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US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund

    Last Trade: $6.26 on 6/23/2017, Change: +0.05 (0.81%)

 

Graph of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) ManagerFund Manager - Frank E. Holmes

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 18.1 years
Fund Family: U.S. Global Investors
Fund Category: Equity Precious Metals
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.6)     (What does this score mean?)
Mr. Holmes is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors, Inc. Mr. Holmes had investment banking experience in the international capital markets and the gold mining industry. He was formerly President and Chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association and a member of the Toronto Stock Exchange's Listing Committee as well as a member seat holder of the stock exchanges in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Alberta.  Get more insights on Frank E. Holmes

 

Graph of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) ProfileUS Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund seeks long-term growth of capital plus protection against inflation and monetary instability. US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund invests at least 80% of 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 and diamonds. It participates in private placements, initial public offerings (IPOs), and long-term equity anticipation securities (LEAPS). US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund normally invests at least 40% of assets in securities of companies that are economically tied to at least three countries other than the U.S. It is non-diversified.

 

US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund Strength What we like about US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund

Data for US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) management has been with US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund for 18.1 years
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 53.33% vs 18.36% Equity Precious Metals category median performance)
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return -0.05% vs -5.42% Equity Precious Metals category median performance)
  • Asset base in US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 38.98, lower than category average of 40.63

US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) Weakness What we are cautious about US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund

Data for US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return -16.26% vs -15.77% Equity Precious Metals category median performance)
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 71.00% that is higher than the Equity Precious Metals average of 52.40%. This could mean US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.81% than its Equity Precious Metals average of 1.45%
  • Even though US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • As a Equity Precious Metals focused fund, US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Equity Precious Metals mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals82.1453.33-0.05-16.26
Gabelli Gold AAA (GOLDX)58.3422.42-0.69-12.10Compare

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Compare US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX)Compare with Equity Precious Metals category ETFs

Some Equity Precious Metals ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Global X Gold Explorers ETF (GLDX)87.40%58.57%1.71%
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)64.58%16.29%-7.77%
PowerShares Global Gold & Prec Mtls ETF (PSAU)64.26%15.41%-6.15%
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ)000
Market Vectors Rare EarthStrat Mtls ETF (REMX)21.48%-34.28%-26.30%

 

Graph of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) Net Asset TrackingUS Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals fund (UNWPX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$146.38M
03/2016$108.80M
02/2016$99.03M
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Track portfolio allocation change of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals fund (UNWPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20163.55%81.14%0.65%5.78%
12/20155.81%82.28%6.54%4.16%
09/201524.96%66.92%2.63%4.75%
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graph of US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals Fund (UNWPX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in US Global Investors Wld Prec Minerals (UNWPX) Fund

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Mar 30, 2016
Klondex Mines Ltd [15.39%]
Tristar Gold Inc [5.41%]
Gran Colombia Gold Cv 1% [4.8%]
PRETIUM RESOURCES INC. [4.46%]
Gran Colombia Gold Cv 6% [4.09%]
St Barbara Ltd [3.34%]
Orex Minerals Inc [3.28%]
Lundin Gold Inc [2.1%]
Roxgold Inc [2.09%]
Goldcorp Inc [1.93%]

Dec 30, 2015
Klondex Mines Ltd [15.82%]
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd [5.25%]
Gran Colombia Gold 5% [4.45%]
PRETIUM RESOURCES INC. [3.87%]
Gran Colombia Gold 144A 10% [3.84%]
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF [3.1%]
St Barbara Ltd [3.07%]
Tristar Gold Inc [2.92%]
LAKE SHORE GOLD CORP. [2.88%]
Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF [2.78%]

Sep 29, 2015
Klondex Mines Ltd [17.72%]
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd [7.92%]
PRETIUM RESOURCES INC. [4.54%]
Tristar Gold Inc [2.38%]
LAKE SHORE GOLD CORP. [2.27%]
St Barbara Ltd [2.13%]
Lundin Gold Restricted [2.05%]
RICHMONT MINES [1.98%]
Mandalay Resources Corp [1.97%]
Gran Colombia Gold 144A 10% [1.86%]
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