Fact sheet: Gldn Prospect Precs Mt

Fund information
Fund name
Golden Prospect Precious Metal
Fund manager company
New City Investment Managers
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund managers
  • Rob Crayfourdsince 01/02/2012
  • Keith Watsonsince 01/01/2014
  • Will Smithsince 01/01/2013
Fund objective
To provide investors with capital growth, from a portfolio of companies involved in the precious metals sector.
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
IT Commodities & Nat Resources
Fund size
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
Mid price
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector8 / 98 / 98 / 99 / 92 / 95 / 7
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Rank within sector6 / 93 / 95 / 96 / 87 / 7
Risk statistics
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
Price movement
52 week high56.88
52 week low29.25
Current bid price35.5
Current offer price37.5
Current mid price36.5
No data available.
Industry sector
2Precious Metals & Stones34.9%
3Other Metals3.7%
Asset type
1Commodity & Energy100%
Individual holdings
Fund manager group
New City Investment Managers
Fund manager company
New City Investment Managers
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
To provide investors with capital growth, from a portfolio of companies involved in the precious metals sector.
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
Rob Crayfourd01/02/2012Rob is analyst and assistant portfolio manager to the New City managed resources funds. Prior to joining CQS in 2011, Rob was an analyst at the Universities Superannuation Scheme and HSBC Global Asset Management where he focussed on the resource sector. Rob is a CFA charterholder and holds a BSc in Geological Sciences from the University of Leeds.
Keith Watson01/01/2014Keith Watson is a co-Fund Manager for Geiger Counter and Golden Prospect Precious Metals. Keith joined CQS in July 2013 from Mirabaud Securities where he was a Senior Natural Resource Analyst. Prior to Mirabaud, Keith was Director of Mining Research at Evolution Securities. Previous to this, he was a top-ranked business services analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Commerzbank and Credit Suisse/BZW. Keith began his career in 1992 as a portfolio manager and research analyst at Scottish Amicable Investment Managers. Keith holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics from Durham University.
Will Smith01/01/2013Will is Senior Fund Manager for City Natural Resources High Yield Trust. He is also adviser to New City High Yield Trust, Geiger Counter Limited, New City Energy Limited and Golden Prospect Precious Metals. Prior to joining CQS in 2008, he was responsible for running Landsbanki Securities Proprietary Trading with a focus on Global Resources. He has over thirty years investment experience with Panmure Gordon, UBS and Morgan Grenfell Securities.
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Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Guernsey, Offshore
Golden Prospect Precious Metal
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price42.79
Price updated22/05/2017
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi codeNJLY
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