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Fund Price: $18.35 (as at June 26, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.01 -0.05%  YTD: -1.05%

Returns as at May 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.92% -1.12% -1.33%
3 Months -1.29% 0.83% 0.43%
6 Months 0.86% 2.78% 3.19%
1 Year 9.98% 9.83% 12.27%
2 Year Avg 3.59% 3.45% 4.19%
3 Year Avg 1.61% 4.04% 4.73%
4 Year Avg 5.66% 7.55% 8.12%
5 Year Avg 6.52% 9.09% 9.15%
10 Year Avg 2.25% 2.74% 3.89%
15 Year Avg - 6.05% 7.53%
20 Year Avg - 5.56% 6.96%
Since Inception 5.92% - -
 
2016 26.08% 16.03% 21.08%
2015 -12.04% -5.98% -8.32%
2014 3.57% 9.50% 10.55%
 
3 year risk 10.38 8.26 8.02
3 year beta 1.23 0.89 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 May 31, 2017

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: 10 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 May 31, 2017)
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 March 31, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2017

Fund Geography March 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at June 27, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
BMO-T Bank of Montreal Banks Canada Stock 5.59   17.42 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 4.89   26.07 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 4.36   19.72 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 4.35   25.13 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 3.61   12.12 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 2.55   6.08 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 2.26   43.96 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 2.11   -0.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ENB-T Enbridge Inc. Oil Pipelines Canada Stock 1.62   -1.71 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 1.56   9.55 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 June 27, 2017)

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
Jun 13, 2017 0.0557 0.0557 0.2461 18.490
Mar 14, 2017 0.0395 0.0395 0.2349 18.570
Dec 20, 2016 0.0613 0.0387 0.1000 0.2627 18.580
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

Portfolio Manager(s)

Team Managed: Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada

Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada Inc.

Start Date: June, 2004

Fund Return: 5.92%

View fund manager performance report