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 purchase or sell 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 fund.


1 month+2.85% 3 years+9.80%
3 months+1.17% 5 years+12.74%
1 year+14.13% Since inception+11.96%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

Performance 5-yr return+12.74%+12.99%
Expense ratio0.52%1.19%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.900.83
Net assets$6.3B$1.0B
Average market cap$1.1B$3.0B
Average P/E22.621.5
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


U.S. stock97.90%
International stock1.10%
Fixed income0.00%
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
-- 0.91%
TREE LendingTree Inc0.39%
GDOT Green Dot Corp0.35%
ROG Rogers Corp0.33%
HF HFF Inc0.32%
EBS Emergent BioSolutions Inc0.32%
FOE Ferro Corp0.31%
MTOR Meritor Inc0.31%
BOFI BofI Holding Inc0.30%
NSP Insperity Inc0.30%