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Gold Bullion Strategy Investor

QGLDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • Net Assets $165 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 62.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.41
$20.72
$28.60

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.43%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 229.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Focused

Compare QGLDX to Popular Commodity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$177.74

+0.43%

$63.71 B

-

-

-1.47%

0.40%

$36.16

+0.42%

$30.57 B

-

-

97.24%

0.25%

$25.97

+0.74%

$15.93 B

-

-

5.29%

0.50%

$5.58

-0.18%

$7.77 B

0.36%

$0.02

21.57%

0.01%

$20.07

+0.40%

$5.90 B

0.01%

$0.00

31.06%

0.59%

QGLDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    The Gold Bullion Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Advisors Preferred
  • Inception Date
    Jul 08, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jerry Wagner

Fund Description

The fund will invest primarily in Gold bullion-related: (1) exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"); (2) exchange-traded notes ("ETNs"); (3) exchange-traded futures contracts; (4) over-the-counter forward contracts and (5) fixed income securities, including through mutual funds and ETFs that invest primarily in fixed income securities. It invests over 25% of its assets in the Gold bullion industry. The fund will invest up to 25% of its total assets in the wholly-owned and controlled subsidiary.


QGLDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QGLDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.4% -67.5% 1517.3% 91.86%
1 Yr 6.3% -88.7% 144.7% 91.96%
3 Yr 10.5%* -47.9% 52.5% 13.21%
5 Yr 6.6%* -39.9% 56.9% 22.16%
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QGLDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.4% -87.8% 612.3% 28.77%
2019 2.0% -88.2% 438.4% 73.73%
2018 -5.3% -81.2% 323.8% 18.45%
2017 5.3% -37.6% 55.7% 27.39%
2016 4.6% -34.9% 49.2% 78.15%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QGLDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.4% -67.6% 1516.9% 91.86%
1 Yr 6.3% -88.7% 144.7% 91.96%
3 Yr 10.5%* -47.9% 52.5% 13.21%
5 Yr 6.6%* -39.9% 56.9% 20.96%
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QGLDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.4% -87.8% 295.5% 27.40%
2019 2.0% -88.2% 438.4% 75.12%
2018 -5.3% -81.2% 208.1% 18.45%
2017 5.3% -37.6% 55.7% 35.67%
2016 4.6% -34.9% 49.2% 81.46%

NAV & Total Return History


QGLDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QGLDX Category Low Category High QGLDX % Rank
Net Assets 165 M 220 K 63.7 B 48.26%
Number of Holdings 26 1 774 54.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 70.5 M -5.19 M 63.7 B 71.43%
Weighting of Top 10 62.56% 19.6% 100.0% 69.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  2. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  3. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  4. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  5. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  6. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  7. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  8. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  9. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%
  10. Gbsf Fund Ltd 17.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QGLDX % Rank
Cash
46.62% -59.28% 100.00% 30.52%
Bonds
39.79% -2.31% 126.75% 31.17%
Other
11.55% 0.00% 117.98% 83.77%
Convertible Bonds
2.04% 0.00% 4.02% 9.74%
Stocks
0.00% -17.10% 48.55% 61.69%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 55.84%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QGLDX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
52.65% 0.00% 100.00% 53.24%
Corporate
42.90% 0.00% 60.65% 3.60%
Securitized
3.33% 0.00% 32.49% 29.50%
Government
1.10% 0.00% 100.00% 84.89%
Municipal
0.02% 0.00% 2.44% 15.11%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 40.19% 63.31%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QGLDX % Rank
US
30.28% 0.00% 108.22% 31.17%
Non US
9.51% -15.85% 21.50% 14.29%

QGLDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

QGLDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.43% 0.01% 17.60% 26.55%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.75% 64.78%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 49.28%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

QGLDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

QGLDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% 72.73%

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.

QGLDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 229.00% 0.00% 286.01% 93.84%

QGLDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QGLDX Category Low Category High QGLDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 14.16% 60.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

QGLDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QGLDX Category Low Category High QGLDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.17% -55.71% 60.36% 42.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

QGLDX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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QGLDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jerry Wagner


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 08, 2013

7.9

7.9%

Jerry C. Wagner, JD is President and Chief Investment Officer of Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Mr. Wagner was born on May 7, 1947. He holds the degree of Juris Doctor awarded by the University of Michigan in 1973 and degrees of Masters in Labor & Industrial Relations (1970) and Bachelor of Arts (1969) from Michigan State University. Mr. Wagner has been a member of the State Bar of Michigan since 1973. He has been the principal investment adviser representative for Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. since 1981. Mr. Wagner has a Series 65. His business experience for the last 5 years is as follows: Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Investment Adviser

Jason Teed


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 12, 2018

3.22

3.2%

Jason Teed, CFA, MFS, Director of Research and Senior Portfolio Manager. Mr Teed was born May 21, 1984. He holds a Masters in Finance degree from the Walsh College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Teed joined Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. as an Investment Associate in February 2011. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Investment Adviser Director of Research

Timothy Hanna


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 30, 2019

1.75

1.8%

Timothy Hanna, has served as the Subadviser’s Senior Portfolio Manager since January 2014. Before joining the Subadviser, he was an institutional fixed-income manager at Multi-Bank Securities and previously a derivatives trader. Mr. Hanna is responsible for performing applied economic and quantitative research for the Subadviser’s strategies and mutual funds. He reviews new and existing strategies, ensuring that algorithms perform within expectations, providing modifications to achieve best execution and efficient implementation. Mr. Hanna has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College. He holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Fixed-Income Practitioner (CFIP).

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 16.54 6.5 10.51