• US Global Investors Gold & Precious Metals Fund

U.S. Global Investors

  • Global
  • Precious Metals/Minerals

US Global Investors Gold & Precious Metals Fund

USERX

Summary

The fund seeks primarily capital appreciation in the long term and secondarily current income by investing in companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Next, the research team invests in securities of companies principally involved in the mining, fabrication, processing, marketing or distribution of precious metals including gold, silver, platinum group, palladium, as well as diamonds.

In selecting securities for the portfolio, the research team focuses on companies More

Price

Last Close

$10.25 ( -0.41 )

52 Week HL

$14.62 - $10.25

Net Assets

$158.43 M

Expense Ratio

1.62 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • K92 Mining,
  • Wheaton Precious
  • Roxgold, Inc.
  • Impala Platinum
  • Sandstorm Gold,

Holding

  • 9.81
  • 3.37
  • 3.27
  • 3.26
  • 3.12

Company Name

  • Aris Gold
  • Maverix Metals,
  • Major Drilling
  • Pan American
  • Silver Lake
  • Total

Holding

  • 2.92
  • 2.89
  • 2.65
  • 2.65
  • 2.42
  • 36.36%

Manager

Name

Frank E. Holmes

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Prospectus

Summary

Annual Reports

2020

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-7.1 %

3 Year

63.09%

5 Year

52.33%

Best

524.39%
1982

Worst

-49.07%
2013

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 10.2% -12.7% -31.9% 7.3% -9.6% 8.1% 33.3% 2.3% 11.8% -15.5% -
Q2 -16.1% 12.5% 66% 13.5% 5.4% -5.1% 40.6% 4% 14.3% -32.6% -
Q3 - -17.3% 16.1% 8.5% -13.2% 8.7% 3.8% -12.6% -20% 6.3% -
Q4 - 5.6% 1.6% 20.1% 4.2% 1.4% -25.3% 2.4% -16% -16% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -6.8% 12.1% 5.4% -5.6% -10.7% - - - - - - -
2021 -4.9% -9% 0.9% 11.2% 9.9% -7.9% -1% -6.4% -10.8% 12.9% -3.1% -3.4%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
USERX -7%-14%33%--14%13%45%-5%-14%-49%-6%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -7%-43%18%--8%-6%37%-4%-28%-78%-6%

USERX S&P 500

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