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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 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. 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 market universe is comprised of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE MKT LLC, 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). 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 19, 2014$23.65$0.090.38%
Updated Monthly
DateTotal Net Assets
July 31, 2014$249,392,314.27
Performance
Updated Daily
Total Returns Year-to-Date
August 19, 2014 8.09%
Updated Monthly
Total Returns One Month Three Month Year-to-Date
July 31, 2014 -0.94% 4.02% 6.44%
Updated Monthly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
July 31, 2014 19.68% 19.75% 9.38% 9.82%
Updated Quarterly
Average Annual Total Returns One Year Five Years Ten Years Since Inception
As of June 30, 2014 28.21% 22.20% 9.09% 9.92%
Annual ExpensesNet Expense Ratio (to investor)Total Operating Expense Ratio
 0.28%0.28%
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
Long-Term Gain$1.8530 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$20.98 USD
Dividend$0.3240 USD12/10/201312/11/201312/12/2013$20.98 USD
Top Holdings (255 Total)
As of July 31, 2014Weight
Comcast Corp3.77
Chevron Corp3.74
Pfizer Inc3.48
AT&T Inc3.40
JPMorgan Chase & Co3.17
ConocoPhillips3.16
CVS Caremark Corp2.94
Time Warner Inc2.39
General Electric Co2.33
Hewlett-Packard Co1.93
Bank of America Corp1.90
Intel Corp1.68
Anadarko Petroleum Corp1.57
Time Warner Cable Inc1.50
Occidental Petroleum Corp1.48
Citigroup Inc1.40
Phillips 661.34
Express Scripts Holding C1.27
Thermo Fisher Scientific 1.24
Mondelez International In1.23
Total44.90
Sector Allocations
As of July 31, 2014% of portfolio
Energy 23.2
Financials 19.7
Consumer Discretionary 12.6
Industrials 10.4
Health Care 10.4
Information Technology 8.7
Consumer Staples 6.3
Telecommunication Services 4.4
Materials 4.0
Utilities 0.4
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.


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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.