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DFGBX DFA Five-Year Global Fixed-Income I

  • Fund
  • DFGBX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2019
  • $10.90 - $0.00 - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

DFGBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • Net Assets $15.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.90
$10.52
$10.97

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond-USD Hedged

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA Five Year Global Fixed Income Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Nov 06, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager David A. Plecha

Fund Description

The fund generally invests in a universe of U.S. and foreign debt securities maturing in five years or less. It primarily invests in obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. and foreign governments, their agencies and instrumentalities, corporate debt obligations, bank obligations, commercial paper, repurchase agreements, obligations of other domestic and foreign issuers, securities of domestic or foreign issuers denominated in U.S. dollars but not trading in the United States, and obligations of supranational organizations.

DFGBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% 0.6% 9.5% 88.11%
1 Yr -0.1% -3.9% 7.5% 86.34%
3 Yr -0.9%* -2.6% 4.7% 84.14%
5 Yr -0.1%* -3.1% 3.2% 18.58%
10 Yr -0.2%* -1.8% 2.2% 80.47%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.9% -10.1% 0.0% 17.18%
2017 0.0% -5.2% 12.8% 93.83%
2016 -0.3% -2.7% 9.6% 82.38%
2015 -0.3% -12.4% -0.2% 1.32%
2014 0.8% -8.4% 7.1% 21.27%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% 0.6% 9.5% 88.55%
1 Yr 0.3% -3.9% 9.1% 90.75%
3 Yr 0.3%* -1.9% 6.2% 63.88%
5 Yr 1.4%* -3.1% 5.2% 18.14%
10 Yr 2.5%* -1.3% 7.1% 20.31%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.5% -10.1% 3.7% 28.19%
2017 2.0% -0.9% 13.1% 81.94%
2016 1.8% -1.9% 10.8% 65.64%
2015 1.4% -12.4% 1.4% 0.44%
2014 3.2% -8.4% 12.8% 20.81%

NAV & Total Return History

DFGBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Net Assets 15.2 B 4 M 132 B 3.95%
Number of Holdings 387 6 5883 58.77%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.44 B -101 M 10.1 B 6.58%
Weighting of Top 10 21.12% 5.1% 203.0% 73.68%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Norway (Kingdom Of) 2% 2.59%

  2. Republic of Finland 0% 2.56%

  3. Denmark (Kingdom Of) 1.5% 2.54%

  4. Austria (Republic of) 0% 2.37%

  5. Belgium (Kingdom Of) 2.25% 2.28%

  6. European Stability Mechanism 0.1% 2.09%

  7. Caisse d Amortissement De La Dette Sociale 0.12% 1.95%

  8. Asian Development Bank 0.2% 1.71%

  9. Kommuninvest I Sverige AB 0.25% 1.56%

  10. Sweden (Kingdom Of) 3.5% 1.45%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Bonds
91.48% 0.00% 222.09% 67.54%
Cash
8.53% -133.70% 41.16% 23.68%
Stocks
0.00% -1.24% 97.10% 88.60%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.90% 98.25%
Other
0.00% -0.31% 5.22% 89.47%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.63% 98.68%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Derivative
60.05% -147.32% 69.74% 0.88%
Government
57.39% -8.74% 93.83% 45.61%
Corporate
33.93% -0.82% 210.41% 28.51%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 61.34% 100.00%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 38.30% 98.68%
Cash & Equivalents
-51.52% -72.24% 46.97% 99.56%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Non US
82.22% -56.26% 146.82% 14.91%
US
9.26% 0.00% 157.56% 87.72%

DFGBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.27% 0.07% 7.51% 98.25%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.15% 2.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.45% 1.69%

Sales Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 0.00% 551.00% 32.46%

DFGBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.05% 0.00% 4.13% 8.77%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.03% -1.10% 5.99% 92.98%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFGBX - Managers

David A. Plecha

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 06, 1990

28.67

28.7%

Mr. Plecha is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Plecha received his BS from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1983 and his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987. Mr. Plecha has been a portfolio manager since 1989.


Joseph F. Kolerich

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

7.34

7.3%

Mr. Kolerich is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Kolerich has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Kolerich joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2001 and has been responsible for the fixed income portfolios since 2012.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

28.67

Category Average

7.33

Category Mode

4.76