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Intl. Core Equity Portfolio (I)

 

Inception DateTicker SymbolCUSIP Number
September 15, 2005DFIEX233203371
The International Core Equity Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The portfolio seeks to purchase a broad and diverse group of securities of non-US companies in developed markets with a greater emphasis on small cap companies and those it considers value companies as compared to their representation in the international market universe. The universe is defined as a market cap weighted portfolio of non-US companies in developed markets that have been authorized as approved markets by Dimensional. The portfolio’s percentage allocation to all securities as compared to their representation in the international universe may be modified after considering factors such as free float, momentum, trading strategies, liquidity management, and expected profitability. In assessing expected profitability, Dimensional may consider different ratios, such as that of earnings or profits from operations relative to book value or assets. Increased exposure to small and value companies may be achieved by decreasing the allocation of the portfolio's assets in the largest growth companies relative to their weight in the universe. An equity issuer is considered a growth company primarily because it has a low, non-negative book value in relation to its market capitalization. An equity issuer is considered a value company primarily because it has a high book value in relation to its market capitalization.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
Prices
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
August 29, 2014$13.03$0.000.00%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
August 29, 2014$12,298,363,885.87
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
August 29, 2014 3.57%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
August 31, 2014 0.39% -0.80% 3.57%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
August 31, 2014 18.33% 9.17% -- 5.94%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of June 30, 2014 27.32% 13.00% -- 6.34%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.39%0.39%
Operating Expense ratio as of 10/31/2013. The net expense ratio takes into account contractual management fee waivers/caps and expense assumption agreements that are in effect through 2/28/2015. The fund's prospectus contains more information on fees and expenses.
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Distributions
Last 12 Months
TypeAmount per ShareRecord DateEx-dividend DatePayable DateEx-dividend Price
Dividend$0.1775 USD06/6/201406/9/201406/10/2014$13.30 USD
Dividend$0.0625 USD03/7/201403/10/201403/11/2014$13.01 USD
Dividend$0.0810 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$12.27 USD
Dividend$0.0460 USD09/9/201309/10/201309/11/2013$11.95 USD
Top Holdings (4836 Total)
As of July 31, 2014Weight
Royal Dutch Shell PLC1.33
Nestle SA1.09
Total SA0.86
BP PLC0.82
Toyota Motor Corp0.77
Novartis AG0.75
HSBC Holdings PLC0.72
BHP Billiton Ltd0.67
Banco Santander SA0.55
Suncor Energy Inc0.45
Bayerische Motoren Werke 0.41
Sanofi0.41
Rio Tinto PLC0.37
National Australia Bank L0.37
BG Group PLC0.36
Vodafone Group PLC0.35
Credit Suisse Group AG0.35
Westpac Banking Corp0.33
Daimler AG0.33
Toronto-Dominion Bank/The0.33
Total11.63
Sector Allocations
As of July 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 21.7
Industrials 17.1
Consumer Discretionary 14.5
Materials 11.5
Energy 9.4
Consumer Staples 7.3
Health Care 6.1
Information Technology 5.8
Telecommunication Services 3.5
Utilities 3.0
Other 0.0
REITs 0.0
Total100.00
Sectors defined by MSCI
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.

Foreign Securities and Currencies Risk
Foreign securities prices may decline or fluctuate because of: (a) economic or political actions of foreign governments, and/or (b) less regulated or liquid securities markets. Investors holding these securities are also exposed to foreign currency risk (the possibility that foreign currency will fluctuate in value against the US dollar).

Small Company Risk
Securities of small companies are often less liquid than those of large companies. As a result, small company stocks may fluctuate relatively more in price. In general, small companies are also more vulnerable than larger companies to adverse business or economic developments and they may have more limited resources.


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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.