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Average Annual Total Return*
For periods ended March 31, 2014 (updated quarterly)
    1 Year   3 Years   5 Years   10 Years   Since Inception†
Global Stock Fund   28.58%   12.45%   24.18%   N/A†   5.21%†
MSCI World Index   19.08%   10.23%   18.28%   N/A†   4.03%†
   

Returns represent past performance and do not guarantee future results. Investment return and share price will fluctuate with market conditions, and investors may have a gain or loss when shares are sold. Mutual fund performance changes over time and currently may be significantly lower than stated above. Monthly updates to performance are accessible from the Performance & Prices page.

† The Global Stock Fund’s inception date was May 1, 2008.

   
Fund Characteristics
as of March 31, 2014, unless otherwise noted (updated quarterly)
General Information
Net Asset Value Per Share   $11.91
Total Net Assets (billions)   $4.5
Expense Ratio   0.65%
2013 Portfolio Turnover Rate   24%
30-Day SEC Yield(a) 1.30%
Fund Inception   2008
 
Asset Allocation
Portfolio Characteristics   Fund   MSCI
World
Number of Stocks   89   1,611
Median Market Capitalization (billions)   $33   $11
Weighted Average Market
Capitalization (billions)
  $85   $87
Price-to-Earnings Ratio(b)   13.0x   14.8x
Countries Represented   22   23
Emerging Markets
(Brazil, China, India, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey)
  17.9%   0.0%
region
diversification (%)
(d)
  Fund   MSCI world
United States   39.6   54.8
Europe (excluding U.K.)   29.1   19.1
Pacific (excluding Japan)   8.5   5.0
United Kingdom 5.7 8.7
Latin America 5.7 0.0
Japan 4.7 8.1
Africa/Middle East   2.8   0.2
Canada   0.0   4.1
 
   

ten largest holdings (%)
(c)
Fund
Hewlett-Packard Co. (United States) 3.8
Microsoft Corp. (United States) 2.9
Roche Holding AG (Switzerland)   2.5
Sanofi (France)   2.4
Novartis AG (Switzerland)   2.3
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (United Kingdom)   2.2
Naspers, Ltd. (South Africa)   2.0
Charles Schwab Corp. (United States)   1.9
Wells Fargo & Co. (United States)   1.9
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)   1.9
 
sector
diversification (%)
  Fund   MSCI world
Financials   25.4   20.9
Information Technology   18.8   12.2
Health Care   14.6   11.7
Consumer Discretionary   11.8   12.0
Energy   7.2   9.5
Industrials 6.8 11.3
Telecommunications Services 5.5 3.5
Consumer Staples   3.3   9.8
Materials   2.7   5.8
Utilities   0.0   3.3

 

(a) SEC Yield is an annualization of the Fund's total net investment income per share for the 30-day period ended on the last day of the month.
(b) Price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios are calculated using 12-month forward earnings estimates from third-party sources.
(c) The Fund’s portfolio holdings are subject to change without notice. The mention of specific securities is not a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold any particular security and is not indicative of Dodge & Cox's current or future trading activity.
(d) The Fund may classify a company in a different category than the MSCI World. The Fund generally classifies a company based on its country of incorporation, but may designate a different country in certain circumstances.

*The Fund's total returns include the reinvestment of dividend and capital gain distributions, but have not been adjusted for any income taxes payable by shareholders on these distributions or on Fund share redemptions. Index returns include dividends but, unlike Fund returns, do not reflect fees or expenses. The MSCI World Index is a broad-based, unmanaged equity market index aggregated from 23 developed market country indices, including the United States. MSCI makes no express or implied warranties or representations and shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any MSCI data contained herein. The MSCI data may not be further redistributed or used as a basis for other indices or any securities or financial products. This report is not approved, reviewed, or produced by MSCI.

MSCI World is a service mark of MSCI Barra.

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