Wells Fargo Precious Metals Fund - Class Inst (EKWYX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in investments related to precious metals. It invests any amount of the fund's total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers- including ADRs and similar investments. The fund invests up to 40% of its total assets in emerging market equity securities; and up to 25% of its total assets- at the time of purchase- in debt securities linked to precious metals and common or preferred stocks of subsidiaries of the fund that invest directly or indirectly in precious metals and minerals. It is non-diversified.


1 month-1.33% 3 years+4.03%
3 months+3.55% 5 years-0.56%
1 year-4.82% Since inception+9.34%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-0.56%-8.06%
Expense ratio0.88%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.050.07
Net assets$314.7M$587.2M
Average market cap$4.8B$3.3B
Average P/E23.921.1
Portfolio turnover27%27%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWells Fargo Funds
Fund manager & tenureMichael Bradshaw / 10 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock82.73%
U.S. stock13.73%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 99.44%
Energy 0.56%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEM Newmont Mining Corp7.42%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd7.30%
-- 6.74%
RGLD Royal Gold Inc5.73%
-- 4.94%
-- 4.82%
-- 4.13%
-- 4.11%
-- 3.98%
-- 3.30%