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 gain market exposure on its uninvested cash pending investment in securities or to maintain liquidity to pay redemptions.


1 month-4.32% 3 years+16.31%
3 months+0.88% 5 years+17.11%
1 year+2.34% Since inception+12.24%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

Performance 5-yr return+17.11%+14.61%
Expense ratio0.52%1.28%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.980.88
Net assets$5.1B$876.7M
Average market cap$815.2M$2.6B
Average P/E19.720.8
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDimensional Fund Advisors
Fund manager & tenureStephen Clark / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock98.78%
International stock0.55%
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 Inc0.41%
IDTI Integrated Device Technology Inc0.38%
HPY Heartland Payment Systems Inc0.38%
-- Triquint Semiconductor0.37%
MEI Methode Electronics Inc Class A0.36%
SONC Sonic Corp0.36%
JJSF J&J Snack Foods Corp0.34%
FINL Finish Line Inc0.34%
GIII G-III Apparel Group Ltd0.34%
LOPE Grand Canyon Education Inc0.34%

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