3 / 5 Stars
2 2 4 2 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 55 Global Real Estate Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 22.56 percent over the past year, 13.48 percent over the past three years, and 2.78 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||11.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||13.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize total return consisting of capital appreciation and current income. To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in publicly-traded equity securities of companies principally engaged in the real estate sector. It normally invests in a global portfolio of equity securities of real estate companies, including real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate operating companies, with principal places of business located in, but not limited to, the developed markets of Europe, Australia, Asia and North America (including the United States).
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Global Real Estate Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 2.19 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.