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Deferred Compensation Plan Fund Descriptions 

 

T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds
The T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds offer you a single diversified portfolio that is professionally managed to a specific retirement date. These funds were created to help you meet your changing financial needs up to and throughout retirement. During your savings years, the funds are designed to help you capitalize on growth opportunities to build assets. As you approach retirement, the portfolio manager increasingly adjusts the funds' investment allocations in an effort to provide greater stability and reduced investment risk. T. Rowe Price Prospectus


Share Price Stability
(less risk)
Return Potential
(more risk)
The image illustrates the range of funds, offered by the Deferred Compensation Plan, from  Share Price Stability and low risk on one end to High Return Potential and high risk at the other end.

Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund Institutional Shares (VMRXX)
Very Stable, Low Risk
A money market fund which seeks to provide stability of principal and a competitive yield through investment primarily in high-quality bank and corporate money market obligations.  Vanguard Money Market Fund Facts


Stable Return Fund
Very Stable, Low Risk
An income fund which provides principal stability and a competitive yield through investment contracts issued by insurance companies, banks, and other financial institutions that are not expected to fluctuate in value like stock or bond funds.
Stable Return Fact Sheet


Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund - Institutional Shares (VBMPX)
Moderate Stability, Moderate Risk

The investment seeks to track the performance of a broad, market-weighted bond index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index. Vanguard Total Bond Prospectus


T. Rowe Price Bond Trust I
Moderate Stability, Moderate Risk
This Trust seeks the highest level of income consistent with the preservation of capital over time by investing primarily in marketable debt securities. In seeking to meet its investment objective, the Trust may invest in any type of security or instrument (including potentially high-risk derivatives) whose investment characteristics are consistent with its investment program. T. Rowe Price Bond Trust Fact Sheet


Fidelity Puritan Fund (FPURX)
Moderate Return Potential, Moderate Risk
A conservative growth and income fund which seeks to provide growth of capital and current income through investment in a mix of high-dividend-paying stocks and bonds. Historically, the portfolio has been comprised of 60-80% stocks and 20-40% bonds. Fidelity Puritan Fund Prospectus


Vanguard Institutional Index Fund Plus (VIIIX)
Moderate Return Potential, Moderate Risk
A passively managed stock fund which seeks to provide investment results that parallel the performance of the Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Stock Price Index, a measure of the U.S. stock market performance. Vanguard Institutional Index Fund Facts


LSV Value Equity Fund
Moderate Return Potential, Moderate Risk
The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund normally invests at least 65% of assets in common stocks of large and medium U.S. companies which, in the advisor's opinion, are undervalued in the marketplace at the time of purchase. LSV Value Equity Fund Facts


Wellington Diversified Growth Portfolio
High Return Potential, High Risk
The investment objective of the Diversified Growth Portfolio is to provide long-term returns above those of the Russell 1000 Growth Index. The investment process leverages the extensive research resources of the firm and emphasizes a balance of growth, valuation, and quality criteria in selecting stocks. Wellington Fact Sheet


Columbia Acorn Fund (ACRNX)
High Return Potential, High Risk
A common stock fund that seeks capital appreciation through investment in small, rapidly growing companies in both U.S. and foreign markets.  Columbia Acorn Prospectus


Ariel Fund
High Return Potential, High Risk
A common stock fund which provides capital appreciation through investment in the common stocks of smaller, undervalued growth companies that are also considered socially responsible. Ariel Fact Sheet


Invesco International Growth Equity Trust
High Return Potential, High Risk
The investment objective of this collective trust fund is to seek long-term growth of capital by investing in a diversified portfolio of reasonably priced, quality international companies with strong fundamentals and/or accelerating earnings growth. Invesco Growth Fact Sheet


William Blair International Small Cap Growth Fund (WISIX)
High Return Potential, High Risk
The William Blair International Small Cap Growth Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund pursues its objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of small cap companies. The Fund will invest in companies with market capitalizations of $5 billion or less. Fund’s manager seeks to invest in stocks of well-managed, quality growth companies expected to maintain superior growth, profitability and quality relative to local markets and relative to companies within the same industry worldwide.  William Blair International Small Cap Growth Fund Facts


Northern Small Cap Value Fund
High Return Potential, High Risk
The fund's manager uses a quantitative model that selects small-cap stocks that trade cheaply relative to book value. His secondary screen considers price relative to earnings, cash flow, and sales. The fund holds tiny positions in hundreds of stocks. Its sector weightings are now loosely aligned with the Russell 2000 Value Index's. Northern Small Cap Fact Sheet


Northern Trust Collective S&P 400 Index Fund
High Return Potential, High Risk
The investment objective of this common trust fund is to approximate the risk and return characteristics of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. This index is commonly used to represent the mid cap segment of the U.S. equity market.  S&P MidCap 400 Fact Sheet


Northern Trust Collective Russell 2000 Index Fund
High Return Potential, High Risk
The investment objective of this common trust fund is to approximate the risk and return characteristics of the Russell 2000 Index. This index is commonly used to represent the small cap segment of the U.S. equity market. Russell 2000 Fact Sheet 


Northern Trust Collective MSCI ACWI ex-US Index Fund
High Return Potential, High Risk
The investment objective of this common trust fund is to approximate the risk and return characteristics of the MSCI All Country World ex-US (MSCI ACWI ex-US) Index. This index is commonly used to represent the large and medium cap segment of the non-U.S. equity developed and emerging markets. ACWI ex-US Fact Sheet