TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund
Fund offered by:
TIAA Investments/Nuveen
Ticker: TFTIX
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen. Assigned a grade of F.
F
$441.33 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
47
flagged holdings
13%
of assets flagged
Data as of 9/30/21
Flagged investments:
$441.33 MILLION, 13% of assets
Higher risk:
$31.81 MILLION, 0.92% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$169,674, <0.01% of assets
For each prison industrial complex category, click to see the breakdown of flagged holdings.
Prison industry
Prison industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, services in facilities, supervision and monitoring
24
holdings
$292.13M
invested
8.49%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
37
holdings
$396.39M
invested
12%
of portfolio
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SercoMITIE Group
All flagged holdings
47 holdings
47 holdings
  • 1.  Microsoft Corp
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $94.31M
    2.74%
  • 2.  Amazon.com Inc
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $60.41M
    1.76%
  • 3.  Alphabet Inc Class C
    Border industry
    $50.58M
    1.47%
  • 4.  JPMorgan Chase & Co
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $24.05M
    0.7%
  • 5.  Bank of America Corp
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $23.16M
    0.67%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund $TFTIX has $441.33 MILLION invested in 47 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 13% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on TFTIX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
TFTIX
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund
Family
TIAA Investments/Nuveen
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-3.89% less in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.16% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.15% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.14% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
8.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
10.36% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
12.2% less invested
Current fund
TFTIX
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund
Family
TIAA Investments/Nuveen
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-3.89% less in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.16% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.15% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.14% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
8.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
10.36% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
12.2% less invested
Current fund
TFTIX
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund
Family
TIAA Investments/Nuveen
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-3.89% less in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.16% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.15% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.14% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
8.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
10.36% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
12.2% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
TFTIX - TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Fund
35%
17%
15%
12%
<0.01% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
43%
21%
19%
16%
0% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-8.09%
-4.49%
-4.18%
-3.89%
<0.01%  higher
Find more financial data on TFTIX at Morningstar.com
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