• DFA US Small Cap Portfolio

Dimensional Fund Advisors

  • US
  • Small-Cap
  • Core
  • Recently Viewed
  • Symbol Price
    DPDEX 19.69
    DMCCX 9.39
    FEKAX 12.87
    DMCAX 128.29
    BHHEX 23.7
    FEKIX 12.41
    USLUX 23.63
    GVDIX 9.42
    SSGMX 8.85
    LQTVX 7.98

DFA US Small Cap Portfolio

DFSTX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in small-size companies in the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index to select potential investment opportunities.

Then the research team considers value stocks of companies to have a low price in relation to their book value. In assessing value, the team may consider valuation multiples such as cash flow or earnings ratios.

Next, the team assesses profitability in terms of earnings or profits from operations relative to book value or assets.

In assessing a More

Price

Last Close

$47.71 ( +0 )

52 Week HL

$48.31 - $28.69

Net Assets

$16500 M

Expense Ratio

0.60 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • Darling Ingredients
  • Crocs Inc
  • Louisiana Pacific
  • Tenet Healthcare
  • Omnicell Inc

Holding

  • 0.56
  • 0.35
  • 0.34
  • 0.33
  • 0.31

Company Name

  • Saia Inc
  • WESCO International
  • American Eagle
  • Chart Industries
  • TopBuild Corp
  • Total

Holding

  • 0.31
  • 0.31
  • 0.30
  • 0.30
  • 0.29
  • 3.4%

Manager

Name

Jed S. Fogdall

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Summary

Fact Sheet

Q2 2021

Q2 2020

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

24.8 %

3 Year

61.18%

5 Year

73.05%

Best

51.49%
2003

Worst

-36.01%
2008

Returns +
Quarterly

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 18.1% -33% 12.2% -1.5% 1% 1.8% 4% 0.8% 12.5% 12.7% -
Q2 4% 23.2% 0.3% 9.5% 0.9% 1.7% 0.4% 2.2% 5.6% -5% -
Q3 1.6% 3.7% -2.6% 2.6% 5.4% 7% -9.8% -6.9% 8.4% 5% -
Q4 - 28.1% 5.7% -19.3% 2.6% 11.5% 2.8% 8.8% 10.3% 2.7% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 3.8% 9.2% 4.2% 2.5% 2.2% -0.7% -1.4% 2.3% 0.8% - - -
2020 -4.2% -9.8% -22.4% 14% 6.5% 1.5% 4.2% 4.1% -4.4% 3.3% 15.3% 7.5%

Returns +
Annual

    2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
    13%18%24%-12%13%19%-6%4%37%15%-5%

Alpha

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
DFSTX 25%10%18%-13%12%24%-3%4%42%18%-3%
Russell 2000 Index 13%18%24%-12%13%19%-6%4%37%15%-5%
Alpha 12%-9%-6%-1%-2%4%3%1%5%4%2%

DFSTX Russell 2000 Index

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