DISVX Z Score

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USD 22.20  0.48  2.21%

Altman Z Score is one of the simplest fundamental models to determine how likely your company is to fail. The module uses available fundamental data of a given equity to approximate the Altman Z score. Altman Z Score is determined by evaluating five fundamental price points available from the company's current public disclosure documents. Continue to Dfa International Piotroski F Score and Portfolio Optimization analysis.

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DISVX Z Score Analysis

Dfa International's Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict the probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in the late 1960s at New York University..
Z Score 
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Sum Of  
 
5 Factors 
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First Factor
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1.2 * (
Working Capital
/
Total Assets )
Second Factor
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1.4 * (
Retained Earnings
/
Total Assets )
Thrid Factor
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3.3 * (
EBITAD
/
Total Assets )
Fouth Factor
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0.6 * (
Market Value of Equity
/
Total Liabilities )
Fifth Factor
 = 
0.99 * (
Revenue
/
Total Assets )
To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets, and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in a similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with a low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1, indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years, many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.
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Dfa International Z Score Component Assessment

According to the company's disclosures, Dfa International Small has a Z Score of 0.0. This indicator is about the same for the Dimensional Fund Advisors average (which is currently at 0.0) family and about the same as Family (which currently averages 0.0) category. This indicator is about the same for all United States funds average (which is currently at 0.0).

DISVX Z Score Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Dfa International's direct or indirect competition against its Z Score to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the mutual funds which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Dfa International could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Dfa International by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Dfa International is currently under evaluation in z score among similar funds.

Fund Asset Allocation for Dfa International

The fund consists of 98.86% investments in stocks, with the rest of investments allocated between different money market instruments and various exotic instruments.
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DISVX Fundamentals

About Dfa International Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Dfa International Small's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Dfa International using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Dfa International Small based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this mutual fund, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
The advisor intends to purchase securities of small value companies associated with developed market countries that the Advisor has designated as approved markets. Dfa International is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States.

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Pair Trading with Dfa International

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if Dfa International position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Dfa International will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for Dfa International and Harbor International. Pair trading can be used as a hedging technique within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate better risk-adjusted return
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Continue to Dfa International Piotroski F Score and Portfolio Optimization analysis. Note that the Dfa International Small information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Dfa International's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Piotroski F Score module to get Piotroski F Score based on binary analysis strategy of nine different fundamentals.

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Please note, there is a significant difference between Dfa International's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Dfa International value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Dfa International's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.