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DFQTX DFA US Core Equity 2 I

  • Fund
  • DFQTX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2016
  • $18.71
  • + $0.12
  • + 0.65%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

DFQTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.7%
  • Net Assets $18.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 12.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.71
$14.44
$18.71

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.22%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Core Equity II Fund
  • 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 U.S. companies with a greater emphasis on small capitalization and value companies as compared to their representation in the U.S. Universe. The Advisor generally defines the U.S. Universe as a free float adjusted market capitalization weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), NYSE MKT LLC or Nasdaq Global Market® or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate by the Advisor.

DFQTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 14.4% -82.7% 186.5% 3.96% 1
1 Yr 3.5% -51.7% 28.0% 54.17% 3
3 Yr 7.6% * -14.4% 16.9% 29.82% 2
5 Yr 14.7% * -1.0% 19.4% 5.18% 1
10 Yr 6.9% * -0.2% 10.3% 13.08% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -6.6% -46.9% 5.7% 49.01% 3
2014 6.9% -51.7% 19.5% 34.33% 2
2013 34.4% -88.0% 41.8% 8.38% 1
2012 15.0% -100.0% 42.8% 18.17% 1
2011 -3.5% -27.1% 13.3% 53.49% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.9% -82.7% 190.8% 2.42% 1
1 Yr 10.2% -52.5% 142.7% 8.94% 1
3 Yr 7.6% * -5.6% 57.6% 42.40% 3
5 Yr 14.7% * -1.0% 19.4% 20.44% 2
10 Yr 6.9% * -0.2% 10.3% 22.69% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.2% -40.3% 13.0% 65.88% 4
2014 10.0% -24.8% 54.2% 70.59% 4
2013 43.1% -93.4% 1119.1% 33.39% 2
2012 21.9% -100.0% 282.8% 37.28% 2
2011 -2.6% -43.5% 45.5% 62.30% 4

NAV & Total Return History

DFQTX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 18.2 B 9.87 K 463 B 1.29% 1
Number of Holdings 2687 1 3780 0.58% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.2 B 13.1 K 69.4 B 2.52% 1
Weighting of Top 10 12.7% 2.2% 297.1% 35.61% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Exxon Mobil Corp 1.69%
  2. Apple Inc 2.21%
  3. AT&T Inc 1.59%
  4. Wells Fargo & Co 1.13%
  5. Intel Corp 1.06%
  6. Microsoft Corp 1.25%
  7. Comcast Corp Class A 0.98%
  8. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.08%
  9. Ssc Government Mm Gvmxx 1.08%
  10. Cisco Systems Inc 0.81%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.02% 0.00% 118.62% 6.39% 2
Bonds
0.94% -13.88% 103.49% 5.31% 1
Cash
0.03% -103.42% 132.07% 25.47% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 83.08% 1.87% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 90.60% 3.60% 5
Other
0.00% -81.75% 100.00% 11.01% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
17.38% 0.00% 46.84% 8.51% 2
Technology
16.71% 0.00% 63.16% 18.17% 3
Industrials
14.15% 0.00% 48.43% 6.06% 1
Consumer Cyclical
13.62% 0.00% 47.61% 7.21% 1
Healthcare
11.15% 0.00% 30.94% 22.86% 4
Consumer Defense
7.34% 0.00% 48.03% 18.89% 4
Energy
7.25% -3.67% 22.58% 10.02% 2
Communication Services
4.57% -3.08% 17.25% 5.98% 2
Basic Materials
4.19% 0.00% 23.55% 6.78% 1
Utilities
2.06% -3.74% 25.88% 13.70% 3
Real Estate
0.37% -0.11% 12.73% 17.95% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
US
98.32% 0.00% 118.15% 6.12% 2
Non US
0.70% -0.64% 94.30% 21.44% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Government
1.08% -13.88% 76.37% 3.62% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.03% -103.47% 131.77% 25.58% 5
Securitized
0.00% -3.93% 53.54% 3.41% 5
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 95.85% 8.04% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 67.28% 2.25% 5
Derivative
0.00% -45.35% 46.77% 1.09% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
US
0.94% -13.88% 93.58% 5.04% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 21.97% 4.46% 5

DFQTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.22% 0.02% 303.36% 20.71% 1
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 2.25% 5.74% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.45% 6.16% 1

Sales Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFQTX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFQTX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 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.

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFQTX Rank Quintile
Turnover 6.00% 0.00% 1754.00% 15.89% 1

DFQTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 11.20% 27.27% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -2.05% 3.95% 7.22% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFQTX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.76

Tenure Rank

9.2%

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

9.2%

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

9.2%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

81.0

Category Average

6.06

Category Mode

4.8