Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 15,908 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 141% compared to the average daily volume of 6,601 call options.

Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) opened at 22.32 on Monday. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF has a 12 month low of $18.58 and a 12 month high of $31.79. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $22.14 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.89.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GDX. Puplava Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 38.6% in the second quarter. Puplava Financial Services Inc. now owns 39,561 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $874,000 after buying an additional 11,010 shares during the last quarter. E&G Advisors LP boosted its stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 5.9% in the second quarter. E&G Advisors LP now owns 55,850 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,233,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the last quarter. Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG acquired a new stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF during the second quarter valued at $432,000. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management boosted its stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 11.7% in the second quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management now owns 59,843 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,321,000 after buying an additional 6,255 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 2,108.0% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 52,992 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,400,000 after buying an additional 50,592 shares during the last quarter.

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