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 1.14% of average daily net assets for Retail Class shares of the Fund. These expense reimbursement arrangements will continue through at least February 28, 2015, 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
|$243.61M||1.16% / 1.14%|
|$8.92 - $10.16|
|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|
|MSCI All Country World Commodity Producers Sector Capped Index||+0.93||+0.07||+0.07||+2.01||--||--||--||+1.24|
|Morningstar Natural Resources||+0.59||+2.68||+2.68||+8.66||--||--||--||--|
Shares held less than 60 calendar days may be subject to a 2.00% redemption fee.
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, industry/sector risk, special risks for investing in natural resources, non-diversification risk, active management risk, foreign investment risks and emerging markets risk. The Fund is non-diversified meaning that it may invest in fewer investments than other mutual funds and its investments are concentrated within the natural resources sector.
1The MSCI All Country World Commodity Producers Sector Capped Index (the "Index") is a free float-adjusted index that tracks the overall performance of stocks of commodity producers in 24 developed market and 21 emerging market countries around the world. You cannot invest directly in this index.
2To see the inception date for each account/fund, refer to the Profile tab.
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