Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF

As of 9/17/2021
SGDJ
NAV
$38.79
NAV Change
$-0.72 (-1.82%)
Market Price1
$38.78
Premium/Discount2
-0.03%

Key Facts

Sprott Junior Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund (NYSE Arca: SGDJ) seeks investment results that correspond (before fees and expenses) generally to the performance of its underlying index, the Solactive Junior Gold Miners Custom Factors Index (Ticker: SOLJGMFT). The Index aims to track the performance of small-capitalization gold companies whose stocks are listed on regulated exchanges.

The Index uses a transparent, rules-based methodology that is designed to emphasize junior gold stocks with market capitalization between $200 million and $2 billion. The Index emphasizes junior gold producers with the strongest revenue growth and junior exploration companies with the strongest stock price momentum. The Index is reconstituted on a semi-annual basis, in November and May, to incorporate the latest factor scores into the selection and weighting process.

ETF Details As of 9/17/2021
Ticker SGDJ
IIV Ticker SGDJ.IV
Listing Exchange NYSE Arca
CUSIP (new) 85210B 201
ISIN US85210B2016
Fund Inception March 31, 2015
Index Reconstitution Semi-Annual
 
Index Ticker SOLJGMFT
Total Net Assets $114,444,569.03
Shares Outstanding 2,950,000
Number of Holdings 35
Frequency Distribution of Premiums and Discounts
Median 30 Day Bid Ask Spread
(As of 9/16/2021)
0.29 %
Fees and Expenses
Annual Fund Operating Expenses*
Management Fee 0.35%
Other Expenses3 0.41%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses 0.76%
Fee Waiver/Expense Reimbursement4 -0.26%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver/Expense Reimbursements 0.50%
*As of the most recent prospectus.

Month-End Performance
Average Annual Total Returns (%) As of 8/31/2021

Fund 1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR SI6
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF
(Net Asset Value)
-7.21 -18.14 -15.94 -12.41 19.57 2.14 9.66
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF
(Market Price)1
-7.10 -18.24 -15.95 -12.29 19.89 2.13 9.67
Solactive Junior Gold Miners Custom Factors Index TR
(Benchmark)5
-7.17 -18.05 -16.14 -12.51 21.05 3.22 10.79
S&P 500 Total Return Index
(S&P 500 Index)5
3.04 7.95 21.58 31.17 18.07 18.02 15.03

Quarter-End Performance
Average Annual Total Returns (%) As of 6/30/2021

Fund 1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR SI6
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF
(Net Asset Value)
-13.57 8.02 -11.26 17.38 15.60 2.31 10.89
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF
(Market Price)1
-12.97 7.61 -10.54 18.14 16.01 2.51 11.05
Solactive Junior Gold Miners Custom Factors Index TR
(Benchmark)5
-13.54 7.49 -11.53 17.19 17.03 3.40 12.05
S&P 500 Total Return Index
(S&P 500 Index)5
2.33 8.55 15.25 40.79 18.67 17.65 14.48

Performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance is no guarantee of future results so that shares, when redeemed may be worth more or less than their original cost. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance quoted. Call 888.622.1813 for current month end performance.

* Returns less than one year are not annualized.

1 Market Price is based on the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4 p.m. ET and does not represent the returns an investor would receive if shares were traded at other times.

2 The Premium/Discount is the amount (stated in dollars or percent) by which the selling or purchase price of an ETF is greater than (premium) or less than (discount) its face amount/value or net asset value (NAV).

“Other expenses” are based on estimated amounts for the current fiscal year and are calculated as a percentage of the Fund’s net assets.

Sprott Asset Management LP (the “Adviser”), the investment adviser to the Fund, has contractually agreed to waive the management fee, and/or reimburse expenses so that Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver/Expense Reimbursements (not including distribution (12b-1) fees, shareholder service fees, acquired fund fees and expenses, taxes, brokerage commissions and extraordinary expenses) do not exceed a maximum of 0.50% of the share’s average daily net assets through June 30, 2021. The Adviser will be permitted to recover expenses it has borne through the agreement described above to the extent that the Fund’s expenses in later periods fall below the annual rates set forth in the expense agreement. The Fund’s fee waiver/expense reimbursement arrangements with the Adviser permit the Adviser to recapture only if any such recapture payments do not cause the Fund’s expense ratio (after recapture) to exceed the lesser of (i) the expense cap in effect at the time of the waiver and (ii) the expense cap in effect at the time of the recapture. The Fund will not be obligated to pay any such deferred fees and expenses more than three years after the particular date in which the fees and expenses was deferred. This expense agreement may only be terminated during the period by the Board of Trustees of Sprott Funds Trust (the “Trust”).

