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DETAILS
Symbol Value ($)
Morningstar Rating
Previous Close 52.94
Category Natural Resources
Net Assets 2.63 Bil
Yield 0.03%
Morningstar Risk Above Average
Morningstar Return Average
  • Last NAV update 4/23/2014 4:00 PM ET
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
NA
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.
CUMULATIVE PERFORMANCE OF $10,000
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Return 28.93% -16.31% 2.86% 11.17% 6.11%
Value ($) 12,893.36 10,790.41 11,098.80 12,338.80 13,093.13
  • Year to date performance as of 4/23/2014 12:00 AM ET
MANAGEMENT & PURCHASE INFO
Symbol Value ($)
Fund Family Van Eck
Fund Manager Shawn Reynolds
Tenure (Years) 4
Fund Status Open
Minimum Initial Purchase 1.00 Mil
Minimum IRA Investment 0.00
Front Load 0.00
Expense Ratio 1.00%
PERFORMANCE
Symbol Value ($)
1 Month 4.89%
3 Months 8.17%
1 Year 24.46%
3 Years* -2.07%
5 Years* 12.97%
  • * Annualized returns
  • Performance as of 4/23/2014 12:00 AM ET
PEER COMPARISON
  GHAIX Natural Resources
5-Yr Return 12.97% 13.39%
Sharpe Ratio -0.05 0.71
Net Assets 2.63 Bil 204.57 Mil
Avg Market Cap 14.17 Bil 20.37 Bil
Avg P/E 16.51 17.82
Portfolio Turnover 33 62
HOLDINGS
Symbol Value ($)
Stocks 95.19%
Cash 4.58%
Fixed Income 0.00%
Other 0.23%
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