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Intl. Vector Equity Portfolio

 

Inception DateTicker SymbolCUSIP Number
August 14, 2008DFVQX23320G539
The International Vector 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 an increased exposure to small cap companies and those Dimensional considers value companies relative to the international market universe. The international market universe is defined as a market cap weighted portfolio of non-US companies in developed markets that have been authorized for investment by Dimensional. Increased exposure to small and value companies may be achieved by decreasing the allocation of the portfolio's assets in the large growth companies relative to their weight in the universe or by avoiding purchases in that segment of the market. Securities are considered value stocks primarily because a company's shares have a high book value in relation to their market value (BtM). In assessing value, additional factors such as price to cash flow or price to earnings ratios may be considered, as well as economic conditions and developments in the issuer's industry. The criteria for assessing value are subject to change from time to time.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
Prices
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
April 22, 2014$12.28$0.080.66%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
March 31, 2014$1,260,772,019.65
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
April 22, 2014 3.54%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
March 31, 2014 -0.24% 3.04% 3.04%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
March 31, 2014 22.31% 19.55% -- 6.71%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of March 31, 2014 22.31% 19.55% -- 6.71%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.51%0.51%
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$0.0209 USD03/7/201403/10/201403/11/2014$12.23 USD
Short-Term Gain$0.0060 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.40 USD
Dividend$0.0740 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.40 USD
Long-Term Gain$0.0770 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.40 USD
Dividend$0.0270 USD09/9/201309/10/201309/11/2013$11.16 USD
Dividend$0.1520 USD06/7/201306/10/201306/11/2013$10.34 USD
Top Holdings (4290 Total)
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Royal Dutch Shell PLC1.05
HSBC Holdings PLC0.73
BP PLC0.65
Credit Suisse Group AG0.43
Banco Santander SA0.42
Swiss Re AG0.41
Total SA0.40
Nestle SA0.39
Zurich Insurance Group AG0.38
Novartis AG0.38
Anglo American PLC0.36
Australia & New Zealand B0.30
Vodafone Group PLC0.30
Allianz SE0.29
Daimler AG0.29
RWE AG0.28
Suncor Energy Inc0.28
UBS AG0.27
National Australia Bank L0.27
Societe Generale SA0.27
Total8.15
Sector Allocations
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 24.3
Industrials 19.1
Consumer Discretionary 14.8
Materials 12.2
Energy 8.3
Information Technology 6.4
Consumer Staples 5.8
Health Care 4.5
Telecommunication Services 2.4
Utilities 2.2
REITs 0.0
Other 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.

Value Investment Risk
Value stocks may perform differently from the market as a whole and following a value-oriented investment strategy may cause the Portfolio to at times underperform equity funds that use other investment strategies.


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Mutual funds distributed by DFA Securities LLC.

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.