VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ)

NYSEARCA: GDXJ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.27 (-0.85%)
Feb 27, 2024, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $3.74B
Expense Ratio 0.52%
PE Ratio 19.37
Shares Out 112.84M
Dividend (ttm) $0.27
Dividend Yield 0.86%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 18, 2023
Payout Ratio 16.81%
1-Year Return -4.78%
Volume 4,111,518
Open 31.92
Previous Close 31.93
Day's Range 31.64 - 32.00
52-Week Low 30.46
52-Week High 43.89
Beta 0.68
Holdings 95
Inception Date Nov 11, 2009

About GDXJ

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The VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners index, a market-cap-weighted index of global gold- and silver-mining firms, focusing on small caps. GDXJ was launched on Nov 11, 2009 and is issued by VanEck.

Asset Class Equity
Category Equity Precious Metals
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol GDXJ
ETF Provider VanEck
Index Tracked MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners

Top 10 Holdings

43.80% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Pan American Silver Corp. PAAS 6.76%
Kinross Gold Corporation K 6.34%
Alamos Gold Inc. AGI 5.81%
B2Gold Corp. BTO 4.95%
Evolution Mining Ltd EVN.AX 4.74%
Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A. BVN 4.04%
Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd ADR HAM.DE 2.99%
Industrias Penoles SAB de CV PE&OLES.MX 2.96%
Endeavour Mining plc EDV 2.64%
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd OR 2.57%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 18, 2023 $0.2736 Dec 22, 2023
Dec 19, 2022 $0.1825 Dec 23, 2022
Dec 20, 2021 $0.7454 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.8554 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $0.1638 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $0.136 Dec 27, 2018
Full Dividend History


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Other symbols: GDXOUNZ
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