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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.02% -- 409.72M 69418.53
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.11% 31.00% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
It is a fundamental policy of the Company that at least 80% of its total assets must be (i) invested in common shares or securities convertible into common shares of companies engaged, directly or indirectly, in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious minerals, (ii) held as bullion or other direct forms of gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals, (iii) invested in instruments representing interests in gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals such as certificates of deposit therefor, and/or (iv) invested in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities that seek to replicate the price movement of gold, silver or platinum bullion.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Equity Precious Metals
Category Index MSCI World/Metals & Mining NR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Precious Metals
Fund Owner Firm Name ASA
Prospectus Benchmark Index
FTSE Gold Mines PR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Axel Merk 0.11 yrs
James Holman 0.11 yrs
Peter Maletis 0.11 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
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2019
2020
2021
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-28.75%
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As of May 20, 2022.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-20-22) 0.11%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio --
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As of February 28, 2022

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As of February 28, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of February 28, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.11% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 98.87% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.03% Upgrade Upgrade
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Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Orla Mining Ltd 6.64% 5.39 0.00%
Endeavour Mining PLC 4.63% 29.77 1.95%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR 4.28% 11.44 -0.17%
SSR Mining Inc 4.23% 26.16 0.42%
Prime Mining Corp 4.01% 2.27 -7.35%
Aya Gold & Silver Inc 3.91% 7.51 -0.79%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR 3.79% 17.74 -1.83%
Barrick Gold Corp 3.22% 26.65 0.34%
Perseus Mining Ltd
2.97% -- --
Emerald Resources NL
2.84% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
It is a fundamental policy of the Company that at least 80% of its total assets must be (i) invested in common shares or securities convertible into common shares of companies engaged, directly or indirectly, in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious minerals, (ii) held as bullion or other direct forms of gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals, (iii) invested in instruments representing interests in gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals such as certificates of deposit therefor, and/or (iv) invested in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities that seek to replicate the price movement of gold, silver or platinum bullion.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Equity Precious Metals
Category Index MSCI World/Metals & Mining NR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Precious Metals
Fund Owner Firm Name ASA
Prospectus Benchmark Index
FTSE Gold Mines PR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Axel Merk 0.11 yrs
James Holman 0.11 yrs
Peter Maletis 0.11 yrs

Fundamentals

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30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio --
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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/23/1958
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date --
Attributes
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

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