GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
18.8200
+0.2200 (+1.18%)
As of 9:55AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close18.6000
Open18.8000
Bid0.0000 x 1000
Ask0.0000 x 1300
Day's Range18.7900 - 18.9500
52 Week Range18.4700 - 25.5800
Volume7,575,135
Avg. Volume33,934,351
Net Assets8.65B
NAV21.26
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.83%
YTD Return-8.43%
Beta (3y)0.41
Expense Ratio (net)0.53%
Inception Date2006-05-16
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  • ETF Trends18 hours ago

    ETF Bargain Hunters Look to the Plunging Gold Miners

    Precious metals miners plunged Wednesday with gold prices declining to a more than 18-month low as the U.S. dollar strengthened toward its highest level in over a year on contagion fears over the global market following the rout in the Turkish lira. Gold miner stocks and related ETFs were among the worst performers Wednesday, with the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) , the largest ETF dedicated to gold mining stocks, down 6.2%, its lowest level since late 2016. Comex gold futures slipped 1.4% to $1,184 per ounce Wednesday on concerns that the recent declines in the Turkish lira could foreshadow broad weakness in the emerging markets and global economy.

  • Will Goldcorp’s Production Growth Take Off after Q3?
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Will Goldcorp’s Production Growth Take Off after Q3?

    Goldcorp (GG) produced 571,000 ounces of gold in Q2 2018, a decline of ~10.0% year-over-year (or YoY). On the other hand, its Cerro Negro and Eleonore mine ramp-up partially offset the decline from the above-mentioned factors. The company should see weak production growth in the third quarter as well, as it has modified the production plan for lower mill throughput and mill acreage.

  • Why Iamgold’s Rosebel Mine Should Do Better in H2 2018
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Why Iamgold’s Rosebel Mine Should Do Better in H2 2018

    Iamgold’s (IAG) Rosebel mine is located in northeastern Suriname in South America. IAG owns 95% of Rosebel. In the second quarter, Rosebel’s attributable production fell 5% YoY (year-over-year) to 70,000 ounces. Lower production at the mine was mainly due to planned maintenance and an increase in hard rock blend.

  • Iamgold’s Q2 2018 Results Were a Mixed Bag: Is Outlook Better?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Iamgold’s Q2 2018 Results Were a Mixed Bag: Is Outlook Better?

    Iamgold (IAG) reported its Q2 2018 results after the market closed on August 8. It reported EPS of $0.03, beating the consensus estimate by $0.02. Its revenues, however, missed the expectation, coming in at $277.4 million compared to the consensus of $301 million.

  • Why Do Analysts Think Gold’s Sell-Off Is Overdone?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Why Do Analysts Think Gold’s Sell-Off Is Overdone?

    According to a Reuters poll of 35 analysts and traders, the average gold price (GLD(IAU) forecast for 2018 and 2019 is $1,301 and $1,325 per ounce, respectively. Heavy losses suffered by gold prices in the second quarter led most of the analysts to lower their price estimates for the precious metal.

  • Is the US Dollar Topping Out to the Benefit of Gold?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Is the US Dollar Topping Out to the Benefit of Gold?

    The Federal Reserve’s tighter policy stance has also stalled gold’s rally. The Federal Reserve, the world’s major central bank, is raising rates in contrast to the rest of the world’s central banks, which are still following a loose monetary policy. For the week ended August 3, speculators were net long on the US dollar for the seventh straight week.

  • Here’s What Led to Weaker Production for Kinross Gold in Q2 2018
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Here’s What Led to Weaker Production for Kinross Gold in Q2 2018

    Kinross Gold (KGC) produced 602,049 gold equivalent ounces in Q2 2018, a 13% fall YoY (year-over-year). Higher production at Bald Mountain was partially offset by decline resulting from the above factors. In the Americas region, Bald Mountain’s production declined sequentially due to the timing of the ounces recovered from the heap leach pads.

