Fund data as of 09/30/2021 unless otherwise specified.
The Fund seeks the highest total return over time consistent with the asset mix. Total return includes capital appreciation and income.
The Fund pursues its objective by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of GuideStone Funds Select Funds that represent various asset classes. The Fund is managed to the specific retirement year included its name and assumes a retirement age of 65. Over time, the allocation to asset classes will change according to a predetermined "glide path" that adjusts the percentage of fixed income securities and the percentage of equity securities to become more conservative each year until approximately 15 years after the target date.
The Fund is designed for an investor who anticipates retiring at or near the target date and who plans to withdraw the value of the account in the Fund gradually after retirement. Over time, the allocation to asset classes will change according to a predetermined "glide path," which adjusts the percentage of fixed income securities and equity securities to become more conservative each year until approximately 15 years after the target date.
The Fund's value will fluctuate due to changes in interest rates. There is a risk that the issuer of a fixed income investment may fail to pay interest or even principal due in a timely manner or at all. The Fund's value will fluctuate due to business developments concerning a particular issuer, industry or country, as well as general market and economic conditions. Securities of foreign issuers may be negatively impacted by political events, economic conditions or inefficient, illiquid or unregulated markets in foreign countries, and they also may be subject to inadequate regulatory or accounting standards, which may increase investment risk. By investing in this Fund, you will incur the expenses of the Fund, in addition to those of the underlying Select Funds. You may directly invest in the Select Funds. The Fund's value will go up and down in response to changes in the share prices of the investments that it owns. The amount invested in the Fund is not guaranteed to increase, is not guaranteed against loss, nor is the amount of the original investment guaranteed at the target date. 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: GMWZX
- Inception Date: 12/29/2006
|Total fund net assets for all share classes||$1,723|
|Net Asset Value||$11.39|
The Fund attempts to achieve its objective by investing in the GuideStone Funds Select Funds. By investing in the Fund, you will also incur the expenses and risks of the underlying Select Funds. The principle risks of the fund will change depending on the asset mix of the Select Funds in which it invests. You may directly invest in the Select Funds. The Fund's value will go up and down in response to changes in share prices of the investments that it owns.
|Year To Date||-1.30%|
|Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 12/31/2021|
|Category: Target-Date 2025|
|(Two Stars) Overall rating among 203 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Three year rating among 203 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Five year rating among 167 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Ten year rating among 88 funds in this category.|
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|Equity Index Fund||24.30%|
|Defensive Market Strategies Fund||11.99%|
|Small Cap Equity Fund||3.10%|
|International Equity Index Fund||10.13%|
|Emerging Markets Equity Fund||4.33%|
|Global Real Estate Securities Fund||1.09%|
|Medium-Duration Bond Fund||26.56%|
|Low-Duration Bond Fund||9.03%|
|Global Bond Fund||5.91%|
|Strategic Alternatives Fund||1.97%|
|Money Market Fund||1.60%|
Due to rounding, portfolio holdings data may not sum to 100%.
|Beta vs. S&P 500 Index||0.55|
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