DFSTX: DFA US Small Cap I

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DFSTX DFA US Small Cap I


Profile

DFSTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -22.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.4%
  • Net Assets $13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.22
$20.42
$35.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.37%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -22.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.13%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA U.S. Small Cap Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Mar 19, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund, using a market capitalization weighted approach, purchases a broad and diverse group of readily marketable securities of U.S. small cap companies. A company's market capitalization is the number of its shares outstanding times its price per share. In general, the higher the relative market capitalization of the U.S. small cap company, the greater its representation in the Portfolio.


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Categories

Performance

DFSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -22.3% -58.0% 54.2% 54.61%
1 Yr -16.7% -94.4% 59.3% 59.33%
3 Yr -6.9%* -64.7% 69.0% 32.13%
5 Yr -3.4%* -44.4% 35.2% 25.32%
10 Yr 4.7%* -18.5% 9.4% 21.40%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.7% -94.0% 48.3% 65.64%
2018 -17.2% -67.3% 0.1% 24.29%
2017 6.2% -36.3% 36.3% 37.65%
2016 19.3% -36.7% 34.1% 34.18%
2015 -9.0% -48.0% 3.1% 45.27%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -22.3% -58.0% 54.2% 54.61%
1 Yr -16.7% -94.4% 59.3% 59.33%
3 Yr -5.2%* -64.1% 69.0% 40.86%
5 Yr -0.4%* -42.7% 35.2% 33.48%
10 Yr 8.0%* -15.6% 10.5% 21.40%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.7% -94.0% 48.3% 65.64%
2018 -16.7% -67.1% 0.1% 42.70%
2017 11.6% -26.8% 52.6% 43.61%
2016 23.6% -24.6% 34.1% 21.61%
2015 -3.2% -48.0% 5.3% 24.40%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFSTX Category Low Category High DFSTX % Rank
Net Assets 13 B 128 K 79.7 B 0.75%
Number of Holdings 2014 1 2481 0.75%
Net Assets in Top 10 697 M 82.9 K 3.34 B 3.58%
Weighting of Top 10 5.98% 2.8% 100.0% 93.97%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. E-mini S&P 500 Futures June20 2.25%
  2. Amedisys Inc 0.53%
  3. Tech Data Corp 0.44%
  4. LHC Group Inc 0.43%
  5. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 0.43%
  6. FTI Consulting Inc 0.40%
  7. Cogent Communications Holdings Inc 0.40%
  8. Generac Holdings Inc 0.38%
  9. Helen Of Troy Ltd 0.35%
  10. Tetra Tech Inc 0.35%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSTX % Rank
Stocks
98.08% 86.31% 105.04% 42.24%
Cash
1.91% -84.82% 19.12% 54.78%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 0.76% 4.03%
Other
0.00% -14.97% 23.68% 28.21%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 21.64%
Bonds
0.00% -1.19% 58.30% 26.12%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSTX % Rank
Industrials
20.78% 7.03% 51.20% 21.84%
Financial Services
20.31% 0.00% 43.83% 22.14%
Technology
15.38% 0.00% 42.79% 53.92%
Healthcare
11.29% 0.00% 36.09% 67.32%
Consumer Cyclical
10.44% 1.04% 30.84% 34.49%
Consumer Defense
5.84% 0.00% 15.01% 21.08%
Basic Materials
4.54% 0.00% 14.36% 31.63%
Utilities
4.45% 0.00% 24.95% 21.69%
Communication Services
4.09% 0.00% 22.51% 10.39%
Energy
2.38% -0.10% 26.16% 37.05%
Real Estate
0.51% 0.00% 20.11% 95.48%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSTX % Rank
US
97.08% 81.22% 100.14% 33.13%
Non US
1.00% 0.00% 21.52% 64.78%

Expenses

DFSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.37% 0.01% 12.58% 95.17%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 1.50% 10.93%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.47% 0.01% 0.47% 100.00%

Sales Fees

DFSTX 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

DFSTX 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.

DFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 8.00% 0.02% 436.00% 1.66%

Distributions

DFSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFSTX Category Low Category High DFSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.87% 22.54%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFSTX Category Low Category High DFSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.13% -5.33% 2.35% 11.21%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFSTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

DFSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

8.18

8.2%

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.

Joel Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

3.17

3.2%

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.

Marc Leblond


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

0.17

0.2%

Mr. Leblond is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional. He joined Dimensional in 2015. Prior to joining Dimensional, Mr. Leblond was an associate at Duchossois Capital Management from June to December 2014.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 47.53 6.61 0.5