ASA Gold and Precious Metals Common

It is a fundamental policy of the Company that at least 80% of its total assets be (i) invested in common shares or securities convertible into common shares of companies engaged, directly or indirectly, in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious minerals, (ii) held as bullion or other direct forms of gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals, (iii) invested in instruments representing interests in gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals such as certificates of deposit therefor, and/or (iv) invested in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities that seek to replicate the price movement of gold, silver or platinum bullion.

Key stats

Management firm  ASA
Domicile  Bermuda
Global Branding Name  ASA
12 month yield  1.06%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  1958-09-23
ISIN  BMG3156P1032
SEDOL  B046PT7
Manager 1 Name  David Christensen
Fund Strategy  Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark  FTSE Gold Mines PR USD
Fund Structure  Closed Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-08-31
Return - 1 Month  2.04%
Return - 2 Months  0.56 %
Return - 3 Months  15.77%
Return - 6 Months  5.97 %
Return - 9 months  23.44 %
Return - 12 Months  5.35%
Annualized return 24 months  -18.69 %
Annualized return 36 months  -21.81 %
Annualized return 48 months  -13.79 %
Annualized return 60 months  -6.58 %
Return 120 months  2.29 %
Annualized return since Inception  0.00%
Return YTD  26.36%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2014-08-31

Charges

Initial  0.00 %
Maximum Managment Charge  0.00 %
Exit charge  0.00 %
Performance Fee  0.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  ASA
Contact city  Buffalo
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  ASA
Custodian  JPMorgan Chase Bank New York

Price

Last Price Date  2014-09-18
Pre-tax nav  12.54
Pre-tax offer  0.00
Pre-tax bid  0.00
Pre-tax mid  0.00
Post-tax nav  0.00
Post-tax offer  0.00
Post-tax bid  0.00
Price change  $-0.23
Price change (percentage)  -1.80 %
Guaranteed NAV  0.00000
Close Price  0.00

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