U.S. Global Investors Gold and Precious Metals FundUSERX

5.09
0.09 / 1.74%
4.82 - 8.03-0.84
NAV in USDNAV change52-week range3-yr sharpe ratio

As of market close Dec 19 2014.

Total returns on $10,000

As of Nov 30 2014.Fund performance

Objective

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital plus protection against inflation and monetary instability; current income is a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies principally involved in the mining, fabrication, processing, marketing or distribution of precious metals including gold, silver, platinum group, palladium and diamonds. It may invest in warrants to gain exposure to individual securities in the gold and precious metals industry over the long term. The fund is non-diversified.

Profile

Fund typeOpen Ended Investment Company
Investment style (stocks)
Market Cap: Small
Investment Style: Blend
Morningstar categoryEquity Precious Metals
Launch date01/07/1974
Price currencyUSD
DomicileUnited States
SymbolUSERX
Manager & start date
Frank Holmes
04/06/1999
Ralph Aldis
31/12/2001

Investment

Pricing frequencyDaily
Total net assets
63.77m USDAs of Nov 30 2014
Net expense ratio2.15%
Front end load--
Deferred load--
Redemption fee0.05%
Min. initial investment5,000 USD
Min. additional investment100.00 USD
Initial IRA--
Additional IRA--
Available for saleUnited States

Diversification

Asset type

Non-US stock
72.12%
US stock
9.63%
Cash
8.08%
Other
5.33%
Non-US bond
4.85%
US bond
0.00%

Top 5 sectors

Basic Materials
78.78%
Consumer Cyclical
0.44%

Top 5 Regions

Canada
54.34%
United States
9.47%
United Kingdom
6.74%
Australasia
5.24%
Africa
3.46%

Sector and region weightings are calculated using only long position holdings of the portfolio.

Sector & regional holdings

Top 5 holdings

Company1 year
change
Portfolio
weight
Long
allocation
Klondex Mines Ltd
KDX:TOR
+20.26%6.78%
Detour Gold Corp
DGC:TOR
+115.08%5.09%
Dundee Precious Metals ([Wts/Rts])--4.02%
ETFS Physical Palladium
PALL:PCQ:USD
+15.30%3.71%
Comstock Mining Inc
LODE:ASQ
-61.93%3.68%
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Sep 30 2014.Top 10 holdings

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