ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. (NYSE:ASA) VP Sara C. Heston purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.36 per share, for a total transaction of $11,360.00. Following the purchase, the vice president now owns 2,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $28,547.68. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. (NYSE:ASA) traded down 0.72% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $11.02. 83,437 shares of the stock traded hands. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. has a 12-month low of $6.56 and a 12-month high of $17.48. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.31 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.14. The stock has a market cap of $212.56 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 0.19.

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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 15th will be paid a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 10th.

About ASA Gold and Precious Metals

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a Canada-based closed-end investment company. The Company 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, such as certificates of deposit therefor, and/or in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities that seek to replicate the price movement of gold, silver or platinum bullion.

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