TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 4 1 5 5
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 202 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -4.24 percent over the past year, and -1.34 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -2.3%
1 Year -4.2%
3 Years (Annualized) -1.3%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

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. The fund's managers consider 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

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.34 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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