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T. Rowe Price ("TRP") claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) and has prepared and presented this report in compliance with the GIPS standards. T. Rowe Price has been independently verified for the twenty four-year period ended June 30, 2020, by KPMG LLP. The verification report is available upon request. A firm that claims compliance with the GIPS standards must establish policies and procedures for complying with all the applicable requirements of the GIPS standards. Verification provides assurance on whether the firm’s policies and procedures related to composite and pooled fund maintenance, as well as the calculation, presentation, and distribution of performance, have been designed in compliance with the GIPS standards and have been implemented on a firm-wide basis. Verification does not provide assurance on the accuracy of any specific performance report.

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T. ROWE PRICE TARGET DATE SOLUTIONS

Retirement. Meet your Match.


Our target date solutions are designed to help your plan participants reach their best outcomes.

A solution for every path
 
 

Historically strong performance over the long term

Evolving strategies with new insights
 

We understand retirement goals and preferences evolve over time. That's why our target date solutions are built to seek strong outcomes and to add value amid the changing realities of retirement planning.

A solution for every path

There's no typical retirement journey. Varying goals, income needs, risk tolerances, saving patterns, fee sensitivity, and more need to be considered. Our solutions pursue their objectives through gradual adjustments to the allocation mix of equity and fixed income investments. These adjustments are known as the glide path.

We have a history of managing custom solutions that dates back to 1996. We welcome a conversation if you think your participants will benefit from a custom solution.

Retirement and Target Date Glide Paths

The Retirement Fund and Target Fund’s allocation to stocks and bonds adjusts over time, aiming to provide a balance of risk and growth potential up to and through retirement.
Retirement and Target Glide Path Comparison

Pursuit of strong performance over the long term

Our target date solutions seek to deliver competitive returns and overall value while keeping investor priorities at the forefront. Our Retirement Funds place more emphasis on growth through retirement. And our Target Funds take a more moderate approach to manage volatility near retirement.

Whether at retirement or with many years to go until retirement, historically T. Rowe Price Retirement Fund investors have experienced strong performance after fees, even accounting for periods of volatility.

Here’s how the hypothetical growth of $100,000 invested in the T. Rowe Price Retirement 2020 and 2040 Funds (after fees) compares to S&P 2020 and 2040 Target Date Index since fund inception.

(Investor Class, as of 12/31/2021)

T. Rowe Price Retirement Fund 2020 Hypothetical Growth

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. To obtain the most recent month‐end performance, visit troweprice.com.

Chart shows growth of $100,000 hypothetical investment since fund inceptions on September 30, 2002 through the date above. Investors cannot invest directly in an index. Figures include changes in principal value with dividends reinvested. Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC.

View standardized returns, expense ratios, and other information about the full suite of Retirement Funds.

See Important information about performance below for complete details.

T. Rowe Price Target Funds have helped manage volatility for investors at retirement (Target 2020 Fund) and near retirement (Target 2025 Fund).

Here’s how the upside/downside capture of the T. Rowe Price Target 2020 and 2025 Funds (after fees) compared to the S&P Target Date Index.

(Investor Class, as of 12/31/2021)

What is upside/downside capture?

Upside and downside capture are measures, by percentage, of how well a fund performed compared with an index during times of market growth or market downturns, respectively. A higher upside capture and lower downside capture can result in better returns for investors. 

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. To obtain the most recent month‐end performance, visit troweprice.com.

View standardized returns, expense ratios, and other information about the full suite of Target Funds.

Source: Morningstar Direct. See Important information about performance below for complete details.

High rankings based on long-term results

With some of the highest Morningstar rankings over 10- and 15-year periods, our longest-running Retirement Funds (Investor Class) have delivered strong results.

T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds (Investor Class) Morningstar Rankings

We recently reduced our fees to provide the results you want
at an even better value.

Evolving strategies with new insights

The driving forces behind successful retirements are countless and always changing.

Our commitment to research gives us a deep understanding of evolving markets, demographics, and investor actions. And our strategic design means we build solutions that take this data into account.

We continually refine our thinking—and our solutions—with investors' best outcomes in mind. Our latest evolution seeks to deliver even better results and overall value.

The combined target date portfolios managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., and its investment advisory affiliates. T. Rowe Price Trust Company, as trustee for the T. Rowe Price Common Trust Funds (“Trusts”), has retained the services of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and/or its investment advisory affiliates to assist it in the investment of assets of the Trusts. Figures above include Trusts’ assets.

Retirement Insights

Our commitment to research gives us a deep
understanding of evolving markets, demographics, and participant actions. Our
research and modeling are grounded in real world data that leads to the
strategic design of our solutions.

We’re as passionate about retirement as your participants are about retiring.

