Central Fund of Canada:CEF

    Overview

    As of 10/23/2014

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$12.42$13.46-7.73%
    52 Wk Avg$13.84$14.63-5.50%
    52 Wk High$15.28$16.04-2.17%
    52 Wk Low$12.16$13.18-8.90%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate0.08%
    Distribution Amount$0.0100
    Distribution FrequencyAnnual
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks an alternative investment vehicle to Investors interested in exposure to commodities through investment in long term holdings of gold and silver bullion

    Capital Structure

    As of 10/23/2014

    Total Net Assets:$3,424.664M
    Total Common Assets:$3,424.664M
    Common Shares Outstanding:254,432,713
    Leverage

    As of

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%):
    Effective Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (%):
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2013

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.18%
    Other Expenses:0.13%
    Baseline Expense: 0.31%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 0.31%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Central Group Alberta Ltd

    Portfolio Managers
    J C Stefan Spicer (14 Sep 1983)

    Basics
    Category:US Equity-Commodities
    Ticker:CEF
    NAV Ticker:XCEFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:9/14/1983
    Inception Share Price:$10.55
    Inception NAV:$9.98
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:October 31
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    Distributions

    As of 10/23/2014

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2014
    -$0.0039
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 10/23/2014
    0.07%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 10/23/2014
    -14.86%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2011
    $4.3989
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 10/23/2014

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 10/23/2014

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-5.78%
    1 Year-5.50%
    3 Year-0.79%
    5 Year2.05%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 10/23/2014
    Category: Commodities

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD-6.34%-3.99%-2.84%-2.76%
    2013-36.95%-30.96%-32.48%-27.78%
    20127.29%5.55%4.79%5.46%
    2011-5.37%2.00%-3.44%1.92%
    201050.59%49.01%43.27%42.43%
    200923.03%37.63%22.27%36.71%
    20083.62%-10.55%5.39%-9.47%
    200716.16%21.95%16.70%22.70%
    200637.32%33.55%37.37%33.21%
    200524.71%21.16%24.71%21.16%
    20044.38%8.90%4.37%8.90%
    200310.30%23.18%10.29%23.18%
    200243.61%13.24%43.59%13.24%
    20014.69%-0.85%  
    2000-24.15%-10.04%  
    199922.79%2.08%  
    1998-9.71%-10.77%  
    1997-12.38%-4.86%  
    1996-1.12%-5.83%  
    1995-3.85%1.47%  
    1994-8.40%-3.85%  
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 10/23/2014
    Category: Commodities

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 9/30/2014
    3
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Gold Bullion 59.10%
    Silver Bullion 40.17%
    Net Current Assets 0.73%
    Top Holdings

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Gold Bullion Ounces$2061.53M60.65%
    Silver Bullion Ounces$1316.86M38.74%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents$21.53M0.63%
    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Global 100.00%

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