Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETFFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:08/31/2017
- Price as of 08/31/2017 :$123.48
- Net Assets:$146.1 Million
- Peer Rank:157 of 368
- Investment Rating:B-
We rate Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq WgCon St ETF at B-. Positive factors that influence this rating include a well above average total return, low price volatility and low expense structure. The fund invests approximately 100% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Growth - Domestic strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks very high in comparison with peers over the last three years. The Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq WgCon St ETF has returned an annual rate of 11.35% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 14.53% in the last five years, 9.92% in the last three years, and -0.50% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 88% of them. It has also outpaced 80% of its competitors on a three year basis and 18% of them over the last year for the period ending 8/31/2017. On a year to date basis, RHS has returned 4.84%.
Downside risk has been below average. RHS has a draw down risk of -9.52%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 9.8%. This fund has had a low level of volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 8/31/2017, the fund was trading at a price of $123.48, which is 3.0% below its 52-week high of $127.31 and 0.7% above its 52-week low of $122.67.
Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $146.10 million, RHS maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Growth - Domestic peers of just 0.40% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As RHS is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq WgCon St ETF is managed by Michael P. Byrum at Guggenheim Investments. This fund is one of 29 Guggenheim Investments exchange-traded funds launched since 4/24/2003 that we track.