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DFGEX DFA Global Real Estate Securities Port

  • Fund
  • DFGEX
  • Price as of: Jul 20, 2018
  • $11.01
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.18%
  • Category
  • Global Real Estate

DFGEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.4%
  • Net Assets $7.52 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 69.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.01
$9.95
$11.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 2.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Real Estate
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Global Real Estate

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Jun 04, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio seeks to achieve exposure to a broad portfolio of securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies in the real estate industry, with a focus on real estate investment trusts ("REITs") or companies that the Advisor considers to be REIT-like entities. It may pursue its investment objective by investing its assets in the DFA Real Estate Securities Portfolio, DFA International Real Estate Securities Portfolio (the "underlying funds"), and/or directly in securities of companies in the real estate industry.

DFGEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -100.0% 25.7% 22.40% 2
1 Yr 5.7% -38.5% 15.7% 57.38% 3
3 Yr 7.0% * -1.6% 9.1% 8.52% 1
5 Yr 7.4% * 2.1% 9.7% 10.86% 1
10 Yr 6.6% * -1.2% 7.4% 5.83% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 5.3% -19.8% 30.7% 67.76% 4
2016 1.3% -51.8% 42.6% 6.43% 1
2015 -1.7% -44.3% 12.6% 20.47% 2
2014 18.2% -17.6% 19.4% 2.37% 1
2013 -1.9% -9.5% 43.2% 70.55% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -100.0% 25.7% 22.53% 2
1 Yr 5.7% -37.1% 19.3% 43.72% 3
3 Yr 7.0% * -2.0% 9.1% 6.25% 1
5 Yr 7.4% * 0.9% 9.7% 8.57% 1
10 Yr 6.6% * -1.8% 7.4% 5.00% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 5.3% -19.8% 30.7% 68.13% 4
2016 1.3% -29.6% 46.1% 17.65% 1
2015 0.7% -6.7% 61.9% 24.12% 2
2014 24.4% -16.6% 24.6% 1.19% 1
2013 1.9% -5.1% 84.5% 79.17% 4

NAV & Total Return History

DFGEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: May 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.52 B 1.21 M 7.52 B 0.54% 1
Number of Holdings 167 25 627 5.98% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 5.02 B 443 K 5.02 B 0.54% 1
Weighting of Top 10 69.0% 16.7% 69.0% 0.54% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. DFA Real Estate Securities I 20.69%
  2. DFA International Real Estate Sec I 34.26%
  3. Simon Property Group Inc 2.32%
  4. Public Storage 1.56%
  5. Prologis Inc 1.59%
  6. AvalonBay Communities Inc 1.08%
  7. Equinix Inc 1.48%
  8. American Tower Corp 2.90%
  9. Crown Castle International Corp 1.99%
  10. Equity Residential 1.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.71% 56.87% 102.39% 7.61% 2
Cash
0.71% -2.39% 18.89% 19.02% 3
Other
0.58% 0.00% 8.70% 23.37% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.32% 2.17% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.68% 1.09% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 21.51% 4.89% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
Real Estate
92.23% 51.63% 100.00% 22.83% 4
Communication Services
5.28% 0.00% 5.28% 0.54% 1
Industrials
0.63% 0.00% 2.90% 6.52% 1
Financial Services
0.06% 0.00% 6.92% 6.52% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 2.17% 5
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 5.60% 7.61% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.33% 11.41% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 1.63% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 4.85% 1.09% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 20.73% 25.54% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.84% 10.33% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
US
65.53% 0.00% 98.73% 1.09% 1
Non US
33.18% 0.00% 99.23% 32.07% 5

DFGEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.12% 14.81% 63.59% 1
Management Fee 0.20% 0.09% 1.20% 14.67% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.26% 14.42% 1

Sales Fees

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGEX 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

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGEX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFGEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 2.00% 1.00% 289.00% 30.43% 1

DFGEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.01% 1.18% 29.34% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.45% -0.05% 5.25% 15.22% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFGEX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2010

Tenure

8.34

Tenure Rank

9.2%

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, 2010

Tenure

8.34

Tenure Rank

9.2%

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.


Allen Pu

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

2.95

Tenure Rank

17.4%

Mr. Pu is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Pu has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MS and PhD from Caltech, and a BS from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Mr. Pu joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2006 and has been responsible for the World Core Equity Portfolio since 2015.


Bhanu P. Singh

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

2.95

Tenure Rank

17.4%

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.


Mary T. Phillips

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2017

Tenure

1.33

Tenure Rank

20.1%

Mary T. Phillips, CFA, is a Senior Portfolio Manager, Vice President, and a member of the Investment Committee and Investment Research Committee at Dimensional Fund Advisors LP . Ms. Phillips earned an MBA with concentration in analytic finance, statistics and econometrics, and managerial and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Puget Sound. Ms. Phillips joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2012.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

22.1

Category Average

7.64

Category Mode

3.5