EKWBX: Wells Fargo Precious Metals B

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EKWBX Wells Fargo Precious Metals B

  • Fund
  • EKWBX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A N/A N/A
  • Primary Category
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  • Fund Company
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  • Share Class

EKWBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -11.9%
  • Net Assets $383 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.99%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Jun 30, 2009

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

N/A
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Equity Precious Metals

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -12.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.01%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wells Fargo Precious Metals Fund
  • Fund Family Name N/A
  • Inception Date Jan 30, 1978
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in investments related to precious metals. It invests any amount of the fund's total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, including ADRs and similar investments. The fund invests up to 40% of its total assets in emerging market equity securities; and up to 25% of its total assets, at the time of purchase, in debt securities linked to precious metals and common or preferred stocks of subsidiaries of the fund that invest directly or indirectly in precious metals and minerals. It is non-diversified.

EKWBX - Mutual Fund Categories

EKWBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EKWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -1.1% 29.0% N/A
1 Yr -14.8% -30.7% 22.2% N/A
3 Yr -2.7%* -32.2% -3.3% N/A
5 Yr -11.9%* -18.5% 1.0% N/A
10 Yr -2.6%* -14.0% -1.1% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EKWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -42.5% -5.3% N/A
2017 N/A -26.2% 13.8% N/A
2016 N/A 4.6% 74.8% N/A
2015 N/A -31.7% -5.2% N/A
2014 N/A -28.3% -1.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EKWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -1.1% 29.0% N/A
1 Yr -19.1% -30.7% 22.2% N/A
3 Yr -3.7%* -32.2% -1.7% N/A
5 Yr -12.3%* -18.5% 1.3% N/A
10 Yr -2.6%* -14.0% -0.9% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EKWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -42.5% -5.3% N/A
2017 N/A -26.2% 17.6% N/A
2016 N/A 4.6% 74.8% N/A
2015 N/A -31.7% -5.2% N/A
2014 N/A -28.3% -1.0% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

EKWBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EKWBX Category Low Category High EKWBX % Rank
Net Assets 383 M 16.9 M 1.44 B N/A
Number of Holdings 50 27 154 N/A
Net Assets in Top 10 209 M 10.6 M 833 M N/A
Weighting of Top 10 51.62% 27.2% 76.4% N/A

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Randgold Resources Ltd ADR 8.62%

  2. Newmont Mining Corp 6.47%

  3. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 6.20%

  4. Barrick Gold Corp 5.55%

  5. Kinross Gold 4.40%

  6. Evergreen Special Invts Cayman 4.33%

  7. Royal Gold Inc 4.31%

  8. B2Gold Corp 4.22%

  9. Torex Gold Resources Inc 3.78%

  10. Newcrest Mining Ltd 3.73%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EKWBX % Rank
Stocks
94.34% 7.42% 99.99% N/A
Cash
4.18% -0.06% 23.73% N/A
Other
1.48% -3.31% 22.11% N/A
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% N/A
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.29% N/A
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 68.68% N/A

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EKWBX % Rank
Basic Materials
90.00% 0.00% 99.61% N/A
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.74% N/A
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 3.04% N/A
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.01% N/A
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 9.40% N/A
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.77% N/A
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.02% N/A
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.53% N/A
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.46% N/A
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 3.00% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.40% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EKWBX % Rank
Non US
83.03% 0.00% 95.96% N/A
US
11.31% 3.57% 24.99% N/A

EKWBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EKWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.99% 0.33% 4.28% N/A
Management Fee 0.65% 0.30% 1.00% N/A
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.21% 0.04% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

EKWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

EKWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

EKWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 18.00% 6.00% 571.00% N/A

EKWBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EKWBX Category Low Category High EKWBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.18% N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EKWBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EKWBX Category Low Category High EKWBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.01% -2.84% 1.38% N/A

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EKWBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

EKWBX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

31.42

Category Average

11.03

Category Mode

3.12