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Tax-Mgd. US Small Cap Portfolio

 

Inception DateTicker SymbolCUSIP Number
December 15, 1998DFTSX233203553
The Tax-Managed US Small Cap Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation while minimizing federal income taxes on returns. The Portfolio invests in securities of US companies whose market capitalizations are generally in the lowest 10% of the market universe or smaller than the 1,000th largest US company, whichever results in a higher market capitalization break. The market universe is comprised primarily of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Global Market® or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate by Dimensional. The Portfolio seeks to maximize the after tax value of an investment by managing its portfolio in a manner that will defer the realization of net capital gains where possible and may attempt to reduce dividend income.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.
Prices
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
April 15, 2014$35.54$0.130.37%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
March 31, 2014$2,032,455,802.84
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
April 15, 2014 -3.16%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
March 31, 2014 0.68% 0.60% 0.60%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
March 31, 2014 28.40% 25.94% 8.42% 10.14%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of March 31, 2014 28.40% 25.94% 8.42% 10.14%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.52%0.52%
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.
Distributions
Last 12 Months
TypeAmount per ShareRecord DateEx-dividend DatePayable DateEx-dividend Price
Dividend$0.0317 USD03/7/201403/10/201403/11/2014$37.43 USD
Dividend$0.1080 USD12/11/201312/12/201312/13/2013$34.82 USD
Dividend$0.0580 USD09/9/201309/10/201309/11/2013$32.60 USD
Dividend$0.0430 USD06/7/201306/10/201306/11/2013$30.47 USD
Top Holdings (1949 Total)
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Western Refining Inc0.35
Avis Budget Group Inc0.31
CNO Financial Group Inc0.30
CoStar Group Inc0.29
AMERCO0.29
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc0.27
Medidata Solutions Inc0.26
Esterline Technologies Co0.25
American Airlines Group I0.24
Radian Group Inc0.24
PolyOne Corp0.24
ARRIS Group Inc0.24
Investors Bancorp Inc0.22
Webster Financial Corp0.22
FEI Co0.22
Mentor Graphics Corp0.22
EnerSys Inc0.22
CapitalSource Inc0.22
KapStone Paper and Packag0.22
Middleby Corp/The0.22
Total5.03
Sector Allocations
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 20.0
Industrials 18.4
Information Technology 17.3
Consumer Discretionary 16.0
Health Care 9.5
Energy 5.9
Materials 5.3
Consumer Staples 4.2
Utilities 2.5
Telecommunication Services 0.8
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.

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.

Tax Management Strategy Risk
Tax-management strategies may alter investment decisions and affect the portfolio holdings when compared to those of non-tax-managed mutual funds. Performance of the fund may deviate from that of non-tax-managed mutual funds.


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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.