TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 3 2 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

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.

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Performance

The fund has returned 12.98 percent over the past year, 10.61 percent over the past three years, 22.84 percent over the past five years, and 8.33 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 15.2%
1 Year 13.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 10.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 22.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks to obtain a favorable long-term total return through both capital appreciation and current income, by investing primarily in equity securities of companies principally engaged in or related to the real estate industry. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the securities of companies that are principally engaged in or related to the real estate industry, including those that own significant real estate assets. The fund may invest up to 15% of its assets in real estate securities of foreign issuers and up to 20% of its assets in equity and debt securities of issuers that are not engaged in or related to the real estate industry.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.86 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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