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)$423
Expense ratio39 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableNo
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
BALOISE HOLDING-REG 0.3 %
SWISS PRIME SITE-REG 0.3 %
ADECCO SA-REG 0.3 %
BANCO BPM SPA 0.3 %
HELVETIA HOLDING AG-REG 0.3 %
BEAZLEY PLC 0.3 %
PSP SWISS PROPERTY AG-REG 0.3 %
SPECTRIS PLC 0.3 %
ENERPLUS CORP 0.3 %
HOMESERVE PLC 0.3 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings3186
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 9
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$1,797
Large cap (>$10bn)0.0%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)37.1%
Small cap (<$2bn)62.2%
Developed mkts.99.6%
Emerging mkts.0.3%
Country Exposure
JAPAN 21.5 %
CANADA 11.9 %
BRITAIN 11.1 %
SWITZERLAND 7.2 %
AUSTRALIA 6.3 %
GERMANY 5.2 %
FRANCE 4.2 %
ITALY 3.5 %
DENMARK 2.4 %
SPAIN 2.1 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 10/31/2022)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
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Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.000%
MSCI EAFE0.000%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.000%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)327
Turnover1.7%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.18%
ADV of underlying (mns)$7,837
Technical Indicators
Recent close$21.85
30d moving avg.$20.01
Annualized volatility0.0%
Relative strength (RSI)70
Short interest (ETF)0.0%
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
  2021 2022E Fwd Est 2023E
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

DFIS

5.5%

Cat. Avg

7.4%

Fund Category: International Equities

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Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™5.5%
Recommendation

UNDERWEIGHT

Below average appreciation potential. A rating of UNDERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 2nd quintile (ranking higher than only 20%-40%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at relatively expensive valuations and/or having below-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 270 funds in the International Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 7.4% and a standard deviation of 2.5%. DFIS's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.8 standard deviations below the category average. This places DFIS in the 22nd percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
Expense (bp)
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Avg. Bid/Ask (bp)
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TCO (bp)
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DFIS 39.0 17.7 56.7
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Fundamental data for individual fund constituents sourced from FactSet Research Systems.