%
2015 -25.4% -46.8% -5.2% 70.69%

GDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Net Assets 15.4 B 17.5 M 15.4 B 1.47%
Number of Holdings 55 25 236 55.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.04 B 14.9 M 9.04 B 1.47%
Weighting of Top 10 58.78% 37.4% 76.5% 33.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 12.53%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 10.91%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 6.73%
  4. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.22%
  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% 61.94% 100.48% 4.41%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Other
0.00% -3.64% 20.93% 47.06%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 8.82%
Cash
0.00% -0.48% 17.14% 97.06%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.81% 16.18%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 96.96% 100.00% 2.94%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 5.88%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 4.41%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 3.04% 11.76%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.27% 5.88%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.94%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.33% 5.88%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
83.10% 50.64% 96.95% 69.12%
US
16.90% 2.98% 20.80% 10.29%

GDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.52% 0.39% 4.32% 94.12%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.35% 1.00% 16.18%
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 14.00% 11.00% 277.00% 5.88%

GDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.54% 0.00% 1.29% 5.88%

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 0.76% -2.41% 4.03% 5.88%

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

Hao-Hung (Peter) Liao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 16, 2006

14.55

14.6%

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

2.72

2.7%

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
0.33 32.84 9.6 4.75

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