Midas Fund (MIDSX)

1.41
Net Asset Value
+0.71%
1 Day
+2.17%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
3.02%
Expense Ratio
High
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks primarily capital appreciation and protection against inflation and, secondarily, current income. In pursuit of its investment objectives, the fund invests at least 65% of its total assets in (i) securities (e.g., common and preferred stocks, bonds, convertible securities, etc.) of companies primarily involved, directly or indirectly, in the business of mining, processing, fabricating, distributing or otherwise dealing in gold, silver, platinum, other precious metals, or other natural resources ("Natural Resources Companies") and (ii) gold, silver, and platinum bullion and coins. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month-11.87% 3 years-33.52%
3 months-6.62% 5 years-16.36%
1 year-8.44% Since inception+0.16%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

 MIDSXCategory
Performance 5-yr return-16.36%-3.12%
Expense ratio3.02%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.160.01
Net assets$22.7M$696.1M
Average market cap$6.6B$4.2B
Average P/E22.4--
Portfolio turnover17%17%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMidas
Fund manager & tenureThomas Winmill / 12 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00

Holdings

International stock76.37%
U.S. stock15.29%
Cash8.34%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc8.15%
-- Platinum Group Metals Ltd7.35%
RIO Rio Tinto PLC ADR6.90%
-- Goldcorp Inc6.60%
BHP BHP Billiton Ltd ADR5.91%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd ADR5.66%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp5.45%
-- B2Gold Corp5.03%
-- Detour Gold Corp4.20%
-- Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd4.19%

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