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Middlefield Canadian Dividend Growers Class Series A

Canadian Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$11.95
Change
-$0.05 (-0.42%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Middlefield Canadian Dividend Growers Class Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 03, 1992): 4.24%

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 -1.88% 4.19% 11.76% 3.76% 7.11% 0.95% 5.50% 5.43% 2.07% 2.85% 2.88% 3.82% 2.38% 1.90%
Benchmark -1.82% 4.10% 16.91% 4.68% 8.73% 5.66% 7.59% 13.51% 8.86% 8.98% 8.12% 8.95% 7.25% 7.22%
Category Average -2.46% 13.80% 13.80% 2.75% 4.32% 2.34% 6.15% 11.60% 6.61% 6.96% 6.02% 7.02% 5.79% 5.72%
Category Rank 131 / 457 44 / 454 398 / 449 114 / 449 86 / 444 378 / 433 325 / 407 376 / 392 381 / 384 354 / 356 333 / 337 309 / 313 261 / 264 252 / 252
Quartile Ranking 2 1 4 2 1 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 -3.14% 2.07% 4.31% -1.36% -3.12% -2.74% 4.30% 3.26% -0.41% 2.33% 3.77% -1.88%
Benchmark -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14% -1.82%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

15.25% (October 2011)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-20.69% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 3.59% -1.02% 11.03% 2.70% -11.38% 19.93% -9.42% 10.40% -1.15% 4.47%
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 2 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 4
Category Rank 220/ 240 76/ 263 253/ 299 286/ 330 327/ 355 127/ 377 380/ 392 402/ 404 109/ 427 399/ 438

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

19.93% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.38% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 80.88
Income Trust Units 9.41
US Equity 6.97
Cash and Equivalents 2.43
International Equity 0.32
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Energy 28.60
Financial Services 21.48
Industrial Services 18.26
Utilities 12.60
Real Estate 11.05
Other 8.01

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 99.69
Europe 0.32
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Middlefield Real Estate Dividend ETF (MREL) 9.02
JPMorgan Chase & Co 5.75
Waste Connections Inc 5.69
AltaGas Ltd 5.49
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 5.31
Keyera Corp 5.27
National Bank of Canada 5.23
Canadian National Railway Co 5.17
Sun Life Financial Inc 5.12
Topaz Energy Corp 4.98

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)

Middlefield Canadian Dividend Growers Class Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.23% 12.58% 11.84%
Beta 0.84% 0.72% 0.78%
Alpha -0.01% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.83% 0.80% 0.71%
Sharpe 0.27% 0.07% 0.10%
Sortino 0.36% -0.02% -0.04%
Treynor 0.04% 0.01% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 10.43% 12.23% 12.58% 11.84%
Beta 0.76% 0.84% 0.72% 0.78%
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.83% 0.80% 0.71%
Sharpe 0.25% 0.27% 0.07% 0.10%
Sortino 0.70% 0.36% -0.02% -0.04%
Treynor 0.03% 0.04% 0.01% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

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 February 03, 1992
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $21

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MID148
MID449
MID450

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s objective is to maximize long-term total return. The fund invests primarily in equity and fixed income securities.

Investment Strategy

The Fund will invest primarily in the securities of Canadian issuers; In determining which individual investments to include in the portfolio the Manager will consider: a company’s balance sheet, cash flow characteristics, profitability, industry position, future growth potential and management ability; The investment strategy follows strong disciplines with regard to price paid to acquire portfolio investments.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Robert F. Lauzon 02-03-1992
Dean C. Orrico 06-18-2004

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Middlefield Limited (ML)
Advisor Middlefield Capital Corporation (MCC)
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Distributor Middlefield Capital Corporation (MCC)
Auditor Deloitte and Touche LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 1,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.93%
Management Fee 2.00%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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