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DFFVX DFA US Targeted Value I

  • Fund
  • DFFVX
  • Price as of: Dec 11, 2017
  • $25.68
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.04%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Value Equities

DFFVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.7%
  • Net Assets $11 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.68
$22.61
$26.00

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.37%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 28.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Targeted Value Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Feb 23, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The DFA U.S. Targeted Value Portfolio Institutional Class (DFFVX) is a factor-based, or smart-beta, actively managed fund that seeks to grow investor capital over the long term. Using DFA’s proven fundamental and quantitative models, the fund invests in small- and mid-cap stocks that are true value stocks and holds them until they no longer fit the fund’s model. The fund equal-weights its holdings and sticks to rules-based indexing.

Given its smart-beta tilt, DFFVX makes for a great subcore position in a broader small- and mid-cap portfolio. The fund is managed by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

DFFVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFFVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.0% -65.7% 27.0% 49.47% 3
1 Yr 12.0% -29.4% 68.3% 66.25% 4
3 Yr 9.7% * -7.6% 17.4% 49.54% 3
5 Yr 14.7% * 1.8% 19.7% 32.04% 2
10 Yr 9.1% * 2.4% 11.2% 28.20% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFFVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 21.6% -22.7% 68.2% 36.38% 2
2015 -10.8% -48.0% 3.7% 38.39% 3
2014 -2.7% -38.4% 33.9% 36.24% 3
2013 33.9% -26.5% 59.9% 27.74% 2
2012 10.9% -100.0% 35.3% 58.33% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFFVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.0% -65.7% 27.0% 49.58% 3
1 Yr 12.0% -59.2% 214.5% 59.49% 3
3 Yr 9.7% * -7.6% 24.7% 45.62% 3
5 Yr 14.7% * 1.8% 19.7% 28.40% 2
10 Yr 9.1% * 2.4% 11.2% 25.87% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFFVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 22.6% -22.7% 68.2% 34.42% 2
2015 -6.0% -48.0% 6.6% 47.65% 3
2014 3.0% -29.2% 128.0% 64.39% 4
2013 55.6% 0.0% 164.5% 38.78% 2
2012 28.0% -100.0% 103.5% 35.65% 2

NAV & Total Return History

DFFVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

DFFVX Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 11 B 345 K 29.4 B 0.63% 1
Number of Holdings 1434 3 1604 0.84% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 798 M 110 K 1.48 B 1.67% 1
Weighting of Top 10 7.3% 0.9% 72.1% 36.53% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc 0.69%
  2. Arrow Electronics Inc 0.78%
  3. People's United Financial Inc 0.67%
  4. PulteGroup Inc 0.85%
  5. Toll Brothers Inc 0.82%
  6. Owens-Corning Inc 0.78%
  7. Quanta Services Inc 0.60%
  8. HollyFrontier Corp 0.68%
  9. S+P500 EMINI FUT DEC17 XCME 20171215 0.89%
  10. Kohl's Corp 0.60%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.73% 0.90% 100.59% 9.19% 2
Cash
1.27% -0.59% 99.10% 23.17% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.77% 2.71% 4
Other
0.00% -1.13% 13.43% 8.35% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.12% 1.04% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 23.74% 4.18% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
23.93% 0.00% 38.76% 18.79% 3
Industrials
20.30% 0.00% 55.45% 7.72% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.24% 0.00% 45.19% 7.72% 1
Technology
12.23% 0.00% 29.14% 16.08% 3
Energy
9.02% 0.00% 34.78% 2.92% 1
Basic Materials
7.05% 0.00% 54.09% 12.94% 2
Healthcare
5.09% 0.00% 21.38% 16.49% 3
Consumer Defense
3.02% 0.00% 12.62% 18.79% 3
Communication Services
0.73% -0.03% 8.21% 12.73% 2
Utilities
0.70% -0.02% 10.48% 25.26% 4
Real Estate
0.53% 0.00% 20.46% 33.19% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
US
97.24% 0.90% 100.59% 10.02% 2
Non US
1.49% 0.00% 55.12% 20.67% 3

DFFVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFFVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.37% 0.06% 1481.17% 40.29% 1
Management Fee 0.35% 0.03% 1.35% 10.02% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 465000.00% 12.79% 1

Sales Fees

DFFVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFFVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFFVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFFVX 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.

DFFVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFFVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 28.00% 7.04% 2077.66% 19.00% 2

DFFVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFFVX Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.55% 27.87% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFFVX Category Low Category High DFFVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.24% -4.51% 5.58% 5.85% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFFVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

DFFVX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

5.76

Tenure Rank

10.8%

Jed S. Fogdall is a Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President of Dimensional and a member of Dimensional’s Investment Committee. Mr. Fogdall has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BS from Purdue University. Mr. Fogdall joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2004 and has been responsible for international portfolios since 2010 and domestic portfolios since 2012.


Joseph H. Chi

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

5.76

Tenure Rank

10.8%

Joseph H. Chi, CFA, is a Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President of Dimensional and the Chairman of Dimensional’s 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 international portfolios since 2010 and domestic portfolios since 2012.


Joel P. Schneider

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

2.36

Tenure Rank

15.8%

Mr. Schneider is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Schneider holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from the University of Minnesota, and a BS from Iowa State University. Mr. Schneider joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2013.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.0

Category Average

7.42

Category Mode

2.9