SlateStone Wealth LLC purchased a new stake in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund purchased 9,752 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $249,000.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Destination Wealth Management lifted its holdings in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 793.8% in the 1st quarter. Destination Wealth Management now owns 1,296 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $29,000 after acquiring an additional 1,151 shares during the last quarter. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. bought a new position in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 1st quarter valued at about $35,000. Meridian Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 1st quarter valued at about $42,000. Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 61.3% in the 1st quarter. Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. now owns 1,947 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $44,000 after acquiring an additional 740 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $44,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:GDX traded down $0.18 during trading on Thursday, reaching $28.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,314,172 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,939,730. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF has a 12 month low of $17.28 and a 12 month high of $30.00. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $27.56 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $23.57.

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF Profile

The Fund seeks to match as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the AMEX Gold Miners Index. The Fund, utilizing a passive or indexing investment approach, attempts to approximate the investment performance of the Index by investing in a portfolio of stocks that generally replicate the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX)

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