GDX

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
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GDX Fund Description

The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global gold-mining firms.

GDX Factset Analytics Insight

GDX is one of the most popular funds in the global gold-mining segment, a trading powerhouse with deep primary, secondary and derivatives markets. Following a 2013 overhaul of the fund’s index, GDX is no longer limited to US-listed firms, nor does it filter out firms that have hedged their gold exposure with derivatives. In addition, it includes firms mining other precious metals in addition to gold, so it’s not entirely pure-play gold miners. GDX includes all the major names, but the fund’s broader take on the gold-mining space means that the big firms get less weight than in our neutral benchmark. The fund is fairly priced, though real-world holding costs (measured by tracking difference) have sometimes been highly variable. As an industry benchmark, GDX falls a bit short, but it's still hugely popular and easy to trade.

GDX MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of May 24, 2018 the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.98 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. GDX ranks in the 53th percentile within its peer group and in the 31st percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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GDX Summary Data

VanEck
05/16/06
Open-Ended Fund
0.53%
$7.58B
$762.20M
0.04%

GDX Portfolio Data

$8.79B
37.09
1.46
0.78%
12/17/18
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GDX Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI ACWI Select Gold Miners Investable Market Index

Related ETFs to GDX

GDXJ, RING, GOEX, PSAU, SGDM
Total Return
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max

GDX Portfolio Management

0.53%
-0.46%
-0.36%
-0.59%

GDX Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

GDX Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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TOP OF BOOK
LAST 10 TRADES
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Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
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GDX Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 05/25/18
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of GDX. GDX is rated a 5 out of 5.

GDX Tradability

33,981,487
$762.20M
32,437,556
$724.86M
0.04%
$0.01
0.01%
1.68% / -0.66%
None
84.00%
50,000
648.75
0.04%
0.23%
1,923,958
$22.57
5

GDX Sector/Industry BreakdownView All

GDXSegment Benchmark
90.62% 86.43%
6.93% 3.92%

GDX Geographic Exposure

GDXSegment Benchmark
50.63% 54.02%
16.92% 16.67%
11.90% 13.24%
9.61% 5.93%
6.96% 5.85%
2.93% 2.39%
-- 1.90%
1.04% --

GDXSegment Benchmark
67.55% 70.69%
11.90% 15.14%
9.61% 5.93%
8.00% 5.85%
2.93% 2.39%
86.41% / 13.59% 91.68% / 8.32%

GDX Performance Statistics

0.92
0.95
0.96
0.97
0.37%
MSCI ACWI Select Gold Miners Investable Market Index

GDX MSCI ESG Ratings

4.98 / 10
52.58
30.88
2.50%
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505.58

GDX BENCHMARK COMPARISON

    GDX
    51 Holdings
    Segment Benchmark
    34 Constituents
    Shared Holdings
    28 (Count)
     
    66.88% (Weight)
GDXSegment Benchmark
27.13% 28.02%
42.86% 47.18%
28.19% 24.49%
1.82% 0.30%
1.16% 1.19%
-- High

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