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DFA International Small Company I

DFISX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.2%
  • Net Assets $12.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 3.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.24
$16.84
$23.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.44%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

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

$75.97

+0.70%

$13.72 B

1.57%

$1.18

11.72%

0.40%

$23.10

-0.60%

$12.34 B

1.61%

$0.37

13.91%

0.44%

$138.31

+0.43%

$11.46 B

2.08%

$2.87

14.08%

0.11%

$262.09

-0.63%

$11.46 B

2.08%

$5.49

12.38%

0.11%

$42.55

+0.33%

$3.62 B

1.94%

$0.82

13.47%

0.11%

DFISX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.96%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA International Small Company Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Sep 30, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the International Small Company Portfolio, through its investments in the underlying funds, will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small companies. The Portfolio and each underlying fund may invest in affiliated and unaffiliated registered and unregistered money market funds to manage its cash pending investment in other securities or to maintain liquidity for the payment of redemptions or other purposes.


DFISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.9% 7.8% 20.3% 37.89%
1 Yr 45.0% 26.3% 63.7% 32.63%
3 Yr 7.9%* -3.0% 12.7% 51.69%
5 Yr 11.2%* 3.9% 13.9% 41.25%
10 Yr 7.5%* 4.4% 10.1% 43.94%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.3% -11.5% 32.1% 57.89%
2019 18.6% 5.6% 25.4% 55.81%
2018 -25.1% -32.5% -0.8% 57.14%
2017 23.2% 0.1% 35.3% 76.00%
2016 0.3% -11.6% 6.5% 25.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.9% 7.8% 20.3% 35.79%
1 Yr 45.0% 26.3% 63.7% 27.37%
3 Yr 7.9%* -4.0% 12.7% 44.94%
5 Yr 11.2%* 3.5% 13.9% 36.25%
10 Yr 7.5%* 4.4% 10.1% 40.91%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.3% -11.5% 32.1% 57.89%
2019 18.6% 5.6% 25.4% 55.81%
2018 -24.6% -30.7% -0.8% 77.38%
2017 30.2% 0.1% 38.4% 78.67%
2016 5.8% -6.5% 9.3% 18.31%

NAV & Total Return History


DFISX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank
Net Assets 12.3 B 1.2 M 13.7 B 2.04%
Number of Holdings 4278 2 4278 1.05%
Net Assets in Top 10 384 M 2.44 M 384 M 1.05%
Weighting of Top 10 2.98% 2.4% 67.0% 95.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  2. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  3. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  4. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  5. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  6. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  7. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  8. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  9. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%
  10. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun21 Xcme 20210618 1.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFISX % Rank
Stocks
98.97% 0.00% 100.00% 58.33%
Cash
0.96% 0.00% 19.81% 44.21%
Other
0.06% -0.03% 1.71% 22.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 94.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 94.74%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 93.04% 94.79%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFISX % Rank
Industrials
25.98% 16.49% 41.97% 31.58%
Consumer Cyclical
13.93% 6.93% 26.42% 42.11%
Financial Services
12.78% 1.35% 23.38% 33.68%
Basic Materials
11.03% 0.00% 12.75% 25.26%
Technology
10.61% 0.00% 20.16% 80.00%
Consumer Defense
5.78% 2.60% 20.44% 48.42%
Real Estate
4.66% 0.00% 12.10% 80.00%
Healthcare
4.64% 0.00% 15.82% 89.47%
Communication Services
3.62% 0.00% 24.10% 70.53%
Energy
3.51% 0.00% 10.58% 26.32%
Utilities
3.44% 0.00% 4.52% 6.32%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFISX % Rank
Non US
98.35% 79.76% 99.82% 45.26%
US
0.62% 0.00% 3.17% 55.79%

DFISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.44% 0.10% 2.36% 89.69%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.08% 1.04% 8.16%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.25% 12.50%

Sales Fees

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFISX 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.

DFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 6.00% 149.00% 25.26%

DFISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.61% 0.00% 0.25% 93.88%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFISX Category Low Category High DFISX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.96% -0.96% 8.74% 15.46%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFISX - 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.

Arun Keswani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.95

6.0%

Mr. Keswani is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Keswani joined Dimensional in 2011 and has been a portfolio manager since 2013. Mr. Keswani holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, an MS from Pennsylvania State University, and a BS from Purdue University.

Joel Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

1.34

1.3%

Mr. Schneider is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Schneider holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from the University of Minnesota, and a BS from Iowa State University. Mr. Schneider joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2013.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 20.84 6.76 17.51