Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund

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Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 K6 (FHEDX)
Type
Open-end mutual fund
Military weapon grade: Fund is invested in military contractors above the threshold of 2.5% and below the threshold of 4%. Assigned a grade of D.
How we track weapon investments
D
$66 MILLION
Military weapons
104
military weapon stocks found
3.75%
of assets flagged
Data as of 31 Dec 2023
Military weapons
Military contractors
Military contractors
Largest international arms manufacturers and military contractors
104
holdings
$66M
invested
3.75%
of portfolio
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments and delivery systems
49
holdings
$55.44M
invested
3.15%
of portfolio
Controversial weapons
Controversial weapons
Manufacturers involved with cluster munitions, landmines, white phosphorus, depleted uranium
14
holdings
$22.5M
invested
1.28%
of portfolio
Military weapon companies
104 holdings
104 holdings
  • 1.  General Electric Co
    Nuclear weapons
    $9.79M
    0.56%
  • 2.  Safran SA
    Nuclear weapons
    $6.44M
    0.37%
  • 3.  Boeing Co
    Nuclear weaponsControversial weapons
    $5.86M
    0.33%
  • 4.  BAE Systems PLC
    Nuclear weaponsControversial weapons
    $5.48M
    0.31%
  • 5.  Airbus SE
    Nuclear weapons
    $5.13M
    0.29%
See all
  For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure. When calculating a portfolio's percent exposure to a list of companies, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
Civilian firearm manufacturers and retailers

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Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund earns a D grade for investments in military weapons
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on FHEDX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
FHEDX
Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund
Family
Fidelity Investments
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/29/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower
 5-yr returns 
-4.8% less in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.66% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.66% more invested
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.78% more invested
More invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.21% more invested
Current fund
FHEDX
Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund
Family
Fidelity Investments
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/29/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower
 5-yr returns 
-4.8% less in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.66% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.66% more invested
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.78% more invested
More invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.21% more invested
Current fund
FHEDX
Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund
Family
Fidelity Investments
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/29/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower
 5-yr returns 
-4.8% less in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.66% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.66% more invested
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.78% more invested
More invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.21% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Military weapon weight
This fund
FHEDX - Fidelity Freedom Blend 2050 Fund
20%
4.9%
9.93%
/
3.75% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
30%
12%
15%
13%
3.09% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-10.04%
-6.98%
-4.8%
/
0.66%  higher
Find more financial data on FHEDX at Morningstar.com
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