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Canadian Vector Equity Fund (A)

FundCode DFA599
Inception Date 07/11/11
Fund Net Assets $372 M (As Of 12/31/16)

The fundamental investment objective of the Canadian Vector Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of Canadian companies.

Returns (As of 02/28/17)(As of 12/31/16)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -0.49% 1.06%
1 Year 27.87% 23.24%
3 Year 0.73% 5.78%
5 Year 2.44% 7.20%
Since Inception 1.41% 5.90%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 29.62% 21.08%
1 Year 29.62% 21.08%
3 Year 3.13% 7.06%
5 Year 4.25% 8.25%
Since Inception 1.54% 5.87%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2016 29.62% 21.08%
2015 -13.71% -8.32%
2014 -1.94% 10.55%
2013 7.23% 12.99%
2012 4.72% 7.19%

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

The S&P data are provided by Standard & Poor's Index Services Group.

Fees & Expenses

Management Expense Ratio 1.55%

Characteristics (As Of 12/31/16)


Price-to-Book 1.52
% in Top 10 Holdings 30.56%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $27174
Number of Holdings 385

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 29.19%
Energy 28.23%
Materials 18.90%
Industrials 8.52%
Consumer Discretionary 6.44%
Consumer Staples 2.91%
Information Technology 2.26%
Utilities 1.91%
Health Care 1.10%
Telecommunication Services 0.54%

Top Holdings

Suncor Energy Inc 5.84%
Bank of Montreal 5.32%
Toronto-Dominion Bank/The 3.98%
Bank of Nova Scotia/The 3.17%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 2.96%
Manulife Financial Corp 2.51%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.28%
National Bank of Canada 1.73%
Cenovus Energy Inc 1.40%
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd 1.38%

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.