U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ:GROW) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Nov 09, 2018 • 08:30 am ET
Good morning and thank you for joining us today for our webcast announcing U.S. Global Investors' results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. I'm Holly Schoenfeldt. If you have any questions during the webcast, you can enter them in the questions area of the control panel side bar, which is normally to the right of your screen. Also, you may download a PDF of today's slides by clicking on the red handout button. The presenters for today's program are Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors' CEO and Chief Investment Officer; Lisa Callicotte, CFO; and myself, Holly Schoenfeldt, marketing and public relations Manager. (Forward-Looking Cautionary Statements) Now let's go to Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO, for an overview of the period, but really briefly let me go over about GROW before I pass it on. U.S. Global Investors is an innovative investment manager with vast experience in global markets and specialized sectors. We were founded as an investment club, and the company became a registered investment adviser in 1968 and has had a long-standing history of global investing and launching first of their kind investment products, including the first no-load gold fund. U.S. Global is well known for expertise in gold and precious metals, natural resources and emerging markets.