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DFA Emerging Markets I

DFEMX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • Net Assets $6.38 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.68
$26.82
$36.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.35%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare DFEMX 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%

DFEMX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.07%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.5%
  • 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
  • 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 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 5.3% -18.0% 22.2% 38.91%
1 Yr 43.5% 7.5% 68.6% 36.89%
3 Yr 10.7%* -1.7% 35.9% 60.96%
5 Yr 11.9%* -1.1% 26.6% 59.48%
10 Yr 4.1%* -1.6% 10.2% 60.84%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.9% -22.1% 480.0% 68.13%
2019 13.2% -26.9% 42.0% 82.25%
2018 -15.4% -58.5% 34.6% 18.62%
2017 34.1% -33.4% 66.6% 49.44%
2016 10.0% -11.5% 241.3% 28.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.3% -15.5% 22.2% 39.64%
1 Yr 43.5% 7.5% 68.6% 32.54%
3 Yr 10.7%* -1.7% 35.9% 56.03%
5 Yr 11.9%* -1.1% 26.6% 55.91%
10 Yr 4.1%* -1.6% 10.2% 60.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.9% -22.1% 480.0% 68.13%
2019 13.2% -14.7% 42.0% 82.25%
2018 -14.2% -31.2% 36.2% 14.37%
2017 36.6% -24.0% 66.6% 44.32%
2016 12.1% -10.0% 249.6% 20.35%

NAV & Total Return History


DFEMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Net Assets 6.38 B 920 K 117 B 12.95%
Number of Holdings 1664 5 5991 3.26%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.47 B 3.47 K 26.7 B 15.23%
Weighting of Top 10 21.86% 2.5% 68.6% 88.39%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  4. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  5. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  7. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  8. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%
  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.65%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Stocks
98.70% 0.90% 100.80% 40.58%
Cash
1.19% -43.47% 11.81% 60.81%
Other
0.06% -0.46% 6.42% 12.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.04% 0.00% 2.99% 14.88%
Bonds
0.01% -0.34% 47.48% 13.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.02% 54.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Technology
21.32% 0.00% 39.47% 52.92%
Financial Services
18.36% 0.00% 48.61% 47.66%
Consumer Cyclical
12.69% 0.00% 43.97% 71.38%
Communication Services
10.57% 0.00% 46.96% 67.76%
Basic Materials
10.38% 0.00% 30.14% 19.74%
Consumer Defense
6.44% 0.00% 27.43% 43.46%
Industrials
6.30% 0.00% 41.25% 35.63%
Energy
4.29% 0.00% 26.53% 40.19%
Healthcare
4.17% 0.00% 98.60% 52.45%
Real Estate
3.15% 0.00% 15.45% 22.08%
Utilities
2.33% 0.00% 38.11% 21.14%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Non US
98.52% 0.00% 100.80% 25.93%
US
0.18% 0.00% 100.01% 63.72%

DFEMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.01% 3.00% 91.78%
Management Fee 0.39% 0.00% 2.00% 6.77%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.25% 1.79%

Sales Fees

DFEMX 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

DFEMX 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.

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 0.00% 331.00% 2.24%

DFEMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.54% 0.00% 3.07% 55.73%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.07% -1.97% 5.62% 15.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFEMX - 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.

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.

Allen Pu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

1.34

1.3%

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.

Ethan Wren


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

1.34

1.3%

Mr. Wren is a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Wren holds an MBA and an MPA from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Wren joined the Dimensional in 2010, has been a portfolio manager since 2018.

Tenure Analysis

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