DFCEX: DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity I

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DFCEX DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity I

  • Fund
  • DFCEX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2019
  • $20.28 - $0.00 - 0.00%

DFCEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • Net Assets $27.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.28
$18.40
$21.57

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.52%

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

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • 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 S. 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"), with a greater emphasis on small capitalization, value, and high profitability companies.

DFCEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -9.6% 27.2% 88.14%
1 Yr 5.3% -20.1% 30.7% 47.72%
3 Yr 3.0%* -14.4% 11.2% 65.63%
5 Yr 0.8%* -19.1% 25.7% 58.65%
10 Yr 1.3%* -10.9% 10.2% 70.28%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.1% -41.9% 1.7% 35.91%
2017 33.8% 0.0% 50.3% 54.01%
2016 10.2% -10.1% 241.4% 26.37%
2015 -16.7% -33.9% -1.5% 65.49%
2014 -2.8% -46.3% 32.9% 34.58%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -9.6% 27.2% 88.14%
1 Yr 5.3% -20.1% 30.7% 53.49%
3 Yr 4.4%* -14.4% 12.1% 55.16%
5 Yr 2.5%* -19.1% 29.6% 43.85%
10 Yr 3.1%* -10.9% 14.9% 51.00%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.8% -41.9% 1.7% 27.32%
2017 36.5% 0.0% 50.4% 44.29%
2016 12.4% -10.0% 249.7% 19.01%
2015 -14.8% -33.9% -1.5% 58.04%
2014 -0.9% -46.2% 32.9% 27.10%

NAV & Total Return History

DFCEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Net Assets 27.5 B 963 K 83.5 B 4.27%
Number of Holdings 5002 2 5002 0.13%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.61 B 145 K 16.8 B 4.66%
Weighting of Top 10 13.44% 4.2% 98.4% 97.15%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.95%

  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 1.81%

  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.72%

  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.26%

  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 0.88%

  6. SK Hynix Inc 0.86%

  7. Vale SA 0.82%

  8. Reliance Industries Ltd 0.75%

  9. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 0.75%

  10. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Participating Preferred 0.65%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Stocks
99.03% 74.96% 104.46% 22.90%
Cash
0.86% -8.77% 23.79% 74.39%
Other
0.11% -2.78% 10.03% 21.60%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.81% 15.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.52% 7.37%
Bonds
0.00% -0.19% 3.42% 15.14%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Technology
22.94% 0.00% 46.63% 49.81%
Financial Services
18.14% 1.54% 50.21% 77.62%
Consumer Cyclical
11.03% 0.52% 35.13% 67.01%
Basic Materials
10.56% 0.00% 17.19% 9.31%
Industrials
8.00% 0.00% 20.96% 23.03%
Consumer Defense
7.33% 0.00% 50.36% 59.64%
Energy
6.56% 0.00% 23.57% 34.67%
Communication Services
4.03% 0.00% 19.87% 32.47%
Real Estate
3.93% 0.00% 11.88% 20.83%
Utilities
3.51% 0.00% 13.37% 17.34%
Healthcare
2.93% 0.00% 22.27% 44.89%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCEX % Rank
Non US
98.93% 66.06% 131.33% 15.27%
US
0.10% -32.60% 18.99% 60.80%

DFCEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.52% 0.04% 124.05% 97.36%
Management Fee 0.47% 0.00% 2.00% 3.49%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.85% 0.50%

Sales Fees

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.20% 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 0.25% 2.00% 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.

DFCEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.00% 2.00% 254.00% 1.05%

DFCEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.62% 0.00% 23.21% 51.81%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFCEX Category Low Category High DFCEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.25% -1.69% 5.73% 10.83%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFCEX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2010

9.59

9.6%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

4.2

4.2%

Mr. Pu is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Pu has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MS and PhD from Caltech, and a BS from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Mr. Pu joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2006 and has been responsible for the World Core Equity Portfolio since 2015.


Bhanu P. Singh

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

4.2

4.2%

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.


Mary T. Phillips

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

2.59

2.6%

Mary T. Phillips, CFA, is a Senior Portfolio Manager, Vice President, and a member of the Investment Committee and Investment Research Committee at Dimensional Fund Advisors LP . 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. Ms. Phillips joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2012.


William Collins-Dean

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

0.59

0.6%

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

0.0

Category High

32.61

Category Average

5.61

Category Mode

10.75