3 / 5 Stars
4 4 1 4 4
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#17 in Diversified Emerging Mkts
U.S. News evaluated 201 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned -8.11 percent over the past year, and -2.50 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-5.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-2.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks a favorable long-term total return, mainly through capital appreciation, by investing primarily in a portfolio of emerging markets equity investments. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of emerging market issuers or in instruments with economic characteristics similar to emerging market equity securities. It considers an "emerging market security" to be a security that is principally traded on a securities exchange of an emerging market or that is issued by an issuer that has primary operations in an emerging market.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 0.95 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.