Fidelity Select Fundranker

The Right Funds at the Right Time

July 2020 Daily Chart

Through July 31, Fidelity Select Fundranker’s Top Eight Model Portfolio trailed the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index (as measured by Fidelity’s Nasdaq Composite Index Fund) but led the broad S&P 500 Index (as measured by Fidelity’s Fidelity 500 Index Fund):

July 2020 Chart


1. Gold (FSAGX)
2. Technology (FSPTX)
3. Retailing (FSRPX)
4. Medical Technology & Devices (FSMEX)
5. Software & IT Services (FSCSX)
6. Automotive (FSAVX)
7. Wireless (FWRLX)
8. Semiconductors (FSELX)


Sell Biotechnology (FBIOX),
buy Medical Technology & Devices (FSMEX)
Sell Health Care (FSPHX),
buy Automotive (FSAVX)

About Fidelity Select Fundranker

We have reached the end of the line for Fidelity Select Fundranker. The August 1 updates of this home page and our latest Ratings page will be the last updates. Our domain will expire later this month, and our website will no longer be available. It has been a great run, and we have enjoyed our work on the newsletter and website. Now it is time to let it go.

Fidelity Select Fundranker employs a straightforward investment strategy—invest in Fidelity Investments Select mutual funds that are doing the best right now, and move regularly into better performing Select funds.

Fundranker utilizes a technical investment system, which means no guesswork, no predictions, no judgments. Each month, Fundranker rates and ranks Fidelity Investments’ 41 Select mutual funds (39 as of June 19, 2009, and 38 as of January 26, 2018, when Industrial Equipment was rolled into Industrials) according to various aspects of their recent performance and selects the top eight funds in which to invest. To follow the Fundranker system, an investor typically would make two or three exchanges at the beginning of each month to stay in the top eight funds.

Fidelity Select Fundranker’s Top Eight Model Portfolio set a new all-time high most recently on July 20, 2020. From the hypothetical portfolio’s January 2, 1997, start date through July 20, 2020, a 23-plus-year period, it gained a remarkable 2,275.512% on a total return basis, that is, including reinvested dividends. Over that same period, the S&P 500 Index, still 3.2% below its February 19 all-time high, gained 572.302% on a total return basis, as measured by Fidelity 500 Index Fund:

1/2/1997 to 7/20/2020

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