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    First Eagle Gold A (SGGDX)

    11.46 Down 0.21(1.80%) Jul 27

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    First Eagle Gold A
    First Eagle Fund1345 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10105
    Phone: 800-334-2143
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Equity Precious Metals
    Fund Family:First Eagle
    Net Assets:980.65M
    Year-to-Date Return:-3.04%
    Morningstar Rating:5 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Aug 31, 1993
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Equity Precious Metals
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    Management Information 
    Rachel B. Benepe
    Lead Manager since Feb 28, 2009
    Benepe has managed Gold Fund with Messrs. Eveillard and Deshpande since February 2009. She joined the Adviser in April 2008 and in addition to her management of Gold Fund is a member of the First Eagle Global Value analyst team. For the five years prior to that Benepe was a research analyst with other value fund firms.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:2,500
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:2,500
    Min Subsequent Investment:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:100
    SGGDX can be purchased from 116 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide investors the opportunity to participate in the investment characteristics of gold (and to a limited extent other precious metals) for a portion of their overall investment portfolio. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in gold and/or securities (which may include both equity and, to a limited extent, debt instruments) directly related to gold or of issuers principally engaged in the gold industry, including securities of gold mining finance companies as well as operating companies with long-, medium- or short-life mines. It is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 12, 2012) : 0.08
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Dec 30, 2013) : 13.33%
    Average for Category:44.39%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseSGGDXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.27%1.41%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.32%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.32%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.00%5.27%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.19%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:897621
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,187963
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,0111,898
    * Per $10,000 invested