ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) CEO David J. Christensen bought 2,150 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $11.29 per share, for a total transaction of $24,273.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 7,950 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $89,755.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) traded down $0.22 during trading on Thursday, hitting $11.05. The stock had a trading volume of 121,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 89,125. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited has a 12 month low of $9.83 and a 12 month high of $13.56.

The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 13th were given a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ASA. Point View Wealth Management Inc. raised its position in shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals by 19.7% during the second quarter. Point View Wealth Management Inc. now owns 179,422 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $2,097,000 after purchasing an additional 29,505 shares during the period. Deschutes Portfolio Strategy LLC raised its position in shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals by 65.4% during the second quarter. Deschutes Portfolio Strategy LLC now owns 165,749 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,938,000 after purchasing an additional 65,519 shares during the period. Finally, Sii Investments Inc. WI raised its position in shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals by 612.8% during the second quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 87,478 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,013,000 after purchasing an additional 75,205 shares during the period. 16.70% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About ASA Gold and Precious Metals

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Company seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investing in companies engaged in the exploration for, development of projects or mining of precious metals and minerals. It invests approximately 80% of its total assets in common shares or securities convertible into common shares of companies engaged, directly or indirectly, in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious minerals; held as bullion or other direct forms of gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals; in instruments representing interests in gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals, and/or in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities.

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