The Large Cap International Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The portfolio pursues its objective by investing in the securities of large non-US companies using an adjusted market capitalization weighted approach in each country or region designated by Dimensional as an approved market. In general, the higher the relative market capitalization of a large company within an eligible country, the greater its representation in the portfolio. Dimensional may adjust the representation in the portfolio of an eligible company, or exclude a company, after considering valuation ratios (i.e. book to market value) and/or expected profitability relative to other eligible companies. In assessing expected profitability, Dimensional may consider different ratios, such as that of earnings or profits from operations relative to book value or assets. Dimensional may modify market capitalization weights after considering such factors as free float, momentum, trading strategies, and liquidity management. Dimensional will seek to set country weights based on the relative adjusted market capitalizations of eligible large companies within each country.
For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
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 www.dimensional.com.
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).
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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.