3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 38 Natural Resources 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 2.58 percent over the past year, 0.88 percent over the past three years, 13.27 percent over the past five years, and 8.74 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-0.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||13.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.7%|
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.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Rydex Series Trust Basic Materials Fund has an expense ratio of 1.36 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.