• Rydex Basic Materials Fund

Rydex Funds

  • US
  • Natural Resources/Materials

Rydex Basic Materials Fund

RYBCX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation by investing in small-and mid-size companies in the United States.

The investment process is designed to highlight companies in the benchmark index that are engaged in the mining, manufacture, or sale of basic materials, such as lumber, steel, iron, aluminum, concrete, chemicals and other basic building and manufacturing materials.

Then the research team combines a proprietary quantitative and qualitative methodology to identify investment opportunities.

The team utilizes screens based on price, liquidity, and tradability to evaluate potential investments.

Then the manager constructs a diversified portfolio of stocks from a More

Price

Last Close

$63.28 ( -1.07 )

52 Week HL

$72.1 - $61.43

Net Assets

$48.35 M

Expense Ratio

1.72 %

Sector Allocation

Nov 30, -0001

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 10, 2021

Company Name

  • Freeport McMoran
  • Air Products
  • Ecolab Inc
  • Sherwin Williams
  • DUPONT DE

Holding

  • 3.01
  • 2.78
  • 2.76
  • 2.72
  • 2.70

Company Name

  • DowDuPont Inc
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Newmont Mining
  • Corteva Inc
  • PPG Industries
  • Total

Holding

  • 2.70
  • 2.36
  • 2.27
  • 2.18
  • 2.14
  • 25.62%

Manager

Name

Michael P. Byrum

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Fact Sheet

Q1 2022

Q3 2021

Q2 2021

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-5.6 %

3 Year

33.01%

5 Year

42.25%

Best

56.75%
2009

Worst

-46.12%
2008

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 5.3% 10% -29.9% 11.9% -5.2% 6.3% 11.7% 0.6% 2.8% -1.5% -
Q2 -7.2% 6% 29.2% 1.6% 4.1% 0.9% 7.8% -2.8% 4.7% -10% -
Q3 - 1.6% 10.1% -2.8% -0.9% 5.8% 4.8% -19.2% -5.7% 7.4% -
Q4 - 2.7% 16.3% 1.4% -14.6% 5.1% 2.9% 3.8% -4.1% 5.9% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -7% 2% 11% -3.9% -4.9% - - - - - - -
2021 -1.9% 4.5% 7.2% 5.5% 6.1% -5.3% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5% -1% -2.2% 3.8%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
RYBCX -6%19%16%14%-18%21%30%-18%-3%0%11%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -6%-10%0%-14%-12%2%22%-17%-16%-29%11%

RYBCX S&P 500

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