GDX

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

GDX Fund Description

GDX 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

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 5.87 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

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. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ranks in the 61st percentile within its peer group and in the 53th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

GDX MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

GDX Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 12/04/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
GDX -0.86% -8.56% 31.67% 43.58% 9.72% 8.28% -5.77%
GDX (NAV) 0.04% -10.73% 30.45% 40.83% 9.31% 8.01% -5.35%
NYSE Arca Gold Miners -0.05% -10.49% 31.00% 41.20% 9.82% 8.40% -5.35%
MSCI ACWI Select Gold Miners IMI Index -0.90% -8.74% 39.29% 48.89% 9.61% 8.67% -5.61%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

GDX Summary Data

VanEck
05/16/06
Open-Ended Fund
0.52%
$12.23B
$1.14B
0.04%

GDX Portfolio Data

$12.90B
-117.25
1.90
0.38%
12/23/19
46

GDX Index Data

NYSE Arca Gold Miners
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI ACWI Select Gold Miners IMI Index

GDX Portfolio Management

0.52%
-0.30%
-0.20%
-0.99%

GDX Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

GDX Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Cboe Book Viewer
Top Of Book
Last 10 Trades
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GDX Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/05/19
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

42,175,191
$1.14B
40,933,501
$1.11B
0.04%
$0.01
-0.02%
1.41% / -1.14%
None
84.00%
50,000
818.67
0.04%
0.16%
2,743,202
$27.49
5

GDX Sector/Industry Breakdown


GDX
Segment Benchmark
92.53%
92.79%
4.38%
0.85%
3.09%
6.36%

GDX Top 10 Holdings[View All]

10.67%
6.45%
5.50%
5.43%
5.13%
4.22%
2.95%
60.3%

GDX Countries


GDX
Segment Benchmark
54.97%
49.74%
16.89%
19.33%
14.18%
11.48%
8.48%
12.97%
2.31%
2.14%
1.71%
--
1.47%
3.55%
--
0.79%

GDX Regions


GDX
Segment Benchmark
71.86%
69.06%
15.89%
11.48%
8.48%
12.97%
2.31%
2.14%
1.47%
4.35%

GDX Economic Development


GDX
Segment Benchmark
89.21%
84.10%
10.79%
15.90%

GDX Performance Statistics

0.92
0.99
0.95
1.01
0.43%
MSCI ACWI Select Gold Miners IMI Index

GDX MSCI ESG Ratings

5.87 / 10
53.19
61.42
4.77%
--
440.92

GDX Benchmark Comparison Holdings

46
34
28
67.67%

GDX Benchmark Comparison Summary


GDX
Segment Benchmark
46
34
$12.90B
$15.27B
-117.25
-47.87
1.90
1.67
0.91%
0.81%
High
High

GDX Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


GDX
Segment Benchmark
39.22%
48.02%
39.91%
31.22%
20.87%
20.02%
0.00%
0.74%

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