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DFA International Core Equity I

DFIEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.7%
  • Net Assets $33.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 5.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.05
$12.05
$16.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare DFIEX to Popular International Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$65.07

+0.11%

$404.73 B

2.46%

$1.60

7.71%

0.08%

$20.87

+0.10%

$404.73 B

-

$0.00

7.58%

0.17%

$51.63

+0.60%

$157.48 B

2.49%

$1.28

9.49%

0.05%

$16.57

+0.61%

$157.48 B

2.48%

$0.41

8.80%

0.07%

-

-

$95.78 B

-

-

9.15%

0.07%

DFIEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA International Core Equity Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Sep 15, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of securities of non-U.S. companies in developed markets. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. The fund may lend its portfolio securities to generate additional income.


DFIEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.8% -82.0% 120.5% 14.89%
1 Yr 40.2% 3.7% 79.2% 11.93%
3 Yr 7.6%* -9.0% 26.6% 70.70%
5 Yr 10.7%* -1.6% 17.5% 39.82%
10 Yr 6.2%* 0.4% 9.9% 31.02%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 5.5% -39.9% 992.1% 72.45%
2019 18.0% -22.2% 38.8% 61.13%
2018 -19.5% -50.2% 25.1% 61.21%
2017 24.7% -3.3% 38.4% 31.76%
2016 2.4% -13.9% 14.4% 10.14%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.8% -82.0% 120.5% 14.76%
1 Yr 40.2% 3.7% 79.2% 10.71%
3 Yr 7.6%* -9.0% 26.6% 66.16%
5 Yr 10.7%* -1.6% 17.5% 36.15%
10 Yr 6.2%* 0.0% 9.9% 29.27%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 5.5% -39.9% 992.1% 72.45%
2019 18.0% -22.2% 38.8% 61.27%
2018 -17.4% -50.2% 25.1% 50.47%
2017 28.0% -3.3% 38.4% 19.33%
2016 5.4% -10.2% 14.4% 4.53%

NAV & Total Return History


DFIEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank
Net Assets 33.5 B 203 K 405 B 3.56%
Number of Holdings 5027 2 9783 1.37%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.02 B 4.49 K 40 B 10.59%
Weighting of Top 10 5.93% 1.9% 100.0% 98.73%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 1.28%
  2. Nestle SA 1.28%
  3. Nestle SA 1.28%
  4. Nestle SA 1.28%
  5. Nestle SA 1.28%
  6. Nestle SA 1.28%
  7. Nestle SA 1.28%
  8. Nestle SA 1.28%
  9. Nestle SA 1.28%
  10. Nestle SA 1.28%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIEX % Rank
Stocks
99.19% 11.94% 117.58% 30.51%
Cash
0.79% -104.97% 48.03% 64.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% -0.01% 1.51% 8.34%
Other
0.01% -8.32% 152.15% 38.48%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.54% 50.31%
Bonds
0.00% -0.25% 87.93% 54.67%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIEX % Rank
Industrials
19.21% 3.49% 41.54% 10.21%
Financial Services
15.36% 0.00% 44.02% 73.27%
Consumer Cyclical
14.13% 0.00% 40.21% 15.13%
Basic Materials
12.53% 0.00% 21.46% 4.16%
Technology
7.89% 0.00% 33.92% 87.14%
Consumer Defense
7.72% 0.06% 25.64% 76.17%
Healthcare
7.18% 0.00% 23.42% 89.41%
Communication Services
6.15% 0.00% 31.01% 56.87%
Energy
4.37% 0.00% 10.55% 34.05%
Utilities
3.00% 0.00% 32.75% 44.14%
Real Estate
2.44% 0.00% 11.61% 43.25%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIEX % Rank
Non US
98.25% -1.01% 123.45% 24.16%
US
0.94% -25.44% 101.08% 74.84%

DFIEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.01% 4.97% 90.55%
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.90% 12.39%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% 2.86%

Sales Fees

DFIEX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

DFIEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.00% 0.00% 369.00% 4.44%

DFIEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.03% 0.00% 1.81% 51.99%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFIEX Category Low Category High DFIEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.24% -1.13% 3.42% 15.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFIEX - 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

Jul 21, 2015

5.95

6.0%

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.

Mary Phillips


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

4.34

4.3%

Mary T. Phillips, CFA, Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional, joined Dimensional in 2012 and has been a portfolio manager since 2014. Ms. Phillips began managing Dimensional’s allocated portion of the Fund’s portfolio in March 2018. Ms. Phillips earned an MBA with concentration in analytic finance, statistics and econometrics, and managerial and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Puget Sound.

William Collins-Dean


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

2.34

2.3%

Will Collins-Dean is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Collins-Dean received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Mr. Collins-Dean joined the Sub-Adviser in 2014 and has been a portfolio manager since 2016.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 29.43 5.44 0.68