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DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity I

DFCEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • Net Assets $31.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.35
$19.81
$27.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.39%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare DFCEX to Popular Emerging Markets Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$32.91

-1.38%

$117.28 B

-

$0.00

3.65%

0.29%

$51.96

-1.55%

$117.28 B

2.04%

$1.08

1.72%

0.10%

$64.23

-1.35%

$83.68 B

1.83%

$1.19

1.81%

0.11%

$95.64

-0.01%

$62.12 B

0.09%

$0.09

8.74%

1.00%

$54.35

-1.54%

$53.25 B

-

$0.00

0.07%

1.22%

DFCEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Apr 05, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio purchases a broad and diverse group of securities associated with emerging markets, which may include frontier markets (emerging market countries in an earlier stage of development), authorized for investment by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP's (the "Advisor") Investment Committee ("Approved Markets"). It may gain exposure to companies in Approved Markets by purchasing equity securities in the form of depositary receipts, which may be listed or traded outside the issuer’s domicile country.


DFCEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -18.0% 22.2% 20.85%
1 Yr 47.2% 7.5% 68.6% 20.63%
3 Yr 11.0%* -1.7% 35.9% 55.61%
5 Yr 11.9%* -1.1% 26.6% 59.34%
10 Yr 4.2%* -1.6% 10.2% 58.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.5% -22.1% 480.0% 68.77%
2019 13.1% -26.9% 42.0% 82.52%
2018 -17.1% -58.5% 34.6% 38.86%
2017 33.8% -33.4% 66.6% 52.48%
2016 10.2% -11.5% 241.3% 28.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -15.5% 22.2% 21.33%
1 Yr 47.2% 7.5% 68.6% 18.78%
3 Yr 11.0%* -1.7% 35.9% 51.62%
5 Yr 11.9%* -1.1% 26.6% 55.77%
10 Yr 4.2%* -1.6% 10.2% 57.33%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.5% -22.1% 480.0% 68.77%
2019 13.1% -14.7% 42.0% 82.52%
2018 -15.8% -31.2% 36.2% 29.18%
2017 36.5% -24.0% 66.6% 44.64%
2016 12.4% -10.0% 249.6% 18.60%

NAV & Total Return History


DFCEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Net Assets 31.1 B 920 K 117 B 4.04%
Number of Holdings 5991 5 5991 0.12%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.77 B 3.47 K 26.7 B 3.95%
Weighting of Top 10 18.60% 2.5% 68.6% 91.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  4. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  5. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  7. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  8. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%
  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Stocks
98.90% 0.90% 100.80% 34.80%
Cash
1.03% -43.47% 11.81% 66.28%
Other
0.06% -0.46% 6.42% 12.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.99% 24.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.02% 9.88%
Bonds
0.00% -0.34% 47.48% 21.50%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Technology
20.40% 0.00% 39.47% 64.14%
Financial Services
15.94% 0.00% 48.61% 68.57%
Consumer Cyclical
12.52% 0.00% 43.97% 72.90%
Basic Materials
11.18% 0.00% 30.14% 15.19%
Communication Services
9.09% 0.00% 46.96% 78.04%
Industrials
8.75% 0.00% 41.25% 17.29%
Consumer Defense
6.02% 0.00% 27.43% 49.88%
Energy
4.64% 0.00% 26.53% 33.53%
Healthcare
4.47% 0.00% 98.60% 45.79%
Real Estate
4.21% 0.00% 15.45% 9.58%
Utilities
2.79% 0.00% 38.11% 17.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Non US
98.73% 0.00% 100.80% 21.86%
US
0.17% 0.00% 100.01% 63.84%

DFCEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.39% 0.01% 3.00% 90.86%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 2.00% 5.82%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.25% 0.51%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 2.00% N/A

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.

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 0.00% 331.00% 4.73%

DFCEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.63% 0.00% 3.07% 13.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.19% -1.97% 5.62% 13.24%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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DFCEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2010

11.34

11.3%

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.

Allen Pu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.95

6.0%

Allen Pu is Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America, a member of the Investment Commit- tee, Vice President and a Senior Portfolio Manager of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Pu joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2006. Mr. Pu has an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.S. and Ph.D. from Caltech, and a B.S. from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Bhanu Singh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.95

6.0%

Bhanu P. Singh is Vice President and a Senior Portfolio Manager of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Singh joined Dimensional originally in 2003 and has been a portfolio manager since 2012. Mr. Singh has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mary Phillips


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

4.34

4.3%

Mary T. Phillips, CFA, Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional, joined Dimensional in 2012 and has been a portfolio manager since 2014. Ms. Phillips began managing Dimensional’s allocated portion of the Fund’s portfolio in March 2018. Ms. Phillips earned an MBA with concentration in analytic finance, statistics and econometrics, and managerial and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Puget Sound.

William Collins-Dean


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

2.34

2.3%

Will Collins-Dean is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Collins-Dean received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Mr. Collins-Dean joined the Sub-Adviser in 2014 and has been a portfolio manager since 2016.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 34.36 5.87 12.5