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DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund

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Graph of DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) ManagerFund Manager - Henry F. Gray

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.7 years
Similar Funds: DFFVX  DFTVX 
Fund Family: Dimensional Fund Advisors
Fund Category: Small Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.58)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) ProfileDFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small cap U.S. companies. Small cap companies are companies whose market capitalizations are generally in the lowest 10% of total market capitalization or companies whose market capitalizations are smaller than the 1,000th largest U.S. company, whichever results in the higher market capitalization break. It may use derivatives to gain market exposure on its uninvested cash pending investment in securities or to maintain liquidity to pay redemptions. DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund may lend its portfolio securities to generate additional income.

 

DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund Strength What we like about DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund

Data for DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) as of May 30, 2016

  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) management has been with DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund for 7.7 years
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.39% vs 7.71% Small Value category median performance)
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 9.00% vs Small Value average of 58.14%. It is good that DFA US Small Cap Value I management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Value average: 0.52% vs 1.33%
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) Weakness What we are cautious about DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund

Data for DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) as of May 30, 2016

  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -5.99% vs -3.44% Small Value category median performance)
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.17% vs 6.26% Small Value category median performance)
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) is less safe compared to its Small Value peers
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -5.24 is worse than category average of -3.94, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.46
  • DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.29 that is higher than category average of 14.31
See DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX)Compare with Small Value category ETFs

Some Small Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend ETF (DES)8.71%2.35%9.27%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (SLYV)8.03%0.48%9.10%
First Trust Small Cap Val AlphaDEX ETF (FYT)000
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value (JKL)000
PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ETF (PZI)000

 

Graph of DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) Net Asset TrackingDFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of DFA US Small Cap Value I fund (DFSVX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$12.68B
03/2016$12.24B
02/2016$11.14B
More historic net asset information on DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX)

  

Graph of DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) Portfolio TrackingDFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of DFA US Small Cap Value I fund (DFSVX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.91%98.09%0%0%
02/20163.6%96.38%0%0.02%
01/20162.31%97.67%0%0.02%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX)

 

graph of DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in DFA US Small Cap Value I (DFSVX) Fund

Discover what DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
S+p500 Emini Fut Jun16 Xcme 20160617 [1.18%]
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [0.99%]
Amerco [0.9%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [0.87%]
Hanover Insurance Group Inc [0.83%]
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. [0.81%]
Convergys Corporation Common St [0.8%]
Synnex Corporation Common Stock [0.8%]
PDC Energy, Inc. [0.79%]
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limite [0.75%]

Feb 28, 2016
S+p500 Emini Fut Mar16 Xcme 20160318 [2.11%]
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [1.13%]
Synnex Corporation Common Stock [1.02%]
Amerco [1.01%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [0.93%]
Hanover Insurance Group Inc [0.89%]
Convergys Corporation Common St [0.87%]
Russell 2000 Mini Mar16 Ifus 20160318 [0.86%]
StanCorp Financial Group Inc [0.83%]
Webster Financial Corporation C [0.77%]

Jan 30, 2016
Russell 2000 Mini Mar16 Ifus 20160318 [1.29%]
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [1.2%]
Amerco [1.15%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [1.01%]
Synnex Corporation Common Stock [0.98%]
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. [0.93%]
Hanover Insurance Group Inc [0.93%]
Convergys Corporation Common St [0.88%]
LifePoint Health, Inc. [0.87%]
Fairchild Semiconductor Interna [0.83%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in DFA US Small Cap Value I Fund (DFSVX)

  

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