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Counsel Canadian Dividend Series A

Canadian Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(07-19-2024)
$16.36
Change
-$0.04 (-0.25%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Counsel Canadian Dividend Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 14, 2009): 5.55%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -2.03% -1.58% 0.46% 0.46% 3.38% 3.73% 2.80% 11.51% 5.06% 4.19% 4.59% 4.67% 4.03% 2.21%
Benchmark -1.42% -0.53% 6.05% 6.05% 12.13% 11.27% 5.98% 12.35% 9.28% 8.36% 8.65% 8.95% 7.89% 6.95%
Category Average -1.45% 3.91% 3.91% 3.91% 7.71% 6.35% 4.99% 11.36% 7.08% 6.64% 6.42% 6.94% 6.36% 5.53%
Category Rank 378 / 461 315 / 461 430 / 453 430 / 453 418 / 448 409 / 439 385 / 411 232 / 399 368 / 395 362 / 373 332 / 353 314 / 333 268 / 277 259 / 262
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 1.92% -2.54% -3.14% -3.21% 6.08% 4.16% -0.18% 1.15% 1.09% -3.00% 3.57% -2.03%
Benchmark 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14% -1.82% 2.77% -1.42%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.26% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-22.23% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 4.14% -17.27% 22.99% 3.11% -10.06% 17.32% -9.78% 28.96% -2.40% 5.86%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 8.23% -6.21% 17.48% 7.25% -7.75% 18.42% -1.18% 26.41% -3.72% 7.17%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 4 4 3 4 2 2 4
Category Rank 222/ 249 271/ 272 40/ 308 287/ 339 309/ 364 265/ 386 389/ 399 134/ 408 201/ 431 357/ 442

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

28.96% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.27% (2015)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 84.23
Income Trust Units 9.98
Cash and Equivalents 3.79
US Equity 1.99
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 34.71
Energy 14.07
Consumer Services 10.84
Telecommunications 9.69
Real Estate 6.37
Other 24.32

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 99.00
Latin America 1.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Toronto-Dominion Bank 6.32
Royal Bank of Canada 5.90
TC Energy Corp 4.76
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 4.06
Manulife Financial Corp 4.05
BCE Inc 4.05
Bank of Nova Scotia 4.03
Nutrien Ltd 3.82
Hydro One Ltd 3.42
Canadian National Railway Co 3.18

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Counsel Canadian Dividend Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.76% 16.29% 13.16%
Beta 0.83% 0.98% 0.96%
Alpha -0.02% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.88% 0.86%
Sharpe 0.04% 0.26% 0.12%
Sortino 0.05% 0.27% 0.01%
Treynor 0.01% 0.04% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 61.73% 79.71% 50.17%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.04% 11.76% 16.29% 13.16%
Beta 0.91% 0.83% 0.98% 0.96%
Alpha -0.07% -0.02% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.91% 0.89% 0.88% 0.86%
Sharpe -0.09% 0.04% 0.26% 0.12%
Sortino 0.13% 0.05% 0.27% 0.01%
Treynor -0.01% 0.01% 0.04% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 27.64% 61.73% 79.71% 50.17%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date January 14, 2009
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $131

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CGF400
CGF405
CGF407

Investment Objectives

The investment objective of Counsel Canadian Dividend is to seek to derive dividend income, achieve long-term capital growth and protect the value of investments by investing primarily in Canadian equity securities. Counsel Canadian Dividend may also invest in equity and fixed-income securities, income trusts, convertible securities, mortgage-backed securities and money market instruments of issuers anywhere in the world, depending upon prevailing market conditions.

Investment Strategy

The sub-advisor invests primarily in large capitalization Canadian equity securities for the purpose of deriving dividend income, achieving long-term capital appreciation, and protecting the value of investments. The sub-advisor seeks to diversify the Fund by investing in a variety of industry sectors. The sub-advisor considers qualitative measures such as quality of management and industry leadership, as well as quantitative measures.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. 01-07-2009
Lincluden Investment Management 01-07-2009

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Advisor Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Custodian Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Registrar Mackenzie Financial Corporation
Distributor -
Auditor Deloitte & Touche

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 50
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 2.17%
Management Fee 1.70%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 4.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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