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Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF (DFUS)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 18, 2023

DFUS is an actively managed ETF by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. DFUS launched on Jun 14, 2021 and has a 0.11% expense ratio.

Share Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $9,322 for a total return of roughly -6.78%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

DFUS (Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF)
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Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF had a return of 2.02% year-to-date (YTD) and -8.81% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF had an annualized return of -3.91%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of -4.61%, indicating that Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-5.52%-5.31%
6 months1.15%0.39%
1 year-8.81%-10.12%
5 years (annualized)-3.91%-4.61%
10 years (annualized)-3.91%-4.61%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.38. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

DFUS (Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF)
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Dividend History

Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF granted a 1.45% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.62 per share.


Dividend yield


Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

DFUS (Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF)
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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF is 24.62%, recorded on Sep 30, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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To Recover



-24.62%Jan 4, 2022187Sep 30, 2022
-5.07%Sep 7, 202120Oct 4, 202112Oct 20, 202132
-4.52%Nov 17, 202110Dec 1, 202117Dec 27, 202127
-3.07%Jul 13, 20215Jul 19, 20214Jul 23, 20219
-1.87%Jun 15, 20214Jun 18, 20212Jun 22, 20216
-1.85%Aug 17, 20213Aug 19, 20213Aug 24, 20216
-1.18%Nov 9, 20212Nov 10, 20214Nov 16, 20216
-0.93%Jul 8, 20211Jul 8, 20211Jul 9, 20212
-0.75%Jul 30, 20212Aug 2, 20211Aug 3, 20213
-0.6%Jul 27, 20211Jul 27, 20212Jul 29, 20213

Volatility Chart

Current Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF volatility is 21.31%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

DFUS (Dimensional U.S. Equity ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)