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MD Precision Canadian Moderate Growth Fund Series A

Canadian Equity Balanced

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$22.79
Change
$0.03 (0.13%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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MD Precision Canadian Moderate Growth Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 25, 1992): 6.54%

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 -2.09% 0.69% 10.28% 0.94% 1.32% 1.64% 2.44% 5.16% 3.44% 3.97% 3.60% 4.42% 3.67% 3.78%
Benchmark -1.85% 2.59% 13.66% 2.67% 6.31% 4.45% 5.18% 9.50% 6.74% 7.09% 6.37% 7.04% 5.81% 5.97%
Category Average -2.40% 11.59% 11.59% 2.01% 5.86% 4.52% 3.98% 7.95% 5.13% 5.26% 4.60% 5.43% 4.48% 4.66%
Category Rank 107 / 365 313 / 365 320 / 363 315 / 364 352 / 361 335 / 358 304 / 349 322 / 323 307 / 320 275 / 296 249 / 277 241 / 257 219 / 246 199 / 226
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -3.43% 1.29% 0.01% -1.20% -2.77% -2.23% 5.71% 3.35% 0.24% 0.63% 2.20% -2.09%
Benchmark -4.11% 2.51% 1.67% -1.08% -3.16% -2.30% 6.66% 3.79% 0.07% 1.27% 3.22% -1.85%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

6.41% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.07% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.39% -5.92% 10.92% 9.18% -8.10% 17.69% 2.64% 12.14% -8.23% 6.99%
Benchmark 10.25% -5.39% 15.95% 7.50% -6.34% 18.83% 6.85% 17.62% -7.12% 10.48%
Category Average 8.24% -2.09% 10.63% 6.12% -6.63% 14.36% 4.77% 15.38% -7.74% 9.70%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 2 1 3 1 3 4 3 4
Category Rank 198/ 220 210/ 246 116/ 254 50/ 266 216/ 295 37/ 315 227/ 323 297/ 349 207/ 357 328/ 361

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

17.69% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.23% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 52.92
Canadian Government Bonds 23.10
Canadian Corporate Bonds 9.88
Income Trust Units 4.44
Cash and Equivalents 2.87
Other 6.79

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 37.90
Financial Services 17.62
Energy 10.24
Basic Materials 4.67
Industrial Services 4.61
Other 24.96

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.96
Latin America 2.44
Asia 0.66
Europe 0.42
Africa and Middle East 0.10
Other 0.42

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Canada Housing Trust No 1 4.15% 15-Jun-2033 5.48
Royal Bank of Canada 4.55
Toronto-Dominion Bank 3.68
Enbridge Inc 3.45
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 3.39
Global X S&P/TSX 60 Index CC ETF (HXT) 3.29
Canadian National Railway Co 2.68
Constellation Software Inc 2.55
Saskatchewan Province 2.20% 02-Jun-2030 2.17
Quebec Province 2.30% 01-Sep-2029 2.08

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

MD Precision Canadian Moderate Growth Fund Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Equity Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 9.14% 9.57% 8.18%
Beta 0.80% 0.73% 0.75%
Alpha -0.02% -0.02% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.95% 0.93% 0.86%
Sharpe 0.01% 0.19% 0.32%
Sortino -0.03% 0.12% 0.18%
Treynor 0.00% 0.03% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 42.65% 61.94% 62.22%
Volatility Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 4 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.39% 9.14% 9.57% 8.18%
Beta 0.83% 0.80% 0.73% 0.75%
Alpha -0.04% -0.02% -0.02% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.97% 0.95% 0.93% 0.86%
Sharpe -0.33% 0.01% 0.19% 0.32%
Sortino -0.21% -0.03% 0.12% 0.18%
Treynor -0.04% 0.00% 0.03% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency - 42.65% 61.94% 62.22%

Fund Details

Start Date September 25, 1992
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Restricted
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $145

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MDM040

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s investment objective is to maximize dividend income in a manner consistent with capital conservation. The Fund invests primarily in high quality dividend producing preferred and common shares of Canadian corporations on a diversified industry basis. The Fund may also invest in bonds and short-term debt securities and income trusts.

Investment Strategy

Investments are made in Canadian and foreign equities, as well as fixed income investments. The Fund emphasizes equities for capital appreciation plus income generation and maintains exposure to fixed income investments for capital preservation and income generation. The Fund employs an active, multiple sub-adviser approach to leverage the individual strengths of each sub-adviser.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Manulife Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited 04-02-2009
Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC 04-02-2009
Manulife Investment Management Limited 04-02-2009
1832 Asset Management L.P. 01-01-2022
Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. 01-01-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager MD Financial Management Inc.
Advisor 1832 Asset Management L.P.
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar MD Financial Management Inc.
Distributor MD Financial Management
Auditor KPMG LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 3,000
PAC Subsequent 1,000
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 1,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 1.51%
Management Fee 1.24%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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