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

Investment Objective:

The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.

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 be value-oriented stocks.

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 by adding a potentially higher return, higher risk option of value stocks. This Fund is subject to value investing risk. This involves the risk that an investment in companies whose securities are believed to be undervalued, relative to their underlying profitability, will not appreciate.

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: GVEZX
  • Inception Date: 8/27/2001
Fund Size ($ in millions)
Total fund net assets for all share classes $1,109
Number of holdings* 217

*Does not include currencies or forward currency contracts.

Russell 1000® Value Index 100%
Sub-adviser Composite
33% 28% 18% 13%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 33%
American Century Investment Management 28%
TCW Investment Management Company 18%
The London Company of Virginia 13%
Legal & General Investment Management America (passive) 8%
GuideStone Capital Management, LLC, the adviser to the Fund, maintains a sub-advisory agreement with Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC ("Parametric") under which Parametric will provide completion portfolios for temporary use within the Fund. The strategy can be used to assist in preserving the Fund's desired risk exposures and stated objectives. Completion portfolios will be implemented for risk management purposes only and are not included in the target allocation of the Fund. 


Net Asset Value (as of 11/27/2020)
Net Asset Value $18.83
Inception Date
Inception Date 8/27/2001
FEES AND EXPENSES (annualized)
Gross Expense Ratio 0.90%
Net Expense Ratio 0.90%
Daily Performance (as of 11/27/2020)
One Month 11.88%
Three Month 10.31%
Year To Date 1.15%
One Year 2.79%
Three Year* 5.88%
Five Year* 7.65%
Ten Year* 10.52%
Since Inception* 6.53%
*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 6.09% 5.59%
YTD -10.18% -11.58%
One Year -4.22% -5.03%
Three Year* 2.37% 2.63%
Five Year* 6.86% 7.65%
Ten Year* 9.55% 9.95%
Since Inception* 5.92% 6.49%
*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
2013 35.21% 32.53%
2014 10.60% 13.45%
2015 -3.70% -3.83%
2016 13.84% 17.34%
2017 15.24% 13.66%
2018 -11.19% -8.27%
2019 26.80% 26.54%
Benchmark: Russell 1000® Value Index
The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 10/31/2020
Category: Equity
(Three Stars) Overall rating among 1124 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Three year rating among 1124 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Five year rating among 988 funds in this category.
(Three Stars) Ten year rating among 709 funds in this category.

©2020 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

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.


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
20.86% 14.08% 14.54% 13.02%
Communication Services 6.60%
Consumer Discretionary 8.36%
Consumer Staples 8.14%
Energy 4.01%
Financial Services 20.86%
Health Care 14.08%
Industrials 14.54%
Materials 4.85%
Real Estate 1.09%
Information Technology 13.02%
Utilities 4.44%
Total 99.99%

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

Top Ten Equity Holdings
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 3.44%
Medtronic PLC 2.62%
Johnson & Johnson 2.49%
Lowe's Companies Inc 1.83%
Chubb Ltd 1.81%
Texas Instruments Inc 1.81%
Lennar Corp 1.77%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.73%
Comcast Corp Class A 1.65%
Cisco Systems Inc 1.60%
Total 20.75%
Risk/Return Characteristics
Standard Deviation 18.79%
R-Squared 98.55%
Beta vs. Benchmark 1.02
Beta vs. S&P 500 Index 1.03
Sharpe Ratio 0.13
Information Ratio -0.11
Calculated over previous 3 years
Portfolio Characteristics
Price to Earnings Ratio 20.03x
Price to Book Ratio 1.93x
Weighted Avg Market Cap* $67,263
*$ in millions


Historical Prices & Distributions

The graph below shows the daily prices (net asset value or NAV) for the time period selected. Capital Gains and Dividend distributions are represented by a blue circle

Historical Prices & Distributions

This chart is currently unavailable on small mobile devices. You may be able to view this content by rotating your device from portrait to landscape mode or by viewing on a larger screen such as a desktop or notebook computer.

The table below lists NAVs, dividends, long-term capital gains and short-term capital gains for the time period selected.

Date Value Description

Prospectus & Reports

To keep you up-to-date on the latest information from GuideStone Funds®, below is a list of documents and reports about our mutual funds.

You should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the GuideStone Funds before investing. A prospectus with this and other information about the Funds may be obtained by calling 1-888-GS-FUNDS (1-888-473-8637) or downloading one. It should be read carefully before investing.

GuideStone Funds shares are distributed by Foreside Funds Distributors LLC, not an advisor affiliate. Foreside is not a registered investment adviser and does not provide investment advice.