U.S. Global Investors Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term growth of capital plus protection against inflation and monetary instability; current income is a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies principally involved in the mining, fabrication, processing, marketing or distribution of precious metals including gold, silver, platinum group, palladium and diamonds. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-7.47% 3 years-20.37%
3 months+1.49% 5 years-15.23%
1 year-29.22% Since inception-0.77%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-15.23%-16.30%
Expense ratio1.97%1.50%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.35-0.40
Net assets$69.7M$491.9M
Average market cap$604.0M$3.3B
Average P/E18.9--
Portfolio turnover99%99%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyU.S. Global Investors
Fund manager & tenureFrank Holmes / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$5,000.00


International stock79.60%
Fixed income9.83%
U.S. stock6.90%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 97.89%
Financial service 1.18%
Energy 0.81%
Healthcare 0.12%
Business service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 9.99%
RGLD Royal Gold Inc5.98%
-- 5.87%
-- 3.83%
-- 3.61%
-- 3.46%
-- 3.38%
-- 2.89%
LODE Comstock Mining Inc2.61%
-- 2.55%

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