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ASA Gold & Precious Metals Limited  as of 03/24/2017

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 -3.94% -13.21% 23.12% 10.14%
Lipper Pct. Rank 88 84 30 53
NAV Return -4.23% -12.09% 18.57% 9.74%
Lipper Pct. Rank 88 91 30 30
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-8.956% -8.721% -11.600%

NAV $13.97 Market Price $12.16
Net Change -- Market Change $0.01
Premium/Discount -12.96%
1 YR NAV Return 18.571%
1 YR NAV Rank 30
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 0.33%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.020
Ex-Div Date 11/11/2016
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Semiannual
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Fund Advisor ASA Limited
Manager & Tenure David J. Christensen since 2009
Phone 800-432-3378
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 2/28/2017 $264.9
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2016 --
Portfolio Turnover 10.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.000%
Expense Ratio 1.260%
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 8/31/2016)
Newmont Mining Corp ORD 8.97%
Randgold Resources Ltd DR 8.91%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd ORD 8.12%
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 7.32%
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 6.73%
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd ORD 4.88%
Goldcorp Inc ORD 4.79%
Royal Gold Inc ORD 4.70%
Franco-Nevada Corp ORD 3.77%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2016)
Basic Materials 90.38%
Financials 3.77%
Non Classified Equity 3.42%

*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.


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