Forward Income Builder Institutional

The investment seeks high current income and some stability of principal.
The fund is a "fund of funds" that primarily invests in a combination of other Forward Funds, including the following types of underlying funds: U.S. fixed-income, international fixed-income, money market, U.S. equity, frontier and emerging market, global real estate, infrastructure, dividend-oriented strategies, preferred securities, and international equity. Its investments in equity underlying funds will focus principally on income producing equity securities. The fund may enter into repurchase agreements collateralized by securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies.

Key stats

Management firm  Forward Funds
Domicile  United States
Fund Administrator  ALPS Fund Services, Inc.
Global Branding Name  Forward
12 month yield  5.43%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  2000-12-27
ISIN  US34987A7155
SEDOL  B0BW4X5
Manager 1 Name  Nathan Rowader
Manager 2 Name  Jim O'Donnell
Fund Strategy  Multisector Bond
Benchmark  Barclays Global Aggregate TR USD
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-06-30
Return - 1 Month  1.10%
Return - 2 Months  3.06 %
Return - 3 Months  4.06%
Return - 6 Months  7.42 %
Return - 9 months  10.51 %
Return - 12 Months  12.19%
Annualized return 24 months  11.10 %
Annualized return 36 months  8.92 %
Annualized return 48 months  8.20 %
Annualized return 60 months  8.97 %
Return 120 months  5.67 %
Annualized return since Inception  5.41%
Return YTD  7.42%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2014-06-30
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 120 Months  fund has a 2 star rating fund has a 2 star rating
Morning Star Rating - Overall  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating

Charges

Initial  0.00 %
Minimum Investment  $100,000
Maximum Managment Charge  0.10 %
Exit charge  0.00 %
Performance Fee  0.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  Forward Funds
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  Forward Funds
Web Address  www.forwardinvesting.com
Custodian  Citibank, N.A.
Phone  800-999-6809

Price

Last Price Date  2014-07-23
Pre-tax nav  16.22
Pre-tax offer  0.00
Pre-tax bid  0.00
Pre-tax mid  0.00
Post-tax nav  0.00
Post-tax offer  0.00
Post-tax bid  0.00
Price change  $0.04
Price change (percentage)  0.25 %
Guaranteed NAV  0.00000
Close Price  0.00

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