TISRX: TIAA-CREF Short-Term Bond R

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TISRX TIAA-CREF Short-Term Bond R


Profile

TISRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • Net Assets $2.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.40
$10.24
$10.43

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.52%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 118.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    TIAA-CREF Short-Term Bond Fund Retirement Class
  • Fund Family Name
    TIAA Investments
  • Inception Date
    Mar 31, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Cerra

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in U.S. Treasury and agency securities and investment-grade fixed-income investments with an average maturity or average lives of less than 5 years. It primarily invests in a broad range of investment-grade bonds and fixed-income securities, including, but not limited to, U.S. government securities, corporate bonds and mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities.


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Performance

TISRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TISRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -0.7% 0.8% 68.67%
1 Yr 1.7% -6.6% 7.3% 70.25%
3 Yr 0.2%* -3.8% 3.9% 69.17%
5 Yr 0.0%* -20.2% 3.3% 56.35%
10 Yr 0.2%* -9.8% 3.0% 49.46%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TISRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -6.6% 4.9% 65.61%
2018 -1.0% -4.1% 1.0% 27.94%
2017 0.0% -0.7% 2.8% 53.85%
2016 0.2% -65.8% 7.1% 57.94%
2015 -0.6% -6.6% 3.0% 14.05%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TISRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -0.7% 0.8% 68.67%
1 Yr 1.7% -6.6% 7.3% 71.52%
3 Yr 0.2%* -3.8% 3.9% 73.68%
5 Yr 0.0%* -18.6% 3.3% 64.29%
10 Yr 0.2%* -8.1% 3.5% 59.14%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TISRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -6.6% 4.9% 68.15%
2018 -1.0% -4.1% 3.2% 38.24%
2017 0.0% -0.7% 4.7% 66.15%
2016 0.2% -65.2% 8.4% 65.08%
2015 -0.6% -5.3% 3.1% 23.97%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

TISRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TISRX Category Low Category High TISRX % Rank
Net Assets 2.13 B 272 K 62.1 B 30.72%
Number of Holdings 512 7 2023 39.63%
Net Assets in Top 10 259 M -5.43 M 5.5 B 39.63%
Weighting of Top 10 20.68% 6.6% 140.4% 67.68%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 5 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 2.92%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.38% 2.89%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.85%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 2.31%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.26%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.88% 2.23%
  7. SEQUOIA MORTGAGE TRUST 3.5% 1.58%
  8. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 3.09% 1.28%
  9. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 1.19%
  10. Iraq (Republic Of) 2.15% 1.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TISRX % Rank
Bonds
91.47% 22.39% 137.59% 72.56%
Cash
7.91% -50.76% 77.61% 29.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.62% 0.00% 4.79% 73.78%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.19% 82.93%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 35.55% 81.10%
Other
0.00% -0.12% 13.17% 79.27%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TISRX % Rank
Securitized
32.02% 0.00% 68.70% 38.41%
Government
29.73% -3.22% 57.42% 17.68%
Corporate
28.78% 2.58% 96.07% 67.68%
Cash & Equivalents
7.60% 0.00% 77.61% 45.12%
Municipal
1.88% 0.00% 13.57% 9.15%
Derivative
0.00% -0.09% 21.46% 85.98%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TISRX % Rank
US
67.94% 0.00% 137.59% 76.22%
Non US
23.53% 0.00% 84.14% 22.56%

Expenses

TISRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TISRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.52% 0.02% 83.41% 83.13%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.19% 18.07%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.41% 88.37%

Sales Fees

TISRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.75% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

TISRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

TISRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 118.00% 0.00% 573.00% 72.37%

Distributions

TISRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TISRX Category Low Category High TISRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.21% 0.00% 1.93% 81.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TISRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TISRX Category Low Category High TISRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.31% -2.82% 3.78% 61.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

TISRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

TISRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Cerra


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2006

13.76

13.8%

John is a portfolio manager for Nuveen’s global fixed income team. He is the lead portfolio manager for the Short-Term Bond and Inflation- Linked Bond strategies. He is also a member of the Investment Committee, which establishes investment policy for all global fixed income products. Since joining the firm in 1985, John has held several positions including managing the public asset-backed securities team and U.S. dollar-based derivative investment portfolio. He also served as an investment officer of the public markets structured finance team and bond group. In addition, John worked as a quantitative fixed income investment analyst. John graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Fordham University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Management.

Richard Cheng


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 24, 2011

8.36

8.4%

Richard Cheng is an investment grade portfolio manager for Nuveen’s global fixed income team. He is the lead portfolio manager on Nuveen’s long duration fixed income strategies, including traditional mandates and liability-driven investing mandates benchmarked against the Nuveen Wilshire Pension Investment Indexes and other corporate separate accounts. Richard’s prior experience at the firm involves covering Latin America for the emerging markets debt team as well as covering paper and forest products, chemicals, metals and mining, health care, technology, and utilities and gas pipelines for the investment-grade credit team. He joined the firm in 1997 and he began working in the investment industry in 1992. His prior experience includes various roles at Chase Manhattan Bank as part of its management development program. Richard graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and Management and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Peter Agrimson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2019

0.42

0.4%

Peter is a portfolio manager for Nuveen’s global fixed income team and the lead portfolio of the Short Duration Multi-Sector strategy and related institutional portfolios. Prior to his current role, he was a member of the securitized debt sector team, responsible for trading mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Peter also performed credit analysis and surveillance for the firm’s mortgage backed securities and asset-backed securities portfolios. Before joining the firm in 2008, he served as credit analyst at Long Lake Partners, LLC, where he performed credit analysis for the company’s structured products portfolio. Peter graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Northern Illinois University. He holds the CFA® designation and is a member of the CFA® Institute.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.12 23.58 5.14 2.91