DFA Emerging Markets Small Cap Portfolio

Class Inst (DEMSX)
Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

#41 in Diversified Emerging Mkts

U.S. News evaluated 206 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -0.43 percent over the past year, 0.03 percent over the past three years, 20.97 percent over the past five years, and 12.57 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 3.4%
1 Year -0.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.0%
5 Years (Annualized) 21.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 12.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks 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 Emerging Markets Small Cap Series (the "Emerging Markets Small Cap Series") of The DFA Investment Trust Company (the "Trust"), which has the same investment objective and policies as the Portfolio. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the Emerging Markets Small Cap Series will invest at least 80% of its net assets in emerging market investments that are designated in the Prospectus as Approved Market securities of small companies.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DFA Emerging Markets Small Cap Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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