DFEMX: DFA Emerging Markets I

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DFEMX DFA Emerging Markets I


Profile

DFEMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • Net Assets $6.07 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.47
$18.98
$29.86

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.58%

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

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.70%
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
  • 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.


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Performance

DFEMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.9% -17.6% 43.0% 81.55%
1 Yr 1.6% -15.4% 71.1% 89.66%
3 Yr -2.2%* -12.0% 20.8% 62.07%
5 Yr 5.8%* -6.2% 17.8% 55.49%
10 Yr -0.7%* -5.7% 8.8% 82.98%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.2% -4.4% 47.5% 80.35%
2018 -15.4% -47.1% -10.4% 21.18%
2017 34.1% -0.9% 104.2% 61.78%
2016 10.0% -18.0% 18.2% 18.42%
2015 -17.5% -36.8% 8.8% 80.38%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.9% -17.6% 43.0% 81.55%
1 Yr 1.6% -15.4% 71.1% 89.66%
3 Yr -1.2%* -11.1% 21.5% 66.01%
5 Yr 7.0%* -1.7% 17.8% 63.74%
10 Yr 2.0%* -3.6% 11.6% 53.19%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.2% -4.4% 47.5% 80.35%
2018 -14.2% -47.1% -8.6% 20.69%
2017 36.6% 18.4% 104.2% 67.02%
2016 12.1% -18.0% 19.9% 17.37%
2015 -15.8% -36.8% 15.3% 80.38%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFEMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Net Assets 6.07 B 3.79 M 25.4 B 2.56%
Number of Holdings 1671 2 5528 4.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.39 B 410 K 5.19 B 6.41%
Weighting of Top 10 22.95% 11.8% 99.4% 88.03%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 5.22%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.89%
  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.93%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.50%
  5. Reliance Industries Ltd 1.22%
  6. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 0.96%
  7. China Construction Bank Corp Class H 0.91%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 0.85%
  9. SK Hynix Inc 0.74%
  10. Gold Fields Ltd ADR 0.71%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Stocks
98.93% 17.67% 101.03% 26.07%
Cash
0.95% -1.04% 84.74% 75.21%
Other
0.06% -2.42% 13.99% 20.94%
Preferred Stocks
0.05% 0.00% 0.44% 4.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.23% 81.20%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 7.11% 80.34%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Technology
21.50% 1.37% 48.02% 38.89%
Financial Services
16.86% 2.17% 31.17% 52.99%
Communication Services
12.28% 0.00% 31.34% 74.36%
Consumer Cyclical
11.67% 1.11% 38.51% 87.18%
Basic Materials
9.34% 0.00% 14.44% 8.97%
Consumer Defense
7.00% 0.00% 32.76% 61.11%
Industrials
5.95% 0.00% 17.95% 22.22%
Energy
5.61% 0.00% 14.69% 17.95%
Healthcare
4.04% 0.00% 27.29% 49.15%
Real Estate
3.45% 0.00% 14.76% 31.20%
Utilities
2.30% 0.00% 6.06% 29.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFEMX % Rank
Non US
98.68% 18.26% 100.00% 26.50%
US
0.25% -1.63% 8.40% 43.59%

Expenses

DFEMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.35% 11.85% 98.21%
Management Fee 0.47% 0.00% 1.35% 3.85%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% 1.79%

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% 4.00% 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% 4.00% 360.00% 2.65%

Distributions

DFEMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFEMX Category Low Category High DFEMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.88% 82.05%

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 2.70% -1.71% 5.25% 5.17%

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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Fund Manager Analysis

DFEMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2010

10.51

10.5%

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

5.12

5.1%

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.

Allen Pu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

0.51

0.5%

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.

Ethan Wren


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

0.51

0.5%

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
0.05 26.02 5.48 4.96