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DFA International Value I Fund (DFIVX) to Watch

DFA International Value I ( DFIVX ) a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) was incepted in February 1994 and is managed by Dimensional Fund Advisors Inc. DFIVX seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. DFIVX pursues its objective by investing in the stocks of large non-US companies, which the advisor believes to be value stocks at the time of purchase. Securities are considered value stocks primarily because a company's shares have a high book value in relation to their market value. Under normal market conditions, DFIVX intends to invest its assets in at least three non-U.S. countries, with no more than 40% of its assets in any one country.

DFIVX has a history of strong total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund's returns over the 1 and 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 1.61% and 5 year 5.03%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .

DFIVX's performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 30% in 1 year, top 48% over the past 3 years, and in the 40% over the past 5 years.

This fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in two major groups; Foreign Stock and Large Value. Further, as of the last filing, BP, Vodafone Group and HSBC Holdings were the top holdings for DFIVX.

DFA International Value I, managed by Dimensional , carries an expense ratio of 0.43%. Moreover, DFIVX requires a minimal initial investment of $0.

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