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DETAILS
Symbol Value ($)
Morningstar Rating
Previous Close 25.16
Category Preferred Stock
Net Assets 594.96 Mil
Yield 5.87%
Morningstar Risk Average
Morningstar Return Average
  • Last NAV update 4/24/2014 4:00 PM ET
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
NA
The investment seeks high current income and potential for modest long-term growth of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any, in income-producing securities. It invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any, in income-producing securities. The fund may invest a significant portion of its assets in preferred stock. It may invest in securities of companies having any capitalization and of any credit quality, and may invest in debt securities of any maturity. The fund is non-diversified.
CUMULATIVE PERFORMANCE OF $10,000
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Return 26.41% 3.09% 19.22% 4.26% 8.31%
Value ($) 12,640.83 13,031.68 15,536.68 16,199.30 17,544.89
  • Year to date performance as of 4/24/2014 12:00 AM ET
MANAGEMENT & PURCHASE INFO
Symbol Value ($)
Fund Family Forward Funds
Fund Manager Joel Beam
Tenure (Years) 13
Fund Status Open
Minimum Initial Purchase 4,000.00
Minimum IRA Investment 4,000.00
Front Load 5.75
Expense Ratio 1.62%
PERFORMANCE
Symbol Value ($)
1 Month 1.91%
3 Months 5.40%
1 Year 4.34%
3 Years* 10.21%
5 Years* 24.03%
  • * Annualized returns
  • Performance as of 4/24/2014 12:00 AM ET
PEER COMPARISON
  KIFAX Preferred Stock
5-Yr Return 24.03% 20.17%
Sharpe Ratio 1.50 0.57
Net Assets 594.96 Mil 273.75 Mil
Avg Market Cap 1.38 Bil NA
Avg P/E 39.73 NA
Portfolio Turnover 50 49
HOLDINGS
Symbol Value ($)
Stocks 96.06%
Cash 0.00%
Fixed Income 5.36%
Other 2.74%
TOP 10 HOLDINGS
NAME % NET ASSETS
iShares US Real Estate 4.16%
Stag Industrial, Inc. 3.11%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. 2.86%
Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. 2.33%
Dupont Fabros Tech Pfd 2.14%
Cbl & Assoc Pptys Pfd 2.11%
Felcor Lodging Tr Pfd 2.09%
Lexington Realty Trust 1.88%
Taubman Centers, Inc. 1.86%
Sabra Health Care Reit Pfd 1.85%
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