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ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (ASA)

Specialty Equity Funds - Energy Natural Resources Funds

Data as of May 6, 2021
Market Price $22.66 (+ $0.66)
NAV (May 6, 2021) $26.27 (+ $0.71)
Premium / Discount -13.74% (+0.19%)
Fund Info
Inception Sept. 23, 1958
Sponsor Merk Investments
Website www.asaltd.com/
Phone 1-800-432-3378
Location Maine
Incorporated Delaware
Staggered Board No
Objective: Solely focused on covering the metals and mining sector
Related Indexes
International Equity Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 19,289,905
Total Assets (Reported: Nov. 30, 2020) $464M
Estimated Total Assets $507M
Net Assets $507M
Market Cap $437M
Portfolio Turnover 31.00%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.02%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.02%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -15.17%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -25.05%
Discount High(3 Yr) -7.37%
Discount Rel Range 63.98%
Comp Discount -1.28
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.20
Z-Stat (6mo) 0.65
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.64
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.64
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.33
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.39
Distribution Data
Market Yield 0.09%
Income Yield 0.09%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 0.08%
Distribution Frequency S
Current Distribution $0.010
Current Income $0.010
Ex-Date 5/19/21
Payable Date 5/21/21
Div Growth (3yr) %
Dividend Change % on
Expected Div 11/2/21
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,507
Avg Volume 30 day 48,544
Avg Volume 90 day 66,487
Volume Trend -26.99%
Comp Volume Trend -11.39%
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 75.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 97.7%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 97.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 98.1%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 39.1%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 35.8%
Earnings / Share (11/30/20) $-0.080
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (11/30/20) $0.047
Rel UNII 235.50
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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