Sprott Gold & Precious Minerals Fund

Investment Team


  • Charles Oliver
    Senior Portfolio Manager

Fund Details

Fund Status Open
Distributions Income and Capital Gains Distributed Annually (if any) Distributions are reinvested automatically
Fund Code

SPR 003 - (A)
SPR 230 - (A-LL)
SPR 300 - (F)

Inception Date 11/15/2001
Nature of Securities Mutual Fund Trust Units
Type of Fund Gold and Precious Minerals Fund
Valuations Daily
Redemptions Daily
Minimum Initial Investment $1,000 CDN
Minimum Subsequent Investment $25 CDN
Minimum Investment Term 90 days (2% penalty)
Management Fee 2.5% annual - (A) 1.5% annual - (F)
Performance Fee 10% of Excess Over the S&P/TSX Global Gold Total Return Index
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes
Investor Risk Tolerance High

Fund Objective

The primary objective of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth. In order to achieve its investment objective, 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.

Unit Price (NAV - Series A)

Fund Performance as at March 31, 2014

MTD* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Inception
-1.6 20.3 -25.6 -30.1 -1.6 -2.7 9.2
*MTD & YTD as at most recent NAV

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Pan American Silver Corp.
  2. Osisko Mining Corporation
  3. Silver Bullion
  4. Silver Wheaton Corp.
  5. Alamos Gold Inc.
  6. Silver Standard Resources Inc.
  7. Pretium Resources Inc.
  8. IAMGOLD Corporation
  9. SEMAFO Inc.
  10. Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.
Allocation data as at March 31, 2013

The indicated rates of return for series A/class A securities of the Funds are based on the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in unit/share value and reinvestment of all distributions or dividends and does not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation to purchase securities of the Funds.