DFVEX: DFA US Vector Equity I

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DFVEX DFA US Vector Equity I


Profile

DFVEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -19.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.6%
  • Net Assets $3.56 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.81
$11.48
$19.86

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.33%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -19.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.53%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA U.S. Vector Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Dec 30, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of securities of U.S. operating companies with a greater emphasis on small capitalization, value, and/or 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.


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Performance

DFVEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFVEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -19.3% -33.0% 0.0% 36.24%
1 Yr -15.2% -92.8% 9.1% 22.13%
3 Yr -4.6%* -57.9% 2.6% 14.91%
5 Yr -1.6%* -39.4% 4.8% 24.27%
10 Yr 5.7%* -18.6% 9.0% 16.97%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFVEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.3% -92.4% 35.0% 45.28%
2018 -16.5% -36.8% -7.9% 16.71%
2017 9.2% -16.5% 19.3% 34.97%
2016 16.4% -14.6% 28.1% 36.19%
2015 -9.5% -36.5% 0.2% 49.50%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFVEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -19.3% -33.0% 0.0% 36.24%
1 Yr -15.2% -92.8% 9.1% 22.13%
3 Yr -3.0%* -57.7% 4.3% 24.56%
5 Yr 1.2%* -39.0% 7.3% 23.30%
10 Yr 8.4%* -18.4% 10.6% 15.60%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFVEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.3% -92.4% 35.0% 45.28%
2018 -15.8% -32.7% -4.1% 47.35%
2017 14.7% 0.5% 26.9% 26.07%
2016 21.0% -2.5% 29.0% 22.22%
2015 -5.0% -25.7% 5.0% 46.82%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFVEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFVEX Category Low Category High DFVEX % Rank
Net Assets 3.56 B 708 K 17.3 B 15.40%
Number of Holdings 2444 8 2444 0.26%
Net Assets in Top 10 366 M 157 K 2.57 B 26.11%
Weighting of Top 10 9.56% 8.1% 99.9% 99.48%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. E-mini S&P 500 Futures June20 3.89%
  2. Intel Corp 0.95%
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.87%
  4. Verizon Communications Inc 0.70%
  5. AT&T Inc 0.67%
  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 0.65%
  7. Chevron Corp 0.53%
  8. Facebook Inc A 0.45%
  9. Comcast Corp Class A 0.43%
  10. Alphabet Inc Class C 0.41%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFVEX % Rank
Stocks
96.48% 85.33% 100.41% 72.06%
Cash
3.52% -0.41% 14.67% 27.94%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 0.34% 1.83%
Other
0.00% -0.06% 4.04% 62.40%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 61.88%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.41% 63.19%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFVEX % Rank
Financial Services
21.12% 0.76% 33.08% 31.85%
Industrials
17.27% 0.00% 27.21% 27.42%
Technology
14.21% 0.00% 24.16% 12.53%
Healthcare
11.19% 2.25% 44.74% 31.33%
Consumer Cyclical
11.15% 1.31% 24.09% 44.13%
Communication Services
7.98% 0.00% 28.56% 8.62%
Consumer Defense
5.60% 0.00% 25.37% 47.00%
Basic Materials
5.10% 0.00% 21.15% 59.27%
Energy
4.39% 0.00% 17.69% 30.55%
Utilities
1.38% 0.00% 17.40% 86.42%
Real Estate
0.62% 0.00% 19.27% 94.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFVEX % Rank
US
95.01% 80.21% 99.82% 43.60%
Non US
1.47% 0.00% 13.80% 70.50%

Expenses

DFVEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFVEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.33% 0.07% 27.75% 98.64%
Management Fee 0.28% 0.00% 1.20% 3.13%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.47% 0.01% 0.47% 100.00%

Sales Fees

DFVEX 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

DFVEX 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.

DFVEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.00% 6.00% 204.00% 0.27%

Distributions

DFVEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFVEX Category Low Category High DFVEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 12.68% 62.40%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFVEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFVEX Category Low Category High DFVEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.53% -0.89% 2.53% 16.98%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

DFVEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

8.34

8.3%

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 Smart


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

3.34

3.3%

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 Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

1.34

1.3%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.67 7.76 9.01