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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.40% -1.77% 610.47M 743103.5
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
9.25% 96.00% 73.61M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Company primarily seeks to provide a high level of current income. The Funds secondary investment objective is to seek capital appreciation consistent with the Funds strategy and its primary objective. The Fund will attempt to achieve its objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of companies principally engaged in gold industry and natural resources industries. As part of its investment strategy, the Fund intends to earn income through an option strategy of writing (selling) covered call options on equity securities in its portfolio, but may, in amounts up to 15% of the Funds assets, consist of writing uncovered call options on indices comprised of Gold Companies or Natural Resources Companies or exchange traded funds comprised of such issuers and put options on securities in its portfolio. The Fund will invest at least 25% of its assets in the equity securities of companies principally engaged in the exploration, mining, fabrication, processing, distribution or trading of gold or the financing, managing, controlling or operating of companies engaged in gold-related activities. Additionally the Fund will also invest at least 25% of its assets in the equity securities of companies principally engaged in the exploration, production or distribution of natural resources, such as gas, oil, paper, food and agriculture, forestry products, metals and minerals as well as related transportation companies and equipment manufacturers.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Natural Resources
Category Index S&P North American Natural Resources TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name Gabelli
Prospectus Benchmark Index
CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Caesar Bryan 17.10 yrs
Vincent Rouche 17.10 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 20, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-22.26%
28.93%
9.58%
-19.50%
36.59%
-8.42%
17.42%
7.82%
-0.87%
7.51%
22.40%
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27.67%
15.90%
21.82%
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26.73%
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28.74%
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20.57%
4.65%
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21.01%
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53.93%
31.23%
As of May 20, 2022.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-20-22) 9.25%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.85
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As of December 31, 2021

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As of December 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of December 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 12.57% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 82.64% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 4.20% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.59% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
United States Treasury Bills 0.04071%
6.45% -- --
Exxon Mobil Corp 4.95% 91.86 0.79%
Newmont Corp 4.70% 67.19 1.63%
Freeport-McMoRan Inc 4.13% 36.31 -1.12%
Chevron Corp 3.92% 167.82 0.58%
Franco-Nevada Corp 3.35% 178.45 0.25%
Shell PLC
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Barrick Gold Corp 3.27% 26.65 0.34%
United States Treasury Bills 0.02%
2.98% -- --
Rio Tinto PLC ADR 2.93% 69.54 2.37%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Company primarily seeks to provide a high level of current income. The Funds secondary investment objective is to seek capital appreciation consistent with the Funds strategy and its primary objective. The Fund will attempt to achieve its objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of companies principally engaged in gold industry and natural resources industries. As part of its investment strategy, the Fund intends to earn income through an option strategy of writing (selling) covered call options on equity securities in its portfolio, but may, in amounts up to 15% of the Funds assets, consist of writing uncovered call options on indices comprised of Gold Companies or Natural Resources Companies or exchange traded funds comprised of such issuers and put options on securities in its portfolio. The Fund will invest at least 25% of its assets in the equity securities of companies principally engaged in the exploration, mining, fabrication, processing, distribution or trading of gold or the financing, managing, controlling or operating of companies engaged in gold-related activities. Additionally the Fund will also invest at least 25% of its assets in the equity securities of companies principally engaged in the exploration, production or distribution of natural resources, such as gas, oil, paper, food and agriculture, forestry products, metals and minerals as well as related transportation companies and equipment manufacturers.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Natural Resources
Category Index S&P North American Natural Resources TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name Gabelli
Prospectus Benchmark Index
CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Caesar Bryan 17.10 yrs
Vincent Rouche 17.10 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-20-22) 9.25%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.85
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As of December 31, 2021

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As of December 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 3/29/2005
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 12/31/2013
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
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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