Van Eck Global Hard Assets I

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; income is a secondary consideration.
The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of "hard asset" companies and instruments that derive their value from "hard assets". Hard assets include precious metals (including gold), base and industrial metals, energy, natural resources and other commodities. It concentrates its investments in the securities of hard assets companies and instruments that derive their value from hard assets. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in securities issued by other investment companies, including exchange-traded funds. It is non-diversified.

Key stats

Management firm  Van Eck
Domicile  United States
Fund Administrator  Van Eck Associates Corporation
Global Branding Name  Van Eck
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  2006-05-01
ISIN  US9210754126
Manager 1 Name  Charles Cameron
Manager 2 Name  Shawn Reynolds
Fund Strategy  Natural Resources
Benchmark  S&P North American Natural Resources TR
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-06-30
Return - 1 Month  6.45%
Return - 2 Months  6.73 %
Return - 3 Months  11.52%
Return - 6 Months  13.51 %
Return - 9 months  17.53 %
Return - 12 Months  32.26%
Annualized return 24 months  18.65 %
Annualized return 36 months  2.21 %
Annualized return 48 months  12.24 %
Annualized return 60 months  11.68 %
Return 120 months  0.00 %
Annualized return since Inception  6.83%
Return YTD  13.51%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2014-06-30
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 120 Months  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating
Morning Star Rating - Overall  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating

Charges

Initial  0.00 %
Minimum Investment  $1,000,000
Maximum Managment Charge  1.00 %
Exit charge  0.00 %
Performance Fee  0.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  Van Eck Associates Corporation
Contact Address 2  99 Park Ave, 8th FL
Contact city  New York
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  Van Eck
Web Address  www.vaneck.com
Custodian  State Street Bank & Trust CO MA
Phone  800.826.1115

Price

Last Price Date  2014-07-10
Pre-tax nav  56.31
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  $-0.58
Price change (percentage)  -1.02 %
Guaranteed NAV  0.00000
Close Price  0.00

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