2 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 56 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 34.49 percent over the past year, 14.82 percent over the past three years, -0.88 percent over the past five years, and 9.80 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||14.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-0.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.8%|
The investment seeks to provide current income and long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities of companies in the real estate industry. Such companies are located in various global markets throughout the world (excluding the United States and Canada). The equity securities in which the Portfolio may invest include common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities, depositary receipts and rights and warrants. It will invest primarily in companies located in the developed countries of Europe and Asia, but may also invest in emerging markets. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional International Real Estate Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.