Corporate Bond

Corporate Bond portfolios concentrate on bonds issued by corporations. These tend to have more credit risk than government or agency-backed bonds. These portfolios hold more than 65% of their assets in corporate bonds, hold less than 40% of their assets in foreign bonds, less than 35% in high yield bonds, and have an effective duration of more than 75% of the Mornignstar Core Bond Index. Morningstar®

#1 Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund (VLCIX)

Performance (1-yr.): 1.77% Expenses: 0.09%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.60% Total Assets: $938.9M
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#2 ING Investment Grade Credit Fund (ISCFX)

Performance (1-yr.): 4.86% Expenses: 0.00%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.09% Total Assets: $93.55M
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#3 PIA BBB Bond Fund (PBBBX)

Performance (1-yr.): 1.26% Expenses: 0.00%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.34% Total Assets: $239.24M
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#3 Vanguard Long Term Investment Grade Fund (VWESX)

Performance (1-yr.): 0.72% Expenses: 0.22%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.43% Total Assets: $14.58B
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#5 Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund (DEEAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 2.38% Expenses: 0.96%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.81% Total Assets: $605.01M
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#6 Lord Abbett Income Fund (LAGVX)

Performance (1-yr.): 2.77% Expenses: 0.78%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.74% Total Assets: $1.77B
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#6 Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment Grade Fund (VFICX)

Performance (1-yr.): 0.61% Expenses: 0.20%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.05% Total Assets: $16.9B
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#8 Delaware Corporate Bond Fund (DGCAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 2.18% Expenses: 0.93%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.32% Total Assets: $1.16B
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#9 PIMCO Long-Term Credit Fund (PTCIX)

Performance (1-yr.): 1.36% Expenses: 0.55%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.57% Total Assets: $5.84B
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#10 Federated Intermediate Corporate Bond Fund (FIIFX)

Performance (1-yr.): 2.11% Expenses: 0.57%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.03% Total Assets: $237.36M
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Top Performing Corporate Bond Funds As of 04.22.2014

GuideStone Funds Extended Duration Bond Fund (GEDYX)

Total Return: 0.95%

Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund (DEEAX)

Total Return: 0.81%

Schroder Long Duration Investment-Grade Bond Fund (STWLX)

Total Return: 0.75%

ING Investment Grade Credit Fund (ISCFX)

Total Return: 4.86%

Western Asset Corporate Bond Fund (SIGAX)

Total Return: 3.47%

Oppenheimer Corporate Bond Fund (OFIAX)

Total Return: 3.33%

Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund (DEEAX)

Total Return: 11.13%

PIMCO Long-Term Credit Fund (PTCIX)

Total Return: 11.06%

GuideStone Funds Extended Duration Bond Fund (GEDYX)

Total Return: 9.50%

* Annualized