Midas Fund (MIDSX)

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Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
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Investment Objective The investment seeks primarily capital appreciation and protection against inflation and, secondarily, current income. 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 or other natural resources ("Natural Resources Companies") and (ii) gold, silver, and platinum bullion. It may invest in domestic and foreign companies of any size. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-8.59% 3 years-33.74%
3 months+4.20% 5 years-8.26%
1 year-9.70% Since inception-0.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-8.26%-4.26%
Expense ratio2.94%1.43%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.080.03
Net assets$21.5M$635.4M
Average market cap$5.7B$4.0B
Average P/E15.9--
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


International stock83.64%
U.S. stock16.30%
Fixed income0.00%
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
-- Platinum Group Metals Ltd6.58%
-- Kinross Gold Corporation6.42%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold6.28%
RIO Rio Tinto PLC ADR6.07%
-- Goldcorp, Inc.5.70%
BHP BHP Billiton Ltd ADR5.04%
-- B2Gold Corp4.91%
-- Centerra Gold Inc.4.75%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd ADR4.56%
NEM Newmont Mining Corporation4.48%

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