RYWTX: Rydex Emerging Markets 2X Strategy A

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RYWTX Rydex Emerging Markets 2X Strategy A


Profile

RYWTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -21.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • Net Assets $2.07 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$64.67
$36.23
$88.30

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.86%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover N/A

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Trading--Leveraged Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -21.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex Emerging Markets 2x Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Rydex Funds
  • Inception Date
    Oct 29, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Ryan Harder

Fund Description

The fund invests principally in securities of companies included in the underlying index and in 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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Categories

RYWTX - Mutual Fund Categories


Performance

RYWTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -21.6% -24.2% 30.0% 97.10%
1 Yr -5.5% -26.0% 39.0% 80.68%
3 Yr -1.1%* -14.5% 22.6% 62.57%
5 Yr 1.4%* -8.4% 9.3% 46.50%
10 Yr N/A* -6.1% 9.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 47.5% -4.4% 47.5% 0.98%
2018 -32.8% -47.1% -10.4% 93.41%
2017 74.7% -0.9% 104.2% 3.53%
2016 17.3% -18.0% 17.9% 1.76%
2015 -36.2% -36.8% 8.8% 98.61%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -21.6% -24.2% 30.0% 97.10%
1 Yr -5.5% -26.0% 39.0% 80.68%
3 Yr -1.1%* -13.6% 23.3% 77.65%
5 Yr 1.4%* -7.6% 10.4% 71.34%
10 Yr N/A* -6.1% 12.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 47.5% -4.4% 47.5% 0.98%
2018 -32.8% -47.1% -8.6% 97.80%
2017 74.7% 16.8% 104.2% 4.71%
2016 17.3% -18.0% 19.9% 4.12%
2015 -36.2% -36.8% 15.3% 98.61%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RYWTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Net Assets 2.07 M 2.07 M 22.3 B 99.05%
Number of Holdings 58 2 5004 61.14%
Net Assets in Top 10 259 K 259 K 4.22 B 99.05%
Weighting of Top 10 20.91% 3.6% 98.8% 89.10%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 5.35%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 5.01%
  3. Bny Mellon Emerging Markets 50 Adr Index 2.40%
  4. Bny Mellon Emerging Markets 50 Adr Index 2.21%
  5. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 1.43%
  6. China Mobile Ltd ADR 1.16%
  7. JD.com Inc ADR 0.99%
  8. Infosys Ltd ADR 0.85%
  9. Baidu Inc ADR 0.77%
  10. Vale SA ADR 0.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYWTX % Rank
Cash
71.02% -3.19% 71.02% 0.47%
Stocks
22.10% 22.10% 101.89% 99.05%
Other
6.87% -0.18% 13.99% 0.95%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 45.50%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.45% 45.97%
Bonds
0.00% -0.10% 4.75% 45.02%

Expenses

RYWTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.86% 0.35% 11.85% 31.40%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.34% 50.24%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 45.45%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% 50.00%

Sales Fees

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 0.40% 5.75% 76.47%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 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.

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 4.00% 360.00% 66.67%

Distributions

RYWTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.29% 46.45%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.25% -1.05% 5.25% 84.54%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RYWTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Ryan Harder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 29, 2010

9.59

9.6%

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 Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 29, 2010

9.59

9.6%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 25.76 5.17 0.93