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Global Equity Portfolio (A)

FundCode DFA606
Inception Date 09/07/11
Fund Net Assets $761.5 M (As Of 03/31/17)

The fundamental investment objective of the Global Equity Portfolio is to seek long-term capital appreciation primarily through exposure to investments in equity securities. The fund's exposure to these securities may be achieved through investments in other mutual funds or directly in individual securities.

Returns (As of 03/31/17)(As of 03/31/17)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 3.43% 4.64%
1 Year 18.49% 17.49%
3 Year 6.64% 8.89%
5 Year 9.76% 11.33%
Since Inception 10.44% 11.78%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 3.43% 4.64%
1 Year 18.49% 17.49%
3 Year 6.64% 8.89%
5 Year 9.76% 11.33%
Since Inception 10.44% 11.78%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2016 14.02% 10.81%
2015 0.70% 3.54%
2014 6.77% 12.13%
2013 22.11% 22.55%
2012 12.46% 12.44%

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

Fees & Expenses

Management Expense Ratio 1.59%

Characteristics (As Of 03/31/17)


Price-to-Book 1.69
% in Top 10 Holdings 10.59%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $69933
Number of Holdings 9257

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 24.84%
Industrials 11.58%
Consumer Discretionary 11.27%
Energy 11.26%
Materials 10.19%
Information Technology 9.43%
REITs 5.71%
Consumer Staples 5.46%
Health Care 5.25%
Telecommunication Services 2.72%
Utilities 2.28%

Top Holdings

Bank of Montreal 1.74%
Bank of Nova Scotia/The 1.45%
Toronto-Dominion Bank/The 1.33%
Suncor Energy Inc 1.27%
Royal Bank of Canada 1.18%
Manulife Financial Corp 0.75%
AT&T Inc 0.74%
Apple Inc 0.72%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 0.70%
Wells Fargo & Co 0.70%

Top Countries

United States 37.39%
Canada 31.88%
Japan 5.91%
United Kingdom 3.88%
China 2.23%

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.