U.S. Global Investors World Precious Minerals Fund Institutional Class Shares (UNWIX)

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Equity precious metals
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Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term growth of capital plus protection against inflation and monetary instability. Under normal market conditions- the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies principally engaged in the exploration for- or mining and processing of- precious minerals such as gold- silver- platinum group- palladium- as well as diamonds. The fund also may purchase call and put options- and enter into covered option writing transactions. In addition- the fund may invest up to 15% of its net assets in illiquid securities. It is non-diversified.


1 month-6.60% 3 years+9.00%
3 months-0.25% 5 years-8.96%
1 year-26.78% Since inception-7.69%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-8.96%-10.16%
Expense ratio2.71%1.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.08-0.06
Net assets$117.2M$636.3M
Average market cap$156.5M$3.5B
Average P/E--23.1
Portfolio turnover136%136%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyU.S. Global Investors
Fund manager & tenureFrank Holmes / 18 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock72.60%
U.S. stock17.51%
Fixed income5.47%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 94.80%
Energy 3.82%
Financial service 1.24%
Healthcare 0.12%
Telecommunication 0.02%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 16.93%
-- 5.10%
-- 3.91%
-- 3.79%
-- 3.65%
-- 2.58%
-- 2.52%
-- 2.38%
-- 2.27%
-- 1.98%