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ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (ASA)

Specialty Equity Funds - Energy Natural Resources Funds

Data as of Aug. 23, 2019
Market Price $13.31 (+ $0.48)
NAV (Aug. 23, 2019) $15.82 (+ $0.47)
Premium / Discount -15.87% (+0.55%)
Fund Info
Inception Sept. 23, 1958
Sponsor ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited
Website www.asaltd.com/
Phone 1-800-432-3378
Objective: Solely focused on covering the metals and mining sector
Related Indexes
International Equity Index
Discount CEF/BDC Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 19,289,905
Total Assets (Reported: May 31, 2019) $227M
Estimated Total Assets $305M
Net Assets $305M
Market Cap $257M
Purchases Turnover 3.36%
Sales Turnover 3.25%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.78%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.78%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -13.14%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -25.05%
Discount High(3 Yr) -0.57%
Discount Rel Range 37.52%
Comp Discount -7.12
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.53
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.01
Z-Stat (1Yr) -0.39
Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.92
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.94
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.89
Distribution Data
Market Yield 0.15%
Income Yield 0.15%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 0.13%
Distribution Frequency S
Current Distribution $0.010
Current Income $0.010
Ex-Date 5/9/19
Payable Date 5/24/19
Div Growth (3yr) %
Dividend Change % on
Expected Div 11/4/19
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,547
Avg Volume 30 day 127,645
Avg Volume 90 day 116,246
Volume Trend 9.81%
Comp Volume Trend -8.01%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): GGN 56.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 75.8%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 91.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 97.5%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 26.7%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 24.5%
Earnings / Share (5/31/19) $-0.014
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (5/31/19) $0.254
Rel UNII 1,269.00
UNII Trend Down
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index


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