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DFISX DFA International Small Company I

  • Fund
  • DFISX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $18.10
  • - $0.08
  • - 0.44%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Value Equities

DFISX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • Net Assets $12.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 3.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.10
$15.33
$21.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.53%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Small & Mid Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Small/Mid Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA International Small Company Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Sep 30, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the International Small Company Portfolio, through its investments in the underlying funds, will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small companies. The International Small Company Portfolio and each underlying fund may invest in affiliated and unaffiliated registered and unregistered money market funds to manage its cash pending investment in other securities or to maintain liquidity for the payment of redemptions or other purposes.

DFISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.6% -14.9% 16.8% 26.25% 2
1 Yr -11.1% -19.7% 33.1% 54.88% 3
3 Yr 6.7% * -2.2% 12.3% 40.28% 2
5 Yr 3.1% * -1.2% 10.7% 32.39% 2
10 Yr 11.8% * 1.4% 15.5% 36.36% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -25.1% -38.7% 31.8% 63.64% 4
2017 23.2% -10.4% 192.5% 65.28% 4
2016 0.3% -17.5% 20.4% 20.83% 2
2015 1.4% -26.9% 27.0% 52.11% 3
2014 -11.6% -15.7% 29.3% 85.71% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.6% -14.9% 16.8% 26.25% 2
1 Yr -11.1% -23.5% 31.7% 48.78% 3
3 Yr 6.7% * -3.4% 13.1% 37.50% 2
5 Yr 3.1% * -1.4% 10.5% 30.99% 2
10 Yr 11.8% * 1.4% 15.5% 32.73% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -25.1% -38.7% 31.8% 63.64% 4
2017 23.2% -4.1% 192.9% 65.28% 4
2016 2.2% -14.7% 29.0% 18.06% 1
2015 6.3% -18.8% 27.8% 43.66% 3
2014 -7.1% -14.4% 47.8% 81.43% 5

NAV & Total Return History

DFISX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 12.4 B 172 K 13.3 B 2.44% 1
Number of Holdings 4496 8 4681 3.66% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 399 M 45.4 K 3.01 B 6.10% 1
Weighting of Top 10 3.1% 3.1% 99.7% 43.90% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. GN Store Nord A/S 0.26%
  2. Meggitt PLC 0.26%
  3. Auto Trader Group PLC 0.26%
  4. Tate & Lyle PLC 0.24%
  5. Amer Sports Oyj 0.26%
  6. Bellway PLC 0.26%
  7. S+p500 Emini Fut Mar19 Xcme 20190315 0.84%
  8. Rheinmetall AG 0.25%
  9. Hugo Boss AG 0.25%
  10. Travis Perkins PLC 0.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.83% 84.32% 138.89% 15.85% 2
Cash
1.06% -41.51% 13.60% 25.61% 3
Other
0.12% -18.93% 13.65% 15.85% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 4.88% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.22% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.98% 4.88% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
21.70% 9.96% 34.24% 15.85% 3
Consumer Cyclical
16.82% 8.41% 30.18% 17.07% 2
Technology
11.76% 0.00% 19.41% 17.07% 2
Financial Services
11.32% 0.00% 26.93% 23.17% 3
Basic Materials
10.78% 0.59% 26.48% 19.51% 2
Consumer Defense
6.56% 3.49% 26.36% 25.61% 3
Healthcare
5.07% 0.00% 12.33% 26.83% 4
Real Estate
4.81% 0.00% 12.20% 24.39% 3
Energy
3.87% 0.00% 9.30% 17.07% 2
Utilities
2.87% 0.00% 8.61% 9.76% 2
Communication Services
1.62% 0.00% 6.83% 17.07% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Non US
97.94% 1.59% 138.89% 10.98% 1
US
0.89% 0.00% 95.10% 29.27% 4

DFISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.53% 0.33% 44.89% 84.15% 1
Management Fee 0.40% 0.29% 1.64% 29.27% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.30% 20.75% 1

Sales Fees

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFISX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFISX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFISX Rank Quintile
Turnover 22.00% 2.00% 159.00% 30.49% 1

DFISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.1% 0.00% 1.26% 3.75% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.18% -1.41% 2.67% 6.10% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

DFISX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2010

Tenure

9.09

Tenure Rank

5.3%

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.


Bhanu P. Singh

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

3.7

Tenure Rank

14.6%

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.


Arun C. Keswani

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

3.7

Tenure Rank

14.6%

Mr. Keswani is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Keswani joined Dimensional in 2011 and has been a portfolio manager since 2013. Mr. Keswani holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, an MS from Pennsylvania State University, and a BS from Purdue University.


Mary T. Phillips

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2017

Tenure

2.08

Tenure Rank

17.9%

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

0.1

Category High

15.3

Category Average

5.54

Category Mode

4.3