Sprott Zacks Gold Miners Index Description

The Sprott Zacks Gold Miners Index was co-developed by Sprott Asset Management LP and Zacks Index Services. The Index uses a transparent, rules-based methodology that is designed to identify gold stocks with attractive investment merit. The methodology was developed by leveraging Sprott’s experience as a long-time gold sector investor and Zacks research capabilities. The Index is designed to incorporate the factors that have historically been strong predictors of long-term performance of gold stocks. The 4-step process of selecting the stocks, weighting them in the Index and rebalancing quarterly ensures that the Index reflects the most current factor scores.
Index Symbol (Price-Return): ZAXSGDM

Index Symbol (Total-Return): ZAXSGDMT

Number of Companies: 25

Index Inception Date: 5/19/2014

Rebalance Frequency: Quarterly

Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM) www.sprottetfs.com

Number of Positions 25
Largest Market Capitalization $22.46 bil
Smallest Market Capitalization $535 mil
Weighted Avg. Market Capitalization $8.09 bil
Dividend Yield 1.00%
Beta vs NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index 1.04
Correlation vs NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index 0.99