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US Core Equity Fund (F)

FundCode DFA293
Inception Date 06/06/05
Fund Net Assets $1.9 B (As Of 04/30/18)

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 04/30/18)(As of 03/31/18)

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 0.60% 2.04%
1 Year 4.54% 5.99%
3 Year 10.88% 12.30%
5 Year 16.81% 18.35%
10 Year 10.72% 11.80%
Since Inception 7.94% 8.98%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD 0.91% 2.23%
1 Year 8.49% 10.02%
3 Year 9.44% 10.88%
5 Year 16.92% 18.55%
10 Year 11.10% 12.15%
Since Inception 8.02% 9.05%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2017 10.72% 13.17%
2016 11.93% 8.84%
2015 15.81% 20.51%
2014 19.43% 22.70%
2013 44.48% 42.51%
2012 14.29% 13.84%
2011 -0.48% 3.53%
2010 13.02% 10.83%
2009 10.60% 8.99%
2008 -24.43% -21.58%

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 0.31%

Characteristics (As Of 04/30/18)

Characteristics

Price-to-Book 2.44
% in Top 10 Holdings 14.96%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $163128
Number of Holdings 2424

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 18.99%
Information Technology 18.79%
Consumer Discretionary 14.06%
Industrials 12.34%
Health Care 11.45%
Energy 6.94%
Consumer Staples 5.67%
Materials 4.12%
REITs 2.88%
Telecommunication Services 2.73%
Utilities 2.03%

Top Holdings

Apple Inc 2.30%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.81%
AT&T Inc 1.59%
Microsoft Corp 1.55%
Exxon Mobil Corp 1.53%
Intel Corp 1.42%
Wells Fargo & Co 1.28%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc 1.18%
Alphabet Inc 1.15%
Amazon.com Inc 1.15%

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
03/16/15 03/17/15 03/17/15 Dividend $0.06050
06/15/15 06/16/15 06/16/15 Dividend $0.05470
09/14/15 09/15/15 09/15/15 Dividend $0.05890
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Dividend $0.14750
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/14/16 03/15/16 03/15/16 Dividend $0.07040
06/13/16 06/14/16 06/14/16 Dividend $0.05780
09/12/16 09/13/16 09/13/16 Dividend $0.06580
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Dividend $0.09340
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/13/17 03/14/17 03/14/17 Dividend $0.06510
06/12/17 06/13/17 06/13/17 Dividend $0.08370
09/11/17 09/12/17 09/12/17 Dividend $0.06650
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Dividend $0.10390
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/12/18 03/13/18 03/13/18 Dividend $0.06830