2 / 5 Stars
2 2 1 1 5
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 20 Equity Precious Metals 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 -24.53 percent over the past year, -22.84 percent over the past three years, -1.10 percent over the past five years, and -1.21 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||17.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-22.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||-1.2%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Precious Metals 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 Precious Metals Companies that have small to mid-sized capitalizations. The fund also may purchase American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") to gain exposure to foreign Precious Metals Companies and U.S. government securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Rydex Series Trust Precious Metals Fund has an expense ratio of 2.25 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.