Address And Details

Guggenheim Investments, P.O. Box 758567 , Topeka, KS 66675
Fund Manager Michael P. Byrum
Manager Tenure 20 Years 1 Months

Strategy And Objective

The Precious Metals Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide capital appreciation by investing in U.S. and foreign companies that are involved in the precious metals sector, including exploration, mining, production and development, and other precious metals related services (Precious Metals Companies). 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. The Advisor employs a proprietary quantitative and qualitative methodology to identify Precious Metals Companies in which to invest. The methodology utilizes screens based on price, liquidity, and tradability. Stocks are weighted using a proprietary modified capitalization weighting methodology. The portfolio may be further adjusted to comply with regulatory investment limitations or as determined appropriate by the Advisor.

Net Asset Value

as of 5:33 PM ET 09/24/2021


  • 1 Week
  • -0.59%
  • 1 Month
  • +0.43%
  • 3 Months
  • -4.99%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • -30.32%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • +133.49%

Equity Sector Breakdown

Finance 26.89%
ConsumerDurables n/a
Energy n/a
Health n/a
IndustrialCyclical n/a
NonDurables n/a
RetailTrade n/a
Services n/a
Technology n/a
Utilities n/a

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Stocks 73.11%
Other 26.89%
Cash 0.00%
Bonds 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
ForeignStocks 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 44.14 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -4.43 -3.75 -3.02
Beta -0.90 -0.90 -0.93
R Squared 0.96 0.97 0.98
Std Deviation 16.94 13.77 12.56
Sharpe Ratio -1.08 -1.26 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 5:29 PM ET 09/23/2021
Minimum Initial $2500
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $1000


Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021
1 Year
  • -25.94%
  • -31.00%
-25.94% -31.00%
3 Year
  • -18.62%
  • -18.83%
-18.62% -18.83%
10 Year
  • -16.28%
  • -15.36%
-16.28% -15.36%
Life Of Fund
  • -9.57%
  • -9.44%
-9.57% -9.44%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets


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