For nearly two decades, target date investing has been central to what we do. We are devoted to helping your participants close the gap between what they need and what they save for retirement.

$370+ Billions

Target date assets under management

 

 

29

Professionals dedicated to the research and development of our target date solutions

 

 

Data shown as of 9/30/2021 and 12/31/2021, respectively. The combined target date portfolios managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., and its investment advisory affiliates.


A recognized leader

Explore a retirement fund upgraded to a Gold analyst rating by Morningstar.

T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds and
T. Rowe Price Retirement I Funds—I Class

Morningstar Analyst Rating™

Gold Morningstar Analyst Rating for the T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds, Investor Class and Retirement I Funds—I Class*

Rating as of February 19, 2021
*I Class shares may not be available to all investors.

T. Rowe Price Target Funds, Investor Class and
T. Rowe Price Target Funds—I Class

Morningstar Quantitative Rating™

Gold Morningstar Analyst Rating for the T. Rowe Price Retirement Funds, Investor Class and Retirement I Funds—I Class*

Rating as of August 31, 2021

The Target 2005–2065 Funds-I Class received a Morningstar Quantitative Rating™ of Gold, and the Target 2005–2060 Funds Investor Class received a rating of Gold as of August 31, 2021. The 2065 vintage of the Investor Class received a rating of Silver. Quantitative Ratings for other share classes may differ.

Ratings for other share classes may differ. The Morningstar category for all vintages for both the Retirement Series and the Target Series is US Fund Target Date. See Morningstar Rating Disclosure for important information about the ratings.

Important Information​

All investments are subject to risk including possible loss of principal.

Important information about for the Morningstar Quantitative Ratings​

I Class accounts generally require a 1,000,000 USD minimum initial investment; the minimum may be waived for certain retirement plans, intermediaries maintaining omnibus accounts, and certain other accounts. ​

The Target 2005-2060 Funds I Class received a Morningstar Quantitative Rating™ of Gold and the Investor Class received a rating of Gold as of June 30, 2021. Quantitative Ratings for other share classes may differ. The 2065 vintage has not been rated due to its limited history. ​

The Morningstar Quantitative Rating is not a credit or risk rating. It is a quantitative evaluation performed by Morningstar, Inc. The Quantitative Ratings are composed of the Morningstar Quantitative Rating for funds, Quantitative Parent Pillar, Quantitative People Pillar, and Quantitative Process Pillar. The Quantitative Rating consists of a series of seven individual models working in unison that were designed to provide a best approximation for the Analyst Rating on the global universe of open-end funds and ETFs. The Quantitative Rating scale ranges from Gold to Bronze, with Gold being the highest rating and Negative being the lowest rating. The top 15% of eligible share classes in a rating group are given a Gold rating, the next 35% Silver, and the bottom 50% a Bronze rating. For more detailed information about Morningstar’s Quantitative Rating, including its methodology, please go to https://www.morningstar.com/content/dam/marketing/shared/research/methodology/813568-QuantRatingForFundsMethodolgy.pdf​

The Morningstar Quantitative Rating should not be used as the sole basis in evaluating a mutual fund. In no way does Morningstar represent ratings as a guarantee nor should they be viewed by an investor as such. Morningstar Quantitative Ratings involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause Morningstar’s expectations not to occur or to differ significantly from what we expected.​

©2022 Morningstar. All Rights Reserved. Morningstar's Credit Ratings & Research is produced and offered by Morningstar, Inc., which is not registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (“ RSRO”). The information, data, analyses and opinions presented do not constitute investment advice; are provided solely for informational purposes and therefore are not an offer to buy or sell a security; and are not warranted to be correct, complete or accurate. The opinions expressed are as of the date written and are subject to change without notice. Except as otherwise required by law, Morningstar shall not be responsible for any trading decisions, damages or other losses resulting from, or related to, the information, data, analyses or opinions or their use. The information is the proprietary property of Morningstar and may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, or used in any manner, without the prior written consent of Morningstar.​

The trademarks shown are the property of their respective owners. Use does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation of T. Rowe Price with any of the trademark owners.​

Important information about the Morningstar Analyst Ratings​

The Retirement 2005-2060 Funds Investor Class and the Retirement I  2005-2060 Funds - I Class received a Morningstar Analyst Rating™ of Gold as of February 19, 2021. Analyst Ratings for other share classes may differ. The 2065 vintage has not been rated due to its limited history.​

