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Junior Gold Miners ETF GDXJ

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors® Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR)

    Index Description: MVGDXJTR is a rules-based, modified market capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted index intended to provide investors exposure to small- and medium-capitalization companies in the gold and/or silver mining industry.

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    • Fund Ticker

      GDXJ
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVGDXJTR
    • Index Provider

      Market Vectors Index Solutions
    • Total Net Assets

      $1.8B
    • Shares Outstanding

      51,487,446
    • Number of Holdings

      67
    • Commencement Date

      11/10/2009
  •  
    as of 04/15/14

  • Fundamentals
    as of 03/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $0.5B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      14.45
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      0.94
    *A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.
  • Market Capitalization (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Capitalization

      % of Net
      Assets ($)
    • Large (>$5.0B)

      0.0%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      5.5%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      93.9%
    This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures
    as of 03/31/14

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

      0.98
    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

      0.29
    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

      42.11
    • Sharpe Ratio

      -0.86

    Source: Van Eck Global, FactSet.

    Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation.

  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CANADA

      64.0
    • AUSTRALIA

      23.4
    • U.S.

      6.1
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      3.0
    • CHINA

      1.6
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      0.7
    • SINGAPORE

      0.7
    • Other

      0.6
    • Total

      100.1
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 04/15/14

    • % of Net Assets

    • Stocks

      99.61
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.39
    • Total

      100.00
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      98.8
    • Information Technology

      0.7
    • Other

      0.6
    • Total

      100.1
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Canadian Dollar

      51.70
    • U.S. Dollar

      23.70
    • Australian Dollar

      18.77
    • British Pound

      2.81
    • Hong Kong Dollar

      1.80
    • Singapore Dollar

      0.65
    • Other

      0.56
    • Total

      99.99