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
|INVESTMENT AND BENCHMARKS||1 MONTH||3 MONTH||YTD||1 YEAR||3 YEAR||5 YEAR||10 YEAR||SINCE|
|Russell 2000® Index||+0.75||+0.42||+4.75||+6.49||+17.81||+17.08||+8.40||+11.55|
|Morningstar Small Blend||+0.36||-0.12||+3.50||+3.42||+16.72||+15.95||+7.91||--|
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 risks that the fund is subject to include market risk, company risk and small-cap risk.
1The Russell 2000® Index measures the performance of the 2,000 smallest companies in the Russell 3000® Index, which represents approximately 8% of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000 Index. As of the latest reconstitution, the average market capitalization was approximately $530 million; the median market capitalization was approximately $410 million. The largest company in the index had an approximate market capitalization of $1.4 billion. The Russell 2000 Index and Russell 3000 Index are registered trademarks of the Frank Russell Company. Our accounts are not promoted or sponsored by or affiliated with Frank Russell Company. You cannot invest directly in this index.
2To 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.