RYBMX: Rydex Basic Materials A

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RYBMX Rydex Basic Materials A


Profile

RYBMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • Net Assets $29.4 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.05
$50.02
$57.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.72%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 247.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex Basic Materials Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Rydex Funds
  • Inception Date
    Sep 01, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Byrum

Fund Description

The fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Basic Materials Companies that are traded in the United States and in derivatives. It may invest to a significant extent in the securities of Basic Materials Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. Basic Materials Companies are engaged in the manufacture, mining, processing, or distribution of raw materials and intermediate goods used in the industrial sector, and may be involved in the production and transportation of metals, textiles, and wood products.


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Performance

RYBMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYBMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -15.0% 4.4% 47.22%
1 Yr 0.6% -27.4% 11.7% 25.00%
3 Yr 0.1%* -18.2% 5.0% 17.24%
5 Yr 1.4%* -9.2% 4.4% 19.23%
10 Yr 2.9%* -6.9% 7.0% 21.05%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYBMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.8% -1.0% 21.1% 22.86%
2018 -18.8% -31.6% -10.2% 32.26%
2017 21.0% -2.3% 22.9% 17.24%
2016 29.3% 10.6% 43.7% 33.33%
2015 -19.2% -34.4% -10.9% 34.62%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYBMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -15.0% 4.4% 47.22%
1 Yr 0.6% -27.4% 11.7% 25.00%
3 Yr 0.1%* -18.2% 7.9% 17.24%
5 Yr 1.4%* -8.7% 7.5% 19.23%
10 Yr 2.9%* -6.9% 9.3% 47.37%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYBMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.8% -1.0% 21.1% 22.86%
2018 -18.8% -31.6% -6.7% 32.26%
2017 21.0% -2.3% 31.7% 37.93%
2016 29.3% 10.9% 44.2% 44.44%
2015 -19.2% -34.0% -5.1% 34.62%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RYBMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYBMX Category Low Category High RYBMX % Rank
Net Assets 29.4 M 1.21 M 3.25 B 75.00%
Number of Holdings 83 2 249 30.56%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.92 M 600 K 1.3 B 86.11%
Weighting of Top 10 26.63% 19.7% 99.1% 94.44%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ecolab Inc 3.09%
  2. Sherwin-Williams Co 3.08%
  3. Air Products & Chemicals Inc 3.04%
  4. DuPont de Nemours Inc 2.90%
  5. Dow Inc 2.68%
  6. Newmont Corp 2.59%
  7. Linde PLC 2.39%
  8. PPG Industries Inc 2.36%
  9. LyondellBasell Industries NV 2.34%
  10. Barrick Gold Corp 2.17%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYBMX % Rank
Stocks
99.34% 83.60% 100.00% 22.22%
Cash
4.99% 0.00% 16.40% 16.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.55% 72.22%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 72.22%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.72% 75.00%
Other
-4.34% -4.34% 8.28% 100.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYBMX % Rank
Basic Materials
80.11% 3.23% 100.00% 33.33%
Consumer Cyclical
15.55% 0.00% 15.55% 11.11%
Industrials
3.50% 0.00% 57.56% 72.22%
Energy
0.84% 0.00% 69.86% 75.00%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 23.30% 83.33%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 6.18% 75.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 37.81% 80.56%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 6.42% 72.22%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 4.85% 77.78%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 72.22%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 8.55% 80.56%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYBMX % Rank
US
81.96% 15.08% 92.22% 25.00%
Non US
17.38% 5.81% 80.28% 86.11%

Expenses

RYBMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYBMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.72% 0.10% 4.14% 41.67%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.09% 1.25% 58.33%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.37%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.25% 100.00%

Sales Fees

RYBMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 0.30% 5.75% 70.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RYBMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.30% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

RYBMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 247.00% 1.10% 247.00% 100.00%

Distributions

RYBMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYBMX Category Low Category High RYBMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.68% 72.22%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RYBMX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Quarterly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYBMX Category Low Category High RYBMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.45% -1.54% 4.88% 52.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

RYBMX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RYBMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 1998

21.85

21.9%

Mr. Byrum is a Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Guggenheim Investments and joined Guggenheim Investments in 1993. He has ultimate responsibility for the management of the Funds. In addition to generally overseeing all aspects of the management of several other funds in the Guggenheim Investments fund complex, Mr. Byrum reviews the activities of the portfolio managers of the Funds. During his time at Guggenheim Investments, he has played a key role in the development of the firm’s investment strategies and product offerings. As Portfolio Manager, Mr. Byrum was instrumental in the launch of several funds in the Guggenheim Investments fund complex, including the NASDAQ-100®, Precious Metals, Government Long Bond 1.2x Strategy, Inverse Government Long Bond Strategy, Inverse S&P 500 Strategy and Inverse NASDAQ-100® Strategy Funds, and helped to create the Sector Funds. He was named Vice President of Portfolio for Guggenheim Investments in 1998, and Executive Vice President in 2000. Prior to joining Guggenheim Investments, Mr. Byrum worked for Money Management Associates, the investment adviser for Rushmore Funds, Inc. He holds a degree in finance from Miami University of Ohio and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Washington Society of Investment Analysts.

Ryan Harder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 14, 2008

11.89

11.9%

Ryan A. Harder, CFA, Portfolio Manager of Security Investors. Mr. Harder joined the Investment Manager in 2010.He also joined Rydex Investments in 2004 as an assistant portfolio manager, was promoted to portfolio manager in 2005 and has served in his current capacity since 2008. Prior to joining Rydex Investments, he served in various capacities with WestLB Asset Management, including as an assistant portfolio manager, and worked in risk management at CIBC World Markets.He holds a B.A. in Economics from Brock University in Ontario, Canada and a Master of Science in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA Centre at the University of Reading in the U.K. Harder holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.23 21.85 5.66 4.09