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DFA Intermediate Govt Fixed-Income I

DFIGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • Net Assets $6.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.88
$12.73
$14.02

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 45.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare DFIGX to Popular Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$10.62

-0.28%

$26.54 B

1.18%

$0.13

-1.12%

0.21%

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$108.14

+0.21%

$25.69 B

1.88%

$2.04

-1.83%

0.06%

$14.10

+0.28%

$22.18 B

0.63%

$0.09

-2.02%

0.65%

$53.27

+0.11%

$16.58 B

1.24%

$0.66

-1.48%

0.05%

$21.27

-0.38%

$16.58 B

1.21%

$0.26

-1.62%

0.07%

DFIGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.85%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA Intermediate Government Fixed Income Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Oct 19, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Plecha

Fund Description

The fund primarily invests in high quality, low-risk obligations of the U.S. government and its agencies with maturities between five and fifteen years from the date of settlement. It normally invests in non-callable obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and U.S. government agencies, AAA-rated, dollar-denominated obligations of foreign governments, obligations of supranational organizations, and futures contracts on U.S. Treasury securities.


DFIGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.5% -4.5% 11.5% 96.64%
1 Yr -3.7% -5.0% 2.8% 93.39%
3 Yr 5.1%* 1.8% 7.0% 3.77%
5 Yr 2.6%* 0.3% 3.7% 16.74%
10 Yr 3.0%* 0.4% 5.6% 3.45%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.8% -1.3% 8.8% 20.69%
2019 4.9% -48.1% 7.1% 1.75%
2018 -1.3% -5.4% 0.2% 27.19%
2017 0.1% -2.4% 0.7% 25.63%
2016 -1.0% -9.3% 0.0% 37.37%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFIGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.5% -4.5% 11.5% 96.64%
1 Yr -3.7% -8.1% 2.8% 82.64%
3 Yr 5.1%* 1.2% 7.0% 3.77%
5 Yr 2.6%* 0.2% 3.7% 16.74%
10 Yr 3.0%* 0.4% 5.6% 3.45%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFIGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.8% -1.3% 8.8% 20.69%
2019 4.9% 0.3% 7.1% 2.62%
2018 0.9% -3.4% 2.0% 1.38%
2017 2.2% -2.4% 4.6% 6.03%
2016 1.1% -9.3% 1.5% 4.21%

NAV & Total Return History


DFIGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFIGX Category Low Category High DFIGX % Rank
Net Assets 6.01 B 6.86 M 26.5 B 21.72%
Number of Holdings 74 8 14971 94.24%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.86 B 4.59 M 9.12 B 18.52%
Weighting of Top 10 48.19% 8.7% 100.0% 28.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 7.16%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 6.54%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 5.64%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.38% 4.71%
  5. Federal Home Loan Banks 3.25% 4.68%
  6. United States Treasury Bonds 5.38% 4.48%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.88% 4.26%
  8. Federal Home Loan Banks 3.25% 3.86%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 3.71%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 3.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIGX % Rank
Bonds
99.67% 68.67% 135.72% 22.22%
Cash
0.33% -35.75% 25.39% 70.37%
Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 0.00% 11.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 11.52%
Other
0.00% -4.29% 23.34% 18.11%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 25.33% 15.64%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIGX % Rank
Government
99.67% 0.00% 100.00% 7.00%
Cash & Equivalents
0.33% 0.00% 42.64% 87.24%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 22.03% 18.11%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 99.97% 92.59%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 23.10% 43.62%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 13.53% 33.33%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFIGX % Rank
US
99.67% 65.96% 135.72% 21.81%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 6.24% 45.68%

DFIGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFIGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.12% 0.03% 2.63% 93.04%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.00% 9.02%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% 1.56%

Sales Fees

DFIGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

DFIGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 1.00% 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.

DFIGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 45.00% 1.38% 419.00% 26.16%

DFIGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFIGX Category Low Category High DFIGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.31% 18.44%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFIGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFIGX Category Low Category High DFIGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.85% -0.46% 3.38% 16.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFIGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Plecha


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 19, 1990

30.64

30.6%

David Plecha is Dimensional’s Global Head of Fixed Income. A member of the Investment Committee and Investment Research Committee, he not only manages US and global portfolios but also maintains much of the fixed income research and client communications. Dave received his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 1996. Prior to joining Dimensional in 1989, he managed stock index futures and options for Leland O’Brien Rubinstein Associates and was an operations planner for Texas Instruments.

Joseph Kolerich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

9.26

9.3%

Mr. Kolerich is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Kolerich has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Kolerich joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2001 and has been responsible for the fixed income portfolios since 2012.

Alan Hutchison


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

5.26

5.3%

Mr. Hutchison is a Portfolio Manager of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Hutchison holds an MBA from Drake University and a BBA from Texas Tech University. Mr. Hutchison joined the Dimensional Fund Advisors LP in 2006, has been a portfolio manager since 2010.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 30.64 8.23 6.35