The investment seeks total return from long-term growth of capital and income.
Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and other real estate industry companies, such as real estate operating companies, or REOCs. It invests in U.S. and non-U.S. issuers. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests significantly (at least 40%--unless market conditions are not deemed favorable by the Adviser) in securities of non-U.S. companies. In addition, it invests, under normal circumstances, in the equity securities of companies located in at least three countries.
The investment seeks total return.
Under normal market conditions, at least 80% of the fund's net assets will be invested in income-producing common stocks and other real estate securities, including real estate investment trusts ("REITs"). It invests in securities of issuers from at least three different countries (including the United States), with at least 40% of the fund's net assets invested in foreign securities. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in debt securities of any rating or maturity, including high yield debt securities (otherwise known as "junk bonds"), that are issued or guaranteed by real estate and other companies.