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ASA Gold & Precious Metals Limited  as of 07/18/2014

NYSE / ASA Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  N/A*

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 4.02% -5.12% 18.70% 22.20%
Lipper Pct. Rank 72 92 34 20
NAV Return 3.46% -5.55% -- 28.18%
Lipper Pct. Rank 58 92 -- 7
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.684% -7.847% -5.470%

NAV $16.23 Market Price $14.96
Net Change -- Market Change $0.01
Premium/Discount -7.83%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.11%
Distribution Yield (Market) 1.16%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.020
Ex-Div Date 5/13/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Semiannual
YTD Dividends $0.020
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Fund Advisor ASA Limited
Manager & Tenure David J. Christensen since 2009
Phone 800-432-3378
Website www.asaltd.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 6/30/2014 $306.4
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2013 --
Portfolio Turnover 7.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.000%
Expense Ratio 1.210%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to invest at least 80% of the total assets in securities of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious mineral and investment in direct forms, interests in and/or securities that seek to replicate the price movement of precious minerals.
Top Holdings (as of 2/28/2014)
Randgold Resources Ltd DR 10.76%
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 9.78%
Goldcorp Inc ORD 8.93%
Tahoe Resources Inc ORD 6.71%
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc ORD 6.15%
Newmont Mining Corp ORD 4.95%
Royal Gold Inc ORD 4.95%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd ORD 4.73%
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 4.53%
Franco-Nevada Corp ORD 3.94%
Top Sectors (as of 2/28/2014)
Basic Materials 91.83%
Financials 3.94%
Non Classified Equity 0.01%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.

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