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US Core Equity Fund A(H)

FundCode DFA444
Inception Date 01/26/09
Fund Net Assets $1.5 B (As Of 12/31/16)

The fundamental investment objective of the US Core Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation primarily through exposure to investments in common stocks of US companies.

Returns (As of 02/28/17)(As of 12/31/16)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 4.14% 4.36%
1 Year 25.07% 23.48%
3 Year 7.12% 16.70%
5 Year 11.94% 20.80%
Since Inception 13.91% 17.64%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 13.10% 8.84%
1 Year 13.10% 8.84%
3 Year 5.82% 17.19%
5 Year 13.07% 21.16%
Since Inception 13.63% 17.39%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2016 13.10% 8.84%
2015 -3.75% 20.51%
2014 8.86% 22.70%
2013 34.33% 42.51%
2012 16.11% 13.84%
2011 -4.81% 3.53%
2010 16.08% 10.83%

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 1.43%

Characteristics (As Of 12/31/16)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 2.29
% in Top 10 Holdings 15.58%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $137465
Number of Holdings 2436

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 20.48%
Information Technology 17.01%
Consumer Discretionary 13.81%
Industrials 12.54%
Health Care 10.24%
Consumer Staples 7.30%
Energy 6.86%
Telecommunication Services 3.43%
Materials 3.33%
REITs 2.91%
Utilities 2.08%

Top Holdings

AT&T Inc 2.22%
Apple Inc 2.07%
Exxon Mobil Corp 1.92%
Wells Fargo & Co 1.90%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.79%
Microsoft Corp 1.28%
Comcast Corp 1.21%
Intel Corp 1.20%
Alphabet Inc 1.06%
Johnson & Johnson 0.92%

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.