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Intl. Core Equity Fund (A)

FundCode DFA294
Inception Date 06/06/05
Fund Net Assets $1.8 B (As Of 01/31/18)

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 01/31/18)(As of 12/31/17)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 3.59% 3.69%
1 Year 23.49% 23.25%
3 Year 9.24% 8.90%
5 Year 11.72% 11.92%
10 Year 5.01% 5.60%
Since Inception 5.12% 6.34%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 20.50% 19.64%
1 Year 20.50% 19.64%
3 Year 11.41% 11.07%
5 Year 11.78% 12.12%
10 Year 3.74% 4.34%
Since Inception 4.86% 6.08%

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 1.64%

Characteristics (As Of 01/31/18)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 1.59
% in Top 10 Holdings 7.10%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $60156
Number of Holdings 6818

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 21.33%
Industrials 14.97%
Consumer Discretionary 14.57%
Materials 11.97%
Information Technology 9.67%
Consumer Staples 7.10%
Energy 6.43%
Health Care 5.30%
Telecommunication Services 3.86%
Utilities 3.01%
REITs 1.80%

Top Holdings

Royal Dutch Shell PLC 0.97%
Toyota Motor Corp 0.78%
TOTAL SA 0.78%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 0.77%
BP PLC 0.76%
Nestle SA 0.66%
Daimler AG 0.62%
China Construction Bank Corp 0.62%
Novartis AG 0.58%
Vodafone Group PLC 0.57%

Top Countries

Japan 19.25%
United Kingdom 12.32%
China 8.99%
Germany 6.39%
France 6.29%

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.