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DFQTX DFA US Core Equity 2 I

  • Fund
  • DFQTX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2017
  • $20.77
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.24%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

DFQTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.2%
  • Net Assets $22 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.77
$16.88
$20.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.22%

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

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.87%
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 market capitalization weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), NYSE MKT LLC, Nasdaq Global Market®, Nasdaq Capital 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 11.6% -92.6% 31.0% 58.66% 4
1 Yr 19.3% -51.7% 43.3% 18.89% 1
3 Yr 9.7% * -14.4% 16.3% 34.24% 2
5 Yr 14.2% * -0.6% 17.9% 15.65% 1
10 Yr 7.5% * 0.9% 14.4% 14.12% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 13.8% -37.7% 186.3% 3.57% 1
2015 -6.6% -46.9% 11.2% 50.51% 3
2014 6.9% -51.7% 38.1% 36.21% 2
2013 34.4% -88.0% 42.8% 8.20% 1
2012 15.0% -100.0% 25.9% 18.22% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.6% -92.6% 31.0% 58.53% 4
1 Yr 19.3% -52.5% 142.7% 15.16% 1
3 Yr 9.7% * -5.3% 57.6% 30.06% 2
5 Yr 14.2% * -0.6% 17.9% 14.03% 1
10 Yr 7.5% * 0.9% 14.4% 13.08% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 15.3% -36.6% 190.6% 1.75% 1
2015 -3.2% -40.3% 20.1% 68.75% 4
2014 10.0% -24.8% 100.1% 71.38% 4
2013 43.1% -93.4% 1119.1% 32.78% 2
2012 21.9% -100.0% 282.8% 36.98% 2

NAV & Total Return History

DFQTX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 22 B 9.87 K 621 B 1.15% 1
Number of Holdings 2663 1 3780 0.50% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.46 B 13.1 K 95.8 B 2.73% 1
Weighting of Top 10 11.5% 2.3% 269.3% 35.40% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 2.45%
  2. AT&T Inc 1.36%
  3. Wells Fargo & Co 1.00%
  4. Intel Corp 0.84%
  5. Microsoft Corp 1.14%
  6. Comcast Corp Class A 1.10%
  7. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.26%
  8. Pfizer Inc 0.81%
  9. S+p500 Emini Fut Sep17 Xcme 20170915 0.80%
  10. Bank of America Corporation 0.76%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.77% 0.00% 147.19% 6.75% 2
Cash
1.22% -112.50% 132.07% 17.77% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.39% 88.99% 3.74% 5
Other
0.00% -81.75% 100.00% 12.16% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 71.30% 1.94% 5
Bonds
0.00% -49.59% 110.36% 7.39% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
19.04% 0.00% 78.59% 7.64% 1
Technology
17.30% 0.00% 41.58% 18.10% 3
Industrials
14.26% 0.00% 34.96% 4.69% 1
Consumer Cyclical
13.48% 0.00% 47.61% 7.28% 1
Healthcare
11.42% 0.00% 43.34% 22.42% 4
Consumer Defense
6.56% -0.12% 55.88% 19.11% 4
Energy
4.92% -3.37% 24.97% 17.23% 4
Basic Materials
4.52% -0.88% 26.23% 6.49% 1
Communication Services
4.12% -0.78% 17.35% 6.27% 2
Utilities
1.92% -1.65% 32.10% 13.55% 3
Real Estate
0.45% -35.19% 11.80% 17.66% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
US
97.64% 0.00% 100.18% 6.98% 2
Non US
1.13% -1.33% 88.51% 20.94% 4

DFQTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.22% 0.02% 303.36% 21.34% 1
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 2.25% 6.17% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.45% 6.29% 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 0.00% 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 4.00% 0.00% 1754.00% 16.46% 1

DFQTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 11.20% 27.38% 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 1.87% -1.94% 3.78% 4.90% 1

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

5.59

Tenure Rank

7.3%

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.


Joseph H. Chi

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

5.59

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Joseph H. Chi, CFA, is a Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President of Dimensional and the Chairman of Dimensional’s 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 international portfolios since 2010 and domestic portfolios since 2012.


Lukas J. Smart

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2017

Tenure

0.59

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Lukas Smart, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President, leads a team of investment professionals who manage US large cap equity and REIT portfolios. Mr. Smart earned his bachelor of economics degree from the University of San Diego and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Austin.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

81.9

Category Average

6.19

Category Mode

2.8