The Morningstar Analyst Rating™ is not a credit or risk rating. It is a subjective evaluation performed by Morningstar’s manager research group, which consists of various Morningstar, Inc. subsidiaries (“Manager Research Group”). In the United States, that subsidiary is Morningstar Research Services LLC, which is registered with and governed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Manager Research Group evaluates funds based on five key pillars, which are process, performance, people, parent, and price. The Manager Research Group uses this five-pillar evaluation to determine how they believe funds are likely to perform relative to a benchmark over the long term on a risk adjusted basis. They consider quantitative and qualitative factors in their research. For actively managed strategies, people and process each receive a 45% weighting in their analysis, while parent receives a 10% weighting. For passive strategies, process receives an 80% weighting, while people and parent each receive a 10% weighting. For both active and passive strategies, performance has no explicit weight as it is incorporated into the analysis of people and process; price at the share-class level (where applicable) is directly subtracted from an expected gross alpha estimate derived from the analysis of the other pillars. The impact of the weighted pillar scores for people, process and parent on the final Analyst Rating is further modified by a measure of the dispersion of historical alphas among relevant peers. For certain peer groups where standard benchmarking is not applicable, primarily peer groups of funds using alternative investment strategies, the modification by alpha dispersion is not used.​

The Analyst Rating scale is Gold, Silver, Bronze, Neutral, and Negative. For active funds, a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, Silver, or Bronze reflects the Manager Research Group’s expectation that an active fund will be able to deliver positive alpha net of fees relative to the standard benchmark index assigned to the Morningstar category. The level of the rating relates to the level of expected positive net alpha relative to Morningstar category peers for active funds. For passive funds, a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, Silver, or Bronze reflects the Manager Research Group’s expectation that a fund will be able to deliver a higher alpha net of fees than the lesser of the relevant Morningstar category median or 0. The level of the rating relates to the level of expected net alpha relative to Morningstar category peers for passive funds. For certain peer groups where standard benchmarking is not applicable, primarily peer groups of funds using alternative investment strategies, a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, Silver, or Bronze reflects the Manager Research Group’s expectation that a fund will deliver a weighted pillar score above a predetermined threshold within its peer group. Analyst Ratings ultimately reflect the Manager Research Group’s overall assessment, are overseen by an Analyst Rating Committee, and are continuously monitored and reevaluated at least every 14 months.​

For more detailed information about Morningstar’s Analyst Rating, including its methodology, please go to https://shareholders.morningstar.com/investor-relations/governance/Compliance--Disclosure/default.aspx.​

The Morningstar Analyst Rating (i) should not be used as the sole basis in evaluating a fund, (ii) involves unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the Manager Research Group’s expectations not to occur or to differ significantly from what they expected, and (iii) should not be considered an offer or solicitation to buy or sell the fund.​

©2022 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.​

The principal value of target date strategies is not guaranteed at any time, including at or after the target date, which is the approximate date when investors plan to retire (assumed to be age 65) and likely stop making new investments in the strategy. If an investor plans to retire significantly earlier or later than age 65, the target date strategies may not be an appropriate investment even if the investor is retiring on or near the target date. These target date strategies invest in a diversified portfolio of other T. Rowe Price stock and bond strategies that represent various asset classes and sectors and are therefore subject to the risks of different areas of the market. The allocations among a broad range of underlying T. Rowe Price stock and bond strategies will change over time. The strategies emphasize potential capital appreciation during the early phases of retirement asset accumulation, balance the need for appreciation with the need for income as retirement approaches, and focus on supporting an income stream over a long-term post-retirement withdrawal horizon. The target date strategies are not designed for a lump-sum redemption at the target date and do not guarantee a particular level of income.  Diversification cannot assure a profit or protect against loss in a declining market.

Information and opinions presented have been obtained or derived from sources believed to be reliable and current; however, we cannot guarantee the sources' accuracy or completeness. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass.​

The mutual funds referred to in this website are offered and sold only to persons residing in the United States and are offered by prospectus only. The prospectuses include investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other information that you should read and consider carefully before investing.​

This material is being furnished for general informational and/or marketing purposes only. The material does not constitute or undertake to give advice of any nature, including fiduciary investment advice, nor is it intended to serve as the primary basis for an investment decision. Prospective investors are recommended to seek independent legal, financial and tax advice before making any investment decision. T. Rowe Price group of companies including T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and/or its affiliates receive revenue from T. Rowe Price investment products and services. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may get back less than the amount invested.​

The material does not constitute a distribution, an offer, an invitation, a personal or general recommendation or solicitation to sell or buy any securities in any jurisdiction or to conduct any particular investment activity. The material has not been reviewed by any regulatory authority in any jurisdiction.​

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The views contained herein are as of the date noted on the material and are subject to change without notice; these views may differ from those of other T. Rowe Price group companies and/or associates. Under no circumstances should the material, in whole or in part, be copied or redistributed without consent from T. Rowe Price.​

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