PRPFX:This fund has an asset allocation of gold (20%), silver (5%), U.S. Treasury holdings and AAA short-term corporate bonds (35%), Swiss Franc denominated deposits and bonds of the federal government of Switzerland (10%), natural-resource stocks and real-estate stocks (15%), and aggressive growth stocks (15%). This is approximately a 1/3 gold (and silver and Swiss Franc assets), 1/3 Treasury, and 1/3 stock allocation.
General Risk: You need to further evaluate PRPFX thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any PRPFX shares.
Here are the pluses and minuses.
Closing NAV (Net Asset Value) = 40.03
52-Week NAV: 32.97-41.25
+ Net Expense Ratio: 0.82%, Category Average Expense Ratio is 1.45%.
– Yearly Dividend: 2009 dividend was .28. Distribution yield was .70%.
+ Annualized Return: The 10-year annualized return is +10.03%. The annualized return since inception is +6.62%.
+Portfolio Risk: This fund is in the conservative allocation category which minimizes risk but does not eliminate risk.
+ Morningstar Rating (Overall): 5-Star.