TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund

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

U.S. News evaluated 200 Foreign Large Blend 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 23.25 percent over the past year, 7.61 percent over the past three years, 13.56 percent over the past five years, and 7.26 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 2.8%
1 Year 23.3%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 13.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks a favorable long-term total return, mainly through capital appreciation, primarily from equity securities of foreign issuers. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of foreign issuers. The fund has a policy of maintaining investments of equity securities of foreign issuers in at least three countries other than the United States. The fund's investment adviser, Teachers Advisors, Inc. ("Advisors"), selects individual stocks, and lets the fund's country and regional asset allocations evolve from their stock selection.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 0.88 percent.

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Risk

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

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