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Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund

    Last Trade: $40.29 on 2/24/2017, Change: -0.55 (-1.35%)

 

Graph of Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) ManagerFund Manager - Diana Bryan Strandberg

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.8 years
Fund Family: Dodge & Cox
Fund Category: Foreign Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.49)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011), Kiplinger (2011),
Ms. Strandberg graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981 (PhiBeta Kappa) and received her M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School in 1986. After two years as a securities analyst at the First Boston Corporation, she joined Dodge & Cox in 1988. Ms. Strandberg is a Senior Vice President of the Dodge & Cox Funds. She is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.  Get more insights on Diana Bryan Strandberg

 

Graph of Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) ProfileDodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income. Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund generally invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by non-U.S. companies from at least three different foreign countries, including emerging markets. It may invest at least 80% of total assets in common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks, and securities that carry the right to buy common stocks of non-U.S. companies. Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund invests primarily in medium-to-large well established companies based on standards of the applicable market.

 

Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund Strength What we like about Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund

Data for Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) management has been with Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund for 15.8 years
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 18.00% vs Foreign Large Blend average of 44.90%. It is good that Dodge & Cox International Stock management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Foreign Large Blend average: 0.64% vs 1.14%
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) Weakness What we are cautious about Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund

Data for Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -18.17% vs -10.09% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.52% vs 1.82% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.35% vs 1.53% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) is less safe compared to its Foreign Large Blend peers
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of 0.5 is worse than category average of 0.9, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.1
  • Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.56 that is higher than category average of 12.81
See Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Dodge & Cox International Stock-1.26-18.170.521.35
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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
AdvisorShares Madrona International ETF (FWDI)000
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)000
iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (EFAV)000
Schwab International Equity ETF (SCHF)000
PowerShares Intl Div Achiev ETF (PID)000

 

Graph of Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) Net Asset TrackingDodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Dodge & Cox International Stock fund (DODFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$54.31B
03/2016$53.80B
02/2016$51.58B
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Graph of Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) Portfolio TrackingDodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Dodge & Cox International Stock fund (DODFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.36%96.94%0%2.7%
12/20150.23%96.23%0%3.54%
09/20150.7%96.31%0%3%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX)

 

graph of Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX) Fund

Discover what Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd [4.33%]
Naspers Ltd Class N [4.25%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.83%]
Sanofi SA [3.48%]
Schneider Electric SE [2.84%]
ROCHE HLDGS AG BEARE [2.56%]
ITAUUNIBANCOON ED N1 [2.43%]
Bnp Paribas Sa [2.24%]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co [2.19%]
ICICI Bank Ltd [2.14%]

Dec 30, 2015
Naspers Ltd Class N [4.21%]
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd [3.8%]
Sanofi SA [3.74%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.39%]
ROCHE HLDGS AG BEARE [3.36%]
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP [2.68%]
Barclays PLC [2.53%]
Standard Chartered PLC [2.36%]
Schneider Electric SE [2.18%]
Novartis AG Common Stock [2.16%]

Sep 29, 2015
Sanofi [4.03%]
Naspers Ltd Class N [3.9%]
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd [3.25%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.24%]
ROCHE HLDGS AG BEARE [3.2%]
Barclays PLC [2.79%]
HP Inc. Common Stock [2.49%]
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP [2.32%]
Novartis AG Common Stock [2.31%]
Standard Chartered PLC [2.07%]
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