2 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 4 Consumer Defensive Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 15.05 percent over the past year, 14.87 percent over the past three years, 19.84 percent over the past five years, and 8.05 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||-1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||14.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.1%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Consumer Products 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 Consumer Products Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Rydex Series Trust Consumer Products Fund has an expense ratio of 2.35 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.