Portfolio Net Assets
Gross / Net Expense Ratio
Under the Fund’s expense reimbursement arrangements, the Fund’s investment adviser, Teachers Advisors, Inc., has contractually agreed to reimburse the Fund for any Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding interest, taxes, brokerage commissions or other transactional expenses, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and extraordinary expenses) that exceed: 0.92% of average daily net assets for Retail Class shares. These expense reimbursement arrangements will continue through at least February 29, 2016, 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
|$2.96B||0.83% / 0.83%|
OUT OF 636 FUNDS
|$15.94 - $19.50|
|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.
Michael Shing is a managing director and quantitative portfolio manager with the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Shing manages quantitative U.S. equity investments. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2004.Mr. Shing has 22 years of investment experience including positions at Barclays Global Investors and at MSCI Barra, where he researched and developed a number of U.S. and international multi-factor stock selection and equity risk models.Mr. Shing earned a Bachelor of Social Science in statistics from the University of Hong Kong and an M.S. in statistical computing and data analysis from Stanford University. He is a member of the CFA Institute.
The risks that the fund is subject to include market risk, company risk and small-cap risk.