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VanEck VIP Global Gold Fund


The VanEck VIP Global Gold Fund is an actively managed portfolio that invests in gold-mining equities. Geologist Joe Foster has been part of VanEck's gold investment team since 1996. The Fund offers exposure to gold — a distinct asset class typically fueled by robust investment and jewelry demand, as well as ongoing supply constraints. The Fund is managed by a specialized investment team that conducts continuous on- and under-the-ground research to access mining efficiencies and opportunities.

Fund Details


Net Assets $46.5M P/E (LTM) /P/E (Forward)* 25.1/20.0
Number of Holdings 44 P/B (LTM)* 1.5
Turnover Rate (2022) 33.6% Average Weighted Market Cap $3.9B

Fund Summary


The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in common stocks of gold-mining companies. Income is a secondary consideration. The Fund's benchmarks are the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index (GDM) and the S&P 500 Index.

Country Weightings


Canada 58.9
Australia 18.2
United States 13.2
United Kingdom 6.7
Mexico 1.1
Cash 1.9

Sector Weightings (%)


Gold 92.7
Precious Metals & Minerals 1.5
Diversified Metals & Mining 1.4
Silver 1.0
Other 1.5
Cash 1.9

Top 10 Holdings (%)


Agnico Eagle Mines Limited 8.8
Royal Gold, Inc. 6.8
Endeavour Mining PLC 6.7
Barrick Gold Corporation 5.8
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 5.5
Alamos Gold Inc. 5.1
B2Gold Corp. 4.5
Kinross Gold Corporation 4.5
Northern Star Resources Ltd 4.4
Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.3

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Production Level Breakdown (%)


Senior/Majors (1.5M - 6.0M oz.) 39.4
Mid-Tiers (0.3M - 1.5M oz.) 35.3
Juniors (<0.3M oz.) 25.3
Gold Bullion 0.0
Average Weighted Market Cap $3.9B

Portfolio production level classifications are determined by VanEck’s Gold and Precious Metals Investment Team.