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U.S. News evaluated 30 Long-Term Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 12.70 percent over the past year, 12.40 percent over the past three years, 11.41 percent over the past five years, and 8.97 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||2.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||11.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.0%|
The investment seeks maximum total return consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund invests mainly (at least 80% of its net assets and typically more) in fixed-income securities. It may hold up to 30% of its assets in obligations denominated in currencies other than the U.S. dollar, and may invest beyond this limit when considering U.S. dollar-denominated securities of foreign issuers. The fund does not currently expect to invest more than 20% of its assets in fixed-income securities rated lower than investment grade.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
GuideStone Funds Extended Duration Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.52 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.