SOURCE: Rydex Investments

November 25, 2008 16:05 ET

Rydex Investments Announces Estimated Capital Gains Distributions for RydexShares™ ETFs

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - November 25, 2008) - Rydex Investments today announced capital gains estimates for its RydexShares exchange traded fund lineup. Although estimates may change based on fluctuations in ETF assets, the firm expects to pay distributions for seven of its 31 ETFs in December.*

                                          Short-term  Long-term    Total
                                          Cap Gains   Cap Gains  Cap Gains
Fund Name                         Ticker      %           %          %
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x Russell
 2000® ETF                          RRZ         0.00%      8.01%      8.01%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF        RSW         0.00%     12.85%     12.85%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select
 Sector Technology ETF              RTW        14.96%      0.00%     14.96%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select
 Sector Financial ETF               RFN        18.05%      3.12%     21.16%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P
 Mid Cap 400 ETF                    RMS         8.20%     13.93%     22.13%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select
 Sector Health Care ETF             RHO        25.32%      0.00%     25.32%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Inverse 2x Select Sector
 Energy ETF                         REC        73.82%      0.00%     73.82%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex Russell Top 50® ETF           XLG         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF          RSP         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Value ETF        RPV         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF       RPG         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Mid Cap 400 Pure
 Value ETF                          RFV         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Mid Cap 400 Pure
 Growth ETF                         RFG         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Small Cap 600 Pure
 Value ETF                          RZV         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Small Cap 600 Pure
 Growth ETF                         RZG         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight
 Materials ETF                      RTM         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight
 Industrial ETF                     RGI         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight
 Technology ETF                     RYT         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Health
 Care ETF                           RYH         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer
 Staples ETF                        RHS         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer
 Discretionary ETF                  RCD         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Energy ETF   RYE         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight
 Financial ETF                      RYF         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex S&P Equal Weight
 Utilities ETF                      RYU         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P 500 ETF                RSU         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P Mid Cap 400 ETF        RMM         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector
 Energy ETF                         REA         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x Russell 2000® ETF          RRY         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector
 Financial ETF                      RFL         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector
 Technology ETF                     RTG         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Health
 Care ETF                           RHM         0.00%      0.00%      0.00%
                                  ------  ----------  ---------  ---------

*Estimates based on fund assets as of November 21, 2008. Funds may be
 subject to additional income distributions.

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