Portfolio Net Assets
Gross / Net Expense Ratio
Under the Fund’s expense reimbursement arrangements, the Fund’s investment adviser, Teachers Advisors, Inc. (“Advisors”), has contractually agreed to reimburse the Fund for any Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding interest, taxes, brokerage and other transactional expenses, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and extraordinary expenses) that exceed 0.40% of average daily net assets for Institutional Class shares of the Fund. These expense reimbursement arrangements will continue through at least February 28, 2013, unless changed with approval of the Board of Trustees.
Overall Morningstar Rating
The Overall Morningstar Rating is based on risk-adjusted return, and is a weighted average of the applicable 3-, 5-, and 10-year Ratings.
52 Week Range
|$1.79B||0.37% / 0.37%|
OUT OF 1,538 FUNDS
|$10.77 - $12.57|
|As of close||As of|
Based on risk adjusted returns
Adam Cao is a managing director and quantitative portfolio manager with the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Cao manages quantitative U.S. equity investments. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2006. Mr. Cao has 18 years of industry experience including positions at Procinea Management LLC, a boutique alternative investments firm, and MSCI Barra, an investment products firm. Mr. Cao earned both a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in statistics and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of California, Davis. He is a member of the CFA Institute.
James Johnson is a director and quantitative portfolio manager with the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Johnson manages a large-cap portfolio. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2012. Mr. Johnson has 24 years of industry experience. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, he held investment management and analyst roles at State Street Global Advisors, American Express Financial Advisors and Piper Capital Management.Mr. Johnson holds a B.M. in Music Engineering from the University of Miami and an M.B.A. with a Finance concentration from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
The risks that the fund is subject to include Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Large-Cap Risk, Style Risk, Foreign Investment Risk, Enhanced Index Risk, Quantitative Analysis Risk, Special Situation Risk, Derivatives Risk