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US Large Cap Value Portfolio (III)

Ticker DFUVX
Inception Date 02/02/95
Fund Net Assets $24.3 B (As Of 03/31/17)

The investment objective of the U.S. Large Cap Value Portfolio III is to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Portfolio is a Feeder Portfolio and pursues its objective by investing substantially all of its assets in its corresponding Master Fund, The U.S. Large Cap Value Series, which has the same investment objective and policies as the U.S. Large Cap Value Portfolio III.

Returns (As of 03/31/17)(As of 03/31/17)

Annualized Returns

portfolio benchmark
YTD 3.53% 3.27%
1 Year 23.09% 19.22%
3 Year 8.92% 8.67%
5 Year 14.81% 13.13%
10 Year 6.86% 5.93%
Since Inception 10.95% 10.03%

Annualized Returns

portfolio benchmark
YTD 3.53% 3.27%
1 Year 23.09% 19.22%
3 Year 8.92% 8.67%
5 Year 14.81% 13.13%
10 Year 6.86% 5.93%
Since Inception 10.95% 10.03%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio benchmark
2016 19.09% 17.34%
2015 -3.35% -3.83%
2014 10.19% 13.45%
2013 40.60% 32.53%
2012 22.17% 17.51%
2011 -3.06% 0.39%
2010 20.37% 15.51%
2009 30.43% 19.69%
2008 -40.74% -36.85%
2007 -2.60% -0.17%

Performance is reported net of all advisory fees and includes reinvestment of dividends and other earnings. 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.  

Performance less than one year is not annualized.

Indices are not available for direct investment; therefore, their performance does not reflect the expenses associated with the management of an actual portfolio.

Frank Russell Company is the source and owner of the trademarks, service marks and copyrights related to the Russell Indexes.

Dimensional funds are distributed by DFA Securities LLC.

Fees & Expenses

Management Fee 0.21%
Management Fee After Fee Waiver 0.11%
Total Operating Expense Ratio 0.23%
Net Expense Ratio (to investor) 0.13%

Under certain circumstances, the Advisor has contractually agreed to waive certain fees and/or assume certain expenses of the Portfolio. Unless otherwise stated in the prospectus, the Advisor may amend or discontinue the waivers at any time, one year from the date of the prospectus. The net expense ratio reflects the total annual fund operating expenses of the Portfolio after taking into account any such fee waiver and/or expense reimbursement arrangements. Please read the Portfolio’s prospectus for details and more information.

Characteristics (As Of 03/31/17)

Characteristics1

Price-to-Book 1.81
% in Top 10 Holdings 30.06%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $101496
Number of Holdings 339
Annual Turnover as of 10/31/16 15%

GICS Sector Allocation2

Financials 23.32%
Information Technology 14.99%
Consumer Discretionary 13.05%
Energy 12.09%
Health Care 11.79%
Industrials 9.29%
Consumer Staples 6.81%
Telecommunication Services 4.78%
Materials 3.68%
Utilities 0.19%

Top Holdings

JPMorgan Chase & Co 4.18%
AT&T Inc 3.86%
Exxon Mobil Corp 3.85%
Intel Corp 3.42%
Comcast Corp 3.31%
Cisco Systems Inc 3.14%
Pfizer Inc 2.32%
Citigroup Inc 2.20%
Bank of America Corp 2.13%
Chevron Corp 1.65%

1 The portfolio turnover rate presented is the portfolio turnover of the Master Fund.

2 Sectors defined by MSCI.

Please note that a Portfolio that invests in other Portfolios typically does not hold securities directly. As such, "Top Holdings" information for such a Portfolio represents "Top Holdings" information of underlying Portfolios.

Please click here to access Top Holdings as of a more recent month end.

Holdings are subject to change.

Numbers may not total 100% due to rounding.

 

Portfolio Risks

Equity Market Risk: Even a long-term investment approach cannot guarantee a profit. Economic, market, political, and issuer-specific conditions and events will cause the value of equity securities, and the U.S. Value Series that owns them, and, in turn, the U.S. Value Portfolio itself, to rise or fall. Stock markets tend to move in cycles, with periods of rising prices and periods of falling prices.

Value Investment Risk: Value stocks may perform differently from the market as a whole and following a value-oriented investment strategy may cause the Portfolio to at times underperform equity funds that use other investment strategies.

Derivatives Risk: Derivatives are instruments, such as futures contracts, whose value is derived from that of other assets, rates or indices. The use of derivatives for non-hedging purposes may be considered to carry more risk than other types of investments. When the U.S. Value Series and U.S. Value Portfolio use derivatives, the U.S. Value Series and U.S. Value Portfolio will be directly exposed to the risks of those derivatives. Derivative instruments are subject to a number of risks including counterparty, liquidity, interest rate, market, credit and management risks, and the risk of improper valuation. Changes in a value of the derivative may not correlate perfectly with the underlying asset, rate or index, and the U.S. Value Series or the U.S. Value Portfolio could lose more than the principal amount invested.

Securities Lending Risk: Securities lending involves the risk that the borrower may fail to return the securities in a timely manner or at all. As a result, the U.S. Value Series may lose money and there may be a delay in recovering the loaned securities. The U.S. Value Series could also lose money if it does not recover the securities and/or the value of the collateral falls, including the value of investments made with cash collateral. Securities lending also may have certain adverse tax consequences.

Cyber Security Risk: The U.S. Value Portfolio’s and its service providers’ use of internet, technology and information systems may expose the Portfolio to potential risks linked to cyber security breaches of those technological or information systems. Cyber security breaches, amongst other things, could allow an unauthorized party to gain access to proprietary information, customer data, or fund assets, or cause the Portfolio and/or its service providers to suffer data corruption or lose operational functionality.


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