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DFGBX DFA Five-Year Global Fixed-Income I

  • Fund
  • DFGBX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $11.19
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

DFGBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • Net Assets $12.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.19
$10.89
$11.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 51.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA Five Year Global Fixed Income Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Nov 06, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager David A. Plecha

Fund Description

The fund generally invests in a universe of U.S. and foreign debt securities maturing in five years or less. It primarily invests in obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. and foreign governments, their agencies and instrumentalities, corporate debt obligations, bank obligations, commercial paper, repurchase agreements, obligations of other domestic and foreign issuers, securities of domestic or foreign issuers denominated in U.S. dollars but not trading in the United States, and obligations of supranational organizations.

DFGBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.7% -10.2% 227.4% 60.58% 4
1 Yr 3.9% -14.6% 13.8% 62.34% 4
3 Yr 2.8% * -2.3% 8.0% 30.80% 2
5 Yr 2.5% * -1.5% 7.9% 34.02% 2
10 Yr 3.8% * 2.2% 6.8% 76.92% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.3% -12.4% 1.4% 1.40% 1
2014 N/A -5.2% -5.2% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.8% 7.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -8.7% -8.7% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.7% -6.2% 227.4% 60.97% 4
1 Yr 3.9% -18.0% 12.6% 51.58% 3
3 Yr 2.8% * -3.3% 8.0% 27.17% 2
5 Yr 2.5% * -1.9% 7.9% 31.15% 2
10 Yr 3.8% * 2.2% 6.8% 74.56% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.3% -12.4% 1.4% 1.40% 1
2014 N/A -2.5% -2.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 2.3% 2.3% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.6% 20.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -2.9% -2.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DFGBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 12.3 B 4.39 M 62.3 B 1.26% 1
Number of Holdings 180 1 4104 17.35% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 2.45 B -831 M 13.8 B 1.26% 1
Weighting of Top 10 20.4% 4.9% 325.9% 23.34% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 0.356% 2.59%
  2. Cisco Sys 2.45% 2.28%
  3. Australia & New Zeala Bkg 2.25% 2.23%
  4. Ge Cap Intl Fdg 144A 2.342% 2.20%
  5. Alberta Prov 1.75% 1.86%
  6. Microsoft 2% 1.77%
  7. Pfizer 2.1% 2.01%
  8. European Invt Bk 1.625% 1.74%
  9. Chevron Corp New 1.961% 1.71%
  10. Coca Cola 1.875% 2.00%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
98.50% -161.20% 138.34% 3.79% 1
Other
1.70% -4.85% 19.21% 14.51% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.07% 8.20% 5
Stocks
0.00% -2.25% 44.30% 7.89% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.26% 10.09% 5
Cash
-0.20% -46.56% 258.14% 23.34% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
73.61% 0.00% 81.66% 0.95% 1
Government
22.76% -31.31% 126.24% 23.03% 5
Municipal
0.79% 0.00% 44.60% 5.99% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.58% -74.91% 252.69% 24.92% 5
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 59.60% 22.40% 5
Derivative
-0.78% -178.45% 44.64% 6.94% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Non US
61.91% -0.31% 347.04% 11.99% 2
US
36.59% -338.77% 91.76% 10.73% 3

DFGBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.27% 0.09% 7.16% 51.10% 1
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.30% 10.41% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.45% 11.80% 1

Sales Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGBX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 51.00% 0.00% 477.00% 18.30% 1

DFGBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 1.16% 54.90% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -0.85% 6.81% 48.90% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFGBX - Managers

David A. Plecha

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1991

Tenure

24.6

Tenure Rank

0.1%

Mr. Plecha is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Plecha received his BS from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1983 and his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987. Mr. Plecha has been a portfolio manager since 1989 and responsible for the fixed income portfolios since the end of 1991.


Joseph F. Kolerich

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.42

Tenure Rank

6.2%

Mr. Kolerich is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Kolerich has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Kolerich joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2001 and has been responsible for the fixed income portfolios since 2012.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

24.6

Category Average

5.67

Category Mode

1.6