  • Why Kinross Gold Stock Plunged despite In-Line Earnings
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Why Kinross Gold Stock Plunged despite In-Line Earnings

    Kinross Gold (KGC) released its Q2 2018 results after the market closed on August 1 and held the conference call the next day. Most of Kinross’s peers have already reported their Q2 2018 results. Barrick Gold (ABX), Goldcorp (GG), and Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) missed their earnings estimates. Agnico Eagle Mines missed its earnings estimate by a wide margin and reported EPS of $0.01.

  • InvestorPlace13 days ago

    Trade of the Day: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

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  • Barrick Gold Reports Negative Free Cash Flow in Q2 2018
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Barrick Gold Reports Negative Free Cash Flow in Q2 2018

    Free cash flow (or FCF) generation helps a business’s long-term prospects and helps generate shareholder value. Barrick Gold (ABX) has a strategy of value over volume, which prioritizes profitable production. The company defines value creation for shareholders in terms of FCF per share. Barrick Gold (ABX) generated FCF of -$172.0 million in the second quarter, which broke its streak of 12 consecutive quarters of positive FCF.

  • Could Cerro Moro Boost Yamana Gold’s Valuation?
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Could Cerro Moro Boost Yamana Gold’s Valuation?

    What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release? Yamana Gold’s (AUY) valuation multiples, which represent how much investors are willing to pay for a stock based on analysts’ estimates, has ranged between 4.3x and 9.8x over the last five years. Yamana is currently trading at a forward EV1-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.4x.

  • Cerro Moro: Yamana Gold’s Game Changer?
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Cerro Moro: Yamana Gold’s Game Changer?

    What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release? Yamana Gold (AUY) announced the ramp-up of commercial production at its newest mine, Cerro Moro, on June 26. Currently, the mill throughput rate at Cerro Moro is ~900 tons per day, which is 90% of its capacity. Its gold and silver recovery rates are 91% and 87%, respectively.

  • What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release?
    Market Realist16 days ago

    What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release?

    Yamana Gold (AUY) released its Q2 2018 results after the market closed on July 26 and held a conference call the next day. Its EPS of $0.20 and revenue of $431.5 million were in line with market expectations. While its earnings didn’t surprise investors, the company’s production was higher than expected, boosting its stock by a whopping 10.1% on July 27.

  • Barrick Gold’s Production Growth Profile Is Declining
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Barrick Gold’s Production Growth Profile Is Declining

    Production growth is a crucial variable for miners. Barrick Gold (ABX) produced ~1.07 million ounces of gold in the second quarter, which reflects a decline of ~25.0% YoY (year-over-year). Barrick Gold (ABX) has maintained its production guidance of 4.5 million–5.0 million ounces of gold in 2018.

  • No Respite for Barrick Gold after Its Q2 Earnings, Slides Further
    Market Realist17 days ago

    No Respite for Barrick Gold after Its Q2 Earnings, Slides Further

    Barrick Gold (ABX) reported its second-quarter earnings on July 25 after the market closed and held its conference call the next day. The company reported adjusted EPS of $0.07, which missed analysts’ expectations by $0.04. 

  • Barrick Gold Misses Q2 2018 Results on Lower Sales, Higher Costs
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Barrick Gold Misses Q2 2018 Results on Lower Sales, Higher Costs

    Barrick Gold (ABX) reported its Q2 2018 earnings yesterday after the market closed. The company reported adjusted EPS of $0.07, which missed analysts’ expectations by $0.04. Its revenues amounted to $1.71 billion, which missed expectations by 6.0%. The results stood in contrast to the company’s Q1 2018 earnings beat. The stock’s momentum in after-hours trading was weak after the miss.

