DFSVX: DFA US Small Cap Value I

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DFSVX DFA US Small Cap Value I


Profile

DFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -23.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -11.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.9%
  • Net Assets $11.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.24
$18.11
$34.83

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.53%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -23.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -9.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.26%
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 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.


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Performance

DFSVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -23.8% -43.5% 262.2% 66.67%
1 Yr -18.5% -48.1% 296.9% 48.12%
3 Yr -11.3%* -33.0% 55.1% 37.81%
5 Yr -3.9%* -26.1% 35.0% 37.73%
10 Yr 2.1%* -16.0% 19.4% 27.78%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.8% -21.7% 34.0% 72.82%
2018 -20.9% -48.1% 5.1% 24.66%
2017 1.4% -28.5% 26.3% 49.58%
2016 22.6% -2.4% 54.4% 40.00%
2015 -12.8% -36.0% 2.5% 50.48%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -23.8% -43.5% 262.2% 66.67%
1 Yr -18.5% -48.1% 296.9% 48.12%
3 Yr -9.6%* -25.3% 55.1% 54.25%
5 Yr -0.9%* -14.2% 35.0% 50.92%
10 Yr 5.8%* -8.2% 19.4% 34.26%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.8% -21.7% 34.0% 72.82%
2018 -20.5% -48.1% 5.1% 49.06%
2017 7.3% -28.5% 26.3% 51.27%
2016 28.3% -0.8% 54.4% 22.39%
2015 -7.8% -36.0% 3.0% 55.87%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFSVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Net Assets 11.1 B 6.28 K 28.5 B 0.97%
Number of Holdings 974 17 1550 5.83%
Net Assets in Top 10 1 B 179 K 1.82 B 3.16%
Weighting of Top 10 9.23% 4.5% 63.1% 90.44%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Meritage Homes Corp 1.30%
  2. S+p500 Emini Fut Sep20 Xcme 20200918 1.24%
  3. Darling Ingredients Inc 1.03%
  4. Taylor Morrison Home Corp Class A 0.86%
  5. Regal Beloit Corp 0.86%
  6. AutoNation Inc 0.84%
  7. Amkor Technology Inc 0.80%
  8. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co 0.79%
  9. M.D.C. Holdings Inc 0.77%
  10. Element Solutions Inc 0.72%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
Stocks
98.78% 80.23% 101.47% 42.72%
Cash
1.11% -49.97% 19.71% 57.52%
Preferred Stocks
0.11% 0.00% 1.46% 0.97%
Other
0.00% -4.04% 15.03% 22.09%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.75% 18.20%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 31.34% 23.06%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
Financial Services
26.36% 0.00% 37.80% 34.22%
Industrials
21.82% 0.00% 43.19% 27.67%
Consumer Cyclical
15.20% 0.00% 46.81% 25.49%
Technology
8.96% 0.00% 35.54% 55.58%
Basic Materials
7.16% 0.00% 14.80% 18.45%
Energy
6.51% 0.00% 93.48% 10.68%
Consumer Defense
6.15% 0.00% 15.57% 17.72%
Healthcare
4.03% 0.00% 23.00% 65.53%
Communication Services
3.17% 0.00% 10.59% 20.87%
Utilities
0.34% 0.00% 14.43% 73.54%
Real Estate
0.32% 0.00% 17.84% 92.96%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFSVX % Rank
US
96.74% 80.23% 101.23% 37.38%
Non US
2.04% 0.00% 13.19% 52.18%

Expenses

DFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.53% 0.05% 15.49% 97.24%
Management Fee 0.48% 0.05% 1.49% 5.10%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.47% 0.01% 0.47% 98.65%

Sales Fees

DFSVX 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

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

DFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 19.00% 5.00% 534.00% 4.48%

Distributions

DFSVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.90% 21.60%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFSVX Category Low Category High DFSVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.26% -1.67% 2.73% 17.40%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

DFSVX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

8.51

8.5%

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

Jul 21, 2015

5.12

5.1%

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

0.51

0.5%

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 35.7 7.15 0.67