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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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Interest Coverage No Debt
ASA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 173.64 vs. ASA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: No Debt
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ASA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,292,563 sh (-1.16%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 267,192 sh (-3.58%)
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Q3 2015

ASA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Bruce Berkowitz 578,000 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 246,957 sh (-7.57%)
Chuck Royce 910,071 sh (-29.59%)
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Q4 2015

ASA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 910,071 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 2,980 sh (-98.79%)
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Q1 2016

ASA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 2,245 sh (-24.66%)
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Top Ranked Articles about ASA Gold And Precious Metals Ltd

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Ratios

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.29
ASA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. ASA: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ASA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.29
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0.29
Forward Dividend Yield 0.29
ASA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ASA: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.29
ASA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. ASA: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ASA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.29
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0.29

Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Beta-0.14
Short Percentage of Float0.69%
52-Week Range $6.56 - 13.75
Shares Outstanding(Mil)19.29

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
Compare:LSE:HHI, LSE:DITC, LSE:JGCI, LSE:PCFT, LSE:VSL, KUW:ALIMTIAZ » details
ASA Gold And Precious Metals Ltd is a closed-end, non-diversified investment company. It provides investors a vehicle to invest in a portfolio of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver or other precious minerals.
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