RYOAX: Rydex Biotechnology H

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RYOAX Rydex Biotechnology H


Profile

RYOAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.3%
  • Net Assets $222 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 45.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$79.67
$55.71
$86.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.73%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 64.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.85%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex Biotechnology Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Rydex Funds
  • Inception Date
    Apr 01, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Byrum

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Biotechnology Companies that are traded in the United States and in derivatives, which primarily consist of futures contracts and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. It may invest to a significant extent in the securities of Biotechnology Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. The fund is non-diversified.


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Performance

RYOAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYOAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.8% 17.7% 53.49%
1 Yr 17.7% -0.9% 30.4% 45.24%
3 Yr 1.3%* -11.5% 22.1% 82.73%
5 Yr -2.3%* -11.6% 12.2% 68.93%
10 Yr 13.3%* -1.2% 17.1% 12.05%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYOAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.9% 5.7% 55.4% 61.21%
2018 -21.1% -25.3% 21.5% 97.27%
2017 22.0% -10.8% 43.9% 25.93%
2016 -19.7% -31.6% 6.9% 69.52%
2015 6.7% -20.4% 13.8% 7.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYOAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.8% 17.7% 53.49%
1 Yr 17.7% -0.9% 30.4% 45.24%
3 Yr 1.3%* -11.5% 25.2% 90.00%
5 Yr -2.3%* -11.6% 16.9% 82.52%
10 Yr 13.3%* -1.2% 19.4% 45.78%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYOAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.9% 5.7% 55.4% 61.21%
2018 -21.1% -25.3% 22.2% 97.27%
2017 22.0% -10.8% 45.8% 38.89%
2016 -19.7% -26.4% 8.7% 81.90%
2015 6.7% -16.6% 15.2% 44.00%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RYOAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYOAX Category Low Category High RYOAX % Rank
Net Assets 222 M 2.28 M 49 B 71.64%
Number of Holdings 55 27 435 85.82%
Net Assets in Top 10 108 M 579 K 18.8 B 63.43%
Weighting of Top 10 45.01% 21.5% 76.0% 25.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AbbVie Inc 7.29%
  2. Amgen Inc 6.49%
  3. Gilead Sciences Inc 5.50%
  4. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.87%
  5. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.51%
  6. Illumina Inc 4.09%
  7. Biogen Inc 3.83%
  8. Seattle Genetics Inc 3.06%
  9. Moderna Inc 2.70%
  10. Incyte Corp 2.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYOAX % Rank
Stocks
99.57% 65.31% 100.23% 14.93%
Cash
2.09% -0.23% 34.69% 50.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.57% 81.34%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 74.63%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 16.54% 76.87%
Other
-1.66% -1.66% 9.19% 99.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYOAX % Rank
Healthcare
97.48% 60.00% 100.00% 91.04%
Basic Materials
2.52% 0.00% 2.52% 2.24%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 74.63%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 20.28% 74.63%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.63% 76.12%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 6.39% 76.12%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.55% 82.09%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 74.63%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 2.60% 74.63%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 36.48% 74.63%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 1.06% 74.63%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYOAX % Rank
US
95.54% 53.12% 99.43% 5.97%
Non US
4.03% 0.00% 45.40% 96.27%

Expenses

RYOAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYOAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.73% 0.10% 25.14% 35.61%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.25% 70.90%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 44.44%
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.03% 0.40% 83.72%

Sales Fees

RYOAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RYOAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

RYOAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 64.00% 0.70% 248.00% 81.54%

Distributions

RYOAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYOAX Category Low Category High RYOAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 74.63%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RYOAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYOAX Category Low Category High RYOAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.85% -2.53% 2.12% 87.97%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

RYOAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RYOAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 1998

22.35

22.4%

Michael P. Byrum, CFA, Senior Vice President—Mr. Byrum has been associated with the Security Investors since 1993. Mr. Byrum was the inaugural portfolio manager for many of the Rydex products, including the Rydex leveraged and inverse funds, sector fund lineup and alternative investment portfolios. Today, Mr. Byrum continues to play an instrumental role in product development and investment strategy at Guggenheim Investments and oversees the trading, research and portfolio management activities of the quantitative strategies team, which focuses on target beta, alternative and asset allocation strategies. He is the chairman of the Investment Strategy Committee and is a member of the Risk Management Committee and Credit Review Committee. Prior to joining the Security Investors, Mr. Byrum served in a brokerage capacity with Money Management Associates, the registered investment advisor to Rushmore Funds, Inc. He earned a B.S. in finance from the Miami University of Ohio. He also has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Washington.

Ryan Harder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 14, 2008

12.39

12.4%

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
0.16 22.89 8.72 20.26