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DFIEX DFA International Core Equity I

  • Fund
  • DFIEX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2017
  • $14.19
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.14%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

DFIEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.9%
  • Net Assets $24.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 5.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.19
$11.30
$14.21

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

Foreign Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.83%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA International Core Equity Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Sep 15, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of securities of non-U.S. companies in developed markets with a greater emphasis on small capitalization and value companies as compared to their representation in the International Universe. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities.

DFIEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.7% -17.1% 29.1% 28.18% 2
1 Yr 21.9% -25.2% 57.8% 16.33% 1
3 Yr 7.1% * -10.7% 10.3% 15.67% 1
5 Yr 9.9% * 0.2% 13.6% 13.94% 1
10 Yr 2.6% * -3.2% 6.1% 10.19% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.4% -23.0% 208.8% 16.31% 1
2015 -2.6% -16.2% 5.0% 30.58% 2
2014 -8.7% -27.4% 23.3% 35.56% 3
2013 20.2% -2.3% 29.4% 27.80% 2
2012 15.1% -16.3% 26.2% 25.22% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.7% -17.1% 29.1% 27.89% 2
1 Yr 21.9% -22.4% 47.1% 13.47% 1
3 Yr 7.1% * -10.7% 65.3% 13.06% 1
5 Yr 9.9% * 0.0% 13.6% 12.35% 1
10 Yr 2.6% * -3.2% 6.1% 9.71% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 4.5% -23.0% 209.7% 10.99% 1
2015 1.5% -14.4% 8.8% 21.94% 2
2014 -6.3% -19.3% 31.6% 45.93% 3
2013 26.6% -2.6% 35.5% 24.90% 2
2012 22.4% -19.2% 36.5% 20.35% 1

NAV & Total Return History

DFIEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 24.8 B 1.46 M 28.4 B 0.66% 1
Number of Holdings 5313 2 5313 0.33% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.26 B 158 K 7.24 B 3.97% 1
Weighting of Top 10 5.2% 5.2% 100.0% 35.10% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 0.85%
  2. HSBC Holdings PLC ADR 0.62%
  3. Toyota Motor Corp 0.64%
  4. Daimler AG 0.45%
  5. S+p500 Emini Fut Sep17 Xcme 20170915 0.73%
  6. BNP Paribas 0.35%
  7. Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A 0.35%
  8. Basf SE 0.49%
  9. Deutsche Telekom AG 0.37%
  10. BHP Billiton Ltd 0.35%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.45% 55.43% 100.18% 16.56% 3
Other
2.45% -44.85% 9.80% 11.26% 2
Cash
1.08% -0.20% 50.35% 18.87% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.02% 0.00% 3.34% 6.95% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 4.30% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
16.84% 0.00% 36.73% 29.14% 5
Industrials
16.57% 1.10% 22.90% 1.99% 1
Consumer Cyclical
14.83% 0.00% 17.71% 5.63% 1
Basic Materials
12.61% 0.83% 19.67% 3.31% 1
Technology
7.14% 2.25% 18.54% 17.22% 3
Consumer Defense
6.88% 1.17% 29.99% 21.19% 4
Healthcare
5.02% 0.09% 16.26% 28.15% 5
Energy
4.86% 0.87% 18.68% 26.82% 4
Communication Services
3.46% 0.00% 17.05% 26.82% 4
Utilities
2.96% 0.00% 21.13% 13.58% 3
Real Estate
2.33% 0.00% 6.61% 13.25% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Non US
95.23% 19.30% 99.61% 14.24% 2
US
1.22% 0.00% 54.81% 19.21% 4

DFIEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.01% 4.41% 50.99% 1
Management Fee 0.27% 0.00% 1.30% 13.91% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.50% 14.29% 1

Sales Fees

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFIEX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.08% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFIEX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFIEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 2.00% 2.00% 189.00% 24.92% 1

DFIEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.01% 1.51% 58.53% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.83% -0.14% 4.57% 9.27% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFIEX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2010

Tenure

7.59

Tenure Rank

8.2%

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

7.59

Tenure Rank

8.2%

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

2.2

Tenure Rank

18.0%

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

2.2

Tenure Rank

18.0%

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

0.59

Tenure Rank

20.9%

Ms. Phillips is a Senior Portfolio Manager of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP . Ms. Phillips holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from the University of Puget Sound. Ms. Phillips joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP in 2012, has been a portfolio manager since 2014.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.3

Category Average

6.12

Category Mode

2.8