DFA Inflation-Protected Securities Portfolio

Class Inst (DIPSX)
4 / 5 Stars
5 5 1 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
E+ (Sell)

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The fund has returned -6.30 percent over the past year, 4.28 percent over the past three years, and 6.60 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.7%
1 Year -6.3%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 6.6%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and earn current income consistent with inflation-protected securities. The fund seeks its investment objective by investing in a universe of inflation-protected securities that are structured to provide returns that at least keep up with the rate of inflation over the long-term. It ordinarily invests in inflation-protected securities issued by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities and the credit quality such inflation-protected securities will be that of such applicable U.S. government, agency or instrumentality issuer.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DFA Inflation-Protected Securities Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.12 percent.

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

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