3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
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 5.57 percent over the past year, 10.93 percent over the past three years, 10.52 percent over the past five years, and 7.77 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||-2.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||10.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.8%|
The investment seeks maximum total return consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund invests mainly (at least 80% of its net assets, plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any, 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 average dollar-weighted duration of the fund normally will be greater than or equal to seven years.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
GuideStone Funds Extended Duration Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.