Rydex Basic Biotechnology Fund Class A (RYBOX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Biotechnology Companies that are traded in the United States and in derivatives, which primarily consist of futures contracts and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. It will invest to a significant extent in the securities of Biotechnology Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+1.62% 3 years+37.84%
3 months+13.85% 5 years+28.59%
1 year+41.83% Since inception+16.63%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Health

Performance 5-yr return+28.59%+21.57%
Expense ratio1.61%1.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.361.52
Net assets$660.3M$3.7B
Average market cap$10.9B$32.9B
Average P/E27.626.3
Portfolio turnover119%119%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyRydex Funds
Fund manager & tenureMichael Byrum / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock96.37%
International stock2.86%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
GILD Gilead Sciences6.54%
BIIB Biogen5.76%
AMGN Amgen5.60%
CELG Celgene5.35%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals3.44%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc3.13%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc2.91%
ILMN Illumina Inc2.83%
PCYC Pharmacyclics Inc2.67%
BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc2.31%

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