VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 15,908 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 141% compared to the typical daily volume of 6,601 call options.

Shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) opened at $22.43 on Friday.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Scotia Capital Inc. grew its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 36.8% in the 2nd quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 33,425 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $738,000 after purchasing an additional 8,995 shares during the last quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas acquired a new stake in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $1,921,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 13.6% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 646,191 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $13,393,000 after purchasing an additional 77,535 shares during the last quarter. Puplava Financial Services Inc. grew its position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 38.6% in the 2nd quarter. Puplava Financial Services Inc. now owns 39,561 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $874,000 after purchasing an additional 11,010 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Guild Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 3rd quarter worth $2,282,000.

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