ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA)

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10.24 +0.12  +1.19% NYSE Jun 22, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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ASA Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M -0.97% -- -1.75% 1
3M -0.19% -- 0.00% 1
6M -8.90% -- -9.15% 1
YTD -9.54% -- -10.39% 1
1Y -12.32% -- -9.98% 1
3Y 1.28% -- 1.84% 1
5Y -3.83% -- -1.86% 1
10Y -7.53% -- -7.33% 1
As of Feb. 3, 2017. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

ASA Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.54% 1.54% 0.00%
Stock 91.74% 91.74% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 6.40% 6.40% 0.00%
Other 0.32% 0.32% 0.00%
As of Nov. 30, 2017

ASA Region Exposure

Americas 69.55%
North America 68.09%
Latin America 1.46%
Greater Europe 22.28%
United Kingdom 10.82%
Europe Developed 0.00%
Europe Emerging 1.88%
Africa/Middle East 9.58%
Greater Asia 8.17%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 8.17%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.00%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 87.08%
% Emerging Markets 12.92%
As of Nov. 30, 2017. 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, 2017

ASA Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 26.83%
Medium 51.18%
Small 17.10%
Micro 4.89%
As of Nov. 30, 2017

ASA Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 0.00%
Large Cap Blend 0.00%
Large Cap Growth 27.03%
Mid Cap Value 13.70%
Mid Cap Blend 21.22%
Mid Cap Growth 16.63%
Small Cap Value 6.80%
Small Cap Blend 6.77%
Small Cap Growth 7.84%
As of Nov. 30, 2017
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ASA Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd ADR 9.50% 75.83 +1.55%
NEM Newmont Mining Corporation 8.59% -- --
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 8.01% 44.85 +1.72%
NCMN Newcrest Mining Limited 7.17% -- --
-- Royal Gold Pfd 6.40% -- --
HCX Barrick Gold Inc. 6.31% -- --
FNV.TO Franco-Nevada Corp 5.31% 92.99 +1.74%
GG Goldcorp Inc 4.80% 13.72 +2.01%
-- Compañia De Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. – Ad Rs 3.98% -- --
ANG Anglogold Ashanti Limited 3.82% -- --
As of Nov. 30, 2017
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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 11.01 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) -0.0686
Historical Sortino (All) 0.3537
30-Day Rolling Volatility 13.54%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 5.59%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 21.59%

ASA Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (6-22-18) 0.39%
SEC Yield --
Weighted Average PE Ratio 22.36
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 3.682
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.343
Weighted Median ROE 3.70%
Weighted Median ROA 2.48%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 0.81%
Forecasted PE Ratio 26.76
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 3.432
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.313
Number of Holdings 38
As of Nov. 30, 2017

ASA Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 15.20%
Forecasted Book Value Growth -3.55%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth -6.42%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -4.75%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -4.66%
As of Nov. 30, 2017

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ASA Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2017
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
Socially Responsible Fund No
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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