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U.S. News evaluated 111 Short-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 3.17 percent over the past year, 2.79 percent over the past three years, 3.92 percent over the past five years, and 3.45 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.5%|
The investment seeks current income consistent with preservation of capital. The fund usually invests at least 80% of net assets in investment grade fixed income securities. It may hold up to 20% of 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 may invest and reinvest in long or short derivative instruments such as, but not limited to, futures contracts, options, and swap agreements.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
GuideStone Funds Low Duration Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.36 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.