VanEck Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

NYSEARCA: GDX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.36 (-1.25%)
At close: Sep 25, 2023, 4:00 PM
-0.06 (-0.21%)
Pre-market: Sep 26, 2023, 7:26 AM EDT
Assets $11.50B
Expense Ratio 0.51%
PE Ratio 23.98
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.48
Dividend Yield 1.67%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 19, 2022
Payout Ratio 40.05%
1-Year Return +30.42%
Volume 16,028,526
Open 28.77
Previous Close 28.87
Day's Range 28.26 - 28.78
52-Week Low 21.52
52-Week High 36.26
Beta n/a
Holdings 56
Inception Date May 22, 2006

About GDX

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The VanEck Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the NYSE Arca Gold Miners (NTR) index, a market-cap-weighted index of global gold-mining firms. GDX was launched on May 22, 2006 and is issued by VanEck.

Asset Class Equity
Category Equity Precious Metals
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol GDX
Issuer VanEck
Index Tracked NYSE Arca Gold Miners (NTR)

Top 10 Holdings

61.47% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Newmont Corporation NEM 9.96%
Barrick Gold Corp ABX.TO 8.53%
Franco-Nevada Corp FNV.TO 8.31%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd AEM.TO 7.46%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp WPM.TO 6.04%
Newcrest Mining Ltd NCM.AX 5.19%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR EDG.DE 4.35%
Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd Class H 2899.HK 4.34%
Northern Star Resources Ltd NST.AX 3.76%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.SW 3.53%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2022-12-19 $0.4762 2022-12-23
2021-12-20 $0.5348 2021-12-27
2020-12-21 $0.1899 2020-12-28
2019-12-23 $0.1905 2019-12-30
2018-12-20 $0.105 2018-12-27
2017-12-18 $0.176 2017-12-22
Full Dividend History


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Other symbols: GLD
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