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- as well as diamonds. The fund may also short positions in the fund's portfolio that are considered by the Adviser to be overvalued in an effort to realize a valuation discrepancy. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+6.69% 3 years+11.29%
3 months-1.67% 5 years-0.43%
1 year+2.96% Since inception-0.19%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-0.43%-8.06%
Expense ratio1.86%1.41%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.01-0.04
Net assets$87.8M$582.2M
Average market cap$763.1M$3.3B
Average P/E21.720.6
Portfolio turnover67%67%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyU.S. Global Investors
Fund manager & tenureFrank Holmes / 18 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock75.55%
U.S. stock19.21%
Fixed income2.67%
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
-- 13.08%
-- 10.66%
-- 8.88%
-- 4.53%
-- 4.39%
-- 3.92%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp3.73%
-- 3.43%
-- 2.98%
-- 2.88%