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DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio

mutual fund
DCMSX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$5.96 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
share class
DCMSX (Mutual Fund)

DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$5.96 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
share class
DCMSX (Mutual Fund)
DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$5.96 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
share class

DCMSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • Net Assets $1.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 N/A

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$5.88
$4.09
$6.05

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.41%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 71.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Commodity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Broad Basket

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$6.59

+1.23%

$4.11 B

1.41%

$0.09

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11.51%

1.50%

$5.87

+1.73%

$2.73 B

0.66%

$0.04

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18.83%

1.01%

$10.28

+1.48%

$1.85 B

1.40%

$0.14

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11.26%

1.19%

$5.96

+1.36%

$1.30 B

0.34%

$0.02

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9.96%

0.41%

$20.97

+0.05%

$104.19 M

11.21%

$2.35

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-11.48%

1.42%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$6.30

-0.63%

$90.81 M

29.73%

$1.88

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-4.26%

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$5.07

+1.20%

$83.96 M

63.28%

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8.57%

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$29.16

+1.51%

$83.34 M

2.89%

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6.89%

0.95%

$8.65

-0.12%

$80.06 M

16.44%

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-10.92%

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DCMSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Nov 09, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Plecha

Fund Description

The Portfolio seeks to achieve its investment objective by generally investing in a universe of allowable commodity-linked derivative instruments and fixed income investment opportunities. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in Dimensional Cayman Commodity Fund I Ltd.


DCMSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DCMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -11.6% 342.7% 53.81%
1 Yr 21.4% -88.7% 72.4% 58.59%
3 Yr 0.6%* -47.9% 57.6% 55.87%
5 Yr 4.2%* -39.9% 54.0% 48.52%
10 Yr -4.8%* -29.8% 10.9% 43.55%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DCMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -2.2% -87.8% 612.3% 62.90%
2019 6.3% -88.2% 53.9% 49.77%
2018 -12.6% -42.9% 323.8% 39.41%
2017 -0.5% -37.6% 55.7% 68.99%
2016 12.4% -34.9% 49.2% 35.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DCMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -11.6% 342.7% 53.81%
1 Yr 21.4% -88.7% 72.4% 53.30%
3 Yr 0.6%* -47.9% 57.6% 53.99%
5 Yr 4.2%* -39.9% 54.0% 46.75%
10 Yr -4.8%* -29.8% 10.9% 42.74%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DCMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -2.2% -87.8% 295.5% 61.54%
2019 6.3% -88.2% 53.9% 51.14%
2018 -12.5% -42.9% 208.1% 41.76%
2017 2.7% -37.6% 55.7% 54.43%
2016 13.8% -34.9% 49.2% 30.92%

NAV & Total Return History


DCMSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DCMSX Category Low Category High DCMSX % Rank
Net Assets 1.3 B 198 K 61.3 B 14.72%
Number of Holdings 227 1 666 23.87%
Net Assets in Top 10 21.9 M 570 K 61.3 B 88.39%
Weighting of Top 10 N/A 12.3% 100.0% 0.90%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  2. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  3. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  4. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  5. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  6. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  7. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  8. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  9. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%
  10. 420200729 Trs Usd R E Ubsib190 48.34%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DCMSX % Rank
Bonds
70.24% -2.31% 91.66% 9.03%
Cash
20.10% -91.53% 100.00% 54.84%
Other
8.79% 0.00% 119.71% 86.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.87% 0.00% 3.99% 14.19%
Stocks
0.00% -1.68% 48.85% 48.39%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 42.58%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DCMSX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
37.04% 0.40% 100.00% 69.72%
Corporate
32.41% 0.00% 60.65% 11.97%
Government
30.53% 0.00% 99.60% 35.92%
Derivative
0.02% 0.00% 10.05% 15.49%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 28.41% 57.75%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.24% 48.59%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DCMSX % Rank
US
59.84% 0.00% 130.22% 9.68%
Non US
10.40% -40.55% 18.56% 12.26%

DCMSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DCMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.41% 0.01% 17.60% 91.67%
Management Fee 0.28% 0.00% 1.75% 7.36%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.45% 1.61%

Sales Fees

DCMSX 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% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DCMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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.

DCMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 71.00% 0.00% 286.01% 77.03%

DCMSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DCMSX Category Low Category High DCMSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 14.67% 48.70%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DCMSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DCMSX Category Low Category High DCMSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.15% -55.71% 60.36% 33.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DCMSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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DCMSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Plecha


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 09, 2010

10.31

10.3%

David Plecha is Dimensional’s Global Head of Fixed Income. A member of the Investment Committee and Investment Research Committee, he not only manages US and global portfolios but also maintains much of the fixed income research and client communications. Dave received his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 1996. Prior to joining Dimensional in 1989, he managed stock index futures and options for Leland O’Brien Rubinstein Associates and was an operations planner for Texas Instruments.

Joseph Kolerich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2012

9.01

9.0%

Mr. Kolerich is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Kolerich has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Kolerich joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2001 and has been responsible for the fixed income portfolios since 2012.

Alan Hutchison


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.61

5.6%

Mr. Hutchison is a Portfolio Manager of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Hutchison holds an MBA from Drake University and a BBA from Texas Tech University. Mr. Hutchison joined the Dimensional Fund Advisors LP in 2006, has been a portfolio manager since 2010.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 16.29 6.62 3.12