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AABPX American Beacon Balanced Inv

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Fund AABPX American Beacon Balanced Inv VBIAX Vanguard Balanced Index Adm VBINX Vanguard Balanced Index Inv  
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Annual Fees
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$95.87
(0.92% Exp. Ratio)
$8.34
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
$22.92
(0.22% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.20% annual return
$26,070.49 $33,584.74 $32,201.36
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$7,514.25 +$6,130.87
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 2.87%
3 YR 4.31%
5 YR 8.73%
10 YR 4.92%
1 YR RETURN 4.48%
3 YR 6.35%
5 YR 9.15%
10 YR 6.34%
1 YR RETURN 4.39%
3 YR 6.22%
5 YR 9.00%
10 YR 6.21%
Description
The investment seeks income and capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, between 50% and 70% of the fund's total assets are invested in equity securities and between 30% and 50% of the fund's total assets are invested in debt securities. The fund's equity investments may include common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks, real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") and U.S. dollar-denominated foreign stocks traded on U.S. exchanges (collectively referred to as "stocks"). It may invest in companies of all market capitalizations.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the overall U.S. stock market. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of two benchmark indexes. With approximately 60% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index. With approximately 40% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the overall U.S. stock market. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of two benchmark indexes. With approximately 60% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index. With approximately 40% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index.

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