• DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio

Dimensional Fund Advisors

  • Global
  • Real Estate

DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio

DFGEX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in companies across any size outside the United States.

The fund invests its net assets in the DFA Real Estate Securities Portfolio, DFA International Real Estate Securities Portfolio (the Underlying Funds), and/or directly in securities of companies in the real estate industry.

The fund prefers a multi-manager investing approach with the aim of reducing volatility and downside risk.

The fund manages assets with the help of two sub-advisers namely Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. and DFA Australia Limited.

The sub-advisers’ investment process starts with More

Price

Last Close

$11.29 ( +0.14 )

52 Week HL

$13.58 - $11.15

Net Assets

$11000 M

Expense Ratio

0.24 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • American Tower
  • Prologis Inc
  • Crown Castle
  • Equinix Inc
  • Public Storage

Holding

  • 5.70
  • 4.29
  • 3.97
  • 3.20
  • 2.15

Company Name

  • Simon Property
  • Digital Realty
  • SBA Communications
  • Welltower Inc
  • Goodman Group
  • Total

Holding

  • 2.08
  • 1.94
  • 1.69
  • 1.67
  • 1.59
  • 28.28%

Manager

Name

Jed S. Fogdall

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd.

Documents

Prospectus

Prospectus

Summary

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-16.7 %

3 Year

-5.43%

5 Year

14.67%

Best

32.68%
2009

Worst

-16.67%
2022

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -4% 6.1% -26.6% 15.2% -4.7% 1.9% 7.1% 4% 7.6% 7.1% -
Q2 -13.2% 10.5% 12.6% 1.8% 6.6% 1.8% 5.1% -7.5% 8% -3.6% -
Q3 - -0.4% 2% 6.1% 0.9% 1.5% -0.1% - -4% 0.3% -
Q4 - 6.5% 8.3% -5.2% -4.1% 4% -5.4% 4.7% 10% -0.9% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -6.6% -3.7% 6.6% -0.1% -13.1% - - - - - - -
2021 -0.4% 2.2% 4.2% 6.9% 1.3% 2% 3.9% 1.9% -5.9% 6.3% -2.2% 2.5%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
DFGEX -17%25%-9%18%-4%9%6%-23%2%23%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -17%-4%-24%-11%2%-10%-2%-9%-27%23%

DFGEX S&P 500

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