The best- and worst-performing target date funds

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

Target date 2016-20

3-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Top 10
Manning & Napier Target 2020 I (MTNIX)2.60%11.40%8.31%14.36%$177.80.86%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2020 A (LMWAX)2.34%10.65%7.51%15.79%$6.11.15%
American Century One Choice 2020 R6 (ARBDX)2.03%N/AN/AN/A$23.80.55%
BMO Target Retirement 2020 R-6 (BTRGX)1.97%12.36%8.74%16.22%$110.30.54%
PNC Target 2020 I (PDTCX)1.95%8.27%N/AN/A$1.10.76%
Harbor Target Retirement 2020 Inst (HARJX)1.95%6.95%6.72%12.27%$28.60.68%
Wells Fargo Advantage DJ Target 2020 A (STTRX)1.89%6.69%5.57%11.21%$2,887.80.86%
American Century One Choice 2020 A (ARBMX)1.86%9.52%7.94%12.94%$1,283.61.07%
JHancock Retire Living through 2020 A (JLDAX)1.82%12.11%7.76%16.62%$1,217.41.33%
Vanguard Target Retirement 2020 Inv (VTWNX)1.81%11.98%8.74%14.93%$25,390.00.16%
Bottom 5
Presidential Managed Risk 2020 A (PZBAX)0.86%7.18%N/AN/A$20.51.05%
DWS LifeCompass 2020 S (SPGRX)0.98%10.72%6.99%13.85%$172.90.82%
Vantagepoint Milestone 2020 Inv M (VPROX)1.05%11.53%8.01%13.74%$680.50.83%
Pimco RealRetirement 2020 A (PTYAX)1.13%0.63%3.80%9.74%$103.21.11%
Hartford Target Retirement 2020 A (HTWAX)1.14%8.91%6.40%14.56%$148.21.05%

Target date 2021-25

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2025 I (MTOAX)2.82%13.30%N/AN/A$16.60.87%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2025 A (LMXAX)2.33%11.99%8.15%16.49%$8.41.15%
BMO Target Retirement 2025 I (BRTFX)2.20%N/AN/AN/A$0.030.69%
Harbor Target Retirement 2025 Inst (HARMX)2.08%8.49%6.93%13.56%$10.60.69%
Great-West Lifetime 2025 I T (MXALX)2.05%8.10%7.12%N/A$299.10.89%
American Century One Choice 2025 R6 (ARWDX)2.02%N/AN/AN/A$18.90.57%
Great-West Lifetime 2025 II T (MXCLX)1.96%10.81%8.16%0.00%$1,489.00.92%
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2025 GS4 (GMWZX)1.94%11.39%8.54%17.49%$579.71.21%
Great-West Lifetime 2025 III T (MXELX)1.88%13.36%9.08%0.00%$89.30.92%
American Century One Choice 2025 A (ARWAX)1.85%10.55%8.32%13.76%$2,081.51.10%
Bottom 5
Hartford Target Retirement 2025 R3 (HTKRX)0.98%10.42%7.10%15.00%$82.91.35%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2025 Retirement (TCLFX)1.10%13.90%9.40%16.20%$2,285.70.69%
Vantagepoint Milestone 2025 Inv M (VPRNX)1.11%13.50%8.86%15.14%$563.80.84%
BlackRock LifePath Active 2025 Inv A (BAPDX)1.19%11.70%7.80%14.83%$27.00.90%
Fidelity Freedom 2025 (FFTWX)1.20%12.00%7.57%15.55%$8,881.20.73%

Target date 2026-30

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2030 I (MTPIX)2.71%14.60%9.93%16.82%$188.10.86%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2030 A (LMVAX)2.36%13.47%8.80%17.19%$5.21.15%
Harbor Target Retirement 2030 Inst (HARPX)2.06%10.71%7.61%15.03%$24.50.72%
PNC Target 2030 I (PDTEX)2.01%12.24%N/AN/A$1.60.87%
American Century One Choice 2030 R6 (ARCUX)2.01%N/AN/AN/A$20.20.59%
Putnam RetirementReady 2030 A (PRRQX)1.93%12.96%8.24%16.42%$43.91.05%
BMO Target Retirement 2030 R-6 (BTRLX)1.93%16.16%10.05%18.18%$96.10.61%
American Century One Choice 2030 A (ARCMX)1.84%11.61%8.75%14.68%$1,245.71.12%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2030 Inst (LINIX)1.82%11.24%N/AN/A$605.30.26%
Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Inv (VTHRX)1.74%14.96%9.81%17.17%$21,022.20.17%
Bottom 5
DWS LifeCompass 2030 A (PLUSX)0.70%13.70%7.55%15.78%$60.91.07%
Presidential Managed Risk 2030 A (PZCAX)0.77%7.89%N/AN/A$12.61.06%
MainStay Retirement 2030 A (MRTTX)0.85%15.04%9.27%16.22%$163.31.08%
BlackRock LifePath Active 2030 Inv A (BAPEX)0.86%12.87%7.82%15.56%$28.60.93%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2030 Retirement (TCLNX)1.01%15.55%9.95%17.32%$2,200.30.70%

