Merk Currency Enhanced U.S. Equity Fund Investor Shares (MUSFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to generate total return by investing in securities and instruments that create exposure to U.S. equities and currencies. The fund seeks to generate total return by managing the currency exposure associated with its investments in U.S. equities and financial instruments that provide exposure to U.S. equities. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in U.S. equities, currencies and financial instruments that provide exposure to U.S. equities and currencies.


1 month-32.36% 3 years+4.48%
3 months-31.17% 5 years--
1 year-31.75% Since inception+17.08%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return--+12.97%
Expense ratio1.37%1.10%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.16
Net assets$2.4M$3.9B
Average market cap$74.0B$104.9B
Average P/E19.418.4
Portfolio turnover28%28%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMerk Funds
Fund manager & tenureAxel Merk / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock93.51%
International stock1.25%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
SPY SPDR® S&P 500 ETF94.52%
-- 0.44%

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