According to investment dictionary, “investment objective” is financial goal or goals of an investor. It will guides an investor to decide where to invest his or her money.
Normally, unit trusts or mutual fund describes its investment objective clearly in its prospectus. They also will identify the strategy the fund manager follows to meet that objective. Investors often look for funds whose stated objectives are compatible with their own goals.
Four most commonly used investment objectives are Capital Preservation, Income, Growth & Speculation.
The table below define each investment objective.