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DFA U.S. Micro Cap Portfolio Institutional Class (DFSCX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund, using a market capitalization weighted approach, purchases a broad and diverse group of the securities of U.S. micro cap companies. It may use derivatives, such as futures contracts and options on futures contracts for U.S. equity securities and indices, to adjust market exposure based on actual or expected cash inflows to or outflows from the Portfolio.


1 month+4.65% 3 years+17.03%
3 months+5.56% 5 years+13.28%
1 year+3.22% Since inception+11.88%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

Performance 5-yr return+13.28%+10.94%
Expense ratio0.52%1.24%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.870.77
Net assets$5.0B$798.4M
Average market cap$783.0M$2.6B
Average P/E18.119.7
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDimensional Fund Advisors
Fund manager & tenureJed Fogdall / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock99.16%
International stock0.51%
Fixed income0.01%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 13.49%
Industrial materials 13.02%
Consumer goods 11.07%
Hardware 10.90%
Healthcare 10.80%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PZZA Papa John's International Inc0.54%
GIII G-III Apparel Group Ltd0.50%
DY Dycom Industries Inc0.48%
BOFI BofI Holding Inc0.47%
IBKR Interactive Brokers Group Inc0.45%
ICUI ICU Medical Inc0.41%
MANH Manhattan Associates Inc0.40%
USNA USANA Health Sciences Inc0.38%
THRM Gentherm Inc0.36%
HELE Helen of Troy Ltd0.36%