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U.S. News evaluated 28 Financial 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 19.07 percent over the past year, 6.04 percent over the past three years, 16.48 percent over the past five years, and -4.71 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||-2.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||-4.7%|
The investment seeks to provide capital appreciation by investing in companies that are involved in the banking sector, including commercial banks (and their holding companies) and savings and loan institutions ("Banking Companies"). The fund invests substantially all (at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities of Banking 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 Banking 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 Banking Fund has an expense ratio of 2.35 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.