DFIS

Dimensional International Small Cap ETF

DFIS actively invests in a broad and diverse portfolio of small-cap companies in developed markets outside the US, selected and weighted by market capitalization, in aim of long-term capital appreciation.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorDimensional Holdings
CategoryInternational Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateMar 23, 2022
Assets (mns)$1,443
Expense ratio39 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
FILTRONA PLC 1.7 %
GEA GROUP AG 0.4 %
ADECCO SA-REG 0.4 %
SWISS PRIME SITE-REG 0.3 %
GAZTRANSPORT & TECHNIGAZ SA 0.3 %
LEG IMMOBILIEN AG 0.3 %
BANCA POPOL EMILIA ROMAGNA 0.3 %
BELLWAY PLC 0.3 %
PSP SWISS PROPERTY AG-REG 0.3 %
BANCO DE SABADELL SA 0.3 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings3431
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 12
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$3,696
Large cap (>$10bn)3.0%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)53.8%
Small cap (<$2bn)43.2%
Developed mkts.99.7%
Emerging mkts.0.3%
Country Exposure
JAPAN 20.9 %
BRITAIN 12.5 %
CANADA 10.1 %
AUSTRALIA 6.7 %
SWITZERLAND 6.5 %
GERMANY 5.6 %
FRANCE 4.3 %
ITALY 4.0 %
DENMARK 2.2 %
SWEDEN 2.0 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2024)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
3.7% 12.3% -- -- -- -- 2.8%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.9579%
MSCI EAFE1.0797%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.8771%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)523
Turnover0.9%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.06%
ADV of underlying (mns)$11,447
Technical Indicators
Recent close$24.08
30d moving avg.$22.57
Annualized volatility21.2%
Relative strength (RSI)69
Short interest (ETF)0.4%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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Risk and Returns: DFIS vs. Comps (1 YR)

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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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0.4 11.8 1.2 3.4% --
Based on closing prices from 4/19/2024
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

DFIS

6.8%

Cat. Avg

7.3%

Fund Category: International Equities

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Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™6.8%
Recommendation

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

Category Overview
There are 257 funds in the International Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 7.3% and a standard deviation of 2.6%. DFIS's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.2 standard deviations below the category average. This places DFIS in the 42nd percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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DFIS 39.0 6.1 45.1
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