Overview:

Fund data as of 09/30/2020 unless otherwise specified.

Investment Objective:

The Fund seeks to provide investment results approximating the aggregate price and dividend performance of the securities included in the MSCI EAFE Index.

Investment Strategy:

Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest substantially all and normally at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities included in the MSCI® EAFE Index using computer programs and statistical procedure. As a result, the sub-adviser does not use traditional methods of fund investment management for the Fund, such as selecting securities on the basis of economic, financial and market analysis. Rather, the sub-adviser buys and sells securities in response to changes in the MSCI® EAFE Index.

Investment Suitability:

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 international 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: GIIYX
  • Inception Date: 6/1/2015
Fund Size
Total fund net assets for all share classes $709
Number of holdings* 822

*Does not include currencies or forward currency contracts.

Benchmark^
100%
MSCI® EAFE Index 100%
Sub-Adviser Composite
100%
Legal & General Investment Management America (passive) 100%

Performance

Net Asset Value (as of 11/27/2020)
Net Asset Value $11.39
Inception Date
Inception Date 6/1/2015
FEES AND EXPENSES (annualized)
Gross Expense Ratio 0.24%
Net Expense Ratio 0.23%
*The Adviser has agreed to pay, waive or assume expenses to the extent needed to limit total annual operating expenses ((without regard to any expense reductions realized through the use of directed brokerage) excluding interest, taxes, brokerage commissions, extraordinary expenses, acquired fund fees and expenses and expenses incurred in connection with the short sales of securities) to 0.22% (the “Expense Limitation”). This Expense Limitation applies to Fund operating expenses only and will remain in place until April 30, 2021.
Daily Performance (as of 11/27/2020)
One Month 12.66%
Three Month 9.52%
Year To Date 4.78%
One Year 7.28%
Three Year* 4.06%
Five Year* 6.51%
Ten Year* N/A
Since Inception* 4.36%
*Returns are annualized.
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Quarterly Performance (as of 9/30/2020)
Fund Benchmark
Three Month 4.63% 4.80%
YTD -6.44% -7.09%
One Year 0.86% 0.49%
Three Year* 0.86% 0.62%
Five Year* 5.29% 5.26%
Since Inception* 2.29% 2.35%
*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 9/30/2020)
Fund Benchmark
2015 -9.88% -8.67%
2016 1.63% 1.00%
2017 24.69% 25.03%
2018 -12.86% -13.79%
2019 21.21% 22.01%
Benchmark: MSCI® EAFE Index
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Morningstar
Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 10/31/2020
Category: Equity
(Three Stars) Overall rating among 661 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Three year rating among 661 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Five year rating among 563 funds in this category.

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The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or “star rating,” is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds and separate accounts) with at least a 3-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product’s monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% 3-year rating for 36–59 months of total returns, 60% 5-year rating/40% 3-year rating for 60–119 months of total returns and 50% 10-year rating/30% 5-year rating/20% 3-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent 3-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods. Ratings are for the share class shown only; other classes may vary. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Characteristics

Asset Allocation
97%
Non-U.S. Equities 97%
Cash* 3%
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
15.27% 14.14% 15.79%
Communication Services 5.85%
Consumer Discretionary 11.13%
Consumer Staples 10.34%
Energy 2.87%
Financial Services 15.27%
Health Care 14.14%
Industrials 15.79%
Materials 8.03%
Real Estate 3.38%
Information Technology 8.85%
Utilities 4.36%
Total 100.01%

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

Top Ten Equity Holdings
Nestle SA 2.47%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.69%
Novartis AG 1.22%
SAP SE 1.08%
ASML Holding NV 1.05%
AstraZeneca PLC 1.01%
Toyota Motor Corp 0.94%
AIA Group Ltd 0.82%
Sanofi SA 0.81%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC 0.71%
Total 11.80%
Risk/Return Characteristics
Standard Deviation 15.42%
R-Squared 98.58%
Beta vs. Benchmark 0.99
Beta vs. S&P 500® Index 0.79
Calculated over previous 3 years.
Portfolio Characteristics
Price-to-Earnings Ratio 19.79x
Price-to-Book Ratio 1.54x
Weighted Avg Market Cap* $34,467
*$ in millions
Top Ten Countries
25.72% 13.15%
Japan 25.72%
United Kingdom 13.15%
Switzerland 10.56%
France 10.48%
Germany 9.78%
Australia 6.70%
Netherlands 4.39%
Hong Kong 3.39%
Sweden 3.35%
Denmark 2.36%
Total 89.88%

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