DFCSX: DFA Continental Small Company I

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DFCSX DFA Continental Small Company I


Profile

DFCSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -28.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.9%
  • Net Assets $435 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.12
$16.26
$26.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.66%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -28.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.30%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA Continental Small Company Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Apr 15, 1988
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio is a Feeder Portfolio and pursues its objective by investing substantially all of its assets in its corresponding master fund, the Continental Small Company Series (the "Continental Small Company Series") of the DFA Investment Trust Company (the "Trust"), which has the same investment objective and policies as the Portfolio. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the Continental Small Company Series will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small companies located in continental Europe.


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Performance

DFCSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -28.3% -35.3% 0.0% 92.00%
1 Yr -22.7% -34.6% 1.7% 74.67%
3 Yr -7.0%* -18.4% 8.2% 61.90%
5 Yr -1.9%* -11.2% 1.5% 19.30%
10 Yr 1.8%* -4.4% 6.4% 8.11%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.9% 0.0% 44.8% 37.33%
2018 -24.1% -39.7% 0.0% 74.65%
2017 32.0% 0.0% 36.7% 10.17%
2016 3.6% -13.1% 6.4% 10.34%
2015 9.3% -19.7% 9.3% 1.75%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -28.3% -35.3% 0.0% 92.00%
1 Yr -22.7% -34.6% 0.0% 74.67%
3 Yr -5.7%* -18.4% 7.3% 57.14%
5 Yr -0.2%* -11.2% 2.5% 14.04%
10 Yr 3.8%* -4.4% 6.4% 10.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.9% 0.0% 44.8% 37.33%
2018 -22.7% -39.7% 0.0% 73.24%
2017 35.1% 0.0% 38.4% 10.17%
2016 5.9% -13.1% 8.9% 8.62%
2015 11.5% -19.7% 11.5% 1.75%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFCSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFCSX Category Low Category High DFCSX % Rank
Net Assets 435 M 3.53 M 14.4 B 33.33%
Number of Holdings 1130 27 1318 6.67%
Net Assets in Top 10 43.8 M 1.6 M 2.99 B 72.00%
Weighting of Top 10 6.83% 6.8% 58.8% 100.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ingenico Group SA 1.09%
  2. PSP Swiss Property AG 0.91%
  3. ASM International NV 0.69%
  4. Rubis SCA 0.62%
  5. Lanxess AG 0.62%
  6. Unione di Banche Italiane SpA 0.60%
  7. Huhtamäki Oyj 0.58%
  8. Euronext NV 0.58%
  9. Rheinmetall AG 0.58%
  10. Royal UNIBREW A/S 0.56%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCSX % Rank
Stocks
99.40% 92.15% 121.80% 24.00%
Cash
0.34% -14.84% 6.91% 70.67%
Other
0.26% 0.00% 3.57% 24.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 66.67%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 62.67%
Bonds
0.00% -27.22% 0.43% 65.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCSX % Rank
Industrials
24.93% 2.05% 36.29% 25.33%
Financial Services
14.12% 0.00% 25.70% 57.33%
Technology
12.35% 1.69% 22.25% 40.00%
Consumer Cyclical
10.22% 0.00% 19.12% 44.00%
Real Estate
7.72% 0.00% 7.72% 1.33%
Communication Services
6.00% 0.00% 12.30% 49.33%
Healthcare
5.86% 3.43% 27.72% 94.67%
Basic Materials
5.85% 0.09% 15.47% 48.00%
Consumer Defense
5.10% 1.59% 23.27% 73.33%
Utilities
5.09% 0.00% 8.33% 14.67%
Energy
2.76% 0.00% 19.38% 60.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFCSX % Rank
Non US
99.02% 84.27% 121.81% 18.67%
US
0.38% -0.01% 13.18% 49.33%

Expenses

DFCSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.66% 0.07% 8.50% 93.33%
Management Fee 0.57% 0.06% 1.46% 14.67%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.15% 2.70%

Sales Fees

DFCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

DFCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 13.00% 1.00% 153.00% 37.14%

Distributions

DFCSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFCSX Category Low Category High DFCSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.84% 62.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFCSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFCSX Category Low Category High DFCSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.30% -0.34% 5.37% 32.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

DFCSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2010

10.09

10.1%

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.

Bhanu Singh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

4.7

4.7%

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 Keswani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

4.7

4.7%

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

Joel Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

0.09

0.1%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 22.42 9.41 13.26