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Rydex Commodities Strategy Fund

mutual fund
RYMEX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$27.48 +0.05 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
RYMEX (Mutual Fund)

Rydex Commodities Strategy Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$27.48 +0.05 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
RYMEX (Mutual Fund)
Rydex Commodities Strategy Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$27.48 +0.05 +0%
primary theme
Commodity

RYMEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $7.9 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.43
$21.28
$45.00

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.79%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Commodity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Broad Basket

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$11.06

+0.73%

$2.04 B

1.11%

$0.12

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19.70%

1.19%

$27.48

+0.18%

$7.90 M

87.54%

$24.01

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25.31%

1.79%

$5.61

+0.54%

$1.49 M

1.88%

$0.11

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18.60%

16.92%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$6.35

+0.32%

$160.32 M

34.69%

$2.20

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-2.43%

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$4.93

+0.10%

$95.68 M

37.83%

$1.87

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5.57%

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$8.92

+0.45%

$89.46 M

16.98%

$1.51

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-7.72%

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RYMEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.65%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Rydex Commodities 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 seeks exposure to the performance of the commodities markets. It will invest in exchange-traded products, including investment companies and commodity pools, that provide exposure to the commodities markets and in commodity-linked derivative instruments, which primarily consist of swap agreements, commodity options, and futures and options on futures. The fund also may invest up to 25% of its total assets in a wholly-owned and controlled Cayman Islands subsidiary. It is non-diversified.


RYMEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.3% -11.4% 972.9% 24.31%
1 Yr 82.1% -88.7% 164.4% 14.03%
3 Yr -5.0%* -47.9% 55.3% 85.10%
5 Yr -0.2%* -39.9% 55.1% 81.60%
10 Yr -9.7%* -29.8% 13.7% 88.62%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -64.1% -87.8% 612.3% 97.69%
2019 14.6% -88.2% 438.4% 20.09%
2018 -39.7% -81.2% 323.8% 98.18%
2017 3.0% -37.6% 55.7% 37.66%
2016 10.6% -34.9% 49.2% 54.73%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RYMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.3% -8.1% 972.9% 22.02%
1 Yr 73.4% -88.7% 164.4% 18.10%
3 Yr -6.5%* -47.9% 55.3% 92.31%
5 Yr -1.2%* -39.9% 55.1% 87.12%
10 Yr -10.2%* -29.8% 13.7% 92.68%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RYMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -64.1% -87.8% 295.5% 96.76%
2019 14.6% -88.2% 438.4% 21.50%
2018 -39.7% -81.2% 208.1% 98.18%
2017 3.0% -37.6% 55.7% 53.25%
2016 10.6% -34.9% 49.2% 61.49%

NAV & Total Return History


RYMEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RYMEX Category Low Category High RYMEX % Rank
Net Assets 7.9 M 214 K 57.8 B 83.26%
Number of Holdings 9 1 666 72.85%
Net Assets in Top 10 570 K -5.19 M 57.8 B 99.34%
Weighting of Top 10 51.32% 21.7% 100.0% 79.28%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Guggenheim Ultra Short Duration Instl 18.75%
  2. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  3. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  4. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  5. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  6. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  7. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  8. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  9. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%
  10. Guggenheim Strategy II 18.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RYMEX % Rank
Cash
68.21% -59.28% 100.00% 18.54%
Other
18.36% -0.35% 121.36% 72.85%
Bonds
13.25% -2.31% 89.67% 58.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.20% 0.00% 4.02% 25.83%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 82.12%
Stocks
-0.01% -1.68% 48.48% 95.36%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYMEX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
82.04% 0.40% 100.00% 33.82%
Securitized
8.75% 0.00% 34.43% 25.74%
Corporate
7.11% 0.00% 60.65% 19.12%
Government
1.58% 0.00% 99.60% 75.00%
Municipal
0.42% 0.00% 2.44% 10.29%
Derivative
0.10% 0.00% 10.05% 13.24%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RYMEX % Rank
US
10.37% 0.00% 130.22% 65.56%
Non US
2.88% -40.55% 21.50% 21.19%

RYMEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RYMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.79% 0.01% 17.60% 20.69%
Management Fee 0.89% 0.00% 1.75% 85.02%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 59.09%
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.04% 0.45% 68.57%

Sales Fees

RYMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 2.50% 5.75% 87.50%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RYMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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.

RYMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 286.01% 55.24%

RYMEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RYMEX Category Low Category High RYMEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 24.12% 85.90%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RYMEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RYMEX Category Low Category High RYMEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.65% -55.71% 60.36% 84.03%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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RYMEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Byrum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 25, 2005

15.94

15.9%

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

13.14

13.1%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.16 16.46 6.87 10.42