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DFQTX DFA US Core Equity 2 I

  • Fund
  • DFQTX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $22.52 - $0.04 - 0.18%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

DFQTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $27.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 12.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.52
$17.82
$23.44

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.49%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Core Equity II Fund
  • 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 S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of securities of U.S. companies with a greater emphasis on small capitalization, value and high profitability companies as compared to their representation in the U.S. Universe. The Advisor generally defines the U.S. Universe as a market capitalization weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on a securities exchange in the United States that is deemed appropriate by the Advisor.

DFQTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.7% -14.1% 30.4% 18.42%
1 Yr -0.1% -59.9% 30.1% 23.33%
3 Yr 9.0%* -32.6% 22.2% 12.70%
5 Yr 5.6%* -23.0% 12.9% 16.56%
10 Yr 11.5%* -5.8% 18.9% 6.24%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.0% -67.0% 16.7% 33.94%
2017 15.9% -32.8% 34.8% 26.71%
2016 13.8% -28.0% 20.8% 4.20%
2015 -6.6% -46.9% 5.7% 53.09%
2014 6.9% -24.8% 53.8% 38.65%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.7% -14.1% 30.4% 18.32%
1 Yr 0.3% -59.9% 30.9% 42.49%
3 Yr 10.9%* -32.6% 22.7% 23.77%
5 Yr 8.0%* -21.1% 13.9% 27.11%
10 Yr 13.8%* -4.0% 23.6% 6.09%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFQTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.2% -67.0% 17.4% 54.17%
2017 18.9% -22.1% 34.8% 48.52%
2016 16.6% -14.7% 21.8% 2.97%
2015 -3.0% -23.7% 7.0% 58.76%
2014 9.3% -24.8% 56.3% 55.90%

NAV & Total Return History

DFQTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank
Net Assets 27.2 B 1.75 M 804 B 4.32%
Number of Holdings 2932 7 3609 1.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.09 B 426 K 145 B 8.64%
Weighting of Top 10 12.10% 2.4% 620.5% 96.98%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 2.29%

  2. Microsoft Corp 1.90%

  3. Amazon.com Inc 1.61%

  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.14%

  5. Intel Corp 0.89%

  6. Exxon Mobil Corp 0.87%

  7. The Walt Disney Co 0.87%

  8. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun19 Xcme 20190621 0.86%

  9. AT&T Inc 0.85%

  10. Pfizer Inc 0.83%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFQTX % Rank
Stocks
98.93% -1.61% 163.34% 36.48%
Cash
1.06% -187.97% 79.90% 59.80%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.37% 6.86% 71.96%
Other
0.00% -10.30% 22.51% 71.66%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.23% 70.85%
Bonds
0.00% -0.68% 186.14% 73.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFQTX % Rank
Financial Services
18.20% 0.00% 54.06% 21.95%
Technology
18.13% 0.00% 52.42% 63.75%
Consumer Cyclical
14.65% -14.17% 33.07% 15.81%
Industrials
14.40% 0.00% 36.25% 13.19%
Healthcare
11.03% 0.00% 27.42% 75.23%
Consumer Defense
6.66% 0.00% 64.11% 62.44%
Energy
5.25% 0.00% 98.96% 39.17%
Basic Materials
3.70% 0.00% 25.02% 23.26%
Communication Services
3.57% 0.00% 14.58% 29.71%
Utilities
1.97% 0.00% 19.90% 57.70%
Real Estate
0.39% -0.03% 95.70% 76.84%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFQTX % Rank
US
97.79% -1.61% 160.73% 25.13%
Non US
1.14% -38.73% 92.97% 64.22%

DFQTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.00% 153.75% 93.63%
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.50% 17.89%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.47% 0.00% 0.85% 99.44%

Sales Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 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.

DFQTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 1.00% 0.00% 836.00% 1.52%

DFQTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 68.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFQTX Category Low Category High DFQTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.49% -1.49% 3.64% 24.27%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFQTX - Managers

Jed S. Fogdall

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

7.34

7.3%

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.


Lukas J. Smart

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

2.33

2.3%

Lukas Smart, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President, leads a team of investment professionals who manage US large cap equity and REIT portfolios. Mr. Smart earned his bachelor of economics degree from the University of San Diego and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Austin.


Joel P. Schneider

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

0.33

0.3%

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

0.33

Category High

27.35

Category Average

8.01

Category Mode

6.99