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Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 25, 2022

AAAU is a passive ETF by Goldman Sachs tracking the investment results of the LBMA Gold PM Price. AAAU launched on Jul 26, 2018 and has a 0.18% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS7154261025
CUSIP38150K103
IssuerGoldman Sachs
Inception DateJul 26, 2018
RegionGlobal (Broad)
CategoryPrecious Metals, Gold
Expense Ratio0.18%
Index TrackedLBMA Gold PM Price
Asset ClassCommodity

Trading Data

Previous Close$18.14
Year Range$17.17 - $20.39
EMA (50)$18.48
EMA (200)$18.41
Average Volume$1.51M

AAAUShare Price Chart


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AAAUPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF on Aug 16, 2018 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $15,434 for a total return of roughly 54.34%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


AAAU (Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAAUReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-2.27%-0.75%
YTD-0.33%-17.93%
6M0.72%-17.23%
1Y2.66%-7.78%
5Y11.94%9.08%
10Y11.94%9.08%

AAAUMonthly Returns Heatmap


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AAAUSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.19. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


AAAU (Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAAUDividend History


Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF doesn't pay dividends

AAAUDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


AAAU (Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAAUWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF is 18.72%, recorded on Mar 8, 2021. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-18.72%Aug 7, 2020146Mar 8, 2021
-12.43%Mar 10, 20208Mar 19, 202015Apr 9, 202023
-6.51%Sep 5, 201960Nov 27, 201925Jan 6, 202085
-5.22%Feb 20, 201951May 2, 201929Jun 13, 201980
-5.01%Feb 25, 20204Feb 28, 20204Mar 5, 20208
-4.28%May 21, 202011Jun 5, 202012Jun 23, 202023
-2.87%Jun 26, 20194Jul 1, 201911Jul 17, 201915
-2.82%Oct 29, 201812Nov 13, 201813Dec 4, 201825
-2.66%Apr 24, 20205Apr 30, 202011May 15, 202016
-2.49%Apr 15, 20203Apr 17, 20204Apr 23, 20207

AAAUVolatility Chart

Current Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF volatility is 18.90%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


AAAU (Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAAUAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
IAUJan 28, 20050.25%-0.43%1.22%0.00%Compare AAAU and IAU

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