Voya Global Real Estate Fund
Worldwide Location Means Real Diversification
Many investment goals — growth potential, income and diversification — may be realized with global real estate investment trusts (REITs).
The Voya Global Real Estate Fund Offers
Historically strong growth potential, income and diversification
One of the world’s largest real estate investment companies
Strong long-term risk-adjusted return potential
The Voya Difference
- Historically strong growth potential, income and diversification
REITs combine historically strong growth potential with distribution income — and offer low historic correlation to stocks and bonds.
- One of the world’s largest real estate investment companies
CBRE Clarion, one of the world’s largest real estate investment companies, has been 100% dedicated to real estate securities since 1984.
- Strong long-term risk-adjusted returns
Research analysts identify attractive investment opportunities around the world, while risk management guidelines control volatility.
About this Product
- Invests in REIT securities of companies of any market capitalization in a number of different countries, including the U.S.
- Managed by CBRE Clarion Securities (CBRE Clarion), one of the world’s largest real estate investment companies
- Follows a multi-step investment process for constructing the portfolio that combines top-down region and sector allocation with bottom-up individual stock selection
- Employs an in-house valuation process that identifies investments with superior current income and growth potential relative to their peers. It examines several factors including: value and property, capital structure, and management and strategy
The Fund seeks to provide investors with high total return, consisting of capital appreciation and current income.
Average Annual Total Returns %
As of November 30, 2019
As of September 30, 2019
|Most Recent Month End||YTD||1 YR||3 YR||5 YR||10 YR||Expense Ratios|
|Net Asset Value||+23.31||+17.13||+8.38||+4.02||+7.24||1.37%||1.26%|
|With Sales Charge||+16.22||+10.42||+6.26||+2.79||+6.60|
|Net Asset Value||+21.13||+13.58||+4.26||+5.04||+7.09||1.37%||1.26%|
|With Sales Charge||+14.17||+7.06||+2.22||+3.80||+6.45|
|FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Index||+21.31||+14.56||+9.14||+5.53||+8.70||—||—|
|FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Index||+19.82||+13.00||+5.61||+6.81||+8.63||—||—|
Inception Date - Class A:November 5, 2001
Current Maximum Sales Charge: 5.75%
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above "Average Annual Total Returns %" for performance information current to the most recent month-end.
Returns for the other share classes will vary due to different charges and expenses. Performance assumes reinvestment of distributions and does not account for taxes.
Total investment return at net asset value has been calculated assuming a purchase at net asset value at the beginning of the period and a sale at net asset value at the end of the period; and assumes reinvestment of dividends, capital gain distributions and return of capital distributions/allocations, if any, in accordance with the provisions of the dividend reinvestment plan. Net asset value equals total Fund assets net of Fund expenses such as operating costs and management fees. Total investment return at net asset value is not annualized for periods less than one year.
The Adviser has contractually agreed to limit expenses of the Fund. This expense limitation agreement excludes interest, taxes, investment-related costs, leverage expenses, and extraordinary expenses and may be subject to possible recoupment. Please see the Fund's prospectus for more information. The expense limits will continue through at least 2020-03-01. Expenses are being waived to the contractual cap.
The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index is an unmanaged market weighted index consisting of real estate companies from developed markets, where greater than 75% of their EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) is derived from relevant real estate activities. The index returns include the reinvestment of dividends and distributions net of withholding taxes, but do not reflect fees, brokerage commissions, or other expenses. Investors cannot directly invest in an index.
Returns Based Statistics
As of November 30, 2019
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A measure of the degree to which an individual probability value varies from the distribution mean. The higher the number, the greater the risk.
The sensitivity of a portfolio's returns to changes in the return of the market as measured by the index or benchmark that represents the market. A portfolio with a beta of 1.0 behaves exactly like the index. A beta less than 1.0 suggests lower risk than the index, while a beta greater than 1.0 indicates a risk level higher than the index.
The proportion of the variation in a portfolio's returns that can be explained by the variability of the returns of an index. High R-squared (close to 1.0) is usually consistent with broad diversification.
A measure of risk-adjusted performance; alpha reflects the difference between a portfolio's actual return and the return that could be expected give its risk as measured by beta.
A risk-adjusted measure calculated using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the portfolio's historical risk-adjusted performance.
The ratio of portfolio returns in excess of a market index to the variability of those excess returns; in effect, information ratio describes the value added by active management in relation to the risk taken to achieve those returns.
Calendar Year Returns %
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Returns are shown in %. These figures are for the year ended December 31 of each year. They do not reflect sales charges and would be lower if they did. The bar chart above shows the Fund's annual returns and long-term performance, and illustrates the variability of the Fund’s returns.
Growth of a $10,000 Investment
For the period 12/31/2009 through 11/30/2019
Ending Value: $20,114.00
The performance quoted in the "Growth of a $10,000 Investment" chart represents past performance. Performance shown is without sales charges; had sales charges been deducted, performance would have been less. Ending value includes reinvestment of distributions.
Portfolio Management Team
Voya Investments, LLC
CBRE Clarion Securities, LLC
T. Ritson Ferguson, CFA
Steven D Burton, CFA
Joseph P Smith, CFA
All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Foreign Investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Emerging Market stocks may be especially volatile. Investing in stocks of Small- and Mid-Sized Companies may entail greater volatility and less liquidity than larger companies. Concentration of investments in one or more real estate industries, may subject the Fund to greater volatility than a portfolio which is less concentrated. Price Volatility, liquidity and other risks that accompany an investment in Global Real Estate Equities. Risks of the REIT's are similar to those associated with direct ownership of Real Estate, such as changes in real estate values and property taxes, interest rates, cash flow of underlying real estate assets, supply and demand, and the management skill and credit worthiness of the issuer. Other risks of the Fund include but are not limited to: Convertible Securities Risks; Rule 144A Securities Risks; Initial Public Offerings Risks; Market Trends Risks; Non-Diversification Risks; Other Investment Companies' Risks; Inability to Sell Securities Risks; and Securities Lending Risks. Investors should consult the Fund's Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Fund's risks.