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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

GDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 20.9%
  • Net Assets $16.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 60.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.42
$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


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$34.04

+1.86%

$16.29 B

0.57%

$0.19

16.26%

-

$49.13

+2.14%

$5.89 B

0.34%

$0.16

16.26%

-

$24.32

+0.96%

$2.46 B

-

$0.00

23.39%

-

$28.53

+1.46%

$2.40 B

-

$0.00

17.02%

-

$26.06

+1.09%

$2.29 B

0.23%

$0.06

24.63%

-

GDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    VanEck
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    434052500
  • 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 16.3% 2.8% 308.4% 75.00%
1 Yr 34.6% 0.9% 56.1% 77.94%
3 Yr 19.4%* -16.5% 27.8% 30.88%
5 Yr 20.9%* 1.0% 24.6% 31.34%
10 Yr -3.5%* -13.7% 0.5% 60.34%

* 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 16.3% 2.8% 42.6% 75.00%
1 Yr 34.6% 0.9% 56.1% 70.59%
3 Yr 19.4%* -16.5% 27.8% 26.47%
5 Yr 20.9%* 1.0% 24.6% 26.87%
10 Yr -3.5%* -13.7% 0.5% 56.90%

* 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 16.3 B 19.8 M 16.3 B 1.47%
Number of Holdings 55 25 225 54.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.81 B 14.9 M 9.81 B 1.47%
Weighting of Top 10 60.21% 36.6% 77.0% 30.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Newmont Corp 12.33%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 11.61%
  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 6.36%
  4. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 5.30%
  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
99.93% 61.94% 100.05% 11.76%
Cash
0.06% -0.51% 17.14% 89.71%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Other
0.00% -6.60% 20.93% 51.47%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 20.59%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.09% 22.06%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 96.75% 100.00% 13.24%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 20.59%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 19.12%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 3.25% 23.53%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 20.59%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 17.65%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 1.38% 19.12%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GDX % Rank
Non US
83.42% 50.64% 97.14% 61.76%
US
16.51% 2.71% 20.21% 20.59%

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 0.56% 0.00% 1.39% 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

14.47

14.5%

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

2.64

2.6%

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 32.76 9.51 4.67
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