L & S Advisors Inc bought a new stake in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 572,815 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $14,641,000. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF accounts for 1.9% of L & S Advisors Inc’s holdings, making the stock its 4th biggest position. L & S Advisors Inc owned 0.14% of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 87.9% in the 2nd quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 35,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $899,000 after acquiring an additional 16,460 shares in the last quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 3.4% during the 2nd quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 33,384 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $853,000 after purchasing an additional 1,102 shares during the period. Perritt Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 56.7% during the 2nd quarter. Perritt Capital Management Inc. now owns 19,670 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $503,000 after purchasing an additional 7,119 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 71.1% during the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 2,202 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $56,000 after purchasing an additional 915 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 52.3% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 21,845 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $558,000 after purchasing an additional 7,505 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:GDX opened at $27.43 on Friday. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF has a 12-month low of $17.92 and a 12-month high of $30.96. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $28.78 and a 200 day simple moving average of $24.29.

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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