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Name

As of 07/12/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$23.30

$789 M

0.00%

-

Vitals

YTD Return

16.7%

1 yr return

22.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.8%

5 Yr Avg Return

10.9%

Net Assets

$789 M

Holdings in Top 10

100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.3
$17.62
$23.46

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio N/A

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover N/A

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund


Name

As of 07/12/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$23.30

$789 M

0.00%

-

OUNZ - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VANECK MERK GOLD TRUST
  • Fund Family Name
    Merk Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 16, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    36594824
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Management Team

Fund Description


OUNZ - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OUNZ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.7% -23.6% 29.3% 10.61%
1 Yr 22.7% -43.2% 23.8% 6.82%
3 Yr 9.8%* -33.0% 287.7% 23.85%
5 Yr 10.9%* -28.7% 133.0% 25.20%
10 Yr 5.7%* -27.1% 45.9% 16.67%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OUNZ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 12.8% -64.0% 30.1% 5.30%
2022 -0.5% -40.8% 2475.6% 46.56%
2021 -4.0% -23.3% 106.7% 70.00%
2020 24.7% -71.9% 295.5% 13.39%
2019 18.0% -31.8% 53.9% 11.90%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OUNZ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.7% -23.6% 29.3% 10.61%
1 Yr 22.7% -43.2% 23.8% 6.82%
3 Yr 9.8%* -33.0% 287.7% 23.85%
5 Yr 10.9%* -28.7% 133.0% 25.20%
10 Yr 5.7%* -27.1% 45.9% 16.67%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OUNZ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 12.8% -64.0% 41.1% 6.82%
2022 -0.5% -15.1% 5648.8% 90.84%
2021 -4.0% -23.3% 188.1% 89.23%
2020 24.7% -67.8% 296.1% 13.39%
2019 18.0% -31.8% 53.9% 19.05%

OUNZ - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

OUNZ Category Low Category High OUNZ % Rank
Net Assets 789 M 2.34 M 62.8 B 34.78%
Number of Holdings 1 1 1056 93.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 654 M 2.66 M 63.2 B 35.61%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 21.1% 160.7% 17.19%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  2. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  3. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  4. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  5. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  6. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  7. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  8. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  9. Gold Oz. 100.00%
  10. Gold Oz. 100.00%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High OUNZ % Rank
Other
100.00% -3.38% 100.00% 3.08%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 49.98% 40.15%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 20.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.89% 46.51%
Cash
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 93.08%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 114.44% 83.33%

OUNZ - Expenses

Operational Fees

OUNZ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio N/A 0.21% 4.07% 95.93%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.75% 6.83%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.02% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

OUNZ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 4.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

OUNZ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

OUNZ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 0.00% 162.00% N/A

OUNZ - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

OUNZ Category Low Category High OUNZ % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.94% 75.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

OUNZ Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annual

Net Income Ratio Analysis

OUNZ Category Low Category High OUNZ % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.25% -55.71% 52.26% 41.09%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

OUNZ Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Distributions History

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OUNZ - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Management Team


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 16, 2014

8.05

8.1%

Team Managed

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.33 17.03 6.1 11.51