Brief Study of DFA US Targeted Value I Fund (DFFVX) – December 23, 2016


DFA US Targeted Value I Fund (DFFVX Free Report) seeks long-term capital appreciation. DFFVX invests in securities of US companies whose size (market capitalization) falls between the smallest 2.5% and 12.5% of the market universe. The market universe is comprised of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ National Market System. DFFVX invests in value stocks and securities are considered value stocks primarily because a company’s shares have a high book value in relation to their market value. In assessing value, additional factors such as price to cash flow or price to earnings ratios may be considered, as well as economic conditions and developments in the issuer’s industry.

This All Cap Value product has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years.  Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 7.1% and 5 year 15.6%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here.  

DFFVX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 12% over the past 1 year, in the top 23% over the past 3 years, and in the 7% over the past 5 years.

The DFA US Targeted Value I fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in two major groups; Small Value and Large Value. Further, as of the last filing, Pulte Group Inc, Jacobs Engineering Group and Post Holdings Inc were the top holdings for DFFVX.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) was incepted in February 2000 and is managed by Dimensional. DFFVX carries an expense ratio of 0.37% and requires a minimal initial investment of $0.

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