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DFEMX DFA Emerging Markets I

  • Fund
  • DFEMX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $28.37 - $0.31 - 1.08%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

DFEMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.37
$24.73
$30.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.08%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA Emerging Markets Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Apr 25, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

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 Emerging Markets Series (the "Emerging Markets 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 Emerging Markets Series will invest at least 80% of its net assets in emerging markets investments that are defined in the Prospectus as Approved Market securities.

DFEMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% 0.0% 32.5% 82.12%
1 Yr -6.2% -35.1% 5.2% 47.73%
3 Yr 8.4%* -7.5% 56.3% 43.61%
5 Yr 1.9%* -18.4% 25.7% 44.75%
10 Yr 4.5%* -6.8% 15.0% 79.00%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.4% -41.9% 0.0% 18.15%
2017 34.1% 1.8% 49.7% 52.38%
2016 10.0% -23.2% 241.4% 26.17%
2015 -17.5% -47.4% -0.6% 73.02%
2014 -3.5% -46.3% 42.6% 40.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% 0.0% 32.5% 82.51%
1 Yr -4.8% -35.1% 6.7% 40.24%
3 Yr 10.1%* -4.1% 60.8% 35.09%
5 Yr 3.7%* -18.4% 29.7% 32.56%
10 Yr 7.9%* -6.8% 19.9% 35.50%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -14.2% -41.9% 0.0% 16.17%
2017 36.6% 1.8% 50.4% 44.84%
2016 12.1% -10.0% 249.7% 20.08%
2015 -15.8% -33.4% 1.2% 65.92%
2014 -1.7% -46.2% 48.2% 34.62%

NAV & Total Return History

DFEMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Net Assets 6 B 5.19 M 87 B 6.88%
Number of Holdings 1224 2 5068 4.13%
Net Assets in Top 10 955 M 691 K 16.9 B 12.57%
Weighting of Top 10 16.07% 3.8% 539.2% 89.19%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.27%

  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.95%

  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.64%

  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 1.65%

  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.18%

  6. Naspers Ltd Class N 0.97%

  7. Reliance Industries Ltd 0.91%

  8. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 0.87%

  9. SK Hynix Inc 0.85%

  10. Itau Unibanco Holding SA Participating Preferred 0.84%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Stocks
98.68% 0.00% 104.30% 36.74%
Cash
1.14% -4.59% 20.55% 64.83%
Other
0.15% -0.87% 19.82% 30.84%
Preferred Stocks
0.04% 0.00% 3.64% 15.32%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.46% 72.10%
Bonds
0.00% -13.31% 89.58% 76.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Technology
22.29% 0.00% 35.28% 45.08%
Financial Services
21.85% 0.00% 53.82% 64.76%
Basic Materials
10.31% 0.00% 22.45% 13.58%
Consumer Cyclical
9.47% 0.00% 34.97% 68.50%
Consumer Defense
7.22% 0.00% 45.01% 57.28%
Energy
7.19% 0.00% 24.54% 32.87%
Industrials
6.89% 0.00% 16.07% 36.02%
Communication Services
4.71% 0.00% 18.76% 27.95%
Utilities
2.67% 0.00% 53.60% 26.38%
Real Estate
2.42% 0.00% 11.64% 43.70%
Healthcare
2.25% 0.00% 14.79% 55.12%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Non US
98.65% 0.00% 103.30% 16.70%
US
0.03% -1.60% 100.31% 68.17%

DFEMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.05% 13.96% 96.86%
Management Fee 0.52% 0.00% 2.00% 4.72%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.85% 1.81%

Sales Fees

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 8.00% 2.00% 218.00% 2.95%

DFEMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.19% 17.88%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.08% -1.57% 5.89% 13.56%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFEMX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.32

Category Average

6.24

Category Mode

5.16