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Fund Price: $17.62 (as at September 27, 2016)  1-day chg: $-.12 -0.68%  YTD: 18.55%

Returns as at August 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.11% 0.62% 0.27%
3 Months 4.99% 3.57% 4.54%
6 Months 19.14% 13.08% 15.25%
1 Year 13.40% 7.20% 8.69%
2 Year Avg -3.52% -0.15% -0.37%
3 Year Avg 5.22% 7.57% 8.06%
4 Year Avg 5.89% 8.73% 8.36%
5 Year Avg 3.53% 6.20% 5.86%
10 Year Avg 3.62% 3.92% 4.92%
15 Year Avg - 5.88% 7.35%
20 Year Avg - 6.23% 7.81%
Since Inception 5.89% - -
 
2015 -12.04% -5.97% -8.32%
2014 3.57% 9.27% 10.55%
2013 10.34% 17.27% 12.99%
 
3 year risk 10.81 8.92 8.58
3 year beta 1.20 0.90 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2016

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 54.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -39.38 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 11 High

Fund Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in common stocks of Canadian companies.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada Inc.
Managed by: Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: June 2004
Asset Class: Canadian Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending August 31, 2016)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.49%
Management Fee: 1.25%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$10,000
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$10,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $10,000); Only Reps authorized by Dimensional
 
 

Asset Allocation June 30, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings June 30, 2016

Fund Geography June 30, 2016

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 27, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 4.84   0.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 4.29   13.42 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.09   59.03 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 4.04   13.14 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia - Canada Stock 3.32   22.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BMO-T Bank of Montreal Banks Canada Stock 3.11   21.99 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TRP-T TransCanada Corp. Management and Diversified Canada Stock 2.18   50.92 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CM-T CIBC Banks Canada Stock 2.11   8.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MFC-T Manulife Financial Insurance Canada Stock 1.64   -9.4 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ABX-T Barrick Gold Corp. Precious Metals Canada Stock 1.45   182.85 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to September 27, 2016)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Sep 13, 2016 0.0509 0.0509 0.2317 17.450
Jun 14, 2016 0.0445 0.0445 0.2263 16.810
Mar 15, 2016 0.0673 0.0673 0.2230 15.780
Dec 21, 2015 0.0625 0.0065 0.0690 0.1910 14.950
Sep 15, 2015 0.0455 0.0455 0.3536 15.230
Jun 16, 2015 0.0412 0.0412 0.3550 17.270

Portfolio Manager(s)

Dimensional Fund Advisors - Mgmt. Team

Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada Inc.

Start Date: June, 2004

Fund Return: 5.89%

Dimensional uses a combined or team approach in managing client's assets. The eight members of the Investment Committee structure investment policy for all portfolios, the Investment Policy Committee consider the application of academic research to our investment practices and the Portfolio Management teams are dedicated to managing the investments of the portfolios on a day-to-day basis.

Also manages:DFA 5-Year Global Fixed Class A, DFA Global 40EQ-60FI Ptfl Class A, DFA Global 80EQ-20FI Class A, DFA Global Balanced Cl A, DFA Global Equity Portfolio Class-A, DFA Global Invt Grd Fxd Inc Cl A, DFA International Vector Equity A, DFA US Core Equity Class A

View fund manager performance report