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DFA Five-Year Global Fixed-Income I

DFGBX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • Net Assets $13.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.92
$10.81
$10.93

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 47.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$11.39

-0.09%

$135.92 B

0.90%

$0.10

-2.65%

0.13%

$56.92

-0.12%

$135.92 B

0.95%

$0.54

-2.78%

0.08%

$29.64

-0.07%

$37.62 B

0.06%

$0.02

-

$10.93

+0.09%

$13.61 B

-

$0.00

0.37%

0.27%

$10.88

0.00%

$13.05 B

1.71%

$0.19

-1.89%

0.60%

DFGBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.38%
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 Plecha

Fund Description

The fund invests in a universe of U.S. and foreign debt securities maturing in five years or from the date of settlement. 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 0.4% -5.8% 0.4% 0.85%
1 Yr 1.0% -2.0% 14.1% 85.71%
3 Yr 2.6%* 1.9% 6.7% 93.00%
5 Yr 1.7%* 1.2% 5.7% 96.10%
10 Yr 2.3%* 0.6% 5.4% 86.54%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.5% -1.3% 6.6% 96.23%
2019 1.7% 0.5% 200.9% 90.38%
2018 -2.9% -15.5% 3.1% 44.09%
2017 0.0% -0.6% 30.6% 98.59%
2016 -0.3% -22.1% 5.5% 86.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -5.8% 0.4% 0.85%
1 Yr 1.0% -3.4% 14.1% 77.68%
3 Yr 2.6%* 1.5% 6.7% 89.00%
5 Yr 1.7%* 1.2% 5.7% 96.10%
10 Yr 2.3%* 0.6% 5.4% 86.54%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.5% -1.3% 6.6% 96.23%
2019 1.7% 0.5% 200.9% 90.38%
2018 -2.5% -15.5% 3.3% 54.84%
2017 2.0% 0.1% 30.6% 60.56%
2016 1.8% -22.1% 5.6% 80.00%

NAV & Total Return History


DFGBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Net Assets 13.6 B 17.6 M 136 B 7.26%
Number of Holdings 406 4 6343 56.45%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.69 B 2.07 M 6.69 B 10.48%
Weighting of Top 10 20.41% 4.7% 100.0% 61.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.5% 3.92%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 3.64%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.25% 3.24%
  4. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  5. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  6. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  7. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  8. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  9. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%
  10. European Stability Mechanism 0% 1.93%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Bonds
68.51% 48.91% 302.49% 95.16%
Cash
30.69% -270.36% 50.46% 5.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.80% 0.00% 67.87% 80.65%
Stocks
0.00% -0.02% 7.50% 96.77%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.82% 100.00%
Other
0.00% -2.40% 3.52% 94.35%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Derivative
51.96% 0.00% 53.13% 4.03%
Government
29.11% 6.51% 97.34% 67.74%
Corporate
16.14% 0.00% 89.15% 66.13%
Cash & Equivalents
2.78% 0.00% 51.13% 62.10%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 42.79% 100.00%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 5.40% 100.00%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGBX % Rank
Non US
53.56% -0.35% 326.67% 74.19%
US
14.95% -24.18% 60.46% 75.00%

DFGBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.27% 0.01% 32.48% 90.35%
Management Fee 0.22% 0.00% 0.83% 14.52%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% 4.41%

Sales Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.25% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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.

DFGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 47.00% 5.00% 469.00% 20.00%

DFGBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.96% 100.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFGBX Category Low Category High DFGBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.38% 0.01% 3.53% 96.55%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFGBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Plecha


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 06, 1990

30.5

30.5%

David Plecha is Dimensional’s Global Head of Fixed Income. A member of the Investment Committee and Investment Research Committee, he not only manages US and global portfolios but also maintains much of the fixed income research and client communications. Dave received his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 1996. Prior to joining Dimensional in 1989, he managed stock index futures and options for Leland O’Brien Rubinstein Associates and was an operations planner for Texas Instruments.

Joseph Kolerich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

9.18

9.2%

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.

Travis Meldau


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

1.17

1.2%

Mr. Meldau is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Meldau holds an MBA from Wake Forest University, and a BSBA from Appalachian State University. Mr. Meldau joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2011.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.16 30.5 5.32 6.6