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RYRTX Rydex Retailing A

  • Fund
  • RYRTX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $29.34
  • + $0.48
  • + 1.66%
  • Category
  • Consumer Discretionary Equities

RYRTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • Net Assets $43 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.34
$25.30
$33.16

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.62%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 887.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Consumer Discretionary Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Consumer Cyclical

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.34%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Rydex Retailing 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 Ryan A. Harder

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Retailing 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 Retailing Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. The fund also may purchase American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") to gain exposure to foreign Retailing Companies and U.S. government securities.

RYRTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.1% -3.3% 9.6% 50.00% 3
1 Yr -3.4% -21.5% 4.6% 50.00% 3
3 Yr 3.0% * -2.0% 11.2% 71.43% 4
5 Yr 3.3% * 0.1% 12.8% 75.00% 4
10 Yr 13.3% * 12.4% 21.2% 80.00% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -3.5% -92.2% 0.0% 34.78% 2
2017 12.6% -4.1% 22.2% 47.83% 3
2016 0.4% -12.1% 16.7% 69.57% 4
2015 -1.4% -13.5% 24.2% 65.22% 4
2014 9.1% -18.4% 9.1% 9.09% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.1% -3.3% 9.6% 50.00% 3
1 Yr -8.0% -22.0% 4.6% 68.18% 4
3 Yr 1.3% * -3.9% 11.2% 85.71% 5
5 Yr 2.3% * -1.1% 12.8% 85.00% 5
10 Yr 12.7% * 11.8% 21.2% 90.00% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -3.5% -92.2% 2.4% 39.13% 2
2017 12.6% -5.2% 22.2% 47.83% 3
2016 0.4% -10.9% 22.4% 69.57% 4
2015 -1.3% -2.3% 35.7% 82.61% 5
2014 9.1% 0.0% 12.3% 45.45% 3

NAV & Total Return History

RYRTX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Nov 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

RYRTX Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 43 M 2.81 M 2.77 B 37.50% 3
Number of Holdings 85 33 328 16.67% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 22.2 M 773 K 2.23 B 41.67% 3
Weighting of Top 10 42.3% 28.6% 73.3% 45.83% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Walmart Inc 5.92%
  2. The Home Depot Inc 4.58%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 9.25%
  4. Booking Holdings Inc 3.18%
  5. Costco Wholesale Corp 3.47%
  6. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 3.42%
  7. Lowe's Companies Inc 2.71%
  8. Netflix Inc 3.39%
  9. TJX Companies Inc 2.55%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.83%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.20% 84.67% 99.79% 25.00% 3
Cash
3.93% 0.21% 13.32% 16.67% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% 1
Other
-3.13% -4.97% 2.11% 12.50% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Cyclical
76.15% 46.88% 99.14% 33.33% 3
Consumer Defense
21.30% 0.00% 21.30% 4.17% 1
Technology
0.97% 0.00% 11.35% 37.50% 4
Industrials
0.77% 0.00% 3.93% 16.67% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.29% 16.67% 2
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.88% 8.33% 1
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 3.30% 16.67% 2
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 32.36% 41.67% 4
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.44% 16.67% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
US
90.73% 44.84% 98.92% 37.50% 4
Non US
8.47% 0.00% 39.83% 16.67% 1

RYRTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.62% 0.10% 3.78% 37.50% 3
Management Fee 0.85% 0.09% 1.00% 8.33% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 21.43% 1
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.05% 0.25% 9.09% 2

Sales Fees

RYRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RYRTX Rank Quintile
Front Load 4.75% 3.50% 5.75% 50.00% 1
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

RYRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RYRTX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 1.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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.

RYRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RYRTX Rank Quintile
Turnover 887.00% 15.00% 887.00% 4.17% 5

RYRTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYRTX Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 1.64% 57.14% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RYRTX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYRTX Category Low Category High RYRTX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.34% -1.76% 1.28% 66.67% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RYRTX - Managers

Ryan A. Harder

Manager

Start Date

Mar 14, 2008

Tenure

10.81

Tenure Rank

6.1%

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.


Michael P. Byrum

Lead Manager

Start Date

Apr 01, 1998

Tenure

20.76

Tenure Rank

3.0%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

20.8

Category Average

8.92

Category Mode

4.0