DISVX Mutual Fund Volatility

DISVX -  USA Fund  

USD 21.49  0.10  0.47%

Dfa International Small secures Sharpe Ratio (or Efficiency) of -0.0043, which denotes the fund had -0.0043% of return per unit of standard deviation over the last 3 months. Macroaxis philosophy in predicting the risk of any fund is to look at both systematic and unsystematic factors of the business, including all available market data and technical indicators. Dfa International Small exposes twenty-one different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate volatility that cannot be diversified away. Please be advised to confirm Dfa International Small Semi Deviation of 0.8967, downside deviation of 0.951, and Mean Deviation of 0.7148 to check the risk estimate we provide.

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Dfa International Mutual Fund volatility depicts how high the prices fluctuate around the mean (or its average) price. In other words, it is a statistical measure of the distribution of DISVX daily returns, and it is calculated using variance and standard deviation. We also use DISVX's beta, its sensitivity to the market, as well as its odds of financial distress to provide a more practical estimation of Dfa International volatility.

90 Days Market Risk

Very steady

Chance of Distress

Close to Average

90 Days Economic Sensitivity

Almost mirrors the market

Dfa International Market Sensitivity And Downside Risk

Dfa International's beta coefficient measures the volatility of DISVX mutual fund compared to the systematic risk of the entire stock market represented by your selected benchmark. In mathematical terms, beta represents the slope of the line through a regression of data points where each of these points represents DISVX mutual fund's returns against your selected market. In other words, Dfa International's beta of 0.97 provides an investor with an approximation of how much risk Dfa International mutual fund can potentially add to one of your existing portfolios.
Let's try to break down what DISVX's beta means in this case. Dfa International returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Dfa International is expected to follow.
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Check current 90 days Dfa International correlation with market (DOW)

DISVX Beta

    
  0.97  
DISVX standard deviation measures the daily dispersion of prices over your selected time horizon relative to its mean. Typical volatile equity has a high standard deviation, while the deviation of a stable instrument is usually low. As a downside, the standard deviation calculates all uncertainty as risk, even when it is in your favor, such as above-average returns.

Standard Deviation

    
  0.92  
It is essential to understand the difference between upside risk (as represented by Dfa International's standard deviation) and the downside risk, which can be measured by semi-deviation or downside deviation of Dfa International stock's daily returns or price. Since the actual investment returns on holding a position in Dfa International stock tend to have a non-normal distribution, there will be different probabilities for losses than for gains. The likelihood of losses is reflected in the downside risk of an investment in Dfa International.

Dfa International Small Mutual Fund Volatility Analysis

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The output start index for this execution was zero with a total number of output elements of sixty-one. Dfa International Small Average Price is the average of the sum of open, high, low and close daily prices of a bar. It can be used to smooth an indicator that normally takes just the closing price as input. View also all equity analysis or get more info about average price price transform indicator.

Dfa International Projected Return Density Against Market

Assuming the 90 days horizon Dfa International has a beta of 0.9746 suggesting Dfa International Small market returns are sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Dfa International is expected to follow.
Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Dfa International or Dimensional Fund Advisors sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Dfa International stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a DISVX stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
The company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Dfa International Small is significantly underperforming DOW.
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Dfa International Mutual Fund Risk Measures

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Dfa International or Dimensional Fund Advisors sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Dfa International stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a DISVX stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Assuming the 90 days horizon the coefficient of variation of Dfa International is -23300.81. The daily returns are distributed with a variance of 0.84 and standard deviation of 0.92. The mean deviation of Dfa International Small is currently at 0.72. For similar time horizon, the selected benchmark (DOW) has volatility of 0.75
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Alpha over DOW
-0.02
β
Beta against DOW0.97
σ
Overall volatility
0.92
Ir
Information ratio -0.03

Dfa International Mutual Fund Return Volatility

Dfa International historical daily return volatility represents how much Dfa International stock's price daily returns swing around its mean daily price change - it is a statistical measure of its dispersion of returns. The fund shows 0.9191% volatility of returns over 90 . By contrast, DOW inherits 0.7434% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 90 days horizon.
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About Dfa International Volatility

Volatility is a rate at which the price of Dfa International or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Dfa International may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to DISVX's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Dfa International and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Dfa International fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
Please read more on our technical 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.

Dfa International Investment Opportunity

Dfa International Small has a volatility of 0.92 and is 1.24 times more volatile than DOW. of all equities and portfolios are less risky than Dfa International. Compared to the overall equity markets, volatility of historical daily returns of Dfa International Small is lower than 7 () of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. Use Dfa International Small to enhance returns of your portfolios. The mutual fund experiences a normal upward fluctuation. Check odds of Dfa International to be traded at $22.56 in 90 days. . Let's try to break down what DISVX's beta means in this case. Dfa International returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Dfa International is expected to follow.

Very poor diversification

The correlation between Dfa International Small and DJI is Very poor diversification for selected investment horizon. Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Dfa International Small and DJI in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed.

Dfa International Additional Risk Indicators

The analysis of Dfa International's secondary risk indicators is one of the essential steps in making a buy or sell decision. The process involves identifying the amount of risk involved in Dfa International's investment and either accepting that risk or mitigating it. Along with some common measures of Dfa International stock risk such as standard deviation, beta, or value at risk, we also provide a set of secondary indicators that can assist in the individual investment decision or help in hedging the risk of your existing portfolios.
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0162
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.0177
Mean Deviation0.7148
Semi Deviation0.8967
Downside Deviation0.951
Coefficient Of Variation5193.78
Standard Deviation0.9116
Please note, the risk measures we provide can be used independently or collectively to perform a risk assessment. When comparing two potential stock investments, we recommend comparing similar equities with homogenous growth potential and valuation from related markets to determine which investment holds the most risk.

Dfa International Suggested Diversification Pairs

Pair trading is one of the very effective strategies used by professional day traders and hedge funds capitalizing on short-time and mid-term market inefficiencies. The approach is based on the fact that the ratio of prices of two correlating shares is long-term stable and oscillates around the average value. If the correlation ratio comes outside the common area, you can speculate with a high success rate that the ratio will return to the mean value and collect a profit.
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The effect of pair diversification on risk is to reduce it, but we should note this doesn't apply to all risk types. When we trade pairs against Dfa International as a counterpart, there is always some inherent risk that will never be diversified away no matter what. This volatility limits the effect of tactical diversification using pair trading. Dfa International's systematic risk is the inherent uncertainty of the entire market, and therefore cannot be mitigated even by pair-trading it against the equity that is not highly correlated to it. On the other hand, Dfa International's unsystematic risk describes the types of risk that we can protect against, at least to some degree, by selecting a matching pair that is not perfectly correlated to Dfa International Small.
Continue to Investing Opportunities. 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 Performance Analysis module to check effects of mean-variance optimization against your current asset allocation.

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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.