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GIPYX GuideStone Funds Inflation Prot Bd Instl

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Fund GIPYX GuideStone Funds Inflation Prot Bd Instl SCHP Schwab US TIPS ETF™ TIP iShares TIPS Bond  
100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
(0.41% Exp. Ratio)
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.03% annual return
$16,177.40 $17,918.98 $17,232.69
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,741.58 +$1,055.29
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 5.52%
3 YR 1.56%
5 YR 1.22%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 6.50%
3 YR 2.33%
5 YR 1.84%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 6.47%
3 YR 2.27%
5 YR 1.79%
10 YR 4.34%
The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and income consistent with investment in inflation-indexed debt securities. The fund invests mainly (at least, and typically more than, 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 invest its assets in securities of a relatively small number of issuers of inflation-indexed bonds, primarily U.S. and foreign governments.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series L). The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities included in the index. The index includes all publicly-issued U.S. TIPS that have at least one year remaining to maturity, are rated investment grade and have $250 million or more of outstanding face value. The TIPS in the index must be denominated in U.S. dollars and must be fixed-rate and non-convertible. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities not included in its index.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series-L) which composed of inflation-protected U.S. Treasury bonds. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the bonds of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in U.S. government bonds. It may invest up to 10% of its assets in U.S. government bonds not included in the underlying index, but which BFA believes will help the Fund track the underlying index. The fund also may invest up to 5% of its assets in repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. government obligations and in cash and cash equivalents.

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