Essex Financial Services Inc. Boosts Stake in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ)

Essex Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) by 23.3% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 4,821 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 910 shares during the period. Essex Financial Services Inc.’s holdings in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF were worth $217,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC grew its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 13.9% during the first quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 2,287 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 279 shares in the last quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC grew its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 1.1% during the first quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC now owns 26,295 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,184,000 after buying an additional 296 shares in the last quarter. HighMark Wealth Management LLC grew its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 49.1% during the first quarter. HighMark Wealth Management LLC now owns 911 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $41,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. grew its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 54.6% during the fourth quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 864 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $47,000 after buying an additional 305 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hollencrest Capital Management grew its position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 0.8% during the first quarter. Hollencrest Capital Management now owns 49,395 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,223,000 after buying an additional 395 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of GDXJ stock opened at $54.32 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $51.00. VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF has a 12-month low of $41.93 and a 12-month high of $65.95.

VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF Profile

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

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