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Fund Price: $38.19 (as at March 23, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.5564 -1.44%  YTD: 7.19%

Returns as at February 28, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -4.23% -1.43% -1.43%
3 Months 7.77% 9.76% 9.43%
6 Months -9.23% -8.87% -9.17%
1 Year 29.24% 32.22% 29.52%
2 Year Avg 16.32% 19.78% 20.02%
3 Year Avg 6.14% 8.73% 9.39%
4 Year Avg -0.68% 1.49% 2.17%
5 Year Avg -10.84% -7.35% -6.76%
10 Year Avg -4.12% -0.20% -0.22%
15 Year Avg 7.00% 8.14% 7.32%
20 Year Avg - 3.61% 3.18%
Since Inception 9.30% - -
 
2016 51.75% 68.33% 64.90%
2015 -6.17% -7.69% -7.36%
2014 3.51% 1.43% 2.64%
 
3 year risk 43.04 43.38 42.03
3 year beta 1.00 0.99 1.00

*Globe Precious Metals Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Precious Metals Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at February 28, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Nov 09): 172.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -66.95 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 36 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objectives of the Fund are to provide long-term capital growth. In order to achieve its investment objectives, the Fund invests primarily in gold, gold certificates, precious metals and minerals, the certificates relating to such metals and minerals and/or in equity securities of companies that are directly or indirectly involved in the exploration, mining, production or distribution of gold and precious metals and minerals.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Sprott Asset Management LP
Managed by: Sprott Asset Management LP
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: November 2001
Asset Class: Precious Metals Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending February 28, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 3.19%
Management Fee: 2.50%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation February 28, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings February 28, 2017

Fund Geography February 28, 2017

Top Holdings as at February 28, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at March 23, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
ABX-T Barrick Gold Corp. Precious Metals Canada Stock 6.55   47.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BTO-T B2Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 6.26   94.61 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Newmarket Gold Inc Ord - Canada Stock 5.89   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NEM-N Newmont Mining Precious Metals United States Stock 5.68   34.59 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EDV-T Endeavour Mining Corp. Management and Diversified Cayman Islands Stock 5.62   117.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PVG-T Pretium Resources Metal Mines Canada Stock 4.6   123.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Torex Gold Resources Inc Ord - Canada Stock 4.09   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AKG-T Asanko Gold Inc. Precious Metals Canada Stock 3.84   14.19 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RIC-T Richmont Mines Precious Metals Canada Stock 3.74   36.42 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AEM-T Agnico Eagle Mines Precious Metals Canada Stock 3.29   26.25 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Paul Wong, Jason Mayer, Maria Smirnova

Sprott Asset Management LP

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: 11.56%

Also manages:Sprott Bull/Bear RSP A, Sprott Hedge L.P. - Cl A

View fund manager performance report