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U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF

etf
GOAU
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$22.28 -0.43 0%
primary theme
Commodity
GOAU (ETF)

U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$22.28 -0.43 0%
primary theme
Commodity
GOAU (ETF)
U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$22.28 -0.43 0%
primary theme
Commodity

GOAU - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 27.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $118 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 56.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.71
$10.85
$26.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.60%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 158.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Commodity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Focused

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GOAU - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 26.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    U.S. Global Investors
  • Inception Date
    Jun 27, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    5299994
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Ralph Aldis

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, at least 80 percent of the fund's total assets (exclusive of any collateral held from securities lending) will be invested in the component securities of the index and depositary receipts representing component securities. The index is composed of the exchange-listed common stock (or American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs")) of U.S. and international (including emerging markets) companies that earn at least 50 percent of their aggregate revenue from precious metals. The fund is non-diversified.


GOAU - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GOAU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.8% -84.3% 410.1% 7.02%
1 Yr 45.1% -88.7% 45.1% 0.43%
3 Yr 21.3%* -47.9% 60.9% 1.56%
5 Yr N/A* -39.9% 28.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 14.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GOAU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 53.9% -88.2% 53.9% 0.88%
2018 -12.3% -42.9% 323.8% 37.99%
2017 N/A -37.6% 55.7% N/A
2016 N/A -34.9% 49.2% N/A
2015 N/A -64.9% 8.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GOAU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 26.9% -87.2% 272.3% 6.14%
1 Yr 45.1% -88.7% 45.1% 0.43%
3 Yr 21.3%* -47.9% 60.9% 1.56%
5 Yr N/A* -39.9% 28.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 14.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GOAU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 53.9% -88.2% 53.9% 0.88%
2018 -12.3% -42.9% 208.1% 42.46%
2017 N/A -37.6% 55.7% N/A
2016 N/A -34.9% 49.2% N/A
2015 N/A -62.9% 8.8% N/A

GOAU - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GOAU Category Low Category High GOAU % Rank
Net Assets 118 M 150 K 77 B 47.68%
Number of Holdings 31 1 695 51.92%
Net Assets in Top 10 66.7 M 523 K 77 B 67.31%
Weighting of Top 10 56.56% 11.5% 100.0% 70.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Franco-Nevada Corp 9.90%
  2. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 9.74%
  3. Royal Gold Inc 9.62%
  4. Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd ADR 4.69%
  5. Maverix Metals Inc 4.61%
  6. Karora Resources Inc 4.34%
  7. Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd 4.12%
  8. Sandstorm Gold Ltd 3.97%
  9. Centerra Gold Inc 3.93%
  10. SSR Mining Inc 3.55%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GOAU % Rank
Stocks
99.57% 0.00% 99.57% 0.64%
Cash
0.43% -52.27% 100.00% 74.36%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 74.36%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 110.63% 98.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.02% 79.49%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 89.50% 94.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GOAU % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 4.35%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 2.36% 82.61%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 82.61%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.11% 82.61%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 12.20% 100.00%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 35.20% 82.61%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 64.80% 100.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 21.08% 100.00%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 5.65% 100.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GOAU % Rank
Non US
89.95% 0.00% 89.95% 0.64%
US
9.62% 0.00% 61.95% 5.77%

GOAU - Expenses

Operational Fees

GOAU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.01% 19.14% 88.71%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.75% 39.66%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

GOAU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

GOAU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

GOAU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 158.00% 0.00% 262.00% 94.23%

GOAU - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GOAU Category Low Category High GOAU % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.12% 0.00% 18.52% 13.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GOAU Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GOAU Category Low Category High GOAU % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.40% -25.58% 36.51% 78.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

GOAU Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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GOAU - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Ralph Aldis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 27, 2017

3.26

3.3%

Ralph P. Aldis, CFA, is a Portfolio Manager for U.S. Global Investors, Inc. Aldis has served as senior research analyst of the U.S. Global Investors, Inc. since 2001. Previously he was with United Services Advisors as director of research and analysis since April 1989. Before that, he spent three years in the research department at Neil A. Eisner and Company, and he also worked as a research assistant at Southwest Energy Associates during the summer of 1986. He is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists and the San Antonio Society of Financial Analysts.

Frank Holmes


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 27, 2017

3.26

3.3%

Mr. Holmes is Chief Executive Officer since 1989 and Chief Investment Officer since 1999 at 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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 15.88 6.44 9.84