BJK - VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
36.30
-0.70 (-1.89%)
At close: 2:53PM EDT
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Previous Close37.00
Open36.38
Bid0.00 x 1100
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range36.29 - 36.48
52 Week Range30.81 - 50.35
Volume996
Avg. Volume7,163
Net Assets28.22M
NAV37.02
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.01%
YTD Return11.64%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.24
Expense Ratio (net)0.66%
Inception Date2008-01-22
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