Thiel Macro LLC Takes $8.04 Million Position in VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ)

Thiel Macro LLC acquired a new position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 250,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $8,038,000. VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF comprises about 1.1% of Thiel Macro LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 7th biggest holding.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of GDXJ. Wedbush Securities Inc. grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 9.5% in the 4th quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 19,521 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $666,000 after buying an additional 1,690 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 113.4% in the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,588 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 2,438 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 14.0% in the 1st quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 22,771 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $732,000 after buying an additional 2,797 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 157.7% in the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 4,868 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 2,979 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Republic Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF by 72.7% in the 4th quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 10,688 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $365,000 after buying an additional 4,500 shares during the last quarter.

VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF opened at $33.16 on Thursday, according to Marketbeat. VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF has a 12 month low of $29.84 and a 12 month high of $37.76.

About VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

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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