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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

 

12/31/21
Net Assets $51.2M P/E (LTM) / P/E (Forward) 12.5/14.3
Number of Holdings 49 P/B (LTM) 1.8
Turnover Rate (2020) 41.8% Average Weighted Market Cap $3.5B

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 (%)

 

12/31/21
Canada 58.4
Australia 16.5
United States 12.2
Monaco 5.1
South Africa 3.1
Cash 4.7

Sector Weightings (%)

 

12/31/21
Gold 83.7
Silver 2.0
Diversified Metals & Mining 1.8
Precious Metals & Minerals 1.3
Other 6.5
Cash 4.7

Top 10 Holdings (%)

 

12/31/21
Newmont Corporation 6.9
B2Gold Corp. 5.5
Kinross Gold Corporation 5.2
Endeavour Mining PLC 5.1
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 5.1
Barrick Gold Corporation 5.0
Gold Bullion 4.8
Evolution Mining Limited 4.1
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited 4.0
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. 3.4

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Production Level Breakdown (%)

 

12/31/21
Senior/Majors (1.5M - 6.0M oz.) 38.3
Mid-Tiers (0.3M - 1.5M oz.) 26.3
Juniors (<0.3M oz.) 30.4
Gold Bullion 5.0
Average Weighted Market Cap $3.5B

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