GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
21.43
-0.35 (-1.61%)
As of 12:15PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close21.78
Open21.62
Bid21.45 x 27500
Ask21.46 x 81400
Day's Range21.38 - 21.64
52 Week Range20.84 - 25.58
Volume14,942,543
Avg. Volume31,546,058
Net Assets8.51B
NAV22.27
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.79%
YTD Return-4.00%
Beta (3y)0.45
Expense Ratio (net)0.53%
Inception Date2006-05-16
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  • Can NEM Maintain Its Stock Outperformance after Its Q2 Results?
    Market Realist5 hours ago

    Can NEM Maintain Its Stock Outperformance after Its Q2 Results?

    Newmont Mining (NEM) is one of the few gold mining stocks to have given positive returns in the first half. As of June 30, it has returned 0.5%, compared to a loss of 4.0% for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX). The company is expecting its unit costs to rise in 2018 due to the working off of higher stripping at Carlin, Boddington, Ahafo, and Twin Creeks.

  • Digging into Gold Miners before Q2 2018 Earnings: What to Expect
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Digging into Gold Miners before Q2 2018 Earnings: What to Expect

    Gold prices have declined ~5.0% YTD (year-to-date) after rising ~13.0% in 2017. Gold is hitting lows despite factors that favor its safe-haven status. Despite the escalation of trade war fears and political tensions in the European Union, gold prices have been trending lower.

  • The case for a gold play as the metal loses its shine
    MarketWatch5 days ago

    The case for a gold play as the metal loses its shine

    The Dow is trying to make it five up sessions in a row, while gold heads in the other direction. The metal’s retreat has hampered gold mining shares, but our call of the day from a “True Contrarian” suggests sticking with those stocks.

  • ETF Trends7 days ago

    7 Fundamentals of Gold

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  • Why Investors Should Take a Look at Gold in H2 2018
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Why Investors Should Take a Look at Gold in H2 2018

    Gold prices have gone through a rough patch recently with prices closing near their seven-month lows. Gold is hitting lows despite many factors that are favoring its safe-haven status. Despite the escalation of trade war fears and political tensions in the European Union, gold prices have been trending lower. While these factors have helped gold, the US dollar is also attracting bids because of these factors, which has capped gold’s gains.

  • Investopedia12 days ago

    3 Charts Suggest Gold Miners Could Lead the Way

    In the commodities market, there tends to be a negative correlation between the U.S. dollar and gold and other related metals. In the paragraphs below, we'll examine the charts of the broad commodities market and then dive deeper into the gold miners to see how this segment could be the one to watch over the weeks or months ahead. When it comes to tracking the commodities market, many retail investors turn to exchange-traded products such as the Invesco DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund.

  • 5 ETFs to Play in July
    InvestorPlace13 days ago

    5 ETFs to Play in July

    As promised, President Donald Trump confirmed that he will fire the first shot in the trade war against China by levying tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports starting today, triggering almost sure-shot chances of retaliations. Not only China, the European Union is also prepared to cap its imports of steel as part of a knock-on effect of Trump’s protectionism.Source: A Closer Listen

  • 5 ETFs to Play in July
    Zacks14 days ago

    5 ETFs to Play in July

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  • Which Gold Miners Have Upside Potential after the First Half?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Which Gold Miners Have Upside Potential after the First Half?

    Gold Stayed Weak in the First Half of 2018—Will Its Year Improve? Among the senior mining companies under review in this series (GDX), Newmont Mining (NEM) is currently trading at the highest forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple of 8.0x. Goldcorp (GG) has the second-highest multiple at 7.4x, representing a premium of 18% to its peers. GG’s historical premium has, however, fallen.

  • Gold’s Modest Response to Europe’s Localized Risks
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Gold’s Modest Response to Europe’s Localized Risks

    It seems that every time new, scary headlines emerge, press articles declare that gold no longer serves as a safe haven.2 The Italian political crisis is the latest case in point. The evolving situation in Italy is supportive of gold, as shown by its resilience against a strong move in the U.S. dollar. However, anyone expecting a big move from gold fails to understand the fundamentals of the gold market. Gold responds to genuine global systemic risks. These are risks that can have a negative financial impact on just about everyone personally and/or professionally, i.e. ...

  • Why Gold Gold Stayed Resilient in May
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Why Gold Gold Stayed Resilient in May

    Gold remained resilient in May, as the U.S. dollar strengthened considerably. The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY)1 gained 2.4% and closed the month at its highs for the year, driven by new fears of an Italian debt default and EU breakup. Populist parties from the left and right are attempting to form a coalition government that would likely drive Italy further into debt and to promote initiatives that would enable Italy to exit the euro.

  • Analysts’ Sentiments: Gauging Gold Miners’ Upside Potentials
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Analysts’ Sentiments: Gauging Gold Miners’ Upside Potentials

    Gold Stayed Weak in the First Half of 2018—Will Its Year Improve? Are sentiments improving for Newmont Mining and Goldcorp? Among senior gold miners, analysts are the most bullish on Goldcorp (GG), assigning it 70% “buy” and 5% “sell” ratings.

  • How the Rate Hike Trajectory in the United States Impacts Gold
    Market Realist24 days ago

    How the Rate Hike Trajectory in the United States Impacts Gold

    Aside from the market unrest that’s capturing the attention of financial market participants, several other crucial elements are also influencing the movement of precious metals. The Federal Reserve’s decision to increase interest rates is a major factor in the movement of precious metals. Interest rates seem to be on an upward trajectory.

