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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
0.18% 8.484B 2.50% 3.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-550.03M -14.40% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund, using a market capitalization weighted approach, purchases readily marketable equity securities of companies whose principal activities include ownership, management, development, construction, or sale of residential, commercial or industrial real estate. It will principally invest in equity securities of companies in certain real estate investment trusts and companies engaged in residential construction and firms, except partnerships, whose principal business is to develop commercial property.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DFREX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Real Estate
Category Index S&P United States REIT TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Real Estate
Fund Owner Firm Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jed Fogdall 8.60 yrs
Lukas Smart 3.59 yrs
Joel Schneider 1.59 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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YTD
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1 Year
% Rank: 94
-550.03M
-3.651B Category Low
1.796B Category High
3 Months
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As of September 30, 2020

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of October 27, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YTD
1.39%
31.11%
3.24%
8.38%
5.71%
-2.99%
28.10%
-13.60%
26.68%
4.94%
-0.87%
7.51%
22.40%
-8.71%
27.67%
2.38%
2.48%
30.28%
2.45%
8.51%
4.93%
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29.02%
-13.93%
4.05%
32.36%
4.22%
5.93%
9.03%
-4.31%
31.13%
-12.36%
4.72%
32.48%
7.62%
8.00%
8.09%
-4.29%
31.53%
-12.06%
1.71%
28.13%
4.62%
4.38%
12.30%
-4.04%
31.09%
-7.28%
As of October 27, 2020.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-27-20) 2.50%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield (3-28-13) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 31.78
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2020

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of August 31, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.85% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.15% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
American Tower Corp 9.14% 232.22 -1.67%
Prologis Inc 7.18% 97.93 -1.22%
Crown Castle International Corp 6.41% 157.47 -1.96%
Equinix Inc 4.93% 763.13 -1.32%
Digital Realty Trust Inc 4.02% 149.06 -1.06%
SBA Communications Corp 3.33% 295.90 -1.96%
Public Storage 3.26% 231.90 -1.16%
Welltower Inc 2.34% 52.35 -3.11%
AvalonBay Communities Inc 2.17% 134.08 -4.15%
Realty Income Corp 2.09% 57.85 -1.50%

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee --
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Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund, using a market capitalization weighted approach, purchases readily marketable equity securities of companies whose principal activities include ownership, management, development, construction, or sale of residential, commercial or industrial real estate. It will principally invest in equity securities of companies in certain real estate investment trusts and companies engaged in residential construction and firms, except partnerships, whose principal business is to develop commercial property.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DFREX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Real Estate
Category Index S&P United States REIT TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Real Estate
Fund Owner Firm Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jed Fogdall 8.60 yrs
Lukas Smart 3.59 yrs
Joel Schneider 1.59 yrs

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (10-27-20) 2.50%
30-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 31.78
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2020

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2020

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/5/1993
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 2/28/2020
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No