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ASA Gold & Precious Metals Limited  as of 01/27/2023

NYSE / ASA Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -2.05%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -2.13% 6.82% -17.75% 14.81%
Lipper Pct. Rank 82 34 77 15
NAV Return -1.27% 6.86% -16.54% 9.83%
Lipper Pct. Rank 90 38 85 16
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.172% -14.934% -14.210%

NAV $19.00 Market Price $16.43
Net Change -$0.22 Market Change -$0.09
Premium/Discount -13.53%
1 YR NAV Return -16.542%
1 YR NAV Rank 85
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2022 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 0.14%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.010
Ex-Div Date 5/6/2022
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.010
Ex-Div Date 11/10/2022
Dividend Frequency Semiannual
YTD Dividends $0.010
YTD Capital Gains $0.010
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Fund Advisor Merk Investments LLC
Manager & Tenure Peter Maletis since 2019
Phone 800-432-3378
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 12/31/2022 $333.7
% Leveraged Assets as of -- --
Portfolio Turnover 8.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.673%
Expense Ratio 0.920%
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 8/31/2022)
Orla Mining Ltd ORD 7.57%
Aya Gold & Silver Inc ORD 4.41%
G Mining Ventures Corp ORD 4.35%
Emerald Resources NL ORD 4.31%
Endeavour Mining plc ORD 4.29%
Perseus Mining Ltd ORD 3.73%
Predictive Discovery Ltd ORD 3.61%
SSR Mining Inc ORD 3.40%
Prime Mining Corp ORD 3.20%
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 3.04%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2022)
Basic Materials 78.33%
Non Classified Equity 13.35%
Oil & Gas 4.51%
Health Care 1.60%
Financials 0.90%



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