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. It may invest in warrants to gain exposure to individual securities in the gold and precious metals industry over the long term. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-4.08% 3 years-22.25%
3 months-20.42% 5 years-12.29%
1 year-11.94% Since inception-0.63%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-12.29%-10.39%
Expense ratio2.15%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.25-0.19
Net assets$75.6M$668.6M
Average market cap$915.1M$3.5B
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover64%64%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyU.S. Global Investors
Fund manager & tenureFrank Holmes / 15 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock63.24%
Fixed income14.09%
U.S. stock9.68%
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
-- Klondex Mines Ltd6.78%
-- Detour Gold Corp5.09%
-- Dundee Precious Metals ([Wts/Rts])4.02%
PALL ETFS Physical Palladium3.71%
LODE Comstock Mining Inc3.68%
-- Semafo Inc3.37%
RGLD Royal Gold Inc3.24%
PPLT ETFS Physical Platinum3.08%
-- Northern Star Resources Ltd2.57%
-- Alacer Gold Corp2.54%

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