Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

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Best Fit Gold Oriented Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 30 Gold Oriented Funds ETFs and 5 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Good
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

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.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.23.2014

Previous Close $24.23 Expense Ratio 0.55%
YTD Return 14.86% Avg. 30-Day Volume 37,343,184
1-Year Return 19.1% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $24.27 Shares Outstanding 319,653,000
Ask $24.28 Dividends $0.19
Top 10 Holdings
Barrick Gold Corp (E:ABX) 13.65%
Goldcorp Inc New (E:G) 13.21%
Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) 8.50%
Silver Wheaton Corp (E:SLW) 5.26%
Randgold Res Ltd (GOLD) 4.84%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU) 4.84%
Newcrest Mining (E:NCM) 4.74%
Franco Nevada Corp (E:FNV) 4.60%
Yamana Gold Inc (E:YRI) 3.88%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (E:AEM) 3.27%
% of Total Holdings 66.80%

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Best Fit Gold Oriented Funds

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