Permanent Portfolio Permanent Portfolio Class I (PRPFX)

Net Asset Value
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Overall Morningstar Rating
Allocation--30% to 50% equity
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to preserve and increase the purchasing power value of its shares over the long term. The fund allocates its assets as follows: 20% of its assets in gold- 5% of its assets in silver- 10% of its assets in swiss franc assets- 15% of its assets in stocks of real estate and natural resource stocks- 15% of its assets in aggressive growth stocks- and 35% of its assets in dollar assets. It is non-diversified.


1 month+1.37% 3 years+4.42%
3 months-0.76% 5 years+3.20%
1 year+7.23% Since inception+6.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Allocation--30% to 50% equity

Performance 5-yr return+3.20%+4.65%
Expense ratio0.82%1.16%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.230.87
Net assets$2.5B$2.1B
Average market cap$24.6B$59.6B
Average P/E21.118.0
Portfolio turnover9%9%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPermanent Portfolio
Fund manager & tenureMichael Cuggino / 14 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


Fixed income60.23%
U.S. stock34.30%
International stock2.84%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 26.57%
Industrial materials 23.29%
Energy 20.74%
Consumer service 5.66%
Hardware 4.59%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 10.55%
-- 5.73%
-- 5.20%
-- 5.08%
-- 4.17%
-- 4.12%
-- 4.08%
-- 4.06%
-- 3.62%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc2.87%