Rydex|SGI ETFs Get Guggenheim Makeover

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Guggenheim Investments is finalizing its acquisition of Rydex|SGI as the fund provider rebrands the legacy Rydex|SGI ETF line with its own moniker.

According to a press release, as of March 1, 2012, the 27 Rydex|SGI ETFs will trade under the Guggenheim name, with the same ticker symbols and CUSIPs. The ETFs include:

  • Guggenheim MSCI ACWI Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWAC)
  • Guggenheim MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWEF)
  • Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWEM)
  • Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWMD)
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRI)
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRM)
  • Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRS)
  • Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWSM)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEArca: RCD)
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RFG)
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RFV)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (NYSEArca:
    RGI)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEArca: RHS)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RPG)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RPV)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: RSP)
  • Guggenheim 2x S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: RSU)
  • Guggenheim Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: RSW)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (NYSEArca: RTIM)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (NYSEArca: RYE)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (NYSEArca: RYF)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (NYSEArca: RYH)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF (NYSEArca: RYT)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (NYSEArca: RYU)
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RZG)
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RZV)
  • Guggenheim Russell Top 50 ETF (NYSEArca: XLG)

However, the press release does not mention any name changes to the Rydex CurrencyShares line of foreign currency-related ETFs.

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Read the disclaimer; Tom Lydon is a board member of the funds for Rydex|SGI.

Max Chen contributed to this article.

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