Fund data as of 06/30/2021 unless otherwise specified.
The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Any income received is incidental to this objective.
The Fund is actively managed and invests mainly in a diversified portfolio of equity securities that are economically tied to emerging markets.
This Fund may be suitable for investors who seek higher, long-term rates of return, can accept significant short-term fluctuations in account value and want to diversify their portfolio with emerging market stocks.
Foreign and emerging market securities may involve additional risks, including social and political instability, reduced market liquidity, currency volatility, less available public information about the issuers of securities, less stringent regulatory standards and a lack of uniform accounting, auditing and financial standards. This description of risk is provided as a summary of the principal investment risks associated with this mutual fund. Refer to the Fund's prospectus for more detailed risk information.
- NASDAQ Ticker: GEMZX
- Inception Date: 10/31/2013
|Total fund net assets for all share classes||$858|
|Number of holdings||493|
*Does not include currencies or forward currency contracts.
|MSCI® Emerging Markets Index||100%|
|AQR Capital Management||33%|
|Wellington Management Company||27%|
|RBC Global Asset Management (UK)||22%|
|Goldman Sachs Asset Management||18%|
GuideStone Capital Management, LLC (the “Adviser”), the adviser to the Fund, may invest directly in securities on behalf of the Fund. The Adviser also maintains a sub-advisory agreement with Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC ("Parametric") under which Parametric will provide completion portfolios within the Fund, as instructed by the Adviser. The Adviser’s direct investments and Parametric’s “completion portfolios” are used to assist in preserving the desired risk exposures for the Fund in furtherance of its investment objective. Direct investments and completion portfolios that are short-term in nature are not included in the target allocations of the Fund to sub-advisers listed above.
|Net Asset Value||$12.18|
|Year To Date||-0.89%|
|Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 8/31/2021|
|Category: Diversified Emerging Mkts|
|(Three Stars) Overall rating among 699 funds in this category.|
|(Three Stars) Three year rating among 699 funds in this category.|
|(Three Stars) Five year rating among 597 funds in this category.|
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Due to rounding, portfolio holdings data may not sum to 100%.
|Tencent Holdings Ltd||3.84%|
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd||3.79%|
|Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR||3.54%|
|Samsung Electronics Co Ltd||3.20%|
|SK Hynix Inc||2.00%|
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR||1.64%|
|Recv Eqix Ndeuthf Index||1.55%|
|Naspers Ltd Class N||1.40%|
|Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd||1.27%|
|Beta vs. Benchmark||1.05|
|Beta vs. S&P 500 Index||0.86|
|Price to Earnings Ratio||16.95x|
|Price to Book Ratio||2.16x|
|Weighted Avg Market Cap||$43,588|
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