Investment Objective:The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and current income.
Investment Strategy:The Fund provides exposure to real estate by investing in equity securities of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other real estate related companies.
Investment Suitability:This Fund may be suitable for investors who seek the potential for current income and long-term capital appreciation. Investors should be willing to accept significant short-term fluctuations in account value and want to diversify their portfolio through exposure to publicly traded real estate securities.
The Fund invests substantial assets in REITs that involve risks not associated with investing in stocks. Risks include declines in the value of real estate, general and economic conditions, changes in the value of the underlying property and defaults by borrowers. The value of assets in the real estate industry may go through cycles of relative underperformance and outperformance in comparison to equity securities markets in general. This description of risks is provided as a summary of the principal investment risks associated with this mutual fund. Refer to the Fund's prospectus for more detailed risk information.