Target date 2031-35

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2035 I (MTQIX)2.67%16.04%N/AN/A$12.00.87%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2035 A (LMNAX)2.23%15.60%9.65%18.18%$6.11.15%
Harbor Target Retirement 2035 Inst (HARUX)2.15%13.16%8.46%16.33%$6.50.74%
Putnam RetirementReady 2035 A (PRRWX)2.01%15.25%9.37%17.49%$33.61.09%
American Century One Choice 2035 R6 (ARLDX)1.90%N/AN/AN/A$14.80.61%
Great-West Lifetime 2035 I T (MXGLX)1.84%12.24%8.65%N/A$230.70.95%
American Century One Choice 2035 A (ARYAX)1.80%12.87%9.30%15.75%$1,616.81.15%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2035 Inst (LIJIX)1.78%12.39%N/AN/A$264.00.27%
Great-West Lifetime 2035 II T (MXILX)1.71%14.90%9.57%N/A$1,150.80.97%
Vanguard Target Retirement 2035 Inv (VTTHX)1.71%16.41%10.30%18.15%$22,141.30.18%
Bottom 5
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2035 Retire (TCLRX)0.83%17.13%10.39%18.27%$2,246.10.72%
BlackRock LifePath Active 2035 Inv A (BAPGX)0.84%14.08%7.68%16.05%$15.70.96%
BMO Target Retirement 2035 I (BRTJX)0.90%N/AN/AN/A$0.10.76%
ING Retirement Solution 2035 I (IRSNX)0.96%14.67%N/AN/A$0.10.90%
Hartford Target Retirement 2035 R5 (HTLTX)1.03%14.79%9.12%17.74%$64.30.85%

Target date 2036-40

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2040 I (MTTIX)2.59%17.39%9.84%18.08%$122.50.87%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2040 A (LMYAX)2.28%17.59%10.47%18.96%$6.21.15%
Harbor Target Retirement 2040 Inst (HARYX)2.10%15.50%9.03%17.49%$19.20.76%
Putnam RetirementReady 2040 A (PRRZX)2.08%17.05%10.26%18.21%$23.61.15%
PNC Target 2040 I (PDTGX)2.04%14.58%N/A0.00%$1.20.91%
American Century One Choice 2040 R6 (ARDUX)1.99%N/AN/A0.00%$13.20.64%
Invesco Balanced-Risk Retire 2040 A (TNDAX)1.92%1.41%8.11%15.61%$78.61.23%
BMO Target Retirement 2040 R-6 (BTRQX)1.91%18.14%10.77%19.17%$67.90.61%
American Century One Choice 2040 A (ARDMX)1.86%14.11%9.82%16.73%$903.21.18%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2040 Inst (LIKIX)1.82%13.39%N/AN/A$379.50.27%
Bottom 5
Presidential Managed Risk 2040 A (PZDAX)0.33%9.40%N/AN/A$8.61.05%
BlackRock LifePath Active 2040 Inv A (BAPHX)0.55%14.85%8.09%16.30%$19.60.98%
DWS LifeCompass 2040 A (TGTAX)0.67%15.80%8.13%16.55%$27.51.10%
MainStay Retirement 2040 A (MSRTX)0.75%16.79%9.93%17.10%$112.51.08%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2040 Retire (TCLOX)0.81%18.11%10.81%18.58%$2,962.70.72%

