Sector Expert: Ralph Aldis

U.S. Global Investors

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Ralph Aldis, CFA, portfolio manager of U.S. Global Investors, is responsible for analyzing gold and precious metals stocks for the World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX) & the Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX) and for managing the Global Resources Fund (PSPFX). Aldis serves as co-portfolio manager for the rest of U.S. Global Investors’ mutual funds and two ETFs. In 2016, he was named Best Americas-Based Fund Manager by the Mining Journal. In 2011, 2015, 2018 and most recently in 2020, Aldis was named a U.S. Metals and Mining "TopGun" by Brendan Wood International. Aldis received a master's degree in energy and mineral resources from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and a Bachelor of Science in Geology, cum laude, in 1981, from Stephen F. Austin University. Aldis is a member of the CFA Society of San Antonio.

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Companies Commented On

  • Arizona Metals Corp.
  • Aya Gold and Silver Inc.
  • Barksdale Resources Corp.
  • Brixton Metals Corporation
  • Burcon NutraScience Corp.
  • Calibre Mining Corp.
  • Centaurus Metals Ltd.
  • Chalice Mining Ltd.
  • Clean Air Metals Inc.
  • De Grey Mining Limited
  • Deterra Royalties Ltd.
  • E79 Resources Corp.
  • GoGold Resources Inc.
  • Gossan Resources Ltd.
  • Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
  • K92 Mining Inc.
  • Magna Gold Corp.
  • Maverix Metals Inc.
  • Mene Inc.
  • Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.
  • Nano One Materials Corp.
  • Plug Power Inc.
  • Revival Gold Inc.
  • Roxgold Inc.
  • Silver Viper Minerals Corp.
  • Southern Gold Ltd.


Recent Interviews

Four Potential Takeover Targets on This Precious Metals Fund Manager's List (7/8/21)
Gold and money

Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, explains why he believes we are not in a full-fledged gold market yet and discusses where he believes investors can find opportunities.

Looking Back at 2020, Looking Ahead to 2021: Outstanding Resource Performers (12/29/20)
2021

Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, discusses resource companies that have been top performers in 2020 and, looking ahead to 2021, names companies that he expects to outperform.

What Resource Companies Are on This Fund Manager's Buy List? (6/25/20)
Gold coins and graph

Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, looks at precious metals during the global downturn, and discusses M&A in the industry as well as companies he sees as undervalued.

Recent Quotes

"WPM is one of the three biggest and most successful royalty and streaming companies."

— Ralph Aldis, U.S. Global Investors (7/11/17)
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"GCM's debt restructuring will give the company a lot of flexibility on the operating side."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"Eldorado making a move to consolidate ownership of ICG is really what I'm looking for."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"I'm pretty confident KDX is going to be a very good performer this year."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"NMI's recent drill results are hitting some high grades that could result in a longer mine life at Fosterville."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"PVG has been very astute about trying to preserve the value for the shareholders."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"RPM has been run very solidly and doesn't have a funding issue."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"SLW's tax controversy could result in a very good entry point for some people."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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