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US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF (GOAU)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

GOAU is a passive ETF by US Global Investors tracking the investment results of the U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners Index. GOAU launched on Jun 27, 2017 and has a 0.60% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS26922A7191
  • CUSIP26922A719
  • IssuerUS Global Investors
  • Inception DateJun 27, 2017
  • RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
  • CategoryMaterials
  • Expense Ratio0.60%
  • Index TrackedU.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners Index
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

    Multi-Cap
  • Asset Class Style

    Blend

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$17.06
  • Year Range$15.69 - $22.16
  • EMA (50)$18.97
  • EMA (200)$19.13
  • Average Volume$34.46K

GOAUShare Price Chart


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GOAUPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF on Jun 29, 2017 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $14,513 for a total return of roughly 45.13%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


GOAU (US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF)
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GOAUReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-20.84%-12.57%
YTD-4.32%-18.14%
6M-12.32%-17.07%
1Y-19.73%-5.21%
5Y7.91%10.06%
10Y7.91%10.06%

GOAUMonthly Returns Heatmap


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GOAUSharpe 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 US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.67. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


GOAU (US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF)
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GOAUDividend History

US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF granted a 1.34% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.23 per share.


PeriodTTM20212020201920182017
Dividend$0.23$0.23$0.15$0.03$0.05$0.02

Dividend yield

1.34%1.28%0.75%0.16%0.48%0.14%

GOAUDrawdowns Chart

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


GOAU (US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF)
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GOAUWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners 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 US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF is 39.55%, recorded on Mar 20, 2020. It took 24 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-39.55%Sep 5, 2019137Mar 20, 202024Apr 24, 2020161
-38.69%Aug 6, 2020290Sep 29, 2021
-27.5%Sep 8, 2017299Nov 13, 2018150Jun 21, 2019449
-11.06%May 21, 202020Jun 18, 20208Jun 30, 202028
-6.18%Jun 29, 20176Jul 7, 201713Jul 26, 201719
-6.02%Jul 28, 20203Jul 30, 20204Aug 5, 20207
-5.72%Aug 9, 20197Aug 19, 20195Aug 26, 201912
-5.39%Apr 30, 20201Apr 30, 20203May 5, 20204
-4.71%Jul 9, 20203Jul 13, 20204Jul 17, 20207
-4.08%Jun 25, 20195Jul 1, 20196Jul 10, 201911

GOAUVolatility Chart

Current US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF volatility is 52.26%. 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.


GOAU (US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF)
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GOAUAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
GDXMay 22, 20060.53%0.09%-2.11%1.67%Compare GOAU and GDX

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