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DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio

mutual fund
DFGEX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.79 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
International Real Estate
share class
DFGEX (Mutual Fund)

DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.79 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
International Real Estate
share class
DFGEX (Mutual Fund)
DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.79 +0.08 +0%
primary theme
International Real Estate
share class

DFGEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • Net Assets $8.08 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 68.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.71
$7.12
$12.56

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.35%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme International Real Estate
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Global Real Estate

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$10.79

+0.75%

$8.08 B

6.45%

$0.70

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-8.48%

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$4.37

+0.69%

$5.23 B

14.72%

$0.64

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-12.42%

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$9.64

-0.62%

$3.08 B

1.55%

$0.15

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-7.04%

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$9.69

+0.83%

$1.94 B

6.02%

$0.58

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-11.91%

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$17.46

+0.81%

$1.93 B

5.81%

$1.01

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-0.11%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$43.55

-0.39%

$1.56 B

4.21%

$1.84

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-14.64%

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$32.90

-0.63%

$881.07 M

9.82%

$3.25

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-14.31%

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$56.58

+0.51%

$280.67 M

4.46%

$2.53

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-11.69%

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$26.69

+0.95%

$254.99 M

6.54%

$1.74

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-11.26%

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$34.73

-0.45%

$79.34 M

6.92%

$2.41

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-9.99%

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DFGEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.95%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA Global Real Estate Securities Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Jun 04, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio seeks to achieve exposure to a broad portfolio of securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies in the real estate industry, with a focus on real estate investment trusts ("REITs") or companies that the Advisor considers to be REIT-like entities. It may pursue its investment objective by investing its 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.


DFGEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.5% -22.2% 10.7% 59.91%
1 Yr -9.4% -29.0% 11.1% 76.53%
3 Yr 3.3%* -7.1% 8.9% 45.81%
5 Yr 5.1%* -3.5% 8.9% 38.66%
10 Yr 7.9%* 0.5% 9.0% 15.75%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.9% 1.0% 26.5% 31.90%
2018 -8.7% -27.7% 73.0% 40.96%
2017 5.3% -6.3% 29.0% 81.46%
2016 1.3% -31.0% 42.6% 7.88%
2015 -1.7% -27.7% 2.8% 16.78%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.5% -22.2% 10.7% 59.43%
1 Yr -9.4% -29.0% 11.1% 66.51%
3 Yr 3.3%* -7.1% 8.9% 41.87%
5 Yr 5.1%* -3.5% 8.9% 36.60%
10 Yr 7.9%* -0.1% 9.0% 13.70%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.9% 1.0% 26.5% 31.90%
2018 -8.7% -27.7% 76.6% 60.64%
2017 9.2% 1.3% 29.0% 69.10%
2016 6.4% -27.8% 49.1% 8.48%
2015 0.7% -11.0% 5.0% 14.77%

NAV & Total Return History


DFGEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank
Net Assets 8.08 B 1.95 M 8.08 B 0.48%
Number of Holdings 163 1 731 14.02%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.98 B 637 K 4.98 B 0.47%
Weighting of Top 10 68.94% 15.9% 100.0% 2.80%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. DFA International Real Estate Sec I 35.83%
  2. DFA Real Estate Securities I 9.98%
  3. American Tower Corp 5.52%
  4. Prologis Inc 3.96%
  5. Crown Castle International Corp 3.54%
  6. Equinix Inc 3.41%
  7. Public Storage 1.95%
  8. SBA Communications Corp 1.78%
  9. Digital Realty Trust Inc 1.77%
  10. Welltower Inc 1.20%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGEX % Rank
Stocks
99.08% 13.60% 102.59% 31.78%
Other
0.51% 0.00% 78.71% 29.44%
Cash
0.42% -2.59% 8.14% 77.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 21.83% 13.55%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.66% 11.21%
Bonds
0.00% -15.73% 3.22% 11.21%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGEX % Rank
Real Estate
100.00% 71.59% 100.00% 2.38%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 2.72% 12.86%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 55.24%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 2.94% 23.81%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 1.63% 22.38%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.45% 22.38%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 10.48%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 2.99% 35.24%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 10.48%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 17.02% 59.52%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.83% 14.29%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFGEX % Rank
US
64.13% 0.00% 94.87% 5.61%
Non US
34.95% 0.00% 99.19% 94.86%

DFGEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.11% 26.91% 96.65%
Management Fee 0.20% 0.09% 1.50% 3.29%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.26% 3.96%

Sales Fees

DFGEX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

DFGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 0.00% 0.00% 242.00% 0.47%

DFGEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.88% 15.89%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High DFGEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.95% 0.35% 4.01% 7.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DFGEX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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DFGEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2010

10.76

10.8%

Jed S. Fogdall is a Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President of Dimensional and a member of Dimensional’s Investment Committee. Mr. Fogdall has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BS from Purdue University. Mr. Fogdall joined Dimensional as a Portfolio Manager in 2004 and has been responsible for international portfolios since 2010 and domestic portfolios since 2012.

Bhanu Singh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.37

5.4%

Bhanu P. Singh is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional. Mr. Singh received his MBA from the University of Chicago and his BA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Singh joined Dimensional originally in 2003, has been a portfolio manager since 2012 and has been responsible for domestic portfolios since 2014.

Allen Pu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 21, 2015

5.37

5.4%

Mr. Pu is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Pu has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MS and PhD from Caltech, and a BS from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Mr. Pu joined Dimensional Fund Advisors LP as a portfolio manager in 2006 and has been responsible for the World Core Equity Portfolio since 2015.

Mary Phillips


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

3.76

3.8%

Mary T. Phillips, CFA, Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional, joined Dimensional in 2012 and has been a portfolio manager since 2014. Ms. Phillips began managing Dimensional’s allocated portion of the Fund’s portfolio in March 2018. Ms. Phillips earned an MBA with concentration in analytic finance, statistics and econometrics, and managerial and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Puget Sound.

William Collins-Dean


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

1.76

1.8%

Will Collins-Dean is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President of the Sub-Adviser. Mr. Collins-Dean received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Mr. Collins-Dean joined the Sub-Adviser in 2014 and has been a portfolio manager since 2016.

Ashish Bhagwanjee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

0.76

0.8%

Mr. Bhagwanjee is a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Bhagwanjee holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS from Purdue University. Mr. Bhagwanjee joined the Dimensional in 2014, has been a portfolio manager since 2017.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.1 18.93 7.43 14.26

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