  • NEM Breaks Gold Miners’ Jinx with Earnings Beat in Second Quarter
    Market Realist21 days ago

    NEM Breaks Gold Miners’ Jinx with Earnings Beat in Second Quarter

    Newmont Mining (NEM) reported its Q2 2018 earnings on July 26 before the market opened. The company reported earnings per share (or EPS) of $0.26, which beat the consensus expectations by $0.02. Its revenues of $1.66 billion, however, missed expectations by 7%. The miner beat Q1 2018 estimates.

  • Goldcorp Misses Second-Quarter Earnings Estimates
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Goldcorp Misses Second-Quarter Earnings Estimates

    Goldcorp (GG) reported its Q2 2018 earnings on July 25 after the market closed. Goldcorp along with Barrick Gold (ABX), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), and New Gold (NGD) kickstarted the gold sector’s (GDX) earnings season yesterday. The company’s revenues and earnings came in below consensus expectations.

  • Agnico Eagle Mines Posts a Wide Earnings Miss in Q2 2018
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Agnico Eagle Mines Posts a Wide Earnings Miss in Q2 2018

    Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) reported its second-quarter earnings on July 25 after the market closed. The company missed analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.08. Agnico Eagle Mines’ peers (GDX) including Barrick Gold (ABX), Goldcorp (GG), and New Gold’s (NGD) earnings missed the estimates in the second quarter. Agnico Eagle Mines’ revenues of $556 million were slightly ahead of the consensus expectations of $544 million.

  • Can Management Changes Break Gold’s Price Ceiling?
    Market Realist22 days ago

    Can Management Changes Break Gold’s Price Ceiling?

    What Could Drive Investors’ Attention Back to Gold? Gold equity valuations are attractive, yet few investors are interested in gold stocks in the current environment. In order to attract investors in the next cycle, we feel companies must show that all of these changes are fundamental and lasting, rather than window dressing to cope with low gold prices.

  • How Gold Mining Industry Has Revived Itself
    Market Realist22 days ago

    How Gold Mining Industry Has Revived Itself

    What Could Drive Investors’ Attention Back to Gold? The chart shows that the return on invested capital (ROIC) for senior gold companies fell below industry peers from 2012 to 2015. A number of factors have contributed to the gold industry’s turnaround.

  • Did Fed Rate Hikes Impinge on Gold Prices?
    Market Realist23 days ago

    Did Fed Rate Hikes Impinge on Gold Prices?

    What Could Drive Investors’ Attention Back to Gold? The gold price has shown weakness ahead of every Fed rate increase since the hiking cycle started in December 2015. Gold has also rallied immediately after every rate increase, except for two.

  • How Gold Stocks Have Performed This Year
    Market Realist23 days ago

    How Gold Stocks Have Performed This Year

    Finally, the Fed raised rates for the second time this year on June 13 and upped its guidance to four rate increases in 2018. This lent additional strength to the U.S. dollar, putting pressure on gold. During June, gold fell $45.35 (3.5%), ending the month near its low for the year at $1,253.17 per ounce. Gold stocks outperformed gold in June, as the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDMNTR)2 and the MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR)3 both fell 0.2%.

  • Can Trade and Tariff Policies Brighten the Outlook for Gold?
    Market Realist23 days ago

    Can Trade and Tariff Policies Brighten the Outlook for Gold?

    What Could Drive Investors’ Attention Back to Gold? Gold was also caught in the June metals selloff. Copper and zinc suffered sharp falls amid concerns that the Trump administration’s tariff policies will likely dampen demand.

  • Eldorado Gold’s Q2 2018 Earnings and Its Issues in Greece
    Market Realist23 days ago

    Eldorado Gold’s Q2 2018 Earnings and Its Issues in Greece

    Eldorado Gold (EGO) stock suffered a great deal in 2017 due to the standoff with the Greek government and some technical issues at its mines in Turkey. The falling production at its flagship mine in Turkey also impacted the stock negatively. The company’s stock price fell ~56.0% in 2017 in addition to the YTD (year-to-date) decline of 24.5%.