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 July 19, 2018 the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 5.27 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 65th percentile within its peer group and in the 41st percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

GDX CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 07/19/18] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
GDX -2.13% -6.42% -7.14% -1.93% 12.55% -2.87% -7.07%
GDX (NAV) -2.01% -5.50% -6.28% -0.96% 12.82% -1.87% -6.96%
NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index -2.36% -6.58% -7.04% -1.58% 12.70% -2.46% -6.96%
Alerian MLP Index -2.85% -8.30% -9.61% -4.40% 11.97% -3.04% -6.59%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

GDX Top 10 Countries

GDX Top 10 Sectors

GDX Top 10 Holdings [View All]

GDX Summary Data

VanEck
05/16/06
Open-Ended Fund
0.53%
$8.39B
$637.94M
0.04%

GDX Portfolio Data

$8.23B
46.47
1.46
0.81%
12/17/18
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GDX Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
Alerian MLP Index

GDX Portfolio Management

0.53%
-0.48%
-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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GDX Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 07/20/18
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

28,686,848
$637.94M
26,659,193
$591.39M
0.04%
$0.01
0.04%
1.68% / -0.55%
None
84.00%
50,000
533.18
0.05%
0.27%
2,043,717
$21.55
5

GDX Sector/Industry Breakdown


GDX
Segment Benchmark
84.76%
90.87%
5.18%
1.41%
4.31%
6.58%

GDX TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

7.14%
6.87%
5.75%
5.57%
5.31%
4.97%
4.29%
2.95%
56.48%

GDX Countries


GDX
Segment Benchmark
55.45%
53.71%
15.64%
16.41%
14.02%
12.35%
5.49%
6.44%
5.21%
7.89%
2.33%
2.41%
1.87%
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0.79%

GDX Regions


GDX
Segment Benchmark
71.09%
70.12%
15.89%
12.35%
5.49%
7.23%
5.21%
7.89%
2.33%
2.41%

GDX Economic Development


GDX
Segment Benchmark
92.47%
88.92%
7.53%
11.08%

GDX Performance Statistics

0.93
0.95
0.97
0.96
0.35%
Alerian MLP Index

GDX MSCI ESG Ratings

5.27 / 10
64.89
40.84
2.06%
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493.65

GDX BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

51
36
30
67.42%

GDX BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


GDX
Segment Benchmark
51
36
$8.23B
$9.03B
46.47
44.49
1.46
1.19
1.19%
1.12%
High
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GDX BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


GDX
Segment Benchmark
26.73%
27.00%
51.98%
48.19%
21.29%
22.90%
0.00%
1.91%

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