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DFSVX DFA US Small Cap Value I

  • Fund
  • DFSVX
  • Price as of: Dec 01, 2016
  • $37.69
  • + $0.07
  • + 0.19%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Value Equities

DFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • Net Assets $12.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.69
$26.27
$37.80

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.52%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Small Cap Value Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Mar 02, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund normally will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small cap U.S. companies. It may use derivatives, such as futures contracts and options on futures contracts for U.S. equity securities and indices, to adjust market exposure based on actual or expected cash inflows to or outflows from the Portfolio.

DFSVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 23.6% -16.2% 58.2% 17.80% 1
1 Yr 4.5% -29.4% 68.3% 45.07% 3
3 Yr 3.6% * -16.1% 17.4% 57.94% 3
5 Yr 12.4% * 0.2% 15.9% 20.90% 2
10 Yr 5.5% * -1.9% 9.6% 61.45% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -12.8% -48.0% 9.0% 45.32% 3
2014 -1.2% -38.4% 11.9% 29.41% 2
2013 35.1% -27.6% 59.9% 21.46% 2
2012 13.2% -100.0% 35.3% 41.14% 3
2011 -9.4% -42.1% 10.3% 65.05% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 24.3% -16.2% 58.2% 18.26% 1
1 Yr 4.5% -59.2% 214.5% 38.82% 2
3 Yr 3.6% * -17.1% 24.7% 52.11% 3
5 Yr 12.4% * -0.3% 25.1% 18.91% 1
10 Yr 5.5% * 0.5% 16.2% 58.13% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.2% -48.0% 9.0% 64.49% 4
2014 3.6% -29.2% 12.5% 58.02% 3
2013 52.7% 0.0% 164.5% 46.33% 3
2012 31.1% -100.0% 112.0% 22.95% 2
2011 -10.9% -48.7% 12.0% 67.38% 4

NAV & Total Return History

DFSVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 12.6 B 345 K 20.5 B 0.42% 1
Number of Holdings 1120 3 1641 1.46% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.48 B 110 K 1.48 B 0.21% 1
Weighting of Top 10 11.1% 0.9% 76.5% 29.02% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Synnex Corp 0.98%
  2. Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd 0.77%
  3. Convergys Corp 0.87%
  4. Ssc Government Mm Gvmxx 2.22%
  5. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd 0.76%
  6. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc 0.87%
  7. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc 0.81%
  8. WPX Energy Inc Class A 0.86%
  9. PDC Energy Inc 0.73%
  10. S+p500 Emini Fut Dec16 Xcme 20161216 2.19%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.69% 0.90% 100.03% 12.94% 3
Bonds
2.22% 0.00% 24.42% 1.25% 1
Cash
0.09% -0.04% 99.10% 30.06% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.18% 0.84% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.43% 1.88% 4
Other
0.00% -1.39% 13.43% 11.90% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
24.55% 0.00% 35.73% 12.32% 3
Industrials
20.63% 0.00% 41.49% 8.56% 2
Consumer Cyclical
12.45% 0.00% 34.56% 17.75% 3
Technology
11.78% 0.00% 32.02% 16.28% 3
Energy
9.77% 0.00% 39.36% 3.13% 1
Basic Materials
6.28% 0.00% 44.31% 15.66% 3
Consumer Defense
4.63% 0.00% 14.99% 9.19% 2
Healthcare
4.15% 0.00% 20.61% 22.34% 4
Communication Services
0.88% 0.00% 8.21% 12.32% 2
Utilities
0.25% 0.00% 11.92% 25.68% 4
Real Estate
0.16% 0.00% 29.97% 32.78% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
US
96.41% 0.90% 100.01% 11.06% 2
Non US
1.28% 0.00% 42.04% 22.34% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Government
2.22% 0.00% 4.86% 0.42% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.09% -0.04% 99.10% 30.04% 5
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 2.65% 0.42% 4
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 24.42% 4.41% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.21% 4
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 0.42% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
US
2.22% 0.00% 24.42% 1.25% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 0.63% 4

DFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.52% 0.07% 1481.17% 39.25% 1
Management Fee 0.50% 0.01% 1.35% 10.02% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 465000.00% 12.54% 1

Sales Fees

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFSVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DFSVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 9.00% 4.00% 2077.66% 23.38% 1

DFSVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.07% 23.65% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.66% -3.45% 3.22% 16.70% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFSVX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2012

Tenure

4.68

Tenure Rank

10.8%

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

4.68

Tenure Rank

10.8%

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

4.68

Tenure Rank

10.8%

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.


Joel P. Schneider

Manager

Start Date

Jul 21, 2015

Tenure

1.28

Tenure Rank

16.4%

Mr. Schneider is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Schneider holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from the University of Minnesota, and a BS from Iowa State University. Mr. Schneider joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2013.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

31.9

Category Average

7.07

Category Mode

4.8