T. Rowe Price Real Estate Fund (TRREX)
Ticker Symbol:
TRREX
Fund Status:
Open to new Retail investors  /  Open to subsequent Retail investments
Fund Objective
Quick Stats
Fiscal Year End  December
Morningstar Category  Real Estate
Inception Date 10/31/1997
Tax ID 52-2070587
Investment Objective
The fund seeks to provide long-term growth through a combination of capital appreciation and current income.
Strategy
To invest at least 80% of net assets in the equity securities of real estate companies. The fund's definition of real estate companies is broad and includes those with a minimum of 50% of revenues or profits derived from, or assets committed to, real estate activities. Up to 20% of fund assets may be invested in companies deriving a substantial portion of revenues or profits from servicing real estate firms, as well as in companies unrelated to the real estate business. The fund can invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.
Investor Profile
Individuals seeking long-term growth and current income through exposure to real estate companies and who can accept the greater risk of price declines inherent in a narrowly focused fund. Appropriate for both regular and tax-deferred accounts, such as IRAs.
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This fund offers long-term capital growth potential through a combination of appreciation and current income. This fund is widely diversified within the real estate universe and could complement a stock and bond portfolio because real estate does not closely track the performance of the broad markets. The fund also invests in many companies that pay dividends, which are always a positive component of total return.

Due to its concentration in the real estate industry, the fundís share price could be more volatile than that of a fund with a broader investment mandate. Trends perceived to be unfavorable to real estate, such as changes in the tax laws or rising interest rates, could cause a decline in share prices.
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