TIAA-CREF Mutual Funds

TIAA-CREF Short-Term Bond Fund (Institutional)


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SEC Yield

The fund's 30-day SEC yield is based on yield to maturity of a fund's investments over a 30-day period and not on the dividends paid by the fund, which may differ.

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

0.00 (0.00%)
0.28% / 0.28%
$10.34 - $10.44
As of close 03/27/2015As of 02/28/2015As of 03/26/2015 
As of 02/28/2015
Based on risk adjusted returns

Performance Returns 
Average annual total return is a hypothetical rate of return that, if achieved annually, would have produced the same cumulative total return if performance had been constant over the entire period. Average annual total returns smooth out variation in performance; they are not the same as actual year-by-year results. Also, it is the average annual profit or loss realized by an investment at the end of a specified calendar period, stated as the percentage gained or lost per dollar invested.

As of 02/28/2015

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Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government/Credit Bond Index-0.16+0.10+0.36+0.80+0.89+1.28--+3.00
Barclays US 1-5 Yr Govt Credit Index-0.38+0.23+0.58+1.33+1.29+2.05--+3.67
Morningstar Short-Term Bond+0.03+0.18+0.58+0.97+1.47+2.16----

The performance data quoted represents past performance, and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate so that your accumulation units or shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. Performance may reflect waivers or reimbursements of certain expenses. Absent these waivers or reimbursement arrangements, performance results would have been lower. Since Inception performance shown is cumulative for funds that have less than one year of performance history. For investments with exceptional performance, please note that performance fluctuates and currently may be lower than noted here.

The Fund is subject to interest rate risk and credit risk. In addition, mortgage-backed securities in which the fund may invest are subject to extension risk and prepayment risk.

1Effective January 1, 2014 the Fund's benchmark index changed from the Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the "Barclays 1-5 Year Index") to the Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the "Barclays 1-3 Year Index"). Due to the effective change date, quarterly performance for Barclays 1-3 Year Index is not displayed as of 12/31/2013. The Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government/Credit Bond Index measures the performance primarily of U.S. Treasury and agency and corporate bonds with 1- to 3-year maturities. The securities in the index must be rated investment-grade or higher by at least two rating agencies. You cannot invest directly in any index. Index returns do not reflect a deduction for fees or expenses.

2The Barclays U.S. Government/Credit (1-5 year) Index measures the performance primarily of U.S. Treasury and agency securities, and corporate bonds with 1-5 year maturities. You cannot invest directly in this index.

3To see the inception date for each account/fund, refer to the Profile tab.

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., and Nuveen Securities, LLC, Members FINRA and SIPC, distribute securities products. Annuity contracts and certificates are issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) and College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF), New York, NY. Investment products, insurance and annuity products: are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, are not deposits, are not insured by any federal government agency, are not a condition to any banking service or activity, and may lose value.