BlackRock LifePath 2040 Portfolio

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

U.S. News evaluated 51 Target Date 2036-2040 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 19.40 percent over the past year, 9.87 percent over the past three years, 14.07 percent over the past five years, and 6.34 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.0%
1 Year 19.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide for retirement outcomes based on quantitatively measured risk. The fund invests all of its assets in the 2040 Master Portfolio which allocates and reallocates its assets among a combination of the equity, bond and money market funds. As of March 31, 2014, LifePath 2040 Portfolio held approximately 80% of its assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in equity securities, 20% of its assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in bonds and the remainder of its assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in money market instruments.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock LifePath 2040 Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.68 percent.

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Risk

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

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