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Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund

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Graph of Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael P. Byrum

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 19.7 years
Fund Family: Rydex Funds
Fund Category: Health
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.52)     (What does this score mean?)
Byrum is president and CIO of Rydex Investments, his employer since its foundation in 1993. He has ultimate responsibility for the management of the funds. He was named the president of Rydex Investments in 2004 and has served as chief investment officer since 2003. He was named Vice President of Portfolio for Rydex Investments in 1998, and Executive Vice President in 2000. Prior to joining Rydex Investments, Mr. Byrum worked for Money Management Associates, the investment adviser for Rushmore Funds, Inc. Prior to joining Rydex Advisors, LLC, Mr. Byrum worked for Money Management Associates, Rydex Advisors, LLC 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.  Get more insights on Michael P. Byrum

 

Graph of Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) ProfileRydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Rydex Biotechnology A Fund seeks capital appreciation. Rydex Biotechnology A Fund invests substantially at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of Biotechnology Companies that are traded in the United States and derivatives. Biotechnology Companies are engaged in the research, development, and manufacture of various biotechnology-cal products, services, and processes; manufacture and/or distribute biotechnological and biomedical products. It invests to a significant extent in the securities of Biotechnology Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. Rydex Biotechnology A Fund is non-diversified.

 

Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund Strength What we like about Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund

Data for Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) management has been with Rydex Biotechnology A Fund for 19.7 years
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 18.63% vs 16.08% Health category median performance)
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2

Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) Weakness What we are cautious about Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund

Data for Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -24.98% vs -12.93% Health category median performance)
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 12.90% vs 15.21% Health category median performance)
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) is less safe compared to its Health peers
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 107.00% that is higher than the Health average of 43.99%. This could mean Rydex Biotechnology A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 26.4 that is higher than category average of 17.59
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.58% than its Health average of 1.32%
  • Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) carries a 4.75% load
  • As a Health focused fund, Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Rydex Biotechnology A-16.11-24.9812.9018.63
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Compare Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX)Compare with Health category ETFs

Some Health ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF (FBT)000
SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF (XHE)000
SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)000
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF (PSCH)000
PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ETF (PJP)000

 

Graph of Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) Net Asset TrackingRydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Rydex Biotechnology A fund (RYBOX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$367.24M
03/2016$362.80M
02/2016$372.56M
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Graph of Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) Portfolio TrackingRydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Rydex Biotechnology A fund (RYBOX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.15%98.85%0%0%
03/20160.27%99.73%0%0%
01/20160.56%99.44%0%0%
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graph of Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Rydex Biotechnology A (RYBOX) Fund

Discover what Rydex Biotechnology A Fund (RYBOX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Amgen Inc. [5.82%]
Gilead Sciences, Inc. [5.57%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [5.33%]
Celgene Corporation [4.78%]
Biogen Inc. [4.22%]
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.27%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.06%]
Baxalta Incorporated Common Sto [2.86%]
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor [2.46%]
Mylan N.V. [2.24%]

Mar 30, 2016
Gilead Sciences, Inc. [6.05%]
Amgen Inc. [5.75%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [5.21%]
Celgene Corporation [4.83%]
Biogen Inc. [4.2%]
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.29%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.21%]
Baxalta Incorporated Common Sto [2.87%]
Illumina, Inc. [2.75%]
Mylan N.V. [2.6%]

Jan 30, 2016
Amgen Inc. [6.71%]
Gilead Sciences, Inc. [6.32%]
Celgene Corporation [5.39%]
Biogen Inc. [4.73%]
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.69%]
Mylan N.V. [3.33%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [3.3%]
Endo International plc [3.08%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [3%]
Illumina, Inc. [2.95%]
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