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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
0.43% 12.68B 1.31% 20.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-2.194B 63.75% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of the readily marketable securities of U.S. small and mid cap companies that the advisor determines to be value stocks with higher profitability. It may purchase or sell futures contracts and options on futures contracts for U.S. equity securities and indices, to increase or decrease equity market exposure based on actual or expected cash inflows to or outflows from the fund.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DFFVX
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth and Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jed Fogdall 9.60 yrs
Joel Schneider 6.20 yrs
Marc Leblond 1.59 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1M
3M
6M
YTD
1Y
3Y
5Y
10Y
 
80.00B
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1 Month
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1 Year
% Rank: 100
-2.194B
-2.371B Category Low
4.647B Category High
3 Months
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3 Years
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6 Months
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5 Years
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YTD
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10 Years
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As of September 30, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of October 18, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
2.89%
-5.84%
26.71%
9.51%
-15.88%
21.36%
3.69%
34.82%
13.69%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
20.81%
-3.38%
-6.94%
29.37%
8.60%
-17.45%
18.52%
3.95%
25.86%
8.55%
-5.92%
24.30%
12.59%
-15.32%
19.68%
2.99%
29.83%
5.02%
2.77%
20.05%
12.69%
-15.83%
22.42%
2.85%
29.85%
4.97%
-2.65%
24.08%
8.89%
-17.24%
21.99%
-5.68%
38.25%
As of October 18, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-18-21) 1.31%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield (3-1-13) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 11.64
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of August 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.88% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.07% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.06% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Athene Holding Ltd Class A 0.83% 82.17 7.03%
Invesco Ltd 0.72% 25.01 1.13%
Arrow Electronics Inc 0.68% 118.69 0.30%
S+p500 Emini Fut Sep21 Xcme 20210917
0.67% -- --
Zions Bancorp NA 0.67% 63.24 1.62%
AutoNation Inc 0.66% 115.44 -1.60%
Steel Dynamics Inc 0.66% 63.51 1.75%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co 0.62% 147.65 -0.62%
Darling Ingredients Inc 0.57% 77.34 2.22%
Toll Brothers Inc 0.56% 59.18 -1.15%

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee --
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Administration Fee --
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 purchases a broad and diverse group of the readily marketable securities of U.S. small and mid cap companies that the advisor determines to be value stocks with higher profitability. It may purchase or sell futures contracts and options on futures contracts for U.S. equity securities and indices, to increase or decrease equity market exposure based on actual or expected cash inflows to or outflows from the fund.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DFFVX
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth and Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Dimensional Fund Advisors
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jed Fogdall 9.60 yrs
Joel Schneider 6.20 yrs
Marc Leblond 1.59 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-18-21) 1.31%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield (3-1-13) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 11.64
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/31/2008
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 2/28/2021
Share Classes
DFFVX Inst
DFTPX Retirement
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