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VA Intl. Value Portfolio

 

Inception DateCUSIP Number
October 3, 1995233203694
The VA International Value Portfolio is a no-load mutual fund designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The portfolio pursues its objective by investing in the securities of 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). 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. 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 portfolio invests in securities associated with a diverse group of developed market countries that Dimensional has designated as approved markets. The portfolio is available only to insurance company separate accounts funding variable life and variable annuity insurance contracts

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 %
August 20, 2014$13.49$-0.05-0.37%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
July 31, 2014$166,681,325.44
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
August 20, 2014 2.27%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
July 31, 2014 -2.37% -0.07% 2.88%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
July 31, 2014 16.07% 8.26% 7.82% 7.34%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of June 30, 2014 26.94% 11.26% 7.57% 7.51%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.47%0.47%
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$0.3230 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$12.62 USD
Top Holdings (475 Total)
As of July 31, 2014Weight
Royal Dutch Shell PLC4.36
BP PLC3.82
Novartis AG2.59
HSBC Holdings PLC2.45
Daimler AG1.90
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial 1.65
Suncor Energy Inc1.50
Swiss Re AG1.37
Vodafone Group PLC1.27
Allianz SE1.26
BNP Paribas SA1.19
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial1.13
Canadian Natural Resource1.12
Zurich Insurance Group AG1.07
Mizuho Financial Group In1.06
ING Groep NV1.02
Wesfarmers Ltd1.02
Barclays PLC0.97
Bayerische Motoren Werke 0.95
Anglo American PLC0.91
Total32.59
Sector Allocations
As of July 31, 2014% of portfolio
Financials 34.4
Energy 14.8
Materials 12.2
Industrials 9.6
Consumer Discretionary 9.6
Telecommunication Services 4.5
Consumer Staples 4.1
Utilities 4.0
Health Care 3.6
Information Technology 3.1
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).


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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.