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Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $9.03 on 12/17/2014, Change: -0.62 (-6.42%)

 

Graph of Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) ManagerFund Manager - Mark Bavoso

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 5.4 years
Similar Funds: VRCCX  VRCRX 
Fund Family: Van Kampen
Fund Category: Target Date 2016-2020
Fund Performance: Apr 29, 2010
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.47)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) ProfileVan Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund seeks high levels of long-term total return until the target retirement date and then to seek current income consistent with preservation of capital. Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund invests 58% of asset in equity funds, 36% in fixed-income funds and cash, 6% in alternative investment funds.It is nondiversified.

 

Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund Strength What we like about Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund

Data for Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) as of Apr 29, 2010

  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) management has been with Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund for 5.4 years
  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 31.02% vs 6.47% Target Date 2016-2020 category median performance)
  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 13.00% vs Target Date 2016-2020 average of 22.70%. It is good that Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Target Date 2016-2020 average: 0.43% vs 0.51%

Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund

Data for Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) as of Apr 29, 2010

  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) is less safe compared to its Target Date 2016-2020 peers
  • Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) carries a 5.75% load
  • Asset base in Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) performance details as of Apr 29, 2010

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A5.2931.0200
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Fidelity Advisor Freedom 2020 I (FDIFX)6.087.5010.278.93Compare
Principal LifeTime 2020 Instl (PLWIX)6.347.7912.3010.45Compare

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
TDX Independence 2020 ETF (TDH)3.92%10.93%9.91%

 

Graph of Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A Fund (VRCAX) Net Asset TrackingVan Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A (VRCAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Van Kampen 2020 Retirement Strategy A fund (VRCAX)

DateNet Asset
11/2014$27.19M
10/2014$27.19M
09/2014$27.19M
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