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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

etf
GDX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.73 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.73 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity
GDX (ETF)
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.73 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Precious Metals Industry Equity

GDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.7%
  • Net Assets $13.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 63.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.73
$29.94
$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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$24.21

+0.12%

$1.24 B

10.96%

$2.65

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-3.58%

0.93%

$11.58

+0.70%

$887.42 M

13.04%

$1.50

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-9.67%

1.34%

$12.84

+0.16%

$673.06 M

0.57%

$0.07

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-1.83%

0.67%

$12.31

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$227.81 M

9.33%

$1.15

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-7.02%

1.39%

$5.17

+0.58%

$105.72 M

6.91%

$0.36

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-1.71%

1.81%

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GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.7%
  • 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
    419752500
  • 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 -5.7% -10.3% 17.9% 33.33%
1 Yr 39.0% 30.5% 168.8% 58.82%
3 Yr 14.5%* 1.0% 22.4% 32.35%
5 Yr 10.7%* 4.6% 21.1% 43.28%
10 Yr -5.4%* -12.9% -1.2% 62.71%

* 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 -3.6% -10.3% 17.9% 33.33%
1 Yr 39.0% 24.8% 168.8% 57.35%
3 Yr 14.5%* 1.0% 22.4% 32.35%
5 Yr 10.7%* 4.6% 21.1% 40.30%
10 Yr -5.4%* -12.9% -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 13.6 B 1.76 M 13.6 B 1.45%
Number of Holdings 55 25 232 55.07%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.58 B 513 K 8.58 B 1.45%
Weighting of Top 10 63.19% 29.2% 76.0% 15.94%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 15.83%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 11.56%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 7.85%
  4. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 5.64%
  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
99.95% 61.67% 100.02% 11.59%
Cash
0.05% -0.03% 13.62% 81.16%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Other
0.00% -4.40% 24.70% 71.01%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.24% 52.17%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 52.17%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 96.18% 100.00% 42.03%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 2.47% 50.72%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 49.28%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 3.82% 53.62%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.23% 49.28%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 49.28%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.44% 49.28%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
79.67% 44.16% 94.80% 79.71%
US
20.28% 4.50% 27.12% 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% 18.84%
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% 277.00% 30.88%

GDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GDX Category Low Category High GDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.49% 55.07%

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 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

14.88

14.9%

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

3.05

3.1%

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
0.08 33.18 8.55 5.08