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VA US Large Value Portfolio


Inception DateCUSIP Number
January 12, 1995233203777
The VA US Large Value Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Portfolio, using a market capitalization weighted approach, seeks to capture the returns and diversification benefits of a broad cross-section of large cap US companies that Dimensional believes to be value stocks at the time of purchase. The Portfolio invests in securities of US companies with market capitalizations within the largest 90% of the market universe or larger than the 1,000th largest US company, whichever results in a higher market capitalization break. The market universe is comprised of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Global Market® or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate by Dimensional. After identifying the aggregate market capitalization break, a value screen is applied to the universe. 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.

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

Updated Daily
DateClosing PriceNAV Change$NAV Change %
April 17, 2014$22.21$0.080.36%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
March 31, 2014$226,215,982.85
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
April 17, 2014 1.51%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
March 31, 2014 2.25% 1.69% 1.69%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
March 31, 2014 26.27% 26.24% 8.68% 9.74%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of March 31, 2014 26.27% 26.24% 8.68% 9.74%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
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
Last 12 Months
TypeAmount per ShareRecord DateEx-dividend DatePayable DateEx-dividend Price
Dividend$0.3240 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$20.98 USD
Long-Term Gain$1.8530 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$20.98 USD
Top Holdings (202 Total)
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Comcast Corp3.84
Chevron Corp3.48
CVS Caremark Corp3.16
AT&T Inc3.16
Bank of America Corp3.07
JPMorgan Chase & Co3.02
Pfizer Inc2.65
Citigroup Inc2.52
American International Gr2.30
Time Warner Inc2.06
Hewlett-Packard Co1.92
Mondelez International In1.88
Express Scripts Holding C1.57
Time Warner Cable Inc1.55
General Electric Co1.52
Thermo Fisher Scientific 1.51
MetLife Inc1.49
Morgan Stanley1.44
Phillips 661.40
Sector Allocations
As of March 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 23.4
Energy 21.6
Consumer Discretionary 11.8
Health Care 10.2
Industrials 9.7
Information Technology 8.2
Consumer Staples 7.4
Telecommunication Services 3.9
Materials 3.6
Utilities 0.4
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.

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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.