Hussman Strategic Total Return Fund (HSTRX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Tactical allocation
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve long-term total return from income and capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in fixed-income securities, such as U.S. Treasury bonds, notes and bills, Treasury inflation-protected securities, U.S. Treasury Strips, U.S. government agency securities (primarily mortgage-backed securities), and investment grade corporate debt rated BBB or higher. Under normal market conditions, the duration of the fund's portfolio is expected to range between 1 year and 15 years. It will not invest more than 30% of its net assets in Treasury zero-coupon bonds and Treasury interest strips.


1 month+5.28% 3 years-0.11%
3 months+4.34% 5 years+2.21%
1 year+6.92% Since inception+4.98%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Tactical allocation

Performance 5-yr return+2.21%+6.18%
Expense ratio0.74%1.65%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.320.78
Net assets$528.2M$935.9M
Average market cap$11.0B$25.1B
Average P/E--18.5
Portfolio turnover216%216%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyHussman Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Hussman / 12 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


Fixed income51.45%
International stock8.92%
U.S. stock5.95%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 79.71%
Utilities 20.29%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- US Treasury Note 2.375%17.19%
-- U.S. Treasury Notes 2.50%13.07%
-- US Treasury Note 0.5%8.68%
-- US Treasury Note 1.5%8.64%
-- Barrick Gold Corp3.06%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp3.01%
-- US Treasury TIP 2.5%2.36%
-- Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd1.64%
WIP SPDR® DB Intl Govt Inflation-Prot Bd ETF1.63%
-- Goldcorp Inc1.20%

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