ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA)

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11.24 -0.04  -0.35% NYSE Nov 24, 13:58 Delayed 2m USD
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ASA Key Stats

ASA Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M -4.40% -- -2.70% 1
3M -4.48% -- -2.70% 1
6M -7.83% -- -5.47% 1
YTD 2.53% -- 1.97% 1
1Y 1.16% -- 1.89% 1
3Y 0.55% -- 1.79% 1
5Y -11.85% -- -11.50% 1
10Y -6.08% -- -6.10% 1
As of Feb. 3, 2017. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

ASA Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.75% 1.75% 0.00
Stock 95.94% 95.94% 0.00
Bond 0.00 0.00 0.00
Convertible 0.00 0.00 0.00
Preferred 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other 2.31% 2.31% 0.00
As of Nov. 30, 2016

ASA Region Exposure

Americas 73.67%
North America 73.67%
Latin America 0.00
Greater Europe 17.11%
United Kingdom 10.20%
Europe Developed 0.00
Europe Emerging 0.00
Africa/Middle East 6.91%
Greater Asia 9.21%
Japan 0.00
Australasia 9.21%
Asia Developed 0.00
Asia Emerging 0.00
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 93.09%
% Emerging Markets 6.91%
As of Nov. 30, 2016. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

ASA Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 100.0%
Communication Services 0.00
Consumer Cyclical 0.00
Consumer Defensive 0.00
Energy 0.00
Financial Services 0.00
Healthcare 0.00
Industrials 0.00
Real Estate 0.00
Technology 0.00
Utilities 0.00
As of Nov. 30, 2016

ASA Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00
Large 32.90%
Medium 45.48%
Small 19.42%
Micro 2.20%
As of Nov. 30, 2016

ASA Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 0.00
Large Cap Blend 0.00
Large Cap Growth 33.36%
Mid Cap Value 1.02%
Mid Cap Blend 42.89%
Mid Cap Growth 2.21%
Small Cap Value 3.10%
Small Cap Blend 4.00%
Small Cap Growth 13.42%
As of Nov. 30, 2016
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ASA Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
NMCEF Newmont Mining Corp of Canada Ltd 9.21% -- --
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd ADR 8.28% 96.69 +0.29%
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 7.96% 44.64 -0.62%
HCX Barrick Gold Inc 7.82% -- --
NCMGF Newcrest Mining Ltd 7.03% -- --
RGLD Royal Gold Inc 5.40% 86.77 -0.54%
GG Goldcorp Inc 5.02% 13.13 -1.72%
AULGF Anglogold Ashanti Ltd 4.01% -- --
FNV.TO Franco-Nevada Corp 3.79% 107.55 -0.01%
-- Compañia De Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. – Ad Rs, 3.19% -- --
As of Nov. 30, 2016
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ASA Basic Info

Style
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Equity Precious Metals
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Precious Metals
Fund Owner Firm Name ASA
Benchmark Index
FTSE Gold Mines PR USD
100.0%

ASA Manager Info

Name Tenure
David Christensen 10.43 yrs

ASA Net Fund Flows

1M --
3M --
6M --
YTD --
1Y --
3Y --
5Y --
10Y --
Date Unavailable

ASA Risk Info

Beta (5Y) --
Max Drawdown (All) 80.31%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) -0.0221
Historical Sortino (All) 0.3827
30-Day Rolling Volatility 14.83%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 5.68%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 21.64%

ASA Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (11-24-17) 0.36%
SEC Yield --
Weighted Average PE Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 3.178
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.475
Weighted Median ROE -1.22%
Weighted Median ROA -0.74%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 1.23%
Forecasted PE Ratio 28.86
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 2.519
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.333
Number of Holdings 43
As of Nov. 30, 2016

ASA Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 25.17%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.77%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 14.53%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -33.23%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 5.32%
As of Nov. 30, 2016

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ASA Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2016
Last Prospectus Date 2/21/2013
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share No
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No

ASA Excel Add-In Codes

  • Name: =YCI("ASA","name")
  • Broad Asset Class: =YCI("ASA", "broad_asset_class")
  • Broad Category: =YCI("ASA", "broad_category_group")
  • Prospectus Objective: =YCI("ASA", "prospectus_objective")

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