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04/17 6:05pm ET

Market Vectors Gold Miners Index ETF (GDX)

During the Trading Day
23.57 -0.23 / -0.97%
Data as of 3:59pm ET
Day’s Change
During After-Hours   Switch to standard view »
23.58 +0.01 / +0.04%
 
Volume: 2.3M

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and ADRs of companies involved in the gold mining industry. Such companies may include medium-capitalization companies and foreign issuers. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the Gold Miners Index. The Gold Miners 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.

Performance

1 month-13.91% 3 years-26.53%
3 months+5.54% 5 years-5.24%
1 year-16.80% Since inception-5.64%
Data through 04/17/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$23.80
Open day’s range23.54 – 23.96
Net asset value (NAV)23.83 (04/16/2014)
Daily volume19,332,050
Average volume (3 months)37,371,168
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals ETFs

 GDXCategory
Performance 5-yr return-5.24%-6.38%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.52%0.59%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.07-0.03
Net assets$7.6B$984.3M
Average market cap$6.6B$4.0B
Average P/E----
Dividend / Share--0.31%

Competitors

SIL Global X Silver Miners ETF
GGGG Global X Pure Gold Miners ETF
PLTM First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Barrick Gold Corporation14.04%
-- Goldcorp, Inc.13.43%
NEM Newmont Mining Corporation7.87%
-- Silver Wheaton Corporation5.50%
AU Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR4.71%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd ADR4.69%
-- Newcrest Mining Limited4.62%
-- Franco-Nevada Corp4.52%
-- Yamana Gold Inc4.47%
-- Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd3.54%