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Rydex Strengthening Dollar 2x Strategy A

RYSDX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.6%
  • Net Assets $3.64 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$45.31
$44.73
$60.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.00%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Trading--Miscellaneous

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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$48.40

+5.59%

$22.91 B

0.00%

$0.00

42.63%

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$16.65

-0.72%

$4.00 B

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0.97%

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$11.48

-7.12%

$2.25 B

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-3.94%

1.65%

$14.48

-3.98%

$1.42 B

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0.00%

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$14.48

-3.98%

$1.42 B

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0.00%

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RYSDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.29%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex Strengthening Dollar 2x Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Rydex Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 25, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Byrum

Fund Description

The fund employs as its investment strategy a program of investing in derivative instruments, which primarily consist of index swaps, futures contracts, and options on securities, securities indices, and futures contracts. The U.S. Dollar Index® measures the performance of the U.S. dollar against a basket of foreign currencies that include the Euro, Japanese Yen, British Pound, Canadian Dollar, Swedish Krona and Swiss Franc. The fund is non-diversified.


RYSDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYSDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -17.8% 134.7% 38.30%
1 Yr -14.5% -64.9% 637.4% 70.45%
3 Yr 3.2%* -60.7% 49.6% 26.19%
5 Yr -2.6%* -82.1% 143.3% 47.06%
10 Yr 1.3%* -100.0% 5.2% 30.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYSDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -14.2% -58.5% 290.7% 65.00%
2019 4.1% -84.2% 106.3% 35.00%
2018 11.7% -99.8% 1180.0% 42.86%
2017 -18.1% -55.3% 1557.2% 75.76%
2016 6.2% -69.1% 93.1% 30.30%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYSDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -22.3% 160.1% 42.55%
1 Yr -18.6% -64.9% 637.4% 75.00%
3 Yr 1.5%* -60.7% 49.6% 33.33%
5 Yr -3.6%* -82.1% 143.3% 50.00%
10 Yr 0.8%* -100.0% 5.2% 30.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYSDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -14.2% -58.5% 290.7% 65.00%
2019 4.1% -92.8% 106.3% 30.00%
2018 11.7% -91.8% 68.6% 42.86%
2017 -18.1% -94.2% 1557.2% 63.64%
2016 6.2% -93.9% 151976.7% 24.24%

NAV & Total Return History


RYSDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYSDX Category Low Category High RYSDX % Rank
Net Assets 3.64 M 161 K 22.9 B 77.55%
Number of Holdings 12 1 194 20.59%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.08 M -177 M 3.31 B 35.29%
Weighting of Top 10 48.14% 3.9% 100.0% 36.84%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  2. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  3. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  4. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  5. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  6. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  7. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  8. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  9. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%
  10. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYSDX % Rank
Cash
60.75% -50.05% 149.98% 70.97%
Bonds
28.53% 0.00% 90.14% 12.50%
Other
10.19% 0.00% 10.19% 3.23%
Stocks
0.38% -49.98% 150.05% 37.50%
Convertible Bonds
0.15% 0.00% 0.15% 9.68%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 35.48%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYSDX % Rank
Utilities
0.00% 0.55% 5.98% 93.48%
Technology
0.00% 17.04% 25.22% 98.04%
Real Estate
0.00% 2.44% 3.31% 28.04%
Industrials
0.00% 2.96% 8.61% 0.87%
Healthcare
0.00% 4.61% 15.49% 97.50%
Financial Services
0.00% 12.82% 23.18% 95.65%
Energy
0.00% 2.32% 5.66% 97.61%
Communication Services
0.00% 7.10% 16.44% 0.65%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 5.33% 7.75% 97.17%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 10.26% 15.36% 75.76%
Basic Materials
0.00% 2.16% 7.92% 96.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYSDX % Rank
US
0.38% -49.98% 150.05% 35.48%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 41.94%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYSDX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
65.49% 5.10% 100.00% 73.33%
Government
21.18% 0.00% 30.99% 10.00%
Securitized
7.12% 0.00% 7.12% 3.33%
Corporate
5.14% 0.00% 88.47% 10.00%
Derivative
0.71% 0.00% 66.68% 16.67%
Municipal
0.36% 0.00% 0.36% 3.33%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYSDX % Rank
US
26.20% 0.00% 30.66% 6.45%
Non US
2.33% 0.00% 69.33% 9.68%

RYSDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYSDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.00% 0.95% 6.53% 40.74%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 3.00% 40.82%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 44.44%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.25% 66.67%

Sales Fees

RYSDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 3.00% 4.75% 50.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

RYSDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 0.00% 77.00% 47.06%

RYSDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYSDX Category Low Category High RYSDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.30% 28.57%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYSDX Category Low Category High RYSDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.29% -2.36% 4.92% 17.86%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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RYSDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 25, 2005

15.7

15.7%

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

12.89

12.9%

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
0.34 15.7 7.68 12.89