Prudential Defensive Equity Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 5 2 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C (Hold)

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Performance

The fund has returned 16.47 percent over the past year, 9.15 percent over the past three years, 15.76 percent over the past five years, and 6.20 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.7%
1 Year 16.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.2%

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Summary

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

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential Defensive Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.13 percent.

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Risk

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

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