RYLGX: Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth A

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RYLGX Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth A


Profile

RYLGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • Net Assets $57.9 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$74.16
$46.35
$80.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.63%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 282.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.43%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth 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 employs as its investment strategy a program of investing in the common stock of companies that are within the capitalization range of the underlying index and derivative instruments. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of companies in the underlying index and derivatives and other instruments whose performance is expected to correspond to that of the underlying index. The fund is non-diversified.


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Performance

RYLGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -91.6% 77.8% 72.77%
1 Yr 8.9% -92.0% 93.4% 75.62%
3 Yr 5.1%* -59.0% 37.0% 61.29%
5 Yr 6.6%* -41.4% 31.7% 50.33%
10 Yr 10.7%* -18.4% 17.6% 25.50%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.3% -67.9% 49.9% 69.04%
2018 -10.9% -65.5% 10.6% 39.70%
2017 18.1% -46.3% 52.2% 54.72%
2016 2.5% -56.6% 15.3% 31.46%
2015 -1.6% -82.5% 11.4% 37.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -91.6% 77.8% 72.77%
1 Yr 8.9% -92.0% 93.4% 75.54%
3 Yr 5.1%* -57.9% 37.0% 78.68%
5 Yr 6.6%* -38.8% 31.7% 76.86%
10 Yr 10.7%* -16.8% 21.4% 63.88%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.3% -67.9% 49.9% 69.19%
2018 -10.9% -65.5% 16.5% 61.61%
2017 18.1% -28.2% 52.2% 81.20%
2016 2.5% -56.6% 17.1% 48.52%
2015 -1.6% -38.0% 17.3% 68.73%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RYLGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYLGX Category Low Category High RYLGX % Rank
Net Assets 57.9 M 818 K 235 B 90.23%
Number of Holdings 113 1 2263 22.35%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.99 M 399 K 71.6 B 93.86%
Weighting of Top 10 17.54% 13.5% 100.0% 98.71%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. ServiceNow Inc 2.39%
  2. Lam Research Corp 1.87%
  3. DexCom Inc 1.78%
  4. Facebook Inc A 1.77%
  5. PayPal Holdings Inc 1.69%
  6. Fortinet Inc 1.66%
  7. Paycom Software Inc 1.64%
  8. MSCI Inc 1.62%
  9. PulteGroup Inc 1.58%
  10. Adobe Inc 1.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYLGX % Rank
Stocks
99.50% 60.93% 103.32% 29.47%
Cash
0.69% -3.33% 39.07% 58.18%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 66.14%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 62.80%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 64.92%
Other
-0.20% -1.64% 4.98% 99.70%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYLGX % Rank
Technology
35.28% 4.67% 54.73% 24.85%
Consumer Cyclical
15.52% 0.00% 44.53% 50.15%
Industrials
11.49% 0.00% 24.88% 7.12%
Financial Services
10.11% 0.00% 41.40% 56.89%
Healthcare
10.08% 0.00% 60.93% 90.98%
Communication Services
6.00% 0.00% 34.83% 92.12%
Basic Materials
4.93% 0.00% 13.33% 5.76%
Real Estate
3.20% 0.00% 22.16% 22.80%
Consumer Defense
1.50% 0.00% 19.15% 80.61%
Energy
1.07% 0.00% 7.94% 19.24%
Utilities
0.81% 0.00% 11.79% 18.03%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYLGX % Rank
US
98.93% 60.93% 100.05% 8.86%
Non US
0.57% 0.00% 18.83% 83.11%

Expenses

RYLGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.63% 0.01% 24.73% 20.90%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.40% 81.67%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 44.46%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% 93.12%

Sales Fees

RYLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 0.50% 8.50% 88.48%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

RYLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

RYLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 282.00% 0.00% 464.00% 99.69%

Distributions

RYLGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYLGX Category Low Category High RYLGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.97% 63.35%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RYLGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYLGX Category Low Category High RYLGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.43% -8.87% 2.43% 78.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RYLGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 20, 2004

16.54

16.5%

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

12.47

12.5%

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
0.02 37.28 8.3 1.34