VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) Stock Price Up 5.4%

VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ)’s share price rose 5.4% on Friday . The company traded as high as $41.37 and last traded at $41.22, approximately 27,125,947 shares were traded during mid-day trading. An increase of 85% from the average daily volume of 14,658,063 shares. The stock had previously closed at $39.10.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $38.80 and its two-hundred day moving average is $33.19.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of GDXJ. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC raised its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 88.0% in the 2nd quarter. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC now owns 891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $31,000 after purchasing an additional 417 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. purchased a new stake in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF in the 1st quarter worth about $32,000. Exane Derivatives purchased a new stake in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF in the 1st quarter worth about $38,000. Clean Yield Group purchased a new stake in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF in the 1st quarter worth about $51,000. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC raised its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 111.0% in the 1st quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $57,000 after purchasing an additional 947 shares during the period.

About VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ)

Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners Index (the Index). The Index provides exposure to a global universe of publicly traded small- and medium-capitalization companies that generate at least 50% of their revenues from gold and/or silver mining, hold real property that has the potential to produce at least 50% of the Company’s revenue from gold or silver mining when developed, or primarily invest in gold or silver.

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