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Probably because they are not the exact same fund. They might be different share class of the same fund and are traded under if differenct ticker symbol. More likely, however, is that the ones in the 401k are proprietary funds created especially for such plans and are not available on the open market. The funds may differ in expenses to compensate the 401k provider for their costs. They probably were created at different times so they started out at different NAV, but, the percentage performance should be similar except for expenses. Your documentation about the funds in the 401k should be the source of the description. Do you have ticker symbols for the funds?

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