Fund data as of 06/30/2020 unless otherwise specified.

Investment Objective:

The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Any income received is incidental to this objective.

Investment Strategy:

The Fund is actively managed and invests in a diversified portfolio of large- and medium-sized U.S. companies whose equity securities are considered by the Fund’s sub-advisers to have above-average potential for growth in revenue and earnings.

Investment Suitability:

This Fund may be suitable for investors who seek high, long-term rates of return, can accept significant short-term fluctuations in account value, want to invest in growth-oriented stocks and would like to diversify their portfolio by adding a potentially higher return, higher risk option of stocks. The Fund will not concentrate in any particular industry, but at times it may be heavily invested in a particular economic sector. This may result in greater short-term price volatility.

Economic, market, political and other conditions and events can cause the value of equity securities to fluctuate. This description of risks 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: GGEZX
  • Inception Date: 8/27/2001
Fund Size ($ in millions)
Total Fund net assets for all share classes $1,731
Number of holdings* 102

*Does not include currencies or forward currency contracts

Russell 1000® Growth Index 100%
Sub-adviser Composite
35% 32% 20% 13%
ClearBridge Investments 35%
Loomis, Sayles & Company 32%
Brown Advisory 20%
Sands Capital Management 13%


Net Asset Value (as of 9/18/2020)
Net Asset Value $30.56
Inception Date
Inception Date 8/27/2001
FEES AND EXPENSES (annualized)
Gross Expense Ratio 0.96%
Net Expense Ratio 0.96%
Daily Performance (as of 9/18/2020)
One Month -2.08%
Three Month 9.27%
Year To Date 19.43%
One Year 28.67%
Three Year* 19.98%
Five Year* 17.31%
Ten Year* 15.95%
Since Inception* 8.27%
*Returns are annualized.
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Quarterly Performance (as of 6/30/2020)
Fund Benchmark
Three Month 26.03% 27.84%
YTD 9.90% 9.81%
One Year 19.17% 23.28%
Three Year* 18.83% 18.99%
Five Year* 14.76% 15.88%
Ten Year* 16.35% 17.23%
Since Inception* 7.90% 8.70%
*Returns are annualized.
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Performance data current to the most recent month-end and complete calendar year may be obtained at GuideStoneFunds.com/Funds. The investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance would have been lower without fee waivers and reimbursements to the Fund in effect. Returns exceeding 20% reflect unusual market conditions and may not be sustained at this level over the long term.
Annual Performance (as of 6/30/2020)
Fund Benchmark
2013 34.47% 33.48%
2014 9.98% 13.05%
2015 5.44% 5.67%
2016 -1.30% 7.08%
2017 32.06% 30.21%
2018 0.99% -1.51%
2019 34.42% 36.39%
Benchmark: Russell 1000® Growth Index
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 8/31/2020
Category: Large Growth
(Four Stars) Overall rating among 1228 funds in this category.
(Four Stars) Three year rating among 1228 funds in this category.
(Four Stars) Five year rating among 1091 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Ten year rating among 810 funds in this category.

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Asset Allocation
U.S. Equities 98%
Cash* 2%
Total 100%
*Cash is maintained by the Fund for liquidity purposes and may be overlaid with equity and / or U.S. Treasury futures to provide capital market exposure.


Equity Sector Holdings
13.76% 14.77% 16.46% 36.97%
Communication Services 13.76%
Consumer Discretionary 14.77%
Consumer Staples 4.50%
Energy 0.25%
Financial Services 1.68%
Health Care 16.46%
Industrials 8.95%
Materials 1.19%
Real Estate 1.46%
Information Technology 36.97%
Total 99.99%

Due to rounding, portfolio holdings data may not sum to 100%.

Top Ten Equity Holdings
Amazon.com Inc 7.47%
Microsoft Corp 4.85%
Visa Inc Class A 4.10%
Facebook Inc A 3.97%
Apple Inc 3.80%
Salesforce.com Inc 2.56%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.53%
Alphabet Inc Class C 2.50%
Autodesk Inc 2.24%
Adobe Inc 2.20%
Total 36.22%
Risk/Return Characteristics
Standard Deviation 17.58%
R-Squared 97.28%
Beta vs. Benchmark 0.98
Beta vs. S&P 500® Index 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 0.98
Information Ratio -0.05
Calculated over previous 3 years
Portfolio Characteristics
Price to Earnings Ratio 31.69x
Price to Book Ratio 7.49x
Weighted Avg Market Cap* $145,148
*$ in millions


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