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Canadian Core Equity Fund (F)

FundCode DFA256
Inception Date 06/23/04
Fund Net Assets $1.7 B (As Of 05/31/18)

The fundamental investment objective of the Canadian Core Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in common stocks of Canadian companies.

Returns (As of 05/31/18)(As of 03/31/18)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 0.97% 0.25%
1 Year 9.86% 7.75%
3 Year 6.44% 5.36%
5 Year 7.38% 8.05%
10 Year 4.30% 3.92%
Since Inception 7.26% 7.52%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -4.40% -4.52%
1 Year 1.89% 1.71%
3 Year 5.05% 4.07%
5 Year 5.93% 6.93%
10 Year 4.49% 4.47%
Since Inception 6.93% 7.24%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2017 8.19% 9.10%
2016 27.48% 21.08%
2015 -11.07% -8.32%
2014 4.54% 10.55%
2013 11.53% 12.99%
2012 6.81% 7.19%
2011 -10.90% -8.71%
2010 22.02% 17.61%
2009 43.41% 35.05%
2008 -34.18% -33.00%

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in unit value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their value changes frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The fund's prospectus contains more complete information on risks, advisory fees, distribution charges, and other expenses and should be read carefully before you invest or send money. Prospectuses for Dimensional Funds can be obtained directly from Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC at Suite 2110, 745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0C5, by calling 604-685-1633, or by visiting ca.dimensional.com.

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Fees & Expenses

Management Expense Ratio 0.34%

Characteristics (As Of 05/31/18)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 1.55
% in Top 10 Holdings 32.18%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $35974
Number of Holdings 456

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 30.55%
Energy 21.77%
Materials 17.62%
Industrials 8.11%
Consumer Discretionary 7.07%
Consumer Staples 3.68%
Utilities 2.72%
REITs 2.56%
Information Technology 2.48%
Telecommunication Services 1.94%
Health Care 1.51%

Top Holdings

Bank of Montreal 4.90%
Suncor Energy Inc 4.25%
Bank of Nova Scotia/The 4.06%
Toronto-Dominion Bank/The 4.02%
Royal Bank of Canada 3.59%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 2.69%
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 2.59%
Teck Resources Ltd 2.22%
Magna International Inc 2.14%
Barrick Gold Corp 1.71%

1 Sectors defined by MSCI.

Please note that a Portfolio that invests in other Portfolios typically does not hold securities directly. As such, "Top Holdings" information for such a Portfolio represents "Top Holdings" information of underlying Portfolios.

Holdings are subject to change.

Numbers may not total 100% due to rounding.

Distributions

Calendar Year

2018
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/16/15 03/17/15 03/17/15 Dividend $0.09990
06/15/15 06/16/15 06/16/15 Dividend $0.09490
09/14/15 09/15/15 09/15/15 Dividend $0.09580
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Capital Gain $0.00670
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Dividend $0.10850
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/14/16 03/15/16 03/15/16 Dividend $0.10830
06/13/16 06/14/16 06/14/16 Dividend $0.09440
09/12/16 09/13/16 09/13/16 Dividend $0.10180
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Capital Gain $0.03940
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Dividend $0.11380
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/13/17 03/14/17 03/14/17 Dividend $0.09330
06/12/17 06/13/17 06/13/17 Dividend $0.11080
09/11/17 09/12/17 09/12/17 Dividend $0.10610
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Capital Gain $0.01720
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Dividend $0.11750
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/12/18 03/13/18 03/13/18 Dividend $0.09920
06/11/18 06/12/18 06/12/18 Dividend $0.11510