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VA Intl. Small Portfolio

 

Inception DateCUSIP Number
October 3, 1995233203686
The VA International Small Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Portfolio pursues its objective by investing in small companies of certain European countries, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Rim Asian countries, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Company size is measured on a country- or region-specific basis and based primarily on the market capitalization of companies associated with approved markets. The maximum market capitalization threshold varies by country or region and will change due to market conditions.

For a full description, please consult the Portfolio's prospectus.

The portfolio is available only to insurance company separate accounts funding variable life and variable annuity insurance contracts.

Prices
Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
April 22, 2014$12.78$0.090.71%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
March 31, 2014$133,957,792.15
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
April 22, 2014 3.99%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
March 31, 2014 -0.23% 4.31% 4.31%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
March 31, 2014 24.95% 21.72% 9.66% 7.49%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of March 31, 2014 24.95% 21.72% 9.66% 7.49%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.65%0.65%
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
Short-Term Gain$0.0840 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.83 USD
Dividend$0.2730 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.83 USD
Long-Term Gain$0.2890 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$11.83 USD
Top Holdings (2604 Total)
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Ashtead Group PLC0.59
Barratt Developments PLC0.46
DCC PLC0.39
Persimmon PLC0.39
Spectris PLC0.37
Taylor Wimpey PLC0.35
Deutsche Wohnen AG0.33
Halma PLC0.32
Vestas Wind Systems A/S0.31
Bellway PLC0.30
Balfour Beatty PLC0.30
DS Smith PLC0.30
Hays PLC0.29
Nutreco NV0.29
Lonza Group AG0.29
Cobham PLC0.28
Dixons Retail PLC0.27
Howden Joinery Group PLC0.26
Delta Lloyd NV0.26
Close Brothers Group PLC0.26
Total6.64
Sector Allocations
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Industrials 25.5
Consumer Discretionary 19.5
Financials 13.8
Materials 10.2
Information Technology 9.7
Health Care 6.1
Consumer Staples 5.9
Energy 5.4
Utilities 2.3
Telecommunication Services 1.7
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.


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Top Holdings data provided by State Street.