Target date 2041-45

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2045 I (MTUIX)2.56%18.04%N/AN/A$5.20.88%
Putnam RetirementReady 2045 A (PRVLX)2.15%18.00%10.67%18.58%$17.51.20%
Harbor Target Retirement 2045 Inst (HACCX)2.11%17.78%9.68%18.54%$3.80.78%
American Century One Choice 2045 R6 (ARDOX)2.08%N/AN/A0.00%$11.50.67%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2045 A (LMKAX)2.06%17.37%10.11%18.74%$3.81.15%
BMO Target Retirement 2045 I (BRTOX)1.99%N/AN/A0.00%$0.040.76%
American Century One Choice 2045 A (AROAX)1.86%15.06%10.18%17.26%$1,139.81.22%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2045 Inst (LIHIX)1.78%14.43%N/AN/A$135.90.28%
Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Inv (VTIVX)1.69%17.51%10.75%18.46%$13,366.00.18%
Fidelity Freedom Index 2045 W (FIOFX)1.66%14.07%8.40%N/A$583.50.16%
Bottom 5
BlackRock LifePath Active 2045 Inv A (BAPJX)0.43%15.73%8.82%16.63%$9.41.00%
Hartford Target Retirement 2045 R3 (HTNRX)0.80%14.50%8.11%17.56%$32.81.40%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2045 Inst (TTFIX)0.83%18.34%11.06%18.77%$902.00.47%
ING Retirement Solution 2045 I (IRSPX)0.86%16.52%N/AN/A$0.10.92%
MassMutual RetireSMART 2045 A (MMKAX)1.02%17.27%9.74%N/A$14.41.25%

Target date 2046-50

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Manning & Napier Target 2050 I (MTYIX)2.51%18.13%10.27%18.74%$56.50.87%
Putnam RetirementReady 2050 A2.14%18.69%10.98%18.85%$11.71.24%
Legg Mason Target Retirement 2050 A (LMJAX)2.11%17.40%10.20%18.88%$4.21.15%
Invesco Balanced-Risk Retire 2050 A (TNEAX)2.07%1.50%8.21%15.97%$40.51.36%
PNC Target 2050 I (PDTIX)2.01%15.51%N/A0.00%$1.30.91%
Harbor Target Retirement 2050 Inst (HAFFX)1.99%19.53%10.34%18.99%$20.70.79%
American Century One Choice 2050 R6 (ARFEX)1.98%N/AN/A0.00%$7.80.68%
American Century One Choice 2050 A (ARFMX)1.87%15.37%10.32%17.59%$484.61.23%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2050 Inst (LIPIX)1.77%15.24%N/AN/A$131.30.28%
JHancock Retire Living through 2050 1 (JLKOX)1.72%17.68%N/AN/A$202.70.92%
Bottom 5
Presidential Managed Risk 2050 A (PZEAX)-0.08%9.91%N/AN/A$5.01.04%
BlackRock LifePath Active 2050 Inv A (BAPKX)0.37%16.66%8.93%16.92%$8.61.02%
MainStay Retirement 2050 A (MSRLX)0.66%17.67%10.14%17.68%$68.81.08%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2050 Inst (TFTIX)0.83%18.43%11.07%18.80%$507.60.47%
USAA Target Retirement 2050 (URFFX)0.86%13.67%7.82%17.09%$569.60.88%

Target date 2051-55

Top 103-month return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
BMO Target Retirement 2055 I (BRTSX)2.69%N/AN/AN/A$0.040.76%
Manning & Napier Target 2055 I (MTZIX)2.53%18.19%N/AN/A$0.90.87%
Putnam RetirementReady 2055 A2.17%18.93%10.63%N/A$1.91.26%
American Century One Choice 2055 R6 (AREUX)2.06%N/AN/AN/A$3.10.69%
American Century One Choice 2055 Inv (AREVX)1.89%16.12%10.80%N/A$92.00.99%
BlackRock Lifepath Index 2055 Inst (LIVIX)1.82%16.16%N/AN/A$30.90.29%
Vanguard Target Retirement 2055 Inv (VFFVX)1.71%17.50%10.84%N/A$1,328.50.18%
AllianzGI Retirement 2055 A (GLIAX)1.70%9.94%N/AN/A$6.31.10%
Fidelity Freedom Index 2055 W (FDEWX)1.60%14.76%N/AN/A$87.70.16%
Nationwide Destination 2055 A (NTDAX)1.56%17.36%9.89%N/A$15.80.92%
Bottom 5
BlackRock LifePath Active 2055 Inv A (BAPLX)0.17%17.28%N/AN/A$2.41.03%
TIAA-CREF Lifecycle 2055 Inst (TTRIX)0.83%18.46%N/AN/A$69.40.47%
ING Retirement Solution 2055 I (IRSVX)0.86%16.62%N/AN/A$0.10.92%
ING Solution 2055 Portfolio I (IISPX)1.02%16.90%9.58%N/A$96.80.89%
Fidelity Freedom 2055 (FDEEX)1.03%16.00%N/AN/A$350.80.82%

As of March 31. N/A = not available (fund has been in operation for less than the year indicated). *Net prospectus Source: Morningstar Inc.

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