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Interm. Govt. Fixed Income Portfolio (I)


Inception DateTicker SymbolCUSIP Number
October 19, 1990DFIGX233203876
The Intermediate Government Fixed Income Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to earn current income consistent with preservation of capital. Ordinarily, the Portfolio will invest in non-callable obligations issued or guaranteed by the US Government and US government agencies, AAA-rated, dollar-denominated obligations of foreign governments, obligations of supranational organizations, and futures contracts on US Treasury securities. Generally, the Portfolio will purchase securities with maturities of between five and fifteen years from the date of settlement. The Portfolio will not shift the maturity of its investments in anticipation of interest rate movements and ordinarily will have an average weighted maturity, based upon market values, of between three and ten years.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
April 23, 2014$12.47$0.020.16%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
March 31, 2014$3,487,491,669.25
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
April 23, 2014 2.10%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
March 31, 2014 -0.26% 1.69% 1.69%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
March 31, 2014 -1.90% 3.69% 4.45% 6.73%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of March 31, 2014 -1.90% 3.69% 4.45% 6.73%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
Operating Expense ratios as of 10/31/2013. The fund's prospectus contains more information on fees and expenses.
Performance data shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. To obtain performance data current to the most recent month-end, visit
Last 12 Months
TypeAmount per ShareRecord DateEx-dividend DatePayable DateEx-dividend Price
Dividend$0.0473 USD03/7/201403/10/201403/11/2014$12.40 USD
Dividend$0.1030 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$12.35 USD
Dividend$0.0740 USD09/9/201309/10/201309/11/2013$12.21 USD
Dividend$0.0760 USD06/7/201306/10/201306/11/2013$12.70 USD
Top Holdings
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
FED HM LN BK BD 5.000000% 11/17/20170.04
US TREASURY N/B 2.250000% 07/31/20180.04
US TREASURY N/B 9.000000% 11/15/20180.03
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK 4.125000% 03/13/20200.03
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK 1.875000% 03/13/20200.03
TENN VALLEY AUTHORITY 3.875000% 02/15/20210.03
FED HM LN BK BD 4.875000% 05/17/20170.03
US TREASURY N/B 1.375000% 09/30/20180.03
US TREASURY N/B 8.750000% 08/15/20200.02
US TREASURY N/B 6.750000% 08/15/20260.02
US TREASURY N/B 8.125000% 08/15/20190.02
US TREASURY N/B 7.500000% 11/15/20240.02
FED HM LN BK BD 5.375000% 05/15/20190.02
FEDERAL FARM CREDIT BANK 5.220000% 05/15/20230.02
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK 4.750000% 03/10/20230.02
US TREASURY N/B 7.250000% 08/15/20220.02
TENN VALLEY AUTHORITY 1.875000% 08/15/20220.02
TEN VAL AUTH 6.250000% 12/15/20170.02
US TREASURY N/B 8.125000% 05/15/20210.02
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK 1.875000% 03/08/20190.02
Market Risk
Even a long-term investment approach cannot guarantee a profit. Economic, political, and issuer-specific events will cause the value of securities, and the funds that own them, to rise or fall. Because the value of your investment in a fund will fluctuate, there is a risk that you will lose money.

Interest Rate Risk
Fixed income securities are subject to interest rate risk because the prices of fixed income securities tend to move in the opposite direction of interest rates. In general, fixed income securities with longer maturities are more sensitive to these price changes.

Credit Risk
Credit risk is the risk that the issuer of a security may be unable to make interest payments and/or repay principal when due. A downgrade to an issuer's credit rating or a perceived change in an issuer's financial strength may affect a security's value, and thus, impact a fund's performance. Credit risk is greater for fixed income securities with ratings below investment grade. Fixed income securities that are below investment grade involve high credit risk and are considered speculative. Below-investment grade fixed income securities may also fluctuate in value more than higher-quality fixed income securities.

Income Risk
Income risk is the risk that falling interest rates will cause the fund's income to decline.

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These Net Asset Values ("NAVs") have been prepared by the fund accounting agent. Dimensional Fund Advisors reserves the right to restate these NAV figures, if necessary, at any time.

Top Holdings data provided by State Street.