DFA U.S. Core Equity I Fund

Class Inst (DFEOX)
Scorecard
5 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 4 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
A- (Buy)

#13 in Large Blend

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Performance

The fund has returned 28.76 percent over the past year, 14.82 percent over the past three years, and 25.26 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.2%
1 Year 28.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 14.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 25.3%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund purchases a broad and diverse group of securities of U.S. companies with a greater emphasis on small capitalization and value companies as compared to their representation in the U.S. Universe. The Advisor generally defines the U.S. Universe as a free float adjusted market capitalization weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), NYSE Alternext US LLC or Nasdaq Global Market® or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate by the Advisor.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
DFA U.S. Core Equity I Fund has an expense ratio of 0.19 percent.

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Risk

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

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Fund Opinions

The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 1 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 2 for one year and 1 for five years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 3 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.

Value Line 2014-03-12