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Fund Price: $18.33 (as at April 17, 2014)  1-day chg: $.08 0.44%  YTD: 7.89%

Returns as at March 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.81% 1.35% 1.23%
3 Months 6.19% 4.87% 6.06%
6 Months 12.80% 12.81% 13.79%
1 Year 14.60% 17.70% 15.97%
2 Year Avg 8.56% 12.17% 10.93%
3 Year Avg 1.48% 4.03% 3.56%
4 Year Avg 6.14% 7.01% 7.53%
5 Year Avg 13.66% 12.68% 13.71%
10 Year Avg - 6.64% 8.09%
15 Year Avg - 6.63% 7.76%
20 Year Avg - 6.51% 8.56%
Since Inception 7.16% - -
 
2013 10.34% 17.34% 12.99%
2012 5.58% 7.17% 7.19%
2011 -11.87% -10.04% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 11.43 10.27 10.30
3 year beta 1.10 0.93 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 March 31, 2014

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 March 31, 2014)
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 December 31, 2012

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2012

Fund Geography December 31, 2012

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2012

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 17, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 5.56   28.1 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 4.43   44.64 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 Banks Canada Stock 3.6   15.26 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 3.38   19.62 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 3.28   21.06 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 2.84   51.34 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 2.79   9.03 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
G-T Goldcorp Inc. Precious Metals Canada Stock 2.43   -6.94 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 1.93   48.95 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 1.86   6.19 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 April 17, 2014)

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
Mar 18, 2014 0.0429 0.0429 0.2193 18.070
Mar 17, 2014 0.0429 0.0429 0.1764 17.960
Dec 16, 2013 0.0318 0.0318 0.1835 16.490
Sep 17, 2013 0.0538 0.0538 0.1751 16.170
Jun 17, 2013 0.0479 0.0479 0.1603 15.270
Mar 19, 2013 0.0500 0.0500 0.1396 15.980
Dec 17, 2012 0.0234 0.0234 0.1107 15.410

Portfolio Manager(s)

Dimensional Fund Advisors - Mgmt. Team

Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada Inc.

Start Date: June, 2004

Fund Return: 7.16%

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 Glo 40EQ-60FI Portfolio Class-A, DFA Global 60EQ-40FI Class-A, DFA Global 80EQ-20FI Class A, DFA Global Equity Portfolio Class-A, DFA Global Real Estate Sec-Cl A, DFA International Core Equity A, DFA International Vector Equity A, DFA Investment Grade Fixed Income-A, DFA U.S. Core Equity A, DFA US Vector Equity Class A, MLI Emerging Market Value (DFA)

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