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The fund has returned -7.84 percent over the past year, and 2.75 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-7.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and income consistent with investment in inflation-indexed debt securities. The fund invests mainly (at least 80% of its net assets, plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any) in inflation-indexed debt securities issued by U.S. and foreign governments and their agencies and instrumentalities. It may concentrate its assets in securities of a relatively small number of issuers of inflation-indexed bonds, primarily U.S. and foreign governments. The average dollar-weighted duration of the fund is expected to be between four and 10 years.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
GuideStone Funds Inflation Protected Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.65 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.