Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

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Best Fit Gold Oriented Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 32 Gold Oriented Funds ETFs and 4 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 Typical
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 normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. Such companies may include small- and medium-capitalization companies and foreign issuers. 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 07.22.2014

Previous Close $26.63 Expense Ratio 0.55%
YTD Return 25.84% Avg. 30-Day Volume 36,263,221
1-Year Return 5.5% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $26.60 Shares Outstanding 297,703,000
Ask $26.61 Dividends $0.19
Top 10 Holdings
Goldcorp Inc New (—) 13.37%
Barrick Gold Corp (—) 13.13%
Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) 7.58%
Silver Wheaton Corp (—) 5.67%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (—) 5.08%
Franco Nevada Corp (—) 4.98%
Newcrest Mining (NCM) 4.92%
Randgold Res Ltd (GOLD) 4.84%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU) 4.37%
Yamana Gold Inc (—) 4.30%
% of Total Holdings 68.20%

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