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DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund

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Graph of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) ManagerFund Manager - Joseph H. Chi

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.6 years
Fund Family: Dimensional Fund Advisors
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.72)     (What does this score mean?)
Clark is Dimensional's Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President and is chairman of the Investment Committee. He joined Dimensional in 2001 as a general portfolio manager in U.S. equities, became head of international equities trading in 2004 and assumed his current position in 2006. His financial career began at John Nuveen & Co. in 1997, where he worked on mergers and acquisitions for the health care services division. He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS from Bradley University.  Get more insights on Joseph H. Chi

 

Graph of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) ProfileDFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund seeks capital appreciation while minimizing federal income taxes on returns. DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund, using a market capitalization weighted approach, generally purchases a broad and diverse group of readily marketable common stocks of U.S. small cap companies. It invests at least 80% of net assets in securities of small cap U.S. companies and can lend its portfolio securities to generate additional income.

 

DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund Strength What we like about DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund

Data for DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) management has been with DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund for 7.6 years
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -2.94% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 8.42% vs 6.96% Small Blend category median performance)
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 9.52% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 7.00% vs Small Blend average of 52.13%. It is good that DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.39, lower than category average of 14.58
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Blend average: 0.52% vs 1.22%
  • DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) Weakness What we are cautious about DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund

Data for DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) as of May 30, 2016

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap3.73-2.948.429.52
Voya Small Company W (ISMWX)5.840.399.509.36Compare
Natixis Vaughan Nelson Small Cap Value A (NEFJX)4.84-1.7410.7010.01Compare
CRM Small Cap Value Instl (CRISX)4.71-1.578.116.99Compare

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Compare DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX)Compare with Small Blend category ETFs

Some Small Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY)5.61%0.29%9.84%
Wilshire Micro-Cap ETF (WMCR)000
Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB)000
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO)000
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings ETF (EES)000

 

Graph of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) Net Asset TrackingDFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap fund (DFTSX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$2.22B
03/2016$2.16B
02/2016$2.01B
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Graph of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) Portfolio TrackingDFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap fund (DFTSX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.58%99.42%0%0%
02/20160.21%99.79%0%0%
01/20160.52%99.48%0%0%
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graph of DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap Fund (DFTSX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in DFA Tax-Managed US Small Cap (DFTSX) Fund

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Apr 29, 2016
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [0.35%]
JetBlue Airways Corporation [0.29%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [0.29%]
Thor Industries, Inc. Common St [0.29%]
Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. C [0.29%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [0.28%]
Amsurg Corp. [0.27%]
Post Holdings, Inc. Common Stoc [0.27%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.27%]
Western Alliance Bancorporation [0.27%]

Feb 28, 2016
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [0.37%]
StanCorp Financial Group Inc [0.37%]
JetBlue Airways Corporation [0.36%]
Synnex Corporation Common Stock [0.3%]
Health Net Inc [0.3%]
Post Holdings, Inc. Common Stoc [0.29%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.29%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [0.29%]
Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. [0.29%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [0.28%]

Jan 30, 2016
Endurance Specialty Holdings Lt [0.38%]
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. [0.38%]
JetBlue Airways Corporation [0.35%]
Health Net Inc. Common Stock [0.32%]
PDC Energy, Inc. [0.31%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [0.3%]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo [0.3%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.29%]
Amerco [0.29%]
Symetra Financial Corp [0.29%]
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