The investment objective of the Active Conservative Portfolio is to maintain a fixed target asset allocation identical to the initial target allocation of the current 25% equity/ 75% fixed–income Age–Based portfolio. This asset allocation will remain fixed and will not evolve with the Age–Based portfolios.
The Active Conservative Portfolio maintains a target asset allocation of 25% equity, 75% fixed income. This target asset allocation is comprised of the following Asset Classes and Funds: 7.5% allocation large-cap domestic equity, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.; 1.25% small–cap domestic equity, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.; 1.25% small–/mid–cap domestic equity, managed by Rothschild Asset Management Inc.; 3.75% international equity, managed by Capital Research and Management Co.; 3.75% international equity managed by Templeton Institutional Funds, Inc.; 1.25% emerging markets equity, managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.; 1.25% emerging markets equity, managed by DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc.; 5% private real estate/U.S. REIT, managed by UBS Realty Advisors LLC, Blackstone Property Advisors L.P., and The Vanguard Group, Inc.; 5% high yield bonds, managed by PGIM Fixed Income; 10% emerging markets debt, managed by Stone Harbor Investment Partners; 20% Market Fixed Income, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.; and 40% Stable Value, managed by Invesco Advisers, Inc. The majority of the underlying allocations of the Active Conservative Portfolio employ an Active Management strategy. A full description of each underlying Fund’s investment strategy can be found in the Age–Based Portfolios section of the Invest529 Program Description.
A complete description of each of the risks associated with the underlying Funds of the Active Conservative Portfolio can be found in the Age–Based Portfolios section of the Invest529 program description. Information on obtaining prospectuses for the respective Funds is also contained in this section.
Average Annual Returns
Updated Monthly as of 12/31/2018
|1 Year||3 Year||5 Year||Since Inception Oct 2015|
|Active Conservative Benchmark||-1.37%||3.75%||N/A||3.84%|
Returns are net of fees.
The Active Conservative Portfolio’s Benchmark is a blended composite benchmark reflecting the asset strategic benchmark index components for each underlying investment manager, and an adjustment reflecting the administrative fee for the Portfolio:
7.5% S&P 500 / 1.25% Russell 2500 / 1.25% CRSP US Small Cap Index / 7.5% MSCI ACWI ex US / 2.5% MSCI Emerging Markets / 5% NCREIF NFI ODCE & MSCI REIT (blend) / 5% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. High Yield Ba/B 1% Issuer Cap / 10% JP Morgan Emerging Bond Market Index Global Diversified / 20% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted / 40% T-Bills + 100 basis points
|%||Asset class||Investment manager|
|7.5||Large Cap Domestic Equity||The Vanguard Group, Inc.|
|1.25||Small-Cap Domestic Equity||The Vanguard Group, Inc.|
|1.25||Small-/Mid-Cap Domestic Equity||Rothschild Asset Management Inc.|
|3.75||International Equity||Capital Research and Management Co.|
|3.75||International Equity||Templeton Institutional Funds, Inc.|
|1.25||Emerging Markets Equity||Aberdeen Asset Management|
|1.25||Emerging Markets Equity||DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc.|
Private Real Estate
Private Real Estate
|The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Blackstone Property Advisors L.P.
UBS Realty Investors LLC
|5||High Yield Bonds||PGIM Fixed Income|
|10||Emerging Markets Debt||Stone Harbor Investment Partners|
|20||Market Fixed Income||The Vanguard Group, Inc.|
|40||Stable Value||Invesco Advisers, Inc.|
|As of 1/15/2019||$ 11.38|
Portfolio Fee as of 11/30/2018
|Asset Management Fees||0.22%|
|Inception Date||Oct 2015|