GuideStone Funds Global Bond Fund

Class Other (GGBFX)
Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

#5 in World Bond

U.S. News evaluated 99 World Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 2.48 percent over the past year, 5.55 percent over the past three years, and 13.27 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 2.9%
1 Year 2.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 5.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 13.3%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to maximize total return through capital gains and current income while preserving principal value. The fund invests mainly (at least 80% of its net assets, plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any, and typically more) in a diversified portfolio of fixed-income instruments of varying maturities and quality across different industries and sectors of the fixed-income market. It may invest up to 70% of its assets in high yield securities ("junk bonds") and emerging market securities rated below investment grade. The average dollar weighted duration of the fund normally varies between three and 10 years.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
GuideStone Funds Global Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.80 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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