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DFEVX DFA Emerging Markets Value I

  • Fund
  • DFEVX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $24.21
  • + $0.15
  • + 0.62%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

DFEVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -4.4%
  • Net Assets $15.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.21
$17.81
$24.21

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.59%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -4.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.12%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA Emerging Markets Value Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio is a Feeder Portfolio and pursues its objective by investing substantially all of its assets in its corresponding Master fund, the Dimensional Emerging Markets Value Fund (the "Emerging Markets Value Fund" or "Master fund"), which has the same investment objective and policies as the Portfolio. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets in emerging markets investments that are defined in the Prospectus as Approved Markets securities.

DFEVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.7% -32.2% 261.5% 9.16% 1
1 Yr 2.0% -24.4% 25.4% 23.91% 2
3 Yr -1.1% * -9.8% 21.2% 66.60% 4
5 Yr -4.4% * -11.8% 7.4% 83.86% 5
10 Yr 4.2% * -2.0% 8.0% 33.61% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -20.8% -47.4% 5.5% 84.79% 5
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 7.7% 7.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.4% 20.4% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -19.6% -19.6% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.7% -14.5% 261.5% 9.35% 1
1 Yr 2.0% -28.2% 21.4% 19.42% 1
3 Yr -1.1% * -10.9% 21.2% 60.23% 4
5 Yr -4.4% * -12.2% 7.4% 81.17% 5
10 Yr 4.2% * -2.0% 8.0% 32.78% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -20.8% -47.4% 5.5% 84.68% 5
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 8.4% 8.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 21.1% 21.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -18.5% -18.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DFEVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFEVX Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 15.9 B 272 64.2 B 0.87% 1
Number of Holdings 2230 1 4232 0.87% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.26 B 0 9.53 B 1.59% 1
Weighting of Top 10 14.9% 0.0% 181.6% 27.68% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. China Construction Bank Corp H 2.93%
  2. Bank Of China Ltd. H 1.42%
  3. Reliance Industries Ltd 1.93%
  4. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR 1.12%
  5. Gazprom PJSC ADR 1.81%
  6. Hyundai Motor Co 1.10%
  7. Ptt PLC Shs Foreign Registered 1.26%
  8. Steinhoff International Holdings NV 1.00%
  9. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd. H Shares 1.30%
  10. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ADR 1.07%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.08% 0.00% 100.40% 17.25% 3
Other
3.67% -1.37% 31.18% 3.77% 1
Cash
0.78% -81.97% 100.00% 20.58% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.46% 0.00% 9.90% 5.80% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.35% 0.87% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 98.05% 5.36% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
28.15% 0.00% 45.31% 3.20% 1
Basic Materials
15.17% 0.00% 15.64% 0.44% 1
Energy
13.66% 0.00% 23.29% 1.02% 1
Technology
9.40% 0.00% 38.96% 25.47% 5
Consumer Cyclical
9.33% 0.00% 29.65% 20.96% 4
Industrials
7.34% 0.00% 28.91% 11.21% 2
Consumer Defense
4.00% 0.00% 43.71% 26.78% 5
Real Estate
3.27% 0.00% 11.28% 10.19% 2
Communication Services
1.94% 0.00% 20.02% 22.56% 4
Utilities
1.88% 0.00% 53.57% 17.03% 3
Healthcare
0.46% 0.00% 20.10% 26.78% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
95.08% 0.00% 100.52% 13.19% 2
US
0.00% -3.75% 99.89% 18.41% 5

DFEVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.59% 0.08% 935.74% 39.53% 1
Management Fee 0.60% 0.03% 2.00% 7.97% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.55% 9.84% 1

Sales Fees

DFEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFEVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFEVX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

DFEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFEVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 6.00% 0.00% 947.00% 19.48% 1

DFEVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFEVX Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.2% 0.00% 3.56% 1.41% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFEVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFEVX Category Low Category High DFEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.12% -1.67% 5.89% 8.43% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFEVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

DFEVX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2010

Tenure

6.42

Tenure Rank

4.3%

Mr. Fogdall is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Fogdall has an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.S. from Purdue University. Mr. Fogdall joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2004 and has been responsible for the international equity portfolios since 2010 and domestic equity portfolios since 2012.


Joseph H. Chi

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2010

Tenure

6.42

Tenure Rank

4.3%

Mr. Chi is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of the Dimensional and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Chi has an MBA and BS from the University of California, Los Angeles and also a JD from the University of Southern California. Mr. Chi joined Dimensional as a portfolio manager in 2005 and has been responsible for the international equity portfolios since 2010 and domestic equity portfolios since 2012.


Henry F. Gray

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.42

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Mr. Gray is Head of Global Equity Trading and a Vice President of Dimensional Funds Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Gray received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1995 and his AB from Princeton University in 1989. Mr. Gray joined DFA in 1995, was a Portfolio Manager from 1995 to 2005, and has been Head of Global Equity Trading since 2006, and since 2012 responsible for the international portfolios managed by Dimensional.


Daniel C. Ong

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

1.03

Tenure Rank

10.7%

Mr. Ong is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Ong holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Ong joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP in 2005, has been a portfolio manager since 2005.


Bhanu P. Singh

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

1.03

Tenure Rank

10.7%

Bhanu P. Singh is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional. Mr. Singh received his MBA from the University of Chicago and his BA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Singh joined Dimensional originally in 2003, has been a portfolio manager since 2012 and has been responsible for domestic portfolios since 2014.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.8

Category Average

4.78

Category Mode

1.6