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

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,558 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 171 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 49.4% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 6,049 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $134,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Edge Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 22,623.3% in the 2nd quarter. Edge Wealth Management LLC now owns 6,817 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $147,000 after purchasing an additional 6,787 shares during the period. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC bought a new position in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $221,000. Finally, Bard Associates Inc. raised its holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter. Bard Associates Inc. now owns 11,610 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $256,000 after purchasing an additional 215 shares during the period.

Shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) opened at 24.13 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $23.59 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.81. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF has a 1-year low of $18.58 and a 1-year high of $28.56.

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