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GDXJ
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of small-capitalization companies that are involved primarily in the mining for gold and/or silver.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GDXJ
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    11/10/2009
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    MVGDXJTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 01/17/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.10%
  • Total Net Assets

    $4.2B
  • Number of Holdings

    72
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.54%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.54%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 12/31/18

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Natural Resources
3 stars of 67 funds
4 stars of 67 funds
2 stars of 65 funds

Key Points

One-Traded Access to Junior Gold Miners
An industry that includes smaller exploratory or early development phase companies that are responsible for many gold reserve discoveries worldwide
Pure Play with Global Scope
Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from gold or silver mining and related activities to be added to the Index
Convenient Customization
Customize overall commodity exposure with targeted allocation to junior gold mining companies

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    GDXJ
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVGDXJTR
  • NAV

    GDXJNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    GDXJIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    139,887,446
  • Estimated Cash

    GDXJEU
  • Total Cash

    GDXJTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F791
  • ISIN

    US92189F7915
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.04%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.54%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    0.00%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.54%
2Expenses for GDXJ are capped contractually at 0.56% until May 1, 2019. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 01/17/19

NAV/
Last Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change
NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
Prem/Discount
Distribution Charts
NAV &
Prem/Discount
History
NAV
Chart
GDXJ $30.24
$30.27
13,413,620
7,876,703
$0.01 / +0.02%
$0.08 / +0.26%
+0.43%
+0.17%
$0.03
0.11%

View All Indices View All ETFs Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
11/10/09
GDXJ (NAV) 13.08 10.55 -11.58 -11.58 18.34 0.91 -- -9.83
GDXJ (Share Price) 14.17 10.96 -11.05 -11.05 18.50 0.88 -- -9.80
MVGDXJTR (Index) 13.13 10.63 -11.25 -11.25 18.16 1.09 -- -9.62
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.05 -0.08 -0.33 -0.33 0.18 -0.18 -- -0.21
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
11/10/09
GDXJ (NAV) 13.08 10.55 -11.58 -11.58 18.34 0.91 -- -9.83
GDXJ (Share Price) 14.17 10.96 -11.05 -11.05 18.50 0.88 -- -9.80
MVGDXJTR (Index) 13.13 10.63 -11.25 -11.25 18.16 1.09 -- -9.62
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.05 -0.08 -0.33 -0.33 0.18 -0.18 -- -0.21

Daily Holdings Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 12/31/18

Total Holdings: 72
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
AU US
22,549,683
282,998,522 6.62
Kinross Gold Corp
KGC US
81,618,934
264,445,346 6.19
Northern Star Resources Ltd
NST AU
36,406,102
237,525,086 5.56
Cia De Minas Buenaventura Saa
BVN US
14,444,784
234,294,396 5.48
Evolution Mining Ltd
EVN AU
88,889,759
231,124,387 5.41
Gold Fields Ltd
GFI US
48,019,599
169,028,988 3.96
Yamana Gold Inc
AUY US
62,678,323
147,920,842 3.46
Pan American Silver Corp
PAAS US
9,543,599
139,336,545 3.26
B2gold Corp
BTG US
45,824,359
133,807,128 3.13
Oceanagold Corp
OGC CN
32,864,419
119,830,727 2.80
Top 10 Total (%) 45.87
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Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • CANADA

    43.71
  • AUSTRALIA

    23.00
  • SOUTH AFRICA

    13.81
  • UNITED STATES

    6.19
  • PERU

    5.48
  • EGYPT

    1.88
  • CHINA

    1.85
  • CÔTE D'IVOIRE

    1.63
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    0.80
  • TURKEY

    0.78
  • RUSSIA

    0.61
  • Other/Cash

    0.27

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Materials

    99.7
  • Other/Cash

    0.3