Blair William & Co. IL trimmed its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) by 31.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 152,544 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 68,426 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF were worth $2,825,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board bought a new position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF during the third quarter worth $429,664,000. Millennium Management LLC boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 102.0% during the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 127,037 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,834,000 after purchasing an additional 6,553,497 shares during the period. Rafferty Asset Management LLC boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 19.0% during the third quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 29,735,058 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $550,693,000 after purchasing an additional 4,739,623 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. bought a new position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF during the third quarter worth $51,947,000. Finally, Hexavest Inc. boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 20.2% during the third quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 9,245,293 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $171,223,000 after purchasing an additional 1,551,328 shares during the period.

GDX stock opened at $19.60 on Thursday. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF has a one year low of $17.28 and a one year high of $24.86.

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VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF Company 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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