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Global Real Estate Securities Fund (A)

FundCode DFA390
Inception Date 01/11/08
Fund Net Assets $376.1 M (As Of 05/31/18)

The fundamental investment objective of the Global Real Estate Securities Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation primarily through exposure to investments in securities of companies and other entities from around the world that are principally engaged in the real estate industry.

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

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 0.39% 1.33%
1 Year -2.03% -1.28%
3 Year 4.40% 5.11%
5 Year 9.20% 10.35%
10 Year 5.82% 6.81%
Since Inception 6.29% 7.11%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -2.55% -3.16%
1 Year -2.68% -3.78%
3 Year 1.22% 1.58%
5 Year 8.58% 9.39%
10 Year 5.36% 6.18%
Since Inception 6.08% 6.76%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2017 0.32% 0.10%
2016 1.43% 2.06%
2015 17.69% 20.14%
2014 31.68% 33.02%
2013 7.42% 8.92%
2012 17.73% 19.49%
2011 2.37% 3.19%
2010 14.97% 15.59%
2009 10.89% 11.71%

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 1.56%

Characteristics (As Of 05/31/18)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 1.69
% in Top 10 Holdings 24.73%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $20229
Number of Holdings 397

REIT Sector Allocation

Retail REITs 21.72%
Specialized REITs 20.08%
Office REITs 13.31%
Diversified REITs 12.83%
Residential REITs 10.88%
Industrial REITs 9.03%
Health Care REITs 6.94%
Hotel & Resort REITs 5.12%
Other Real Estate 0.07%
Other Non-Real Estate 0.02%

Top Holdings

American Tower Corp 4.38%
Simon Property Group Inc 3.54%
Crown Castle International Corp 3.08%
Prologis Inc 2.45%
Public Storage 2.36%
Equinix Inc 2.25%
Unibail-Rodamco SE 1.83%
Equity Residential 1.66%
AvalonBay Communities Inc 1.60%
Digital Realty Trust Inc 1.56%

Top Countries

United States 66.13%
Japan 7.59%
Australia 6.62%
United Kingdom 4.58%
Singapore 2.85%

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 $0.01850
06/15/15 06/16/15 06/16/15 Dividend $0.03310
09/14/15 09/15/15 09/15/15 Dividend $0.05770
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Dividend $0.11410
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/14/16 03/15/16 03/15/16 Dividend $0.02370
06/13/16 06/14/16 06/14/16 Dividend $0.02970
09/12/16 09/13/16 09/13/16 Dividend $0.05460
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Capital Gain $0.12420
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Dividend $0.10560
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/13/17 03/14/17 03/14/17 Dividend $0.01990
06/12/17 06/13/17 06/13/17 Dividend $0.20240
09/11/17 09/12/17 09/12/17 Dividend $0.11900
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Dividend $0.13830
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/12/18 03/13/18 03/13/18 Dividend $0.00830
06/11/18 06/12/18 06/12/18 Dividend $0.13270