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Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund

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Graph of Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael P. Byrum

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 20.3 years
Similar Funds: RYRCX  RYRIX  RYRTX 
Fund Family: Rydex Funds
Fund Category: Consumer Cyclical
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.41)     (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 Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) ProfileRydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Rydex Retailing Adv Fund seeks capital appreciation. Rydex Retailing Adv Fund invests substantially at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of Retailing Companies that are traded in the United States and derivatives. Retailing Companies include drug and department stores; suppliers of goods and services for homes, home improvements and yards; clothing, jewelry, electronics and computer retailers; warehouse membership clubs; mail order operations; and companies involved in alternative selling methods. It is non-diversified.

 

Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund Strength What we like about Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund

Data for Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) management has been with Rydex Retailing Adv Fund for 20.3 years
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2

Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund

Data for Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -7.35% vs -0.67% Consumer Cyclical category median performance)
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.55% vs 9.70% Consumer Cyclical category median performance)
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 10.37% vs 12.00% Consumer Cyclical category median performance)
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) is less safe compared to its Consumer Cyclical peers
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 395.00% that is higher than the Consumer Cyclical average of 70.20%. This could mean Rydex Retailing Adv is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.96 that is higher than category average of 13.44
  • Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.83% than its Consumer Cyclical average of 1.41%
  • Even though Rydex Retailing Adv Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • Asset base in Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Rydex Retailing Adv-1.56-7.356.5510.37
Fidelity Select Leisure Portfolio (FDLSX)-1.82-5.0410.0911.69Compare
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Idx Adm (VCDAX)1.371.8612.4615.08Compare

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Some Consumer Cyclical ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Consumer Discret Sel Sect SPDR ETF (XLY)1.80%5.45%13.79%
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (VCR)1.35%1.81%12.44%
First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto ETF (CARZ)000
iShares US Home Construction (ITB)000
SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT)000

 

Graph of Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) Net Asset TrackingRydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Rydex Retailing Adv fund (RYRAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$14.54M
03/2016$22.46M
02/2016$23.64M
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Graph of Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) Portfolio TrackingRydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Rydex Retailing Adv fund (RYRAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.35%99.65%0%0%
03/20160.12%99.88%0%0%
01/20160%99.73%0%0.27%
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graph of Rydex Retailing Adv Fund (RYRAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Rydex Retailing Adv (RYRAX) Fund

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Apr 29, 2016
Amazon.com, Inc. [6.54%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [4.86%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [4.35%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [3.72%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [2.99%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.72%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [2.65%]
TJX Companies, Inc. (The) Commo [2.32%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [2.21%]

Mar 30, 2016
Amazon.com, Inc. [5.93%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [4.84%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [4.21%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [3.49%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [3.05%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [2.72%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.62%]
TJX Companies, Inc. (The) Commo [2.33%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [2.24%]

Jan 30, 2016
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [5.48%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [5.4%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [4.33%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [3.4%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [3.17%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [2.77%]
TJX Companies, Inc. (The) Commo [2.43%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [2.35%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.33%]
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