SGDM

Fund Description
The Fund seeks to deliver exposure to the Sprott Zacks Gold Miners Index (NYSE: ZAXSGDM). The Index aims to track the performance of large to mid- capitalization gold companies whose stocks are listed on major U.S. exchanges. The Index uses a transparent, rules-based methodology that is designed to identify 25 gold stocks with the highest beta* to the spot price of gold, with each stock s weighting in the index adjusted based on its quarterly revenue growth on a year-over-year basis and the quality of its balance sheet, as measured by long-term debt to equity. The Index is rebalanced on a quarterly basis to incorporate the latest financial data into the screening process. The Index can also invest to a lesser degree in silver companies that meet the above criteria.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Sprott Gold Miners ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker SGDM
Fund Sponsor ALPS
Fund ISIN US00162Q6439
Net Expense Ratio 0.57 %
Fund Inception Date 15 July 2014
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Industry Sector
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Sprott Zacks Gold Miners Index
Index Provider Zacks
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Large & Mid Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 18 January 2019
Asset Under Management 131.59 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return -1.48 %
Year To Date Return -3.09 %
1 Year Total Return -19.82 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 14.68 %
NAV 16.98
Share Outstanding 7,750,000
Top 10 Holdings (18 January 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
ROYAL GOLD INC RGLD EQUI 0.1245000000
GOLDCORP INC G EQUI 0.1177000000
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD AEM EQUI 0.1169000000
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP WPM EQUI 0.0986000000
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD KL EQUI 0.0559000000
CIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTUR-ADR BVN EQUI 0.0434000000
B2GOLD CORP BTO EQUI 0.0424000000
BARRICK GOLD CORP ABX EQUI 0.0371000000
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD ANG EQUI 0.0369000000
ALAMOS GOLD INC-CLASS A AGI EQUI 0.0351000000