BIREX

Real Estate Securities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-0.03 8.79 - - 10.26
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE EPRA/NAREIT United States Index (USD).<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. -2.79 7.60 - - -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Real Estate -0.61 7.25 8.49 5.19 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 76/258 23/230 - - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 1 - - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Real Estate Funds -0.39 7.22 8.50 5.21 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 84/262 23/230 - - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 2 1 - - -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
3.42 2.22 2.44 -0.03 28.76 - - 59.09
Benchmark (%) Index: -.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 1.54 2.41 1.33 -2.79 24.58 - - -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Real Estate 2.89 1.93 1.85 -0.61 23.36 50.30 65.85 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Real Estate Funds 2.91 1.90 1.85 -0.39 23.32 50.52 67.71 -


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Aug 18, 2017 $9.7 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Aug 18, 2017 $24.9 M
Share Class launch date Sep 28, 2012
Asset Class Alternative
Morningstar Category Real Estate
Lipper Classification Real Estate Funds
Benchmark Index FTSE EPRA/NAREIT United States Index (USD)
CUSIP 091936583
Contractual End Date May 31, 2018
Number of Holdings as of Jul 31, 2017 41
Max Offer Price as of Aug 18, 2017 $12.70
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Jun 30, 2017 118%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Jul 31, 2017 $15,260.9 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Jul 31, 2017 98.39
Beta (3y) as of Jul 31, 2017 1.00
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2014 15.35%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Oct 31, 2016 -10.55%
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Real Estate Securities Fund, Class Inst, as of Jul 31, 2017 rated against 233 Real Estate Funds.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Jun 30, 2017 out of 230, 11,921, 230, 109 and 230 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Real Estate Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2017
Name Weight (%)
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC 7.26
AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC 4.89
WELLTOWER INC 4.89
PROLOGIS INC 4.78
ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC 4.73
Name Weight (%)
EXTRA SPACE STORAGE INC 3.95
UDR INC 3.82
BOSTON PROPERTIES INC 3.57
HCP INC 3.42
HOST HOTELS & RESORTS INC 3.20

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Mark Howard-Johnson, CFA
Global Head of Real Estate Securities Management

     

Rajan Rehan, CFA
Portfolio Manager with the Global Real Assets Securities Group

  

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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