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Intl. Value Portfolio III

 

Inception DateTicker SymbolCUSIP Number
February 2, 1995DFVIX25434D708
The International Value Portfolio III † is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The portfolio pursues its objective by investing substantially all of its assets in its corresponding Master Fund, The International Value Series. The Master Fund purchases securities of large non-US companies that Dimensional believes to be value stocks at the time of purchase. Securities are considered value stocks primarily because a company's shares have a high book value in relation to their market value (BtM). Dimensional may modify market capitalization weights and even exclude companies after considering such factors 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. The Master Fund intends to purchase securities associated with developed market countries that Dimensional has designated as approved markets.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
Prices
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
August 22, 2014$17.31$-0.08-0.46%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
July 31, 2014$1,877,851,403.17
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
August 22, 2014 2.50%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
July 31, 2014 -2.25% 0.05% 2.91%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
July 31, 2014 16.64% 8.75% 7.99% 7.78%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of June 30, 2014 27.42% 11.71% 7.83% 7.94%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.25%0.25%
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.
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.
Distributions
Last 12 Months
TypeAmount per ShareRecord DateEx-dividend DatePayable DateEx-dividend Price
Dividend$0.2961 USD06/6/201406/9/201406/10/2014$17.79 USD
Dividend$0.2844 USD03/7/201403/10/201403/11/2014$17.42 USD
Short-Term Gain$0.0300 USD12/11/201312/12/201312/13/2013$16.56 USD
Dividend$0.0910 USD12/11/201312/12/201312/13/2013$16.56 USD
Long-Term Gain$0.6880 USD12/11/201312/12/201312/13/2013$16.56 USD
Dividend$0.0760 USD09/9/201309/10/201309/11/2013$17.06 USD
Top Holdings (526 Total)
As of July 31, 2014Weight
Royal Dutch Shell PLC3.93
BP PLC3.73
Novartis AG2.80
HSBC Holdings PLC2.16
Daimler AG1.87
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial 1.80
Suncor Energy Inc1.60
Vodafone Group PLC1.39
Allianz SE1.36
Swiss Re AG1.35
BNP Paribas SA1.34
Canadian Natural Resource1.17
Wesfarmers Ltd1.08
ING Groep NV1.04
Barclays PLC1.03
Zurich Insurance Group AG1.00
Mizuho Financial Group In0.99
AXA SA0.98
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial0.97
Vivendi SA0.95
Total32.55
Sector Allocations
As of July 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 34.6
Energy 14.2
Materials 11.7
Industrials 10.0
Consumer Discretionary 9.7
Telecommunication Services 4.6
Consumer Staples 4.3
Utilities 3.7
Health Care 3.7
Information Technology 3.6
Other 0.0
Total100.00
Sectors defined by MSCI
† Portfolio restricted to specific institutional accounts.

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.

Top Holdings data provided by State Street.