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Intl. Core Equity Fund (A)

FundCode DFA294
Inception Date 06/06/05
Fund Net Assets $1.8 B (As Of 05/31/18)

The fundamental investment objective of the International Core Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation primarily through exposure to investments in common stocks of non-Canadian and non-U.S. companies.

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

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 1.57% 1.63%
1 Year 6.15% 5.16%
3 Year 6.44% 6.19%
5 Year 10.44% 10.57%
10 Year 4.24% 4.74%
Since Inception 4.83% 6.01%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 2.42% 2.13%
1 Year 14.44% 13.47%
3 Year 7.71% 7.07%
5 Year 11.22% 11.40%
10 Year 4.64% 5.19%
Since Inception 4.96% 6.13%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2017 20.50% 19.64%
2016 0.66% -0.33%
2015 13.99% 14.92%
2014 2.78% 4.35%
2013 22.77% 23.89%
2012 15.40% 14.94%
2011 -16.32% -11.66%
2010 6.10% 4.66%
2009 20.12% 19.27%
2008 -32.79% -31.86%

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 1.60%

Characteristics (As Of 05/31/18)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 1.46
% in Top 10 Holdings 7.04%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $55901
Number of Holdings 7388

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 20.33%
Industrials 14.93%
Consumer Discretionary 14.56%
Materials 12.04%
Information Technology 10.16%
Consumer Staples 7.22%
Energy 6.79%
Health Care 5.47%
Telecommunication Services 3.59%
Utilities 3.14%
REITs 1.79%

Top Holdings

Royal Dutch Shell PLC 1.00%
TOTAL SA 0.86%
BP PLC 0.85%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 0.81%
Toyota Motor Corp 0.76%
Nestle SA 0.60%
China Construction Bank Corp 0.56%
HSBC Holdings PLC 0.54%
BHP Billiton Ltd 0.53%
Daimler AG 0.52%

Top Countries

Japan 19.66%
United Kingdom 12.53%
China 9.15%
France 6.37%
Germany 6.03%

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
06/15/15 06/16/15 06/16/15 Dividend $0.08560
09/14/15 09/15/15 09/15/15 Dividend $0.04670
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Dividend $0.04140
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
06/13/16 06/14/16 06/14/16 Dividend $0.10080
09/12/16 09/13/16 09/13/16 Dividend $0.04780
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Dividend $0.03330
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
06/12/17 06/13/17 06/13/17 Dividend $0.10330
09/11/17 09/12/17 09/12/17 Dividend $0.06310
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Capital Gain $0.00300
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Dividend $0.03980
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
06/11/18 06/12/18 06/12/18 Dividend $0.12810