Sprott Focus Trust:FUND

    Overview

    As of 8/28/2015

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$6.31$7.49-15.75%
    52 Wk Avg$7.38$8.41-12.42%
    52 Wk High$8.48$9.49-8.56%
    52 Wk Low$5.95$7.12-16.43%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate6.97%
    Distribution Amount$0.1100
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks long term capital appreciation with current income through investment in small capitalization companies of at least three countries including the United States

    Capital Structure

    As of 8/28/2015

    Total Net Assets:$170.257M
    Total Common Assets:$170.257M
    Common Shares Outstanding:22,731,209
    Leverage

    As of 12/31/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $0.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.01%
    Other Expenses:0.15%
    Baseline Expense: 1.15%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.15%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Sprott Asset Management L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    W Whitney George (01 Jun 2002)

    Basics
    Category:US Equity-General Equity
    Ticker:FUND
    NAV Ticker:XFUNX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:3/1/1988
    Inception Share Price:$10.00
    Inception NAV: 
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 8/28/2015

    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

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    $0.0039
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 8/28/2015
    5.92%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 8/28/2015
    -16.61%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    $0.0118
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 8/28/2015
    0.00%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 8/28/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-13.88%
    1 Year-12.42%
    3 Year-11.74%
    5 Year-12.11%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 8/28/2015
    Category: US General Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD-10.61%-6.99%-6.15%-4.98%
    20140.61%-0.21%6.71%7.76%
    201322.00%19.12%33.34%29.39%
    201212.31%10.31%16.87%14.60%
    2011-11.99%-11.09%-4.21%-2.93%
    201019.59%21.79%21.08%19.95%
    200941.10%54.22%39.07%32.71%
    2008-45.07%-42.94%-45.35%-41.23%
    20073.75%12.96%1.89%5.34%
    200630.05%15.80%19.04%15.25%
    20053.75%14.36%5.09%6.31%
    200446.68%28.67%15.29%13.39%
    200363.82%53.64%31.70%30.83%
    2002-15.06%-12.65%  
    200119.62%9.72%  
    200027.83%20.15%  
    1999-0.36%8.24%  
    1998-3.56%-7.34%  
    199720.86%19.30%  
    199614.04%9.20%  
    199517.70%11.25%  
    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 8/28/2015
    Category: US General Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 6/30/2015
    50
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2014
    48.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    General Equity 94.48%
    Debt - General 4.67%
    Net Current Assets 0.85%
    Top Holdings

    As of 6/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Apple, Inc.$8.78M4.69%
    GameStop Corp A$7.95M4.25%
    Franklin Resources$7.84M4.19%
    Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.$7.57M4.05%
    Sanderson Farms, Inc.$7.52M4.02%
    Western Digital Corporation$7.06M3.77%
    Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc.$6.64M3.55%
    MKS Instruments, Inc.$6.26M3.35%
    Bachoco Industries ADR$5.14M2.75%
    Buckle, Inc.$5.03M2.69%
    Myriad Genetics, Inc.$4.76M2.54%
    Country Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 100.00%

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