TIAA-CREF Mutual Funds

TIAA-CREF Bond Plus Fund (Retail)

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The Retail Class of the Fund has adopted a Distribution (12b-1) Plan that reimburses the Fund’s distributor, Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc. (“TPIS”), for its expenses in providing distribution, promotional and shareholder services with respect to the Retail Class shares at the annual rate of up to 0.25% of average daily net assets attributable to Retail Class shares. 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 and other transactional expenses, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and extraordinary expenses) that exceed 0.70% of average daily net assets for Retail Class shares.

30 Day
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%)
0.64% / 0.64%
$10.47 - $10.82
As of close 11/25/2015As of 10/31/2015As of 11/24/2015 
As of 10/31/2015
Based on risk adjusted returns

Portfolio Composition

Portfolio Composition provides details for the investments that constitute a particular fund.

Maturity Allocation

As of 09/30/2015

% of
Fixed Income Investments
0 - 1 Year4.66%
1 - 3 Years16.69%
3 - 5 Years18.99%
5 - 10 Years44.43%
10+ Years15.23%

Sector Weighting

As of 09/30/2015

% of
Net Assets
Corporate Bonds31.47%
Mortgage-Backed Securities (Includes MPT & CMOS)17.88%
Foreign Government And Corporate Bonds Denominated In U.S. Dollars13.31%
U.S. Treasury Securities8.57%
Municipal Bonds4.86%
Bank Loan Obligations4.42%
Asset-Backed Securities3.76%
U.S. Agency Securities0.33%
Short-Term Investments, Other Assets & Liabilities, Net6.53%

Asset Allocation

As of 09/30/2015

% of
Net Assets
U.S. Fixed Income79.72%
International Fixed Income13.75%
Short-Term Investments, Other Assets & Liabilities, Net6.53%
The risks that the fund is subject to include Interest Rate Risk, Prepayment Risk, Extension Risk, Issuer Risk, Income Volatility Risk, Credit Risk, Call Risk, Fixed-Income Foreign Investment Risk, Active Management Risk, Market Volatility, Liquidity and Valuation Risk, Mortgage Roll Risk, Downgrade Risk, Non-Investment-Grade Securities Risk, Derivatives Risk
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.

Fund Facts

Option-adjusted duration estimates how much the value of a bond portfolio would be affected by a change in prevailing interest rates. It takes into account options embedded in the individual securities that might result in early repayment of principal, thereby shortening their duration. The longer a portfolio's duration, the more sensitive it is to changes in interest rates.

Average Maturity refers to the average time to maturity (the date a principal amount of a security becomes due or payable) of all the debt securities held in a portfolio. A relatively short average maturity results in smaller price fluctuations in response to changes in market rates of interest. A short average maturity subjects the owner of a debt portfolio to the risk that maturing debt will be replaced with debt carrying a lower interest rate.

Total Number of Holdings

1,365As of 10/31/2015

Option-Adjusted Duration

5.53 YearsAs of 09/30/2015

Average Maturity

8.13 YearsAs of 09/30/2015