VanEck Gaming ETF (BJK)

NASDAQ: BJK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+1.04 (2.62%)
Dec 1, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $43.44M
Expense Ratio 0.65%
PE Ratio 19.94
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.17
Dividend Yield 0.41%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 19, 2022
Payout Ratio 8.25%
1-Year Return -0.49%
Volume 7,654
Open 39.88
Previous Close 39.66
Day's Range 39.88 - 40.70
52-Week Low 37.08
52-Week High 47.49
Beta n/a
Holdings 39
Inception Date Jan 22, 2008

About BJK

Fund Home Page

The VanEck Gaming ETF (BJK) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MVIS Global Gaming index, a market-cap-weighted index of global companies that generate at least 50% of revenues from gaming and related activities. BJK was launched on Jan 22, 2008 and is issued by VanEck.

Asset Class Equity
Category Consumer Cyclical
Region Global
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol BJK
ETF Provider VanEck
Index Tracked MVIS Global Gaming

Top 10 Holdings

60.58% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
VICI Properties Inc. VICI 8.26%
Flutter Entertainment PLC FLTR.L 7.71%
DraftKings Inc. DKNG 7.42%
Evolution AB EVO.ST 6.74%
Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS 6.60%
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd ALL.AX 6.57%
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. GLPI 4.66%
MGM Resorts International MGM 4.37%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd 27.HK 4.34%
Wynn Resorts, Limited WYNN 3.91%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 19, 2022 $0.1683 Dec 23, 2022
Dec 20, 2021 $0.3494 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.2222 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $1.231 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $1.133 Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017 $1.077 Dec 22, 2017
Full Dividend History


VanEck Announces Yearend Distributions for VanEck Equity ETFs

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announced today the following 2022 annual distributions per share for its VanEck® equity exchange-traded funds.

1 year ago - Business Wire

Bet on BJK for Buybacks

Share buybacks by S&P 500 member firms hit an all-time last year, and entering 2022, more of the same was expected this year. Amid rising interest rates and escalating recession fears, it remains to b...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Hedge Fund Manager Niles Bullish on Travel and Leisure Equities

There has been a brisk pace of consumer air travel, hotel stays, casino visits, and the like, but travel and leisure stocks aren't reflecting as much. That's an indication that there's a disconnect at...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Journey to JRNY for Travel Stock Rebound

Travel and leisure stocks are enduring bumpy rides this year, but there's mounting evidence to suggest that folks want to travel. That could be a positive for exchange traded funds such as the ALPS Gl...

Other symbols: JETSJRNY
1 year ago - ETF Trends

High Oil Prices Not Yet Denting Demand for Air Travel

Along with labor, fuel is one of the largest input costs faced by airlines. Said differently, it's practically guaranteed that when oil prices soar, as is happening today, carriers pass those higher c...

Other symbols: JETSJRNY
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Sports Betting Could Power Long-Term BJK Upside

Sports betting equities, such as DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) and Rush Street Interactive (NYSE:RSI), were once hot, but that's no longer the case. In fact, share price erosion in the space is accumulatin...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Back BJK for the Future of Betting

There was a time when the legitimate betting industry centered almost exclusively around brick-and-mortar casinos, but times are changing, and those changes are ushering in some unique opportunities f...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Gambling ETF Jumps as Macau Clears Up Licensing Rules

Gambling sector-related exchange traded fund stood out from the pack on Friday, with Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Wynn Resorts (WYNN) surging, after Macau clarified rules on casino licensing. The VanEck ...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Travel, Leisure Stocks Could Be Consumer Cyclical Value Ideas

As the Omicron strain of the coronavirus pandemic spreads at a seemingly unrelenting pace, some investors are growing apprehensive regarding travel and leisure equities. Those concerns could eventuall...

Other symbols: JRNYJETS
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Reopening Trade Could Be Reborn in 2022

The reopening trade took some lumps this year. First, it was the Delta variant of the coronavirus pandemic.

Other symbols: JRNYJETS
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Gambling ETF Is Ready for Some Football

This week brings the second week of the 2021 NFL campaign and the third week of college football. With that in mind, it may not be surprising that the VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK) is higher by abou...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

The Casino & Gaming Space Witnesses a Huge Surge in Buyouts

It wasn't that long ago that the VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK), the original exchange traded fund focusing on casino equities, was being framed as a play on the reopening trade. BJK is home to multi...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

As COVID Recedes, Gambling Stocks Wagering on a Comeback

When market historians look back at the groups most repudiated at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, casino stocks the the VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK) are likely to stand out. Owing to tempor...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

3 VanEck ETFs That Are Beating The Market

The S&P 500 Index is made up of various sectors and industries. And even though the 56% return of the index over the past year is considerable, some of these sectors and industries have beat this by a...

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2 years ago - Benzinga

ETFs that 'gambled' on the recovery have beat the house

In the 12 months since the bull market began, shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp. have gained more than any other component of the S&P 500, up 1523%, according to Select Sector SPDRs data, and excha...

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2 years ago - Market Watch

Seeking Alternative Tech Exposure? Try Gaming, with ‘BJK' Up 140%

Technology has been a tried and true sector in the last decade's bull run. ETF investors wondering whether the sector might be overheated can turn to more concentrated tech exposure in the gaming indu...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Betting on the Reopen Trade – BJK

By Nicolas Fonseca, CFA, ETF Product Analyst The gaming industry is poised for a recovery as distribution of the COVID vaccine continues to improve. Travel and tourism is experiencing an uptick and La...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Online gambling is sending sports betting ETFs to record highs

ETF players are doubling down on the online gambling and sports betting arena.

Other symbols: BETZ
3 years ago - CNBC

Gambling ETF Hits the Jackpot with Wynn Resorts

Gambling industry-related exchange traded funds were in the black Friday after Wynn Resorts (NasdaqGS: WYNN) hit the jackpot on growing bets that the vaccine rollout will help brings things back to no...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Sports Betting and Casino Prospects in 2021: ‘BJK' Ready to Shine

With the casino business starting to recover and iGaming and sports wagering taking off, the VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (NasdaqGM: BJK) is an industry exchange traded fund to consider in 2021. BJK trie...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Casino Stocks Appear Set to Head Higher

Bullish chart patterns suggest that gaming-related stock prices could be headed higher over the weeks and months ahead.

3 years ago - Investopedia

Neither XBox Nor Playstation: Play VanEck's BJK ETF

With the holidays fast approaching, let the video game console wars begin. With Microsoft and Sony ready to debut their new video game consoles, the best play should be reserved for the VanEck Vectors...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Bet on BJK for Sports Wagering Wins

The U.S. sports betting industry is still in its formative stages, but with epic growth coming, perhaps as soon as next year, investors may want to examine related assets. For those that don’t want to...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

3 ETFs With Soaring Caesars Exposure

Back from from the brink of its coronavirus lows, Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) isn't just relying as its status the largest casino operator in the U.S. It's targeting iGaming and sports wageri...

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3 years ago - Benzinga

VanEck’s Gaming ETF Features High Scoring Potential

The unprecedented effects of a global pandemic may have led to the temporary suspension of professional sports and the closure of casinos and sportsbooks. However, 2020 has still proven to be a busy y...

3 years ago - ETF Trends