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This is a list of Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds with some key metrics, such as their net assets under management (in millions), 1-year return, 1-year return rank in primary category, expense ratio, and primary manager tenure. The lower the 1-year return rank in the primary category the better.
In this table you will find short term historical return data, including 1-year returns and 3-year returns on Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds. The table also includes the 1-year and 3-year returns ranks. The lower the rank percentage the better.
This table presents long term historical returns data for Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds. Long term includes 5-year and 10-year returns. The table also includes the 5-year and 10-year returns ranks. The lower the rank percentage the better.
This list includes all management costs and other fee information for Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds.
This page includes relevant dividend information on Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds.
The table below illustrates valuable information regarding the primary fund manager for Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds. You can use this table to compare the performance of the funds with the tenure of each manager. The manager with the longest tenure in each fund is considered the primary manager.
This list includes the retirement (IRA) and standard minimum amounts required to invest in Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds.
This list includes asset allocation proportions of the underlying holdings for Dimensional Fund Advisors Funds.
|Fund Name||Share Class & Symbol||Primary Category||Net Assets ($M USD)||1 Year Return||1 Year Rank in Primary Category||Exp Ratio||Primary Manager Tenure (yrs)|
|DFA International Core Equity Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFIEX)||International and Foreign Large-Cap Blend Equity||$32,170.04||11.90%||80.26%||0.30%||9.84|
|DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFCEX)||Emerging Markets Equity||$30,265.43||9.61%||80.32%||0.53%||9.84|
|DFA U.S. Core Equity II Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFQTX)||U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity||$29,269.55||19.36%||59.62%||0.22%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Core Equity 1 Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFEOX)||U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity||$28,110.49||21.32%||48.51%||0.20%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Large Cap Value Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFLVX)||U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity||$26,980.46||13.71%||59.80%||0.38%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Small Cap Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFSTX)||U.S. Small-Cap Blend Equity||$18,142.12||9.60%||72.61%||0.37%||7.84|
|DFA Emerging Markets Value Portfolio Class R2||Retirement (DFEPX)||Emerging Markets Equity||$17,966.72||1.65%||94.19%||0.91%||9.84|
|DFA Emerging Markets Value Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFEVX)||Emerging Markets Equity||$17,966.72||1.68%||94.32%||0.66%||9.84|
|DFA Five-Year Global Fixed Income Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFGBX)||Global Allocation||$14,915.98||1.70%||94.85%||0.29%||29.17|
|DFA U.S. Small Cap Value Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFSVX)||U.S. Small-Cap Value Equity||$14,554.14||3.89%||81.33%||0.53%||7.84|
|DFA International Small Cap Value Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DISVX)||International and Foreign Small & Mid-Cap Value Equity||$13,953.95||8.36%||42.50%||0.69%||9.84|
|DFA International Small Company Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFISX)||International and Foreign Small & Mid-Cap Blend Equity||$13,488.70||11.82%||73.79%||0.54%||9.84|
|DFA U.S. Targeted Value Portfolio Class R2||Retirement (DFTPX)||U.S. Small-Cap Value Equity||$11,323.18||6.58%||64.45%||0.63%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Targeted Value Portfolio Class R1||Retirement (DFTVX)||U.S. Small-Cap Value Equity||$11,323.18||6.59%||63.94%||0.48%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Targeted Value Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFFVX)||U.S. Small-Cap Value Equity||$11,323.18||6.59%||64.19%||0.38%||7.84|
|DFA T.A. U.S. Core Equity 2 Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFTCX)||U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity||$10,626.32||20.25%||53.48%||0.25%||7.84|
|DFA Real Estate Securities Portfolio Institutional Class||Inst (DFREX)||Real Estate||$10,489.88||21.21%||20.82%||0.20%||7.84|
|DFA U.S. Large Company Portfolio||Inst (DFUSX)||U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity||$10,346.83||25.31%||28.11%||0.08%||7.84|
|DFA Investment Grade Portfolio Institutional Class Shares||Inst (DFAPX)||U.S. Investment-Grade Bond||$9,953.66||7.98%||12.54%||0.23%||8.82|
|DFA International Value Portfolio Class R2||Retirement (DFIPX)||International and Foreign Large-Cap Value Equity||$9,380.08||4.05%||85.71%||0.88%||9.84|
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|Fund Name||5 Year Return||5 Year Rank in Primary Category||10 Year Return||10 Year Rank in Primary Category||Inception Date|
|Fund Name||Exp Ratio||Management Fee||12b-1||Admin Fee||Front Load||Deferred Load||Max Redemption Fee||Turnover|
|Fund Name||Div Yield||Last Dividend Date||Last Dividend Amount||Dividend Frequency||Net Income Ratio|
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|Fund Name||Stocks||Bonds||Convertible Bonds||Preferred Stocks||Cash|
Dimensional Fund Advisors is a company that sells mutual funds with $540,530M in assets under management. The average expense ratio from all Dimensional Fund Advisors mutual funds is 0.42%. 100.00% of these mutual funds are no load funds. The oldest fund was launched in 1981; DFA US Micro Cap I (DFSCX). The average manager tenure for all managers at Dimensional Fund Advisors is 5.88 years. The company offers investors 115 mutual funds, in terms of unique funds, not share classes.
DFA has its headquarters in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 1981 by David G. Booth, Eugene Fama, and Rex Sinquefield. The company’s guiding philosophy is that the assets they manage represent more than shares in a portfolio and have combined academic research with practical investing to generate higher returns for their clients.
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