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Rydex Basic Materials Fund Class Investor (RYBIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Natural resources
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Basic Materials Companies that are traded in the United States and in derivatives. It will invest to a significant extent in the securities of Basic Materials Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. Basic Materials Companies are engaged in the manufacture; mining, processing, or distribution of raw materials and intermediate goods used in the industrial sector, and may be involved in the production and transportation of metals, textiles, and wood products. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-2.39% 3 years-3.16%
3 months+6.27% 5 years-2.54%
1 year-16.57% Since inception+2.64%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources

Performance 5-yr return-2.54%-3.19%
Expense ratio1.34%1.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.010.01
Net assets$16.8M$645.4M
Average market cap$9.7B$13.5B
Average P/E17.618.4
Portfolio turnover358%358%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyRydex Funds
Fund manager & tenureMichael Byrum / 17 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock82.92%
International stock17.12%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 86.40%
Consumer goods 10.26%
Business service 1.23%
Consumer service 1.12%
Energy 1.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DD E I du Pont de Nemours and Co3.45%
DOW Dow Chemical3.25%
MON Monsanto2.68%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV2.65%
ECL Ecolab Inc2.41%
PX Praxair Inc2.27%
PPG PPG Industries2.21%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc2.15%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co2.05%
IP International Paper Co1.71%