From July 22, 2019 forward, Index data reflects the Fund's current underlying Index, the Solactive Junior Gold Miners Custom Factors Index (SOLJGMFT), which was created by Solactive AG ("Index Provider") to provide a means of generally tracking the performance of junior gold mining companies whose stocks are traded on Canadian and major U.S. exchanges. Index data prior to July 22, 2019, reflects the Fund’s former index, the Sprott Zacks Junior Gold Miners Index (ZAXSGDJ). Index data shown for periods that include dates prior to July 22, 2019, reflect a blend of the performance of the SOLJGMFT and ZAXSGDJ Indices. An investor cannot invest directly in the Index. SGDJ was reorganized from ALPS ETF Trust into Sprott ETF Trust on or about 7/19/19. SGDJ is a continuation of the prior Fund and, therefore, the performance information shown includes the prior Fund's performance.The S&P 500 Index is a stock market index that tracks the stocks of 500 large-cap U.S. companies; it is included as a broader U.S. equities markets reference.

6 Inception Date: 3/31/2015.


Portfolio Diagnostics

As of 8/31/2021

Number of Companies 34
Market Cap (millions) $30,439
Largest Market Cap (millions) $1,579
Smallest Market Cap (millions) $320
Weighted Avg. Company Market Cap (millions) $913
Market Cap Breakdown
Large (>$10B) 0.00%
Medium ($2-$10B) 0.00%
Small (<$2B) 100.00%
Industry Weightings
Gold 79.22%
Precious Metals 15.17%
Base Metals 5.62%

Company Domicile Breakdown

As of 8/31/2021

Daily Holdings

As of 9/17/2021

Security ISIN Symbol SEDOL Quantity Weight
Skeena Resources Ltd. CA83056P7157 SKE CN BMDM761 604,723 5.38%
Great Bear Resources Ltd. CA3901437093 GBR CN BLBCH11 567,416 5.13%
Bellevue Gold Ltd. AU0000019374 BGL AU BFZ31P0 9,804,296 5.08%
Pan African Resources PLC GB0004300496 PAF LN 0430049 24,067,661 4.68%
Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. CA95083R1001 WDO CN B0Y90N5 600,887 4.65%
Centamin PLC JE00B5TT1872 CEY LN B5TT187 4,206,829 4.54%
Dundee Precious Metals Inc. CA2652692096 DPM CN B00VD03 778,973 4.21%
Resolute Mining Ltd. AU000000RSG6 RSG AU 6410636 14,422,852 4.08%
K92 Mining Inc. CA4991131083 KNT CN BYZ2CB3 889,546 3.93%
Greatland Gold PLC GB00B15XDH89 GGP LN B15XDH8 18,411,419 3.85%
Gold Road Resources Ltd. AU000000GOR5 GOR AU B15F5K1 4,449,697 3.76%
Orla Mining Ltd. CA68634K1066 OLA CN BYZGJ92 1,140,220 3.73%
Argonaut Gold Inc. CA04016A1012 AR CN B50H726 1,743,921 3.69%
Torex Gold Resources Inc. CA8910546032 TXG CN BD2NKY1 372,998 3.41%
De Grey Mining Ltd. AU000000DEG6 DEG AU 6534837 5,150,142 3.31%
Ramelius Resources Ltd. AU000000RMS4 RMS AU 6586872 3,647,999 3.27%
Silver Lake Resources Ltd. AU000000SLR6 SLR AU B28RMY4 3,826,964 3.26%
Perseus Mining Ltd. AU000000PRU3 PRU AU B02FBC1 2,339,311 2.24%
Regis Resources Ltd. AU000000RRL8 RRL AU 6476542 1,626,589 2.13%
SolGold PLC GB00B0WD0R35 SOLG LN B0WD0R3 5,806,874 2.13%
OceanaGold Corp. CA6752221037 OGC CN B1Z7L21 1,267,815 2.10%
Seabridge Gold Inc. CA8119161054 SA B00VFP2 129,954 1.95%
Novo Resources Corp. CA67010B1022 NVO CN B669XF8 1,267,614 1.77%
West African Resources Ltd. AU000000WAF6 WAF AU B4KBBN0 2,854,421 1.77%
McEwen Mining Inc. US58039P1075 MUX B7M5FL7 1,765,163 1.71%
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. CA7852461093 SBB CN 2764779 1,610,835 1.70%
Petropavlovsk PLC GB0031544546 POG LN 3154454 6,704,684 1.67%
Aurelia Metals Ltd. AU000000AMI1 AMI AU BN790Y4 7,778,369 1.66%
Victoria Gold Corp. CA92625W5072 VGCX CN BKMJWS6 155,974 1.65%
Osisko Mining Inc. CA6882811046 OSK CN BDBCBP7 883,506 1.59%
Hochschild Mining PLC GB00B1FW5029 HOC LN B1FW502 887,499 1.54%
St Barbara Ltd. AU000000SBM8 SBM AU 6317072 1,723,335 1.54%
Westgold Resources Ltd. AU000000WGX6 WGX AU BYVQ673 1,433,788 1.53%
New Gold Inc. CA6445351068 NGD CN 2826947 1,225,035 1.29%
Cash Equivalent $86,260.04 0.07%

