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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92189F1066
CUSIP
92189F106
Issuer
VanEck
Inception Date
May 22, 2006
Region
Developed Markets (Broad)
Category
Materials
Expense Ratio
0.53%
Index Tracked
NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index
ETF Home Page
www.vaneck.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

GDXPrice Chart


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GDXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $7,259 for a total return of roughly -27.41%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


GDX (VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

GDXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD-1.19%-7.73%
1M2.69%-5.40%
6M-3.61%0.70%
1Y-10.65%14.18%
5Y7.40%14.13%
10Y-4.26%12.84%

GDXMonthly Returns Heatmap


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GDXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.30. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


GDX (VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

GDXDividends

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF granted a 1.69% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jan 22, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.53 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.53$0.53$0.19$0.19$0.11$0.18$0.06$0.12$0.12$0.19$0.46$0.15$0.40

Dividend yield

1.69%1.67%0.54%0.67%0.51%0.78%0.27%0.89%0.70%0.96%1.07%0.32%0.71%

GDXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


GDX (VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

GDXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF is 80.57%, recorded on Jan 19, 2016. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-80.57%Sep 9, 20111096Jan 19, 2016
-19.79%Jan 12, 201017Feb 4, 201058Apr 29, 201075
-19.03%Apr 11, 201147Jun 16, 201155Sep 2, 2011102
-16.18%Dec 7, 201034Jan 25, 201152Apr 8, 201186
-12.89%Jun 21, 201026Jul 27, 201034Sep 14, 201060
-12.22%May 12, 20107May 20, 201020Jun 18, 201027
-7.36%Oct 14, 20106Oct 21, 201010Nov 4, 201016
-6.67%Nov 12, 20103Nov 16, 201012Dec 3, 201015
-3.4%Nov 9, 20101Nov 9, 20102Nov 11, 20103
-2.73%May 3, 20105May 7, 20102May 11, 20107

GDXVolatility Chart

Current VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF volatility is 45.52%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


GDX (VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

GDXAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
GDXJNov 10, 20090.54%-2.07%-8.00%1.82%Compare GDX and GDXJ
GLDNov 18, 20040.40%0.08%0.48%0.00%Compare GDX and GLD
IAUJan 28, 20050.25%0.09%0.67%0.00%Compare GDX and IAU
RINGJan 31, 20120.39%-4.49%-5.61%2.49%Compare GDX and RING

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