RYWTX: Rydex Emerging Markets 2X Strategy A

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RYWTX Rydex Emerging Markets 2X Strategy A

  • Fund
  • RYWTX
  • Price as of: Dec 10, 2019
  • $74.38
    + $0.40 + 0.54%

Profile

RYWTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 33.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • Net Assets $5.06 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 47.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$74.38
$52.35
$75.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.84%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1978.00%

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 33.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.54%
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 A. 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 33.0% -33.3% 33.0% 33.33%
1 Yr 27.5% -31.2% 27.5% 33.33%
3 Yr 13.2%* -23.4% 13.2% 33.33%
5 Yr 3.5%* -19.8% 3.5% 16.67%
10 Yr N/A* N/A N/A N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -32.8% -33.3% 23.0% 66.67%
2017 74.7% -48.4% 74.7% 16.67%
2016 17.3% -32.4% 17.3% 16.67%
2015 -36.2% -36.8% 21.5% 66.67%
2014 -7.7% -8.4% -6.6% 66.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 33.0% -33.3% 33.0% 33.33%
1 Yr 27.5% -31.2% 27.5% 33.33%
3 Yr 13.2%* -23.4% 13.2% 33.33%
5 Yr 3.5%* -19.8% 3.5% 16.67%
10 Yr N/A* N/A N/A N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYWTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -32.8% -33.3% 23.0% 66.67%
2017 74.7% -48.4% 74.7% 16.67%
2016 17.3% -32.4% 17.3% 16.67%
2015 -36.2% -36.8% 21.5% 66.67%
2014 -7.7% -8.4% -6.6% 66.67%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RYWTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Net Assets 5.06 M 344 K 5.06 M 16.67%
Number of Holdings 57 7 57 16.67%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.96 M 12.4 K 1.96 M 16.67%
Weighting of Top 10 47.46% 1.6% 47.5% 16.67%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 15.35%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 11.11%
  3. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 4.84%
  4. China Mobile Ltd ADR 2.89%
  5. Infosys Ltd ADR 2.68%
  6. Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR 2.57%
  7. Vale SA ADR 2.30%
  8. Bank Bradesco SA ADR 2.07%
  9. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ADR 1.86%
  10. Baidu Inc ADR 1.79%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYWTX % Rank
Stocks
73.58% 1.62% 73.58% 16.67%
Cash
23.55% 23.55% 109.14% 66.67%
Other
2.88% -10.76% 2.88% 16.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%

Expenses

RYWTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.84% 1.84% 2.59% 100.00%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.90% 0.90% 50.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.25% 1.00% 50.00%
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.25% 0.25% 50.00%

Sales Fees

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 4.75% 4.75% 100.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RYWTX 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.

RYWTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 1978.00% 1085.00% 1978.00% 66.67%

Distributions

RYWTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYWTX Category Low Category High RYWTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.54% -0.63% 0.71% 33.33%

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 A. Harder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 29, 2010

9.09

9.1%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 29, 2010

9.09

9.1%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
9.09 9.09 9.09 9.09