This ETF offers exposure to global real estate markets, splitting assets between U.S. REITs and primarily companies domiciled in developed markets. As such, GRI has the potential to deliver broad-based access to an asset class that can deliver attractive current returns and significant appreciation for long term capital appreciation (along with meaningful volatility and risk). GRI is somewhat limited in the depth of its holdings, consisting of fewer than 100 individual stocks across a dozen or so countries; FFR offers similar exposure with a lesser degree of concentration. GRI may be appropriate for investors looking for a specific split between U.S. and international real estate exposure, while those looking for a more precise bifurcation may wish to use multiple funds to accomplish the objective of this ETF (options like IFAS and IFEU may allow more granularity in the international real estate segment). GRI is reasonable from an expense perspective, though investors should take caution to avoid significant spreads when establishing a position.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GRI on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Global Real Estate with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 5 other ETFs in the Global Real Estate ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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