Dfa International Small Fund Manager Performance Evaluation

DISVX Fund  USD 23.38  0.06  0.26%   
The fund shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.16, which means not very significant fluctuations relative to the market. As returns on the market increase, Dfa International's returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss of holding Dfa International is expected to be smaller as well.

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Dfa International Small are ranked lower than 19 (%) of all funds and portfolios of funds over the last 90 days. In spite of fairly weak basic indicators, Dfa International may actually be approaching a critical reversion point that can send shares even higher in June 2024.
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Dfa International Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  2,099  in Dfa International Small on February 21, 2024 and sell it today you would earn a total of  239.00  from holding Dfa International Small or generate 11.39% return on investment over 90 days. Dfa International Small is currently producing 0.1737% returns and takes up 0.6921% volatility of returns over 90 trading days. Put another way, 6% of traded mutual funds are less volatile than Dfa, and 97% of all traded equity instruments are likely to generate higher returns over the next 90 trading days.
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Assuming the 90 days horizon Dfa International is expected to generate 1.19 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.19 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.25 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE Composite is currently generating roughly 0.15 per unit of risk.

Dfa International Current Valuation

Undervalued
Today
23.38
Please note that Dfa International's price fluctuation is very steady at this time. At this time, the entity appears to be undervalued. Dfa International Small shows a prevailing Real Value of $25.09 per share. The current price of the fund is $23.38. We determine the value of Dfa International Small from reviewing fund fundamentals and technical indicators as well as its Probability Of Bankruptcy. In general, we advise acquiring undervalued mutual funds and dropping overvalued mutual funds since, at some point, mutual fund prices and their ongoing real values will submerge.
Our valuation method for Dfa International Small is useful when determining the fair value of the Dfa mutual fund, which is usually determined by what a typical buyer is willing to pay for full or partial control of Dfa International. Since Dfa International is currently traded on the exchange, buyers and sellers on that exchange determine the market value of Dfa Mutual Fund. However, Dfa International's intrinsic value may or may not be the same as its current market price, in which case there is an opportunity to profit from the mispricing, assuming the market price will eventually merge with its intrinsic value.
Historical Market  23.38 Real  25.09 Hype  23.32 Naive  23.41
The real value of Dfa Mutual Fund, also known as its intrinsic value, is the underlying worth of Dfa International Small Mutual Fund, which is reflected in its stock price. It is based on Dfa International's financial performance, assets, liabilities, growth prospects, management team, or industry conditions. The intrinsic value of Dfa International's stock can be calculated using various methods such as discounted cash flow analysis, price-to-earnings ratio, or price-to-book ratio. That value may differ from its current market price, which is determined by supply and demand factors such as investor sentiment, market trends, news, and other external factors that may influence Dfa International's stock price. It is important to note that the real value of any stock may change over time based on changes in the company's performance.
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Estimating the potential upside or downside of Dfa International Small helps investors to forecast how Dfa mutual fund's addition to their portfolios will impact the overall performance. We also use other valuation drivers to help us estimate the true value of Dfa International more accurately as focusing exclusively on Dfa International's fundamentals will not take into account other important factors:
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Dfa International Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Dfa International's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of mutual funds, such as Dfa International Small, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Dfa International's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = 0.2509

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Estimated Market Risk

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94% of assets are more volatile

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Risk-Adjusted Return

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81% of assets perform better
Based on monthly moving average Dfa International is performing at about 19% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Dfa International by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

Dfa International Fundamentals Growth

Dfa Mutual Fund prices reflect investors' perceptions of the future prospects and financial health of Dfa International, and Dfa International fundamentals are critical determinants of its market performance. Overall, investors pay close attention to revenue and earnings growth, profit margins, and debt levels. These fundamentals can have a significant impact on Dfa Mutual Fund performance.

About Dfa International Performance

To evaluate Dfa International Small Mutual Fund as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Dfa International generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Dfa Mutual Fund's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Dfa International Small market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Dfa's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The advisor intends to purchase securities of small value companies associated with developed market countries that the Advisor has designated as approved markets. As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80 percent of its net assets in securities of small companies in the particular markets in which it invests. It may gain exposure to companies associated with approved markets by purchasing equity securities in the form of depositary receipts, which may be listed or traded outside the issuers domicile country.

Things to note about Dfa International Small performance evaluation

Checking the ongoing alerts about Dfa International for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Mutual Fund alerts and notifications screener for Dfa International Small help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.
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The fund retains 98.86% of its assets under management (AUM) in equities
Evaluating Dfa International's performance can involve analyzing a variety of financial metrics and factors. Some of the key considerations to evaluate Dfa International's mutual fund performance include:
  • Analyzing Dfa International's financial statements, including its income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement, helps in understanding its overall financial health and growth potential.
  • Getting a closer look at valuation ratios like price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price-to-sales (P/S) ratio, and price-to-book (P/B) ratio help in understanding whether Dfa International's stock is overvalued or undervalued compared to its peers.
  • Examining Dfa International's industry or sector and how it is performing can give you an idea of its growth potential and how it is positioned relative to its competitors.
  • Evaluating Dfa International's management team can have a significant impact on its success or failure. Reviewing the track record and experience of Dfa International's management team can help you assess the Mutual Fund's leadership.
  • Pay attention to analyst opinions and ratings of Dfa International's mutual fund. These opinions can provide insight into Dfa International's potential for growth and whether the stock is currently undervalued or overvalued.
It's essential to remember that evaluating Dfa International's mutual fund performance is not an exact science, and many factors can impact Dfa International's mutual fund market price. Therefore, it's also important to diversify your portfolio and not rely solely on one company or stock for your investments.
Check out Investing Opportunities to better understand how to build diversified portfolios, which includes a position in Dfa International Small. Also, note that the market value of any mutual fund could be tightly coupled with the direction of predictive economic indicators such as signals in real.
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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 if Dfa International is a good investment 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.