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DFIEX DFA International Core Equity I

  • Fund
  • DFIEX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $13.32
  • - $0.03
  • - 0.23%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

DFIEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • Net Assets $28.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 5.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.32
$11.30
$14.89

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.30%

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 Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.67%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • 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, value and high profitability 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 13.8% -32.9% 29.1% 16.15% 1
1 Yr -8.2% -25.2% 57.8% 64.33% 4
3 Yr 7.4% * -10.7% 11.1% 16.42% 1
5 Yr 2.4% * -3.3% 9.0% 36.02% 2
10 Yr 10.1% * -2.3% 13.2% 9.50% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -19.5% -93.5% 25.7% 53.90% 3
2017 24.7% -15.3% 31.4% 9.35% 1
2016 2.4% -27.4% 208.8% 21.82% 2
2015 -2.6% -27.4% 21.2% 40.82% 3
2014 -8.7% -18.8% 21.2% 38.67% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.8% -32.9% 29.1% 15.99% 1
1 Yr -8.2% -22.4% 47.1% 56.90% 3
3 Yr 7.4% * -10.7% 65.3% 14.93% 1
5 Yr 2.4% * -3.6% 9.0% 32.18% 2
10 Yr 10.1% * -2.7% 13.2% 9.05% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -19.5% -93.5% 25.7% 54.26% 3
2017 24.7% -8.4% 31.4% 9.35% 1
2016 4.5% -19.3% 209.7% 16.73% 1
2015 1.5% -14.4% 31.1% 30.97% 2
2014 -6.3% -19.2% 32.0% 48.26% 3

NAV & Total Return History

DFIEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 28.7 B 1.2 M 28.7 B 0.33% 1
Number of Holdings 5325 2 5325 0.33% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.63 B 158 K 7.54 B 2.98% 1
Weighting of Top 10 5.7% 5.7% 100.0% 37.09% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 0.76%
  2. HSBC Holdings PLC ADR 0.51%
  3. Toyota Motor Corp 0.57%
  4. Daimler AG 0.51%
  5. Basf SE 0.42%
  6. BP PLC ADR 0.77%
  7. Total SA 0.48%
  8. S+p500 Emini Fut Mar19 Xcme 20190315 0.84%
  9. Anglo American PLC 0.42%
  10. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 0.38%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.95% 2.88% 100.68% 11.26% 2
Cash
1.00% -3.85% 50.35% 21.19% 3
Other
0.05% -44.85% 9.80% 14.90% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.39% 6.62% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.48% 1.66% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 63.29% 5.63% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
16.18% 0.00% 40.04% 33.11% 5
Industrials
15.80% 0.00% 26.97% 4.30% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.59% 0.00% 18.88% 2.32% 1
Basic Materials
12.83% 0.08% 15.99% 3.64% 1
Consumer Defense
7.28% 0.46% 30.36% 20.53% 4
Technology
7.25% 0.36% 24.84% 18.21% 3
Energy
6.87% 0.00% 18.68% 24.17% 4
Healthcare
5.78% 0.10% 16.23% 28.81% 4
Communication Services
3.57% 0.00% 17.47% 26.49% 4
Utilities
3.13% 0.00% 21.13% 13.58% 2
Real Estate
2.61% 0.00% 6.61% 12.25% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Non US
97.93% 4.61% 100.64% 8.28% 1
US
1.02% -1.73% 60.54% 21.85% 4

DFIEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.30% 0.01% 4.41% 49.67% 1
Management Fee 0.27% 0.00% 1.28% 14.57% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.50% 14.20% 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% 2.00% 224.00% 25.83% 1

DFIEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 1.51% 43.51% 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 2.67% -0.14% 4.57% 11.59% 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

9.09

Tenure Rank

6.6%

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.


Allen Pu

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

3.7

Tenure Rank

14.2%

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

3.7

Tenure Rank

14.2%

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

2.08

Tenure Rank

18.0%

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.


William Collins-Dean

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2019

Tenure

0.08

Tenure Rank

22.1%

Will Collins-Dean is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Collins-Dean received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Mr. Collins-Dean joined the Sub-Adviser in 2014 and has been a portfolio manager since 2016.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.8

Category Average

6.18

Category Mode

4.3