Prudential Defensive Equity Fund

2 / 5 Stars
1 1 5 1 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
C+ (Hold)

#244 in Large Blend

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The fund has returned 19.49 percent over the past year, 10.58 percent over the past three years, 12.84 percent over the past five years, and 6.54 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.2%
1 Year 19.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 10.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 12.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.5%

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The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund will invest at least 80% of its investable assets (net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any) in equity and equity-related securities. It may invest up to 20% of its investable assets in debt securities of varying credit quality. The fund may invest up to 20% of total assets in securities of foreign issuers. It may invest up to 25% of its net assets in derivatives.


Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential Defensive Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.38 percent.

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

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