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DFLVX DFA US Large Cap Value I

  • Fund
  • DFLVX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $36.45
  • + $0.10
  • + 0.28%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

DFLVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 16.3%
  • Net Assets $19.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.45
$26.98
$36.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Large Cap Value Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Feb 19, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund is a Feeder Portfolio and pursues its objective by investing substantially all of its assets in its corresponding Master fund, the U.S. Large Cap Value Series (the "U.S. Large Cap Value Series") of The DFA Investment Trust Company (the "Trust"), which has the same investment objective and policies as the U.S. Large Cap Value Portfolio. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the U.S. Large Cap Value Series will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of large cap U.S. companies.

DFLVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFLVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.3% -75.5% 192.5% 13.38% 1
1 Yr 12.4% -47.2% 27.7% 15.82% 1
3 Yr 8.1% * -15.3% 14.2% 15.11% 1
5 Yr 16.3% * -0.1% 17.6% 1.43% 1
10 Yr 6.5% * -0.9% 8.9% 19.48% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFLVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -9.3% -47.3% 0.6% 44.87% 3
2014 7.5% -46.4% 14.8% 25.50% 2
2013 38.1% -13.6% 45.0% 2.79% 1
2012 19.6% -22.7% 35.8% 0.97% 1
2011 -4.9% -34.9% 13.0% 64.02% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFLVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 20.2% -75.5% 199.7% 10.32% 1
1 Yr 12.4% -51.7% 110.4% 12.86% 1
3 Yr 8.1% * -11.2% 19.9% 13.67% 1
5 Yr 16.3% * -0.1% 17.6% 1.32% 1
10 Yr 6.5% * -0.9% 8.9% 17.02% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFLVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.7% -26.0% 5.6% 38.30% 3
2014 11.1% -14.3% 39.5% 60.82% 4
2013 47.9% 0.0% 289.2% 19.93% 1
2012 28.0% 0.0% 528.1% 18.33% 1
2011 -4.0% -84.2% 231.9% 64.97% 4

NAV & Total Return History

DFLVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFLVX Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 19.1 B 273 K 84.6 B 1.05% 1
Number of Holdings 328 1 999 1.52% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 5.08 B 0 24.7 B 0.95% 1
Weighting of Top 10 28.6% 0.0% 100.1% 14.27% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Pfizer Inc 2.46%
  2. AT&T Inc 3.67%
  3. Chevron Corp 1.95%
  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co 3.76%
  5. Comcast Corp Class A 3.19%
  6. Exxon Mobil Corp 3.60%
  7. Cisco Systems Inc 3.11%
  8. Intel Corp 3.33%
  9. Citigroup Inc 1.92%
  10. Time Warner Inc 1.60%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.01% 0.00% 132.93% 5.71% 2
Bonds
0.95% -0.12% 75.03% 2.38% 1
Cash
0.03% -32.93% 100.00% 22.74% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 1.14% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 18.87% 3.33% 5
Other
0.00% -2.64% 25.55% 7.52% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
21.15% 0.00% 38.34% 16.97% 4
Technology
14.04% 0.00% 29.49% 7.63% 2
Energy
13.51% 0.00% 29.15% 4.10% 1
Healthcare
11.98% 0.00% 29.91% 15.82% 3
Industrials
11.46% 0.00% 31.48% 10.30% 2
Communication Services
9.06% -0.70% 10.47% 1.33% 1
Consumer Cyclical
8.39% 0.00% 34.71% 14.01% 3
Consumer Defense
4.96% -1.44% 25.28% 21.64% 4
Basic Materials
3.61% 0.00% 14.96% 9.34% 2
Utilities
0.18% -0.70% 78.64% 22.31% 5
Real Estate
0.01% 0.00% 19.44% 18.02% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
US
98.65% 0.00% 132.93% 2.66% 1
Non US
0.36% 0.00% 98.98% 25.59% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Government
0.95% 0.00% 27.93% 0.86% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.03% -32.93% 100.00% 23.03% 5
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 26.03% 0.67% 4
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 61.01% 5.52% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.84% 0.48% 4
Derivative
0.00% -0.37% 0.13% 0.48% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
US
0.95% -0.12% 72.66% 2.28% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 14.27% 1.52% 4

DFLVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFLVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.30% 0.05% 21.67% 22.84% 1
Management Fee 0.35% 0.00% 1.20% 5.71% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.50% 6.99% 1

Sales Fees

DFLVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFLVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFLVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFLVX 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.

DFLVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFLVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 15.00% 0.00% 221.00% 14.08% 1

DFLVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFLVX Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 3.58% 6.17% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFLVX Category Low Category High DFLVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.04% -1.41% 3.83% 8.09% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFLVX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.76

Tenure Rank

8.5%

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, 2012

Tenure

4.76

Tenure Rank

8.5%

Joseph H. Chi, CFA, is co-head of Dimensional’s portfolio management group, a Senior Portfolio Manager and a Vice President of Dimensional, and chairman of its 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 since 2010 has been responsible for the international portfolios managed by Dimensional.


Henry F. Gray

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.76

Tenure Rank

8.5%

Mr. Gray is Head of Global Equity Trading and a Vice President of Dimensional Funds Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Gray received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1995 and his AB from Princeton University in 1989. Mr. Gray joined DFA in 1995, was a Portfolio Manager from 1995 to 2005, and has been Head of Global Equity Trading since 2006, and since 2012 responsible for the international portfolios managed by Dimensional.


Lukas J. Smart

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

1.36

Tenure Rank

12.2%

Mr. Smart is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Smart holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BA from the University of San Diego. Mr. Smart joined Dimensional in 2007, has been a portfolio manager since 2010.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.3

Category Average

7

Category Mode

1.9