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DFA U.S. Small Cap Growth Portfolio

mutual fund
DSCGX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.86 +0.41 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
share class
DSCGX (Mutual Fund)

DFA U.S. Small Cap Growth Portfolio

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.86 +0.41 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
share class
DSCGX (Mutual Fund)

DFA U.S. Small Cap Growth Portfolio

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.86 +0.41 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
share class

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$26.86

-

0.43%

$0.11

0.38%

Vitals

YTD Return

17.1%

1 yr return

46.2%

3 Yr Avg Return

12.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

14.6%

Net Assets

$961 M

Holdings in Top 10

6.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.45
$17.81
$27.75

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 32.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$0

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Small Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$26.86

-

0.43%

$0.11

0.38%

DSCGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.68%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DFA U.S. Small Cap Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Dec 20, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jed Fogdall

Fund Description

The Portfolio, using a market capitalization weighted approach, purchases a broad and diverse group of readily marketable securities of U.S. small cap companies that the Advisor determines to have high profitability and relative prices compared to other U.S. small cap companies at the time of purchase. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small cap U.S. companies.


DSCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.1% -83.6% 46.1% 14.33%
1 Yr 46.2% 15.1% 91.6% 17.04%
3 Yr 12.2%* -1.7% 50.1% 78.97%
5 Yr 14.6%* -4.8% 37.5% 88.49%
10 Yr N/A* -0.4% 22.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 18.4% -63.0% 340.3% 81.27%
2019 24.5% -9.1% 48.3% 37.63%
2018 -16.7% -76.3% 13.6% 45.63%
2017 14.2% -52.6% 37.0% 55.21%
2016 15.5% -56.6% 25.6% 13.63%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.1% -83.2% 46.1% 14.49%
1 Yr 46.2% 9.3% 91.6% 15.78%
3 Yr 12.2%* -3.7% 50.1% 75.79%
5 Yr 14.6%* -5.9% 37.5% 87.61%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 22.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 18.4% -63.0% 340.3% 81.27%
2019 24.5% -9.1% 48.3% 37.63%
2018 -16.2% -54.2% 14.5% 58.82%
2017 16.2% -8.4% 42.0% 73.67%
2016 17.1% -56.6% 31.4% 15.72%

NAV & Total Return History


DSCGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DSCGX Category Low Category High DSCGX % Rank
Net Assets 961 M 235 K 38 B 43.79%
Number of Holdings 526 6 1294 4.62%
Net Assets in Top 10 64.6 M 71.8 K 3.85 B 72.13%
Weighting of Top 10 6.82% 3.7% 100.0% 98.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Crocs Inc 0.89%
  2. Amedisys Inc 0.83%
  3. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 0.83%
  4. Boston Beer Co Inc Class A 0.81%
  5. Trex Co Inc 0.79%
  6. Deckers Outdoor Corp 0.76%
  7. Lattice Semiconductor Corp 0.76%
  8. Tempur Sealy International Inc 0.75%
  9. SolarEdge Technologies Inc 0.74%
  10. Tetra Tech Inc 0.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DSCGX % Rank
Stocks
99.62% 83.39% 100.44% 15.29%
Cash
0.37% -0.44% 14.85% 81.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 2.64% 3.50%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 7.91% 22.13%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.75%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.11% 3.18%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSCGX % Rank
Industrials
26.29% 0.00% 33.63% 3.82%
Technology
21.55% 0.00% 71.26% 73.73%
Consumer Cyclical
18.36% 0.00% 28.14% 14.97%
Healthcare
11.12% 0.00% 69.33% 95.38%
Financial Services
6.87% 0.00% 100.00% 37.42%
Consumer Defense
5.70% 0.00% 12.17% 12.74%
Basic Materials
5.15% 0.00% 9.77% 7.17%
Communication Services
3.16% 0.00% 19.51% 30.57%
Energy
0.90% 0.00% 61.31% 42.68%
Real Estate
0.75% 0.00% 11.79% 67.68%
Utilities
0.13% 0.00% 4.32% 21.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSCGX % Rank
US
98.58% 0.03% 100.00% 9.71%
Non US
1.04% 0.00% 98.36% 87.10%

DSCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.01% 11.80% 96.81%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.05% 1.50% 4.78%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% 0.91%

Sales Fees

DSCGX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

DSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

DSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 442.00% 22.82%

DSCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DSCGX Category Low Category High DSCGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.43% 0.00% 0.33% 3.34%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DSCGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DSCGX Category Low Category High DSCGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.68% -8.87% 1.48% 2.74%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DSCGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jed Fogdall


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 20, 2012

8.7

8.7%

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.

Joel Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

4.51

4.5%

Mr. Schneider is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Mr. Schneider holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from the University of Minnesota, and a BS from Iowa State University. Mr. Schneider joined Dimensional in 2011, has been a portfolio manager since 2013.

Marc Leblond


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2020

1.51

1.5%

Mr. Leblond is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President of Dimensional. He joined Dimensional in 2015. Prior to joining Dimensional, Mr. Leblond was an associate at Duchossois Capital Management from June to December 2014.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 29.69 8.73 4.5