4 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 9.76 percent over the past year, 11.67 percent over the past three years, 15.96 percent over the past five years, and 10.92 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||6.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||10.9%|
The investment seeks total return including capital appreciation and current income. Under normal market conditions, the Portfolio invests at least 80% of its assets in common and preferred stocks of U.S. real estate investment trusts ("REITS") and real estate companies. The Sub-Adviser may invest in companies of any market capitalization. However, the Sub-Adviser will generally not invest in companies with market capitalization of less than $100 million at the time of purchase. The Portfolio also may invest in convertible securities, initial public offerings, and Rule 144A securities. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ING Clarion Real Estate Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.86 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.