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#31 in Real Estate
U.S. News evaluated 73 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 16.22 percent over the past year, 15.93 percent over the past three years, 6.00 percent over the past five years, and 11.59 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||11.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||15.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.6%|
The investment seeks to obtain a favorable long-term total return through both capital appreciation and current income. 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, such as real estate investment trusts ("REITs"). It will invest primarily in equity securities of such companies. The fund also 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 are Average compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.54 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.