4 / 5 Stars
5 5 2 4 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#3 in Real Estate
U.S. News evaluated 72 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 9.64 percent over the past year, 10.97 percent over the past three years, 29.21 percent over the past five years, and 9.60 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||10.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||29.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.6%|
The investment seeks to provide the diversification and total return potential of investments in real estate; it also seeks to achieve a total return that includes a significant component of current income, which may provide portfolio stability during periods of market fluctuation. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in the securities of companies in the United States that are in the real estate industry, (with a primary emphasis on REITs or REIT-like structures) that are "principally engaged" in the ownership, construction, management, financing, or sale of residential, commercial, or industrial real estate. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
E.I.I Realty Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.80 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.