VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

NYSEARCA: GDX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.56 (-2.17%)
Aug 19, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $10.57B
NAV $25.81
Expense Ratio 0.51%
PE Ratio 19.76
Shares Out 409.35M
Dividend (ttm) $0.53
Dividend Yield 2.12%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2021
1-Year Return -18.15%
Volume 15,071,735
Open 25.69
Previous Close 25.81
Day's Range 25.18 - 25.69
52-Week Low 24.38
52-Week High 41.61
Beta 0.78
Holdings 57
Inception Date May 22, 2006

About GDX

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. The 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.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Precious Metals
Region Global
Issuer Van Eck Associates
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol GDX
Index Tracked NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index

Top 10 Holdings

61.79% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Newmont NEM 12.34%
Barrick Gold Corp ABX.TO 10.14%
Franco-Nevada Corp FNV.TO 8.62%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd AEM.TO 6.89%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp WPM.TO 5.09%
Newcrest Mining Ltd NCM.AX 4.45%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR EDG.DE 4.10%
Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd Class H 2899.HK 3.46%
Royal Gold RGLD 3.37%
Northern Star Resources Ltd NST.AX 3.32%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2021 $0.5348 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.1899 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $0.1905 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $0.105 Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017 $0.176 Dec 22, 2017
Dec 19, 2016 $0.055 Dec 23, 2016
Full Dividend History


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Other symbols: GDXJ

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Other symbols: GLDGOLD

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Other symbols: NEM

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Other symbols: GDXJGLD

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Other symbols: AGNEM

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Other symbols: GLD

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Other symbols: GLD