American Funds 2045 Target Date Retirement Fund®

4 / 5 Stars
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Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
B+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 47 Target Date 2041-2045 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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The fund has returned 22.14 percent over the past year, 12.91 percent over the past three years, and 15.58 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 5.8%
1 Year 22.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 12.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.6%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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The investment seeks growth, income and conservation of capital. The fund normally invests a greater portion of its assets in bond, equity income and balanced funds as it approaches and passes its target date. It attempts to achieve its objectives by investing in a mix of American Funds in different combinations and weightings. The underlying American Funds represent a variety of fund categories such as growth funds, growth-and-income funds, equity-income funds and a balanced fund and bond funds. The fund categories represent differing investment objectives.


Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
American Funds 2045 Target Date Retirement Fund® has an expense ratio of 0.37 percent.

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

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