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Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $28.53 on 9/25/2017, Change: +0.02 (0.07%)

 

Graph of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) ManagerFund Manager - Frank J. Haggerty, Jr.

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.6 years
Similar Funds: VGSCX 
Fund Family: Virtus
Fund Category: Global Real Estate
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A+ (Score: 0.8)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) ProfileVirtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation, and income is a secondary consideration. Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund normally invests 80% assets in equity securities issued by U.S. and non-U.S companies of any capitalization that are principally engaged in the real estate industry, including common stock, preferred stock and other equity securities issued by real estate companies, such as real estate investment trusts (REITs) and similar REIT-like entities. It normally invests in real estate related securities of issuers in developed countries; however the fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in issuers domiciled in emerging market countries. It is non-diversified.

 

Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund Strength What we like about Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund

Data for Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) management has been with Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund for 8.6 years
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 6.65% vs 0.79% Global Real Estate category median performance)
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 8.63% vs 5.24% Global Real Estate category median performance)
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 7.89% vs 5.67% Global Real Estate category median performance)
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 27.00% vs Global Real Estate average of 58.14%. It is good that Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.79, lower than category average of 12.98

Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund

Data for Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.40% than its Global Real Estate average of 1.39%
  • Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) carries a 5.75% load
See Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A5.786.658.637.89
MFS Global Real Estate R5 (MGLRX)7.347.247.857.73Compare
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Third Avenue Real Estate Value Instl (TAREX)2.65-4.826.797.83Compare

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Compare Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX)Compare with Global Real Estate category ETFs

Some Global Real Estate ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust FTSE EN Dev Mkts Rel Est ETF (FFR)000
iShares Europe Developed Real Estate (IFEU)000
iShares International Dev Rel Est (IFGL)000
iShares International Developed Property (WPS)000
SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF (RWO)000

 

Graph of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) Net Asset TrackingVirtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A fund (VGSAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$157.35M
03/2016$118.10M
02/2016$96.81M
More historic net asset information on Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX)

  

Graph of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) Portfolio TrackingVirtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A fund (VGSAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20163.42%96.14%0%0.44%
12/20150%100%0%0%
09/20150.56%99.44%0%0%
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graph of Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A (VGSAX) Fund

Discover what Virtus Global Real Estate Securities A Fund (VGSAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [6.07%]
Essex Property Trust, Inc. Comm [3.46%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.11%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.05%]
Public Storage Common Stock [2.89%]
Unibail-Rodamco SE [2.51%]
Kilroy Realty Corporation Commo [2.37%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [2.27%]
DCT Industrial Trust Inc Common [2.22%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2%]

Dec 30, 2015
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [5.5%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.75%]
Essex Property Trust, Inc. Comm [3.59%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.08%]
Public Storage Common Stock [2.76%]
Unibail-Rodamco SE [2.63%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [2.53%]
Kilroy Realty Corporation Commo [2.52%]
DCT Industrial Trust Inc Common [2.47%]
General Growth Properties, Inc. [2.31%]

Sep 29, 2015
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [5.89%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.63%]
Essex Property Trust, Inc. Comm [3.43%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.28%]
Public Storage Common Stock [3.06%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.01%]
Unibail-Rodamco SE [2.75%]
Extra Space Storage Inc Common [2.36%]
DCT Industrial Trust Inc Common [2.34%]
General Growth Properties, Inc. [2.32%]
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