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TIAA-CREF Inflation-Linked Bond Fund Retirement Class (TIKRX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Inflation-protected bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks a long-term rate of return that outpaces inflation, primarily through investment in inflation-linked bonds. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in fixed-income securities whose principal value increases or decreases based on changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers ("CPI-U"), over the life of the security. Typically, it will invest in U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Securities ("TIIS"). Under most circumstances, the fund's investments in inflation-linked bonds of foreign issuers are generally less than 20% of its assets.


1 month+0.97% 3 years-2.18%
3 months-0.87% 5 years+1.76%
1 year-1.54% Since inception+3.93%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Inflation-protected bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.76%+1.53%
Expense ratio0.51%0.79%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.410.33
Net assets$2.0B$1.5B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover17%17%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyTIAA-CREF Mutual Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Cerra / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income94.70%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 7.18%
-- 5.02%
-- 4.96%
-- 4.67%
-- 3.72%
-- 3.62%
-- 3.56%
-- 3.42%
-- 3.40%
-- 3.33%

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