35 total.  Subject to change.


Distributions

Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Short-Term Capital Gains Long-Term Capital Gains Dividend Income Total Distributions
12/23/2015 12/28/2015 12/31/2015 - - - -
12/21/2016 12/23/2016 12/29/2016 - - $0.16 $0.16
12/21/2017 12/22/2017 12/28/2017 - - $0.56 $0.56
12/20/2018 12/21/2018 12/27/2018 - - $0.05 $0.05
12/19/2019 12/20/2019 12/27/2019 - - $0.22 $0.22
12/16/2020 12/17/2020 12/23/2020 - - $0.97 $0.97

 


An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Click here to obtain a Sprott Gold Miners ETF Statutory Prospectus and Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF Statutory Prospectus, which contains this and other information, contact your financial professional or call 888.622.1813. Read the Prospectuses carefully before investing.

The Funds are not suitable for all investors. There are risks involved with investing in ETFs including the loss of money. The Funds are considered non-diversified and can invest a greater portion of assets in securities of individual issuers than a diversified fund. As a result, changes in the market value of a single investment could cause greater fluctuations in share price than would occur in a diversified fund.

Shares are not individually redeemable. Investors buy and sell shares of the Sprott Gold Miners ETF and Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF on a secondary market. Only market makers or "authorized participants" may trade directly with the Fund, typically in blocks of 50,000 shares.

All data is in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. Funds that emphasize investments in small/mid cap companies will generally experience greater price volatility. Diversification does not eliminate the risk of experiencing investment losses. ETFs are considered to have continuous liquidity because they allow for an individual to trade throughout the day. A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in annual fund operating expenses, affect the Fund’s performance.

ALPS Distributors, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and FINRA Member.

Frequency Distribution of Premiums and Discounts


NAV vs Bid/Ask Midpoint
Premiums/Discounts

Data updated as of Sep 19, 2021

CY 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021 Q4 2021
Days Traded at Premium 139 26 33 -- --
Days Traded at Discount 100 32 26 -- --

The performance data quoted above represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Investment return and value of the Fund shares will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance may be lower or higher than performance data quoted.

The above frequency distribution chart presents information about the difference between the daily market price for shares of the Fund and the Fund's reported net asset value. The amount that the fund's market price is above the reported NAV is called the premium. The amount that the fund's market price is below the reported NAV is called the discount. The market price is determined using the midpoint between the highest bid and the lowest offer on the listing exchange, as of the time that the Fund's NAV is calculated (usually 4:00 pm Eastern time). The horizontal axis of the chart shows the premium or discount expressed in basis points. The vertical axis indicates the number of trading days in the period covered by the chart. Each bar in the chart shows the number of trading days in which the Fund traded within the premium/discount range indicated.

*A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1% and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument.

The Premium / Discount is the amount (stated in dollars or percent) by which the selling or purchase price of an ETF is greater than (premium) or less than (discount) its face amount/value or net asset value (NAV).


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