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DFIEX DFA International Core Equity I

  • Fund
  • DFIEX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $11.51
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.44%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

DFIEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • Net Assets $16.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 5.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.51
$9.94
$11.87

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.00%

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 Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
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 1.1% -23.0% 217.5% 25.86% 2
1 Yr -3.7% -30.6% 18.7% 19.87% 1
3 Yr 3.1% * -9.0% 8.8% 17.28% 1
5 Yr 3.3% * -4.2% 9.9% 19.35% 1
10 Yr 2.9% * -2.7% 6.9% 14.81% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.6% -16.2% 6.5% 36.53% 2
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 24.9% 24.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 14.0% 14.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.4% -3.4% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.1% -23.0% 217.5% 25.95% 2
1 Yr -3.7% -30.6% 13.7% 16.56% 1
3 Yr 3.1% * -9.0% 8.8% 15.44% 1
5 Yr 3.3% * -4.2% 9.9% 17.34% 1
10 Yr 2.9% * -2.7% 6.9% 14.81% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.6% -16.2% 6.5% 36.53% 2
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 28.3% 28.3% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 17.0% 17.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -1.9% -1.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DFIEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: May 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 16.3 B 3 M 26.2 B 0.66% 1
Number of Holdings 5064 2 5064 0.33% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 882 M 3.1 M 7.4 B 4.30% 1
Weighting of Top 10 5.5% 5.5% 100.0% 31.13% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 1.12%
  2. Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class B 0.41%
  3. BP PLC ADR 0.49%
  4. Total SA 0.59%
  5. HSBC Holdings PLC ADR 0.39%
  6. Novartis AG ADR 0.39%
  7. Toyota Motor Corp 0.42%
  8. Daimler AG 0.46%
  9. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun16 Xcme 20160617 0.86%
  10. Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A 0.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.10% 55.43% 100.58% 16.23% 3
Other
1.64% 0.00% 5.91% 5.63% 2
Cash
1.25% -1.10% 31.41% 15.56% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 3.37% 5.30% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 2.32% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
15.95% 1.10% 26.57% 1.99% 1
Financial Services
15.56% 0.00% 34.32% 24.50% 4
Consumer Cyclical
15.21% 0.00% 18.61% 4.30% 1
Basic Materials
11.45% 0.47% 21.93% 3.97% 1
Consumer Defense
7.73% 0.00% 30.70% 18.54% 3
Technology
6.61% 0.00% 21.55% 15.56% 3
Energy
6.22% 0.88% 19.75% 21.19% 4
Healthcare
5.94% 0.08% 22.83% 24.83% 5
Communication Services
3.45% 0.00% 15.36% 28.15% 5
Utilities
3.03% 0.00% 21.13% 14.57% 3
Real Estate
2.39% 0.00% 7.57% 12.58% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Non US
96.54% 19.30% 99.70% 9.93% 2
US
0.56% 0.00% 55.97% 22.52% 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% 50.66% 1
Management Fee 0.35% 0.00% 1.30% 11.59% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.50% 14.72% 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 4.00% 1.00% 236.00% 22.59% 1

DFIEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.01% 1.51% 57.53% 3

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 2.63% -0.17% 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

6.42

Tenure Rank

7.3%

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

7.3%

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.


Allen Pu

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

1.03

Tenure Rank

15.3%

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

1.03

Tenure Rank

15.3%

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

23.1

Category Average

5.56

Category Mode

1.6