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Global Core Equity Trust AUD Hedged Class

Inception Date 09/12/08
Fund Net Assets $5.651 B (As at 31/08/21)

To provide long-term capital growth by gaining exposure to a diversified portfolio of securities associated with approved developed markets (excluding Australia), with increased exposure to small companies and Value Companies relative to a Market Capitalisation Weighted portfolio. The Trust is not managed with the objective of achieving a particular return relative to a benchmark index. However, to compare the performance of the Trust with a broad measure of market performance, reference may be made to the MSCI World ex Australia Index (net div.), (for unhedged class units), net div., hedged to AUD (for AUD class units), or net div., hedged to NZD (for NZD class units). Investors should note that the index is referred to for comparison purposes only. The index is not intended to represent the current or targeted asset allocation of the Trust. The performance of the Trust may differ significantly from the index.

Returns (As at 31/08/21)(As at 30/06/21)

Annualised Returns

Fund Reference Index
YTD 20.13% 19.30%
1 Year 33.97% 29.38%
3 Year 10.44% 13.38%
5 Year 12.30% 14.38%
10 Year 12.78% 14.39%
Since Inception 13.38%

Annualised Returns

Fund Reference Index
YTD 16.04% 14.17%
1 Year 40.69% 35.75%
3 Year 10.56% 13.46%
5 Year 12.68% 14.44%
10 Year 11.08% 12.84%
Since Inception 13.26%

Calendar Year Returns

Fund Reference Index
2020 5.09% 10.57%
2019 24.99% 26.81%
2018 -11.40% -7.58%
2017 18.71% 20.02%
2016 12.32% 10.34%
2015 1.66% 3.83%
2014 9.47% 12.55%
2013 32.81% 32.26%
2012 20.10% 18.71%
2011 -5.96% -1.91%

Performance shown represents past performance and is not indicative of future performance. Returns for periods shorter than one year are not annualised. Returns are net of fees and costs and assume income is reinvested and are gross of tax. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's units, when redeemed may be worth more or less than their original cost. The trust is not managed with the objective of achieving a particular return relative to a benchmark index. A reference index has been provided for comparison purposes only and is not intended to represent the current or targeted asset allocation. Trust performance may differ significantly from the reference index. An index is not available for direct purchase.

MSCI data copyright MSCI 2021, all rights reserved.

Fees and Costs

Management Costs 0.360%
Transaction Costs Allowance - entry 0.12%
Transaction Costs Allowance - exit -0.12%

Management costs comprise management fees, expense recoveries and indirect costs. Section 6 of the Product Disclosure Statement contains further information on fees and costs including a breakdown of management costs into management fees, indirect costs and expense recoveries. The expense recoveries and indirect costs components are calculated based on the relevant costs incurred for the financial year to 30 June 2019. Where applicable, the Transaction Costs Allowance is paid to the trust and is not a fee paid to Dimensional.

Characteristics (As at 31/08/21)


Price-to-Book 2.62
% in Top 10 Holdings 13.58%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $409040
Number of Holdings 6270

Sector Allocation

Information Technology 18.92%
Industrials 14.33%
Financials 13.82%
Consumer Discretionary 12.11%
Health Care 11.02%
Communication Services 7.88%
Consumer Staples 6.55%
Materials 5.58%
Energy 3.24%
Utilities 2.86%
REITs 2.72%
Real Estate 0.97%

Top Holdings

Microsoft Corp 3.23%
Apple Inc 3.09%
Alphabet Inc 1.81% Inc 1.46%
Facebook Inc 1.13%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.79%
Verizon Communications Inc 0.57%
Johnson & Johnson 0.53%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 0.49%
Visa Inc 0.47%

Top Countries

United States 68.35%
Japan 7.51%
United Kingdom 4.52%
Canada 3.33%
France 2.78%

Holdings are subject to change.

Numbers may not total 100% due to rounding.


Calendar Year

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
29/06/18 02/07/18 13/07/18 Dividend $0.20533208 $21.8634
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
28/06/19 01/07/19 12/07/19 Dividend $0.00130201 $22.2992
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
30/06/21 01/07/21 07/07/21 Dividend $1.83080863 $27.7152

Distribution data reported by DFA Australia Limited represents past distributions and are not indicative of future distributions.

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NZD classes of units are measured in New Zealand dollars. All other unit classes are measured in Australian Dollars.