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DFSVX DFA US Small Cap Value I

  • Fund
  • DFSVX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $32.57 - $0.35 - 1.06%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Value Equities

DFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.0%
  • Net Assets $14.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.57
$28.32
$41.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.52%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.00%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DFA U.S. Small Cap Value Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date Mar 02, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jed S. Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund normally will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small cap U.S. companies. It may purchase or sell futures contracts and options on futures contracts for U.S. equity securities and indices, to adjust market exposure based on actual or expected cash inflows to or outflows from the Portfolio.

DFSVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -13.7% 23.8% 80.73%
1 Yr -19.3% -49.0% 1.4% 49.74%
3 Yr -0.3%* -19.9% 10.5% 37.63%
5 Yr -2.0%* -22.4% 4.5% 34.59%
10 Yr 7.4%* -8.3% 12.9% 18.86%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -20.9% -48.1% -5.7% 26.56%
2017 1.4% -35.0% 26.3% 49.47%
2016 22.6% -11.0% 68.2% 34.21%
2015 -12.8% -48.0% 1.1% 50.53%
2014 -1.2% -38.4% 11.9% 32.21%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -13.7% 23.8% 80.73%
1 Yr -19.1% -49.0% 5.7% 63.54%
3 Yr 3.1%* -14.8% 13.4% 51.32%
5 Yr 2.2%* -22.2% 10.0% 47.03%
10 Yr 11.4%* -7.0% 17.0% 23.25%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -20.5% -48.1% -5.2% 50.78%
2017 7.3% -28.5% 26.8% 60.26%
2016 28.3% -5.0% 70.7% 17.63%
2015 -7.8% -48.0% 3.0% 62.23%
2014 3.5% -35.0% 12.0% 44.82%

NAV & Total Return History

DFSVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Net Assets 14.1 B 3.29 M 31 B 1.04%
Number of Holdings 1005 19 1524 4.69%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.02 B 399 K 1.65 B 3.13%
Weighting of Top 10 7.79% 4.9% 88.2% 95.05%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CACI International Inc Class A 0.89%

  2. S+p500 Emini Fut Jun19 Xcme 20190621 0.84%

  3. Kemper Corp 0.84%

  4. Darling Ingredients Inc 0.82%

  5. Tech Data Corp 0.78%

  6. SkyWest Inc 0.78%

  7. Telephone and Data Systems Inc 0.73%

  8. Domtar Corp 0.72%

  9. Washington Federal Inc 0.71%

  10. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co 0.70%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
Stocks
99.78% 36.26% 100.09% 6.77%
Cash
0.22% -1.75% 39.49% 90.89%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 19.87% 11.46%
Other
0.00% -6.24% 3.14% 17.97%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.44% 10.16%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 27.75% 17.71%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
Financial Services
28.03% 0.00% 65.06% 18.75%
Industrials
19.46% 0.00% 41.88% 25.00%
Consumer Cyclical
12.63% 0.00% 54.85% 48.18%
Technology
10.94% 0.00% 37.96% 55.47%
Energy
9.71% 0.00% 29.28% 5.99%
Basic Materials
7.42% 0.00% 48.73% 29.95%
Consumer Defense
5.09% 0.00% 13.22% 24.22%
Healthcare
3.43% 0.00% 23.23% 53.65%
Communication Services
1.76% 0.00% 7.58% 12.24%
Real Estate
0.32% 0.00% 19.02% 90.63%
Utilities
0.16% 0.00% 10.06% 82.81%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
US
97.38% 27.19% 100.09% 14.58%
Non US
2.40% 0.00% 57.59% 47.92%

DFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.52% 0.00% 8.79% 97.66%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.03% 1.25% 2.86%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.47% 0.01% 0.50% 98.73%

Sales Fees

DFSVX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 6.00% 1449.00% 15.89%

DFSVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 42.45%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.00% -4.91% 4.52% 9.90%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DFSVX - 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.


Joel P. Schneider

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

3.95

4.0%

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

1.16

Category High

23.51

Category Average

9.99

Category Mode

20.51