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Van Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund

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Graph of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) ManagerFund Manager - Shawn T. Reynolds

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.2 years
Similar Funds: GHACX  GHAIX 
Fund Family: Van Eck
Fund Category: Natural Resources
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.43)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011),
Mr. Reynolds joined Van Eck Global in 2005 as senior analyst focusing on energy. Prior to joining Van Eck, he was employed at Petrie Parkman & Co. as an energy analyst covering U.S. oil and gas exploration and production companies. From 1991 to 2001, Mr. Reynolds covered North American, European and global energy companies out of New York, Australia and London with Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to his career in finance, Mr. Reynolds worked at Tenneco Oil Company from 1987 to 1989 as an exploration geologist.  Get more insights on Shawn T. Reynolds

 

Graph of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) ProfileVan Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation; income is secondary. Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund invests at least 80% of assets in securities of “hard asset” companies and instruments that derive their value from “hard assets.” It may invest 20% of its assets in securities issued by other investment companies (excluding money market funds), including open end and closed end funds and exchange traded funds (“ETFs”), subject to limitations under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”). It is non-diversified.

 

Van Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund Strength What we like about Van Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund

Data for Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) management has been with Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund for 7.2 years
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 26.00% vs Natural Resources average of 73.81%. It is good that Van Eck Global Hard Assets A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Natural Resources average: 1.36% vs 1.40%

Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Van Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund

Data for Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -20.87% vs -16.02% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -9.88% vs -7.51% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return -9.80% vs -7.88% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) is less safe compared to its Natural Resources peers
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -15.37 is worse than category average of -9.92, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.31
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 24.28 that is higher than category average of 19.38
  • Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) carries a 5.75% load
  • As a Natural Resources focused fund, Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX)Compare with other top Natural Resources category mutual funds

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Van Eck Global Hard Assets A23.18-20.87-9.88-9.80
Dreyfus Natural Resources A (DNLAX)8.25-17.37-3.83-3.00Compare
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T. Rowe Price Real Assets (PRAFX)12.60-5.090.14-2.42Compare

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Compare Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX)Compare with Natural Resources category ETFs

Some Natural Resources ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ)000
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)000
SPDR S&P International Matls Sect ETF (IRV)000
Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB)000
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM)000

 

Graph of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) Net Asset TrackingVan Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A fund (GHAAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$2.39B
03/2016$2.17B
02/2016$1.94B
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Graph of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A Fund (GHAAX) Portfolio TrackingVan Eck Global Hard Assets A (GHAAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Van Eck Global Hard Assets A fund (GHAAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20164.33%95.14%0%0.53%
03/20161.49%98.07%0%0.44%
01/20162.04%97.52%0%0.44%
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Apr 29, 2016
Pioneer Natural Resources Compa [5.24%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [4.51%]
EOG Resources, Inc. Common Stoc [3.98%]
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [3.97%]
Cimarex Energy Co Common Stock [3.91%]
Glencore PLC [3.87%]
Halliburton Company Common Stoc [3.8%]
Diamondback Energy, Inc. [3.8%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.8%]
Goldcorp Inc [3.55%]

Mar 30, 2016
Pioneer Natural Resources Compa [5.19%]
Diamondback Energy, Inc. [4.57%]
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [4.51%]
Cimarex Energy Co Common Stock [4.5%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [4.41%]
Glencore PLC [4.26%]
EOG Resources, Inc. Common Stoc [4.09%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [4.08%]
Halliburton Company Common Stoc [3.84%]
Newfield Exploration Company Co [3.65%]

Jan 30, 2016
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [5.58%]
Cimarex Energy Co Common Stock [5.53%]
Diamondback Energy, Inc. [5.53%]
Pioneer Natural Resources Compa [5.3%]
EOG Resources, Inc. Common Stoc [4.69%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [4.57%]
Valero Energy Corporation Commo [4.42%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [4.35%]
Halliburton Company Common Stoc [4.01%]
Parsley Energy, Inc. Class A Co [3.14%]
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