Asset Class and Fund Objective:
Specialty broad U.S. stock fund, focusing on the mid capitalization sector
Fund Type:
Institutional fund
Index or Active Strategy:
Index fund that attempts to achieve the total return of S&P 400 Mid Cap Index
Management Type:
Actively Managed
Fees and Fund Expenses
The fund does not have sales charges on purchases or dividend reinvestments, deferred sales charges, redemption fees or exchange fees. Excessive trading restrictions may apply — see Detailed Fund Operations.
Fund Operating Expenses (deducted from your account as a percent of assets)
Prudential Mid-Cap Quantitative Core Equity Fund
Range of Fees in US Stock Funds
Range of Fees for Balanced Funds
Annual Fees in Percent of Assets
0.00%   -   0.90%
0.00%   -   0.00%
For a $10,000 Account You Would Pay
First Year Fee
$0   -   $9
$0   -   $1
Total Fees over 30 Years in Today's Dollars
$6   -   $320
$13   -   $17
Fees represent the most current information available and are subject to change without prior notice. Fees are net of any contractual reimbursements to you. Fees and expenses are only one of several factors that should be considered when making investment decisions.
Principal Investment Strategies and Risks of Investing in the Fund
The fund seeks long-term growth of capital by investing in mid-cap stocks. The fund uses a disciplined, risk-controlled investment approach with a multi-tiered quantitative model. Securities are selected on the basis of quantitative algorithms that focus on specific criteria for different types of stocks. Valuation criteria, such as price/earnings and price/book ratios, are the most important for slow-growing companies. Indicators of future growth such as estimate revisions are the most important for rapidly growing firms. Research focuses on refining quantitative models, risk controls, and trading efficiency.
The fund's total return will fluctuate over a wide range, consistent with its reliance on investing in stocks. Investors in the fund should have a long-term investment horizon. The fund is not a complete investment program and returns may lag the returns of a balanced portfolio with comparable risk. The fund's emphasis on mid-cap stocks may cause it to lag the returns of the broad U.S. stock market. The fund's strategy for outperforming its benchmark may cause it to lag the benchmark as the strategy relies on predictions and incurring trading costs through security turnover. Your investment in the fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the F.D.I.C. or any other government entity. It is possible to lose money investing in the fund and returns may not keep pace with inflation.
Asset Allocation as of
U.S. Stocks
Foreign Stock
Sector Exposure as of
Information Technology
Consumer Discretionary
Health Care
Regional Exposure as of
U.S. and Canada
Latin America
Pacific Rim and other
Other Portfolio Measures as of
Percent in Top 10 Holdings
Number of Fund Holdings
Average Price Earnings Ratio
Data gathered from various third-party sources. Selector allocations are approximate and will vary over time.
Average Annual Returns and Risk for Periods Ending June 30, 2012
One Year
5 Years
10 Years
Average Annual Returns
Investment Fund
S&P 400 Mid Cap Index
Average Annual Risk (Standard Deviation)
Investment Fund
S&P 400 Mid Cap Index *
FRS Select Moderate Balanced Fund
Prior to July 2002, actual historical performance data has been adjusted for fees and/or designs for multiple manager funds that are specific to the FRS.

Other Historical Risk Measures: 5 Year Period Ending June 30, 2012
Prudential Mid-Cap Quantitative Core Equity Fund
Range of Measure in US Stock Funds
Range of Measure for Balanced Funds
Beta vs. Benchmark *
101.77%   -   104.95%
96.69%   -   99.51%
Tracking Error vs. Benchmark *
0.09%   -   6.89%
0.40%   -   0.86%
Highest Quarterly Return
14.88%   -   24.26%
4.58%   -   13.65%
Lowest Quarterly Return
-25.63%   -   -20.67%
-17.17%   -   -3.73%
Performance Alarms
0   -   2
0   -   1
Prior to July 2002, actual historical performance data has been adjusted for fees and/or designs for multiple manager funds that are specific to the FRS. Beta is the average percent change in the fund's return if there is a 1% change in the benchmark's return. Tracking Error is the standard deviation of the statistically unexplained difference between the fund's return and the benchmark return. Performance alarms are a statistical measure of underperformance relative to the benchmark. Multiple alarms may imply a higher risk of future underperformance.
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Fund Management and Marketing
Investment Manager(s):
Quantitative Management Associates (QMA)
Portfolio Manager(s):
See Detailed Fund Operations
Marketing Company:
Prudential Retirement

Before You Choose a Fund in the FRS Investment Plan
Keep in mind that past performance does not guarantee future results. So before choosing, get objective, professional guidance on what specific funds would best fit your needs and the level of risk involved. Call the MyFRS Financial Guidance Line at 1-866-446-9377, Option 2 (TRS 711), or visit for free guidance and additional information on this investment fund, including Financial Engines' Fund Score Card and Detailed Fund Operations. These reports discuss the investment strategies and other factors that may significantly affect the fund's performance. You can also make daily account transfers or withdrawals through these phone and online resources, unless the fund has transfer restrictions.
This profile is intended for use in connection with the FRS Investment Plan, pursuant to Florida law, and is not intended for use by other investors. Sections 121.4501(8)(b)4. and 121.4501(15)(b), Florida Statutes, incorporates the federal law concept of participant control, established by regulations of the U.S. Department of Labor under section 404(c) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. If you exercise control over the assets in your Investment Plan account, pursuant to section 404(c) regulations and all applicable laws governing the operation of the Investment Plan, no program fiduciary shall be liable for any loss to your account which results from your exercise of control.