DFA U.S. Social Core Equity 2 Portfolio

Class Inst (DFUEX)
Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 5 3 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B (Buy)

#51 in Mid-Cap Blend

U.S. News evaluated 138 Mid-Cap Blend 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 27.37 percent over the past year, 13.63 percent over the past three years, and 25.88 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.1%
1 Year 27.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 13.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 25.9%
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 greater emphasis on small capitalization and value companies as compared to their representation in the U.S. Universe, while excluding companies based on the Portfolio's social issue screens. 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.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DFA U.S. Social Core Equity 2 Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.30 percent.

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Risk

Risk is 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 2 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