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DFA Global 40EQ-60FI Portfolio Class A

Global Fixed Inc Balanced

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NAVPS
(06-13-2024)
$14.48
Change
-$0.03 (-0.19%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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DFA Global 40EQ-60FI Portfolio Class A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 07, 2011): 4.05%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 1.62% 2.49% 6.55% 4.18% 10.30% 4.41% 1.59% 4.63% 3.72% 3.06% 2.96% 3.42% 3.00% 3.22%
Benchmark 0.79% 0.42% 3.97% 2.21% 5.60% 4.83% 0.41% -0.18% 1.48% 2.33% 2.01% 2.75% 3.34% 4.17%
Category Average 1.87% 5.44% 5.44% 2.31% 7.45% 3.64% 0.41% 2.67% 2.68% 2.73% 2.47% 2.97% 2.59% 2.89%
Category Rank 653 / 942 66 / 942 161 / 941 90 / 942 61 / 896 301 / 883 197 / 799 38 / 756 108 / 722 216 / 621 163 / 576 149 / 517 147 / 418 137 / 333
Quartile Ranking 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 1.43% 1.73% -0.38% -1.44% -1.06% 3.28% 2.28% 0.19% 1.45% 1.92% -1.05% 1.62%
Benchmark -1.21% 0.72% 1.08% -3.41% 0.82% 3.70% 1.73% 0.36% 1.41% 1.04% -1.39% 0.79%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

5.49% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.27% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 5.33% 1.19% 6.34% 5.26% -4.39% 9.49% 4.14% 7.22% -8.79% 7.83%
Benchmark 11.35% 16.91% 0.39% 3.81% 5.53% 6.30% 9.09% -0.49% -11.13% 6.74%
Category Average 6.43% 1.21% 4.39% 5.49% -2.85% 9.97% 7.08% 4.51% -11.10% 7.71%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 2 4 2 4 1 1 2
Category Rank 298/ 317 350/ 392 43/ 453 170/ 530 572/ 605 328/ 689 646/ 744 65/ 795 164/ 849 432/ 890

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

9.49% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.79% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Cash and Equivalents 29.93
Foreign Corporate Bonds 19.41
US Equity 17.52
Canadian Equity 12.59
International Equity 10.28
Other 10.27

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Cash and Cash Equivalent 29.93
Fixed Income 29.23
Financial Services 8.19
Technology 5.69
Energy 4.90
Other 22.06

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 73.56
Europe 16.22
Asia 8.20
Multi-National 1.03
Latin America 0.41
Other 0.58

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
DFA Five-Year Global Fixed Income Fund Class I 29.62
DFA Global Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund Cl I 14.74
DFA Global Targeted Credit Fund Class I 14.69
DFA Canadian Core Equity Fund Class I 9.04
DFA U.S. Core Equity Fund - Class I 5.89
DFA U.S. Core Equity Fund Class I (H) 5.86
DFA U.S. Vector Equity Fund - Class I 5.08
DFA Canadian Vector Equity Fund Class I 3.92
DFA International Core Equity Fund - Class I(H) 3.34
DFA International Core Equity Fund - Class I 3.31

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: S. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

DFA Global 40EQ-60FI Portfolio Class A

Median

Other - Global Fixed Inc Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 6.95% 7.67% 6.09%
Beta 0.72% 0.61% 0.34%
Alpha 0.01% 0.03% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.58% 0.25% 0.14%
Sharpe -0.15% 0.25% 0.31%
Sortino -0.23% 0.17% 0.08%
Treynor -0.01% 0.03% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 70.46% 89.56% 88.85%
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 5.29% 6.95% 7.67% 6.09%
Beta 0.61% 0.72% 0.61% 0.34%
Alpha 0.07% 0.01% 0.03% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.51% 0.58% 0.25% 0.14%
Sharpe 0.97% -0.15% 0.25% 0.31%
Sortino 2.70% -0.23% 0.17% 0.08%
Treynor 0.08% -0.01% 0.03% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 94.24% 70.46% 89.56% 88.85%

Fund Details

Start Date September 07, 2011
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) -

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DFA602

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the fund is to seek total return consisting of long-term capital appreciation and income at levels consistent with the fund’s asset allocation strategy. The fund will generally invest its assets to achieve a target asset allocation of approximately 40% in equity securities and 60% in fixed income securities. The asset allocation may be achieved through investments in other mutual funds or directly in individual securities.

Investment Strategy

To achieve the fund’s investment objectives, the Sub-Advisor implements an integrated investment approach that combines research, portfolio design, portfolio management, and trading functions. The fund’s design emphasizes long-term drivers of expected returns identified by the Sub-Advisor’s research, while balancing risk through broad diversification across companies and sectors.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
07-13-2020
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 12-03-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC
Advisor Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 2,500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 1.41%
Management Fee 1.23%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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