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Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund

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Graph of Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) ManagerFund Manager - Joel S. Beam

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 10.4 years
Fund Family: Forward Funds
Fund Category: Real Estate
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.56)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) ProfileForward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Forward Real Estate Inv Fund seeks income with capital appreciation as a secondary goal. Forward Real Estate Inv Fund invests at least 80% of net assets plus borrowings, if any, in securities of real estate companies. It invests principally in common stock and units of beneficial interest of real estate investment trusts, preferred stock, rights to purchase common stock and securities which may convert into common stock of real estate companies. Forward Real Estate Inv Fund may invest in securities of real estate companies of any market capitalization. Forward Real Estate Inv Fund is non-diversified.

 

Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund Strength What we like about Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund

Data for Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) management has been with Forward Real Estate Inv Fund for 10.4 years
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.55, lower than category average of 14.6

Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) Weakness What we are cautious about Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund

Data for Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 5.89% vs 9.01% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 8.34% vs 9.69% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 8.48% vs 9.40% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 88.00% that is higher than the Real Estate average of 61.66%. This could mean Forward Real Estate Inv is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.70% than its Real Estate average of 1.28%
  • Even though Forward Real Estate Inv Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • As a Real Estate focused fund, Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Real Estate mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Forward Real Estate Inv3.525.898.348.48
Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities A (CSEIX)4.9712.0412.7011.08Compare
Fidelity Real Estate Investment Port (FRESX)5.4713.1611.0110.65Compare
Goldman Sachs Real Estate Securities Ins (GREIX)4.4810.0510.3410.22Compare

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Some Real Estate ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (RWR)3.89%9.97%10.25%
iShares US Real Estate (IYR)5.47%8.55%8.64%
Wilshire US REIT ETF (WREI)4.51%11.20%10.78%
iShares Real Estate 50 (FTY)4.72%10.99%9.37%
Schwab US REIT ETF (SCHH)4.03%10.20%10.44%

 

Graph of Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) Net Asset TrackingForward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Forward Real Estate Inv fund (FFREX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$46.57M
03/2016$48.41M
02/2016$44.87M
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Graph of Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) Portfolio TrackingForward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Forward Real Estate Inv fund (FFREX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20165.5%94.5%0%0%
02/20160%100%0%0%
01/20160%100%0%0%
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graph of Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Forward Real Estate Inv (FFREX) Fund

Discover what Forward Real Estate Inv Fund (FFREX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [4.52%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.3%]
Starwood Hotels & Resorts World [4.24%]
SL Green Realty Corporation Com [4.03%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.74%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.65%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.54%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [3.37%]
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Com [3.23%]

Feb 28, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.46%]
Starwood Hotels & Resorts World [5.42%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [4.99%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [4.97%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.61%]
Equity Residential Common Share [4.08%]
SL Green Realty Corporation Com [3.95%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [3.88%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.82%]
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Com [3.3%]

Jan 30, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.47%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [5.2%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [5.18%]
Starwood Hotels & Resorts World [4.98%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.78%]
Equity Residential Common Share [4.31%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [4.05%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.9%]
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Com [3.04%]
SL Green Realty Corporation Com [2.71%]
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