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SAISX SA International Small Company Investor

  • Fund
  • SAISX
  • Price as of: Sep 19, 2017
  • $23.49
  • + $0.12
  • + 0.51%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities

SAISX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.3%
  • Net Assets $365 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.49
$18.83
$23.49

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.96%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

$100,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.64%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name SA International Small Company Fund
  • Fund Family Name SA Funds
  • Inception Date Aug 05, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund pursues its goal by investing substantially all of its assets in the International Small Company Portfolio of DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc. (the "DFA Portfolio"), a separate registered investment company with the same investment objective and investment policies as the fund. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the fund, through its investments in the DFA Portfolio and, indirectly, the underlying funds, will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small companies.

SAISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SAISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 23.2% -8.6% 31.9% 53.85% 3
1 Yr 21.0% -7.8% 28.7% 65.15% 4
3 Yr 5.8% * -2.7% 14.0% 52.46% 3
5 Yr 11.3% * 2.2% 17.9% 54.72% 3
10 Yr 3.4% * 1.4% 7.5% 73.53% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SAISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.6% -11.6% 28.0% 41.94% 3
2015 0.9% -16.5% 11.3% 46.77% 3
2014 -9.4% -20.3% 4.5% 44.64% 3
2013 23.9% 2.5% 34.5% 41.18% 2
2012 14.8% 5.2% 24.1% 71.11% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SAISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 23.2% -8.6% 31.9% 55.56% 3
1 Yr 21.0% -10.5% 28.7% 50.00% 3
3 Yr 5.8% * -2.7% 14.0% 45.90% 3
5 Yr 11.3% * 2.2% 17.9% 50.94% 3
10 Yr 3.4% * 1.4% 7.5% 64.71% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SAISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.6% -11.6% 28.0% 41.94% 3
2015 4.9% -16.5% 12.5% 38.71% 2
2014 -7.8% -13.1% 24.3% 69.64% 4
2013 28.5% 9.9% 49.1% 58.82% 3
2012 20.2% 10.8% 62.7% 80.00% 4

NAV & Total Return History

SAISX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

SAISX Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 365 M 2.21 M 5.27 B 21.21% 3
Number of Holdings 2 2 3781 40.91% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 365 M 676 K 2.82 B 7.58% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.0% 2.6% 100.0% 1.52% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. DFA International Small Company I 100.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.60% 60.28% 101.87% 18.18% 2
Other
3.38% -0.64% 10.62% 13.64% 2
Cash
0.99% -1.87% 35.96% 39.39% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.03% 0.00% 0.18% 6.06% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.93% 9.09% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
22.05% 11.59% 44.50% 18.18% 3
Consumer Cyclical
16.61% 4.51% 31.72% 24.24% 2
Basic Materials
11.45% 0.00% 13.31% 3.03% 1
Technology
10.94% 4.53% 40.68% 27.27% 3
Financial Services
10.61% 0.00% 21.21% 21.21% 3
Consumer Defense
6.17% 0.00% 13.05% 22.73% 3
Healthcare
5.21% 0.00% 16.41% 24.24% 4
Real Estate
3.91% 0.00% 11.73% 18.18% 2
Energy
3.32% 0.00% 7.39% 9.09% 1
Utilities
2.38% 0.00% 35.68% 10.61% 2
Communication Services
1.82% 0.00% 2.75% 10.61% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.84% 58.80% 98.58% 12.12% 1
US
0.76% 0.00% 35.85% 30.30% 4

SAISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SAISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.96% 0.12% 42.98% 72.73% 1
Management Fee 0.50% 0.08% 1.25% 21.21% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.15% 11.76% 3

Sales Fees

SAISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SAISX 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

SAISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SAISX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

SAISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SAISX Rank Quintile
Turnover 0.00% 0.00% 173.00% 40.91% 1

SAISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SAISX Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.01% 2.98% 26.00% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SAISX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SAISX Category Low Category High SAISX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.64% -0.43% 2.97% 71.21% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SAISX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

SAISX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Oct 29, 2012

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

15.1%

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

Oct 29, 2012

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

15.1%

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.


Bhanu P. Singh

Manager

Start Date

Oct 29, 2015

Tenure

1.84

Tenure Rank

23.3%

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

Oct 29, 2015

Tenure

1.84

Tenure Rank

23.3%

Mr. Keswani is a Senior Portfolio Manager of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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. Mr. Keswani joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2013.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

21.9

Category Average

6.45

Category Mode

2.7