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Global Real Estate Securities Fund (A)

FundCode DFA390
Inception Date 01/11/08
Fund Net Assets $339.1 M (As Of 10/31/17)

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 10/31/17)(As of 09/30/17)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -0.73% -0.84%
1 Year 0.07% 0.52%
3 Year 7.55% 8.59%
5 Year 11.37% 12.52%
Since Inception 6.52% 7.30%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -3.38% -2.86%
1 Year -6.76% -5.93%
3 Year 9.45% 10.73%
5 Year 11.30% 12.61%
Since Inception 6.28% 7.14%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
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.

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

Fees & Expenses

Management Expense Ratio 1.62%

Characteristics (As Of 10/31/17)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 1.71
% in Top 10 Holdings 23.61%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $19388
Number of Holdings 385

REIT Sector Allocation

Retail REITs 23.90%
Specialized REITs 17.20%
Diversified REITs 13.66%
Office REITs 13.27%
Residential REITs 11.23%
Industrial REITs 8.76%
Health Care REITs 7.48%
Hotel & Resort REITs 4.49%
Other Non-Real Estate 0.01%

Top Holdings

Simon Property Group Inc 3.61%
American Tower Corp 3.25%
Equinix Inc 2.60%
Prologis Inc 2.48%
Public Storage 2.21%
Unibail-Rodamco SE 2.21%
Crown Castle International Corp 1.87%
AvalonBay Communities Inc 1.81%
Equity Residential 1.80%
Welltower Inc 1.77%

Top Countries

United States 64.86%
Australia 7.42%
Japan 7.16%
United Kingdom 4.83%
Singapore 3.09%

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.