  • Gold Miners Follow Gold Downward
    Market Realist27 days ago

    Gold Miners Follow Gold Downward

    Along with gold, gold stocks fell yesterday. Gold stocks usually act as a leveraged play on gold prices. While gold prices (GLD) fell 0.4% yesterday, the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) fell 0.8%. The losses were led by Eldorado Gold (EGO), New Gold (NGD), Goldcorp (GG), and IAMGOLD (IAG), which fell 2.7%, 2.4%, 1.9%, and 1.4%, respectively. Excluding Goldcorp, these stocks are much more leveraged to gold prices than other GDX components because of their higher operational or financial leverage. Eldorado Gold and New Gold have been facing mine issues, impacting their performance this ...

  • Taking Another Look at Gold
    Market Realist28 days ago

    Taking Another Look at Gold

    Is It Time to Turn Bullish on Gold after Its Recent Weakness? In the preceding parts of this series, we discussed how gold prices haven’t been able to catch a significant bid even in the face of rising trade war fears and geopolitical tensions. The strength of the US dollar has been the most important variable impacting gold prices in the last few months.

  • InvestorPlacelast month

    There Are Safer Ways to Invest in Gold Stocks as the Price Stays Dicey

    The past few weeks have been surprisingly painful for fans and followers of gold stocks. The SPDR Gold Shares Fund (NYSEARCA:GLD), an ETF that serves as a broad proxy for the overall gold market, has lost more than 6% of its value since peaking in March. There may be an opportunity tucked away in the unlikely, inexplicable weakness in gold stocks.

  • Kinross Gold on the Street: Analysts’ Latest Ratings
    Market Realistlast month

    Kinross Gold on the Street: Analysts’ Latest Ratings

    The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has returned -2.3%, and the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), which tracks gold’s physical price, has returned -0.2%. Kinross Gold was punished mainly because of its exposure to Russia through two of its mines.

  • What’s Baked In to Gold Fields’ Analyst Ratings?
    Market Realistlast month

    What’s Baked In to Gold Fields’ Analyst Ratings?

    Most mining companies with operations in South Africa are facing infrastructure issues and labor concerns. South African miners are also facing issues due to safety regulations at their mines following several accidents due to controllable and uncontrollable circumstances. This is also true of Gold Fields (GFI), which has mines in Ghana and South Africa.

  • MarketWatchlast month

    Gold settles near 2018 low, draws scant trade-linked haven demand

    Gold futures fell Tuesday to settle near their lowest levels of the year, as concerns over a potential trade war prompted more investors to seek refuge in the U.S. dollar, lifting a benchmark index for the greenback to its highest levels of 2018. Gold bucked what is typically a haven role for the precious metal when markets are roiled. “Gold has descended into the abyss despite intensifying trade tensions rattling financial markets and leaving investors on edge,” said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM.

  • Do Analysts Think You Should Buy Goldcorp?
    Market Realistlast month

    Do Analysts Think You Should Buy Goldcorp?

    Goldcorp (GG) has operations across Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. You can learn more about Goldcorp in Market Realist’s An Investors’ Guide to Goldcorp. Currently, 20 Wall Street analysts are tracking GG stock, of which 70% recommend “buys,” 25% recommend “holds,” and 5% recommend “sells.” Its current target price of $18.0 implies a potential upside of 26% based on its current market price.

  • Why Analysts Still Favor Wheaton Precious Metals
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Analysts Still Favor Wheaton Precious Metals

    Among the major gold mining and gold streaming companies, Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM), the world’s largest precious metals streaming company, has received the highest percentage of “buy” recommendations at 92.0%, and this level hasn’t changed much over the past year. Wheaton Precious Metals, previously known as Silver Wheaton (SLW), is a royalty and streaming company. In fact, they provide up-front funds to precious metals mining companies in exchange for the right to buy their product streams at lower prices in the future.

  • Five Gold Stocks Analysts Love—and Five They Don’t
    Market Realistlast month

    Five Gold Stocks Analysts Love—and Five They Don’t

    Five Gold Stocks Analysts Love—and Five They Don'tGold mining companies Recently, gold prices (GLD) have resumed their downward trend, mainly due to the US dollar’s strength. The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) has fallen 0.2% as of June 14. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has had a worse showing at -2.5% YTD (year-to-date). Among senior miners, only Goldcorp (GG) has gained in the double digits, rising 12.1% YTD. Newmont Mining (NEM) is the only other senior gold miner to have gained positively YTD in 2018. Barrick Gold (ABX) and Kinross Gold (KGC), on the other hand, have fallen 9. ...

  • Profit from the Commodities Rally with These ETFs
    Zacks2 months ago

    Profit from the Commodities Rally with These ETFs

    Here are what investors need to know about the commodities rally and related ETFs.

  • Why the RAAX Fund Is Mostly Bullish on May Positioning
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why the RAAX Fund Is Mostly Bullish on May Positioning

    RAAX remains fully invested across commodities, natural resource equities, and MLPs. As they were at launch, the largest weightings remain in diversified commodities (30%), gold bullion (20%), and agribusiness equities (20%). However, its allocation to gold equities now stands at 10%, increasing overall gold exposure to 30%.