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US Vector Equity Fund A(H)

FundCode DFA491
Inception Date 02/08/10
Fund Net Assets $752.3 M (As Of 04/30/18)

The fundamental investment objective of the US Vector Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in common stocks of US companies.

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

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -2.78% 2.04%
1 Year 7.72% 5.99%
3 Year 5.94% 12.30%
5 Year 9.31% 18.35%
Since Inception 11.30% 16.77%

Annualized Returns

portfolio Benchmark
YTD -2.74% 2.23%
1 Year 8.01% 10.02%
3 Year 6.18% 10.88%
5 Year 9.34% 18.55%
Since Inception 11.43% 16.98%

Calendar Year Returns

portfolio Benchmark
2017 13.14% 13.17%
2016 16.78% 8.84%
2015 -5.88% 20.51%
2014 5.68% 22.70%
2013 37.65% 42.51%
2012 17.57% 13.84%
2011 -6.98% 3.53%

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

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On November 17, 2009, the DFA U.S. Small Cap Fund merged into the DFA U.S. Vector Equity Fund (formerly, the DFA U.S. Value Fund). In connection with the merger, the investment objectives and strategies of the DFA U.S. Vector Equity Fund were changed to allow the fund to purchase a broad portfolio of common stocks of U.S. companies with an emphasis on small and value companies. The changes to the fund's investment objectives and strategies could have affected the performance of the fund, had they been in effect throughout the performance measurement periods presented.

Fees & Expenses

Management Expense Ratio 1.58%

Characteristics (As Of 04/30/18)


Price-to-Book 1.90
% in Top 10 Holdings 16.53%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $108741
Number of Holdings 2087

GICS Sector Allocation1

Financials 26.29%
Industrials 13.19%
Consumer Discretionary 13.17%
Information Technology 13.09%
Energy 11.13%
Health Care 10.28%
Materials 5.19%
Consumer Staples 4.28%
Telecommunication Services 2.89%
Utilities 0.46%
REITs 0.04%

Top Holdings

JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.65%
Exxon Mobil Corp 2.59%
AT&T Inc 2.17%
Wells Fargo & Co 1.71%
Bank of America Corp 1.69%
Chevron Corp 1.61%
Intel Corp 1.25%
Pfizer Inc 0.99%
Apple Inc 0.94%
DowDuPont Inc 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.


Calendar Year

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
12/18/15 12/21/15 12/21/15 Dividend $0.04990
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
03/14/16 03/15/16 03/15/16 Dividend $0.03530
09/12/16 09/13/16 09/13/16 Dividend $0.01670
12/19/16 12/20/16 12/20/16 Dividend $0.01730
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Share
06/12/17 06/13/17 06/13/17 Dividend $0.00950
09/11/17 09/12/17 09/12/17 Dividend $0.03120
12/19/17 12/20/17 12/20/17 Dividend $0.00930