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Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

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NAVPS
(04-11-2024)
$67.57
Change
-$0.20 (-0.30%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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NBI Small Cap Fund Investor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 25, 1988): 8.61%

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 1.71% 3.70% -2.93% 8.69% 18.38% 2.22% 4.90% 17.54% 7.19% 5.48% 3.57% 4.70% 3.16% 4.16%
Benchmark 7.49% 7.92% 14.37% 7.92% 8.22% -2.72% 3.99% 22.48% 7.82% 6.15% 4.23% 7.10% 5.60% 3.95%
Category Average 2.60% 14.10% 14.10% 6.51% 10.12% 0.73% 4.35% 17.73% 7.77% 6.08% 4.99% 6.38% 4.84% 4.30%
Category Rank 140 / 217 56 / 214 20 / 213 56 / 214 16 / 213 83 / 211 101 / 201 107 / 193 121 / 185 114 / 177 130 / 167 138 / 165 121 / 141 105 / 136
Quartile Ranking 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.37% -0.27% 2.83% 2.65% -1.45% -5.00% -2.93% 6.71% 6.29% 3.70% 3.05% 1.71%
Benchmark -1.16% -4.06% 0.59% 6.09% -1.31% -5.24% -2.58% 4.84% 3.76% -0.37% 0.77% 7.49%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

20.16% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-24.83% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 13.06% -3.07% 18.10% -4.30% -20.72% 17.92% 12.66% 20.57% -16.25% 10.20%
Benchmark -2.34% -13.31% 38.48% 2.75% -18.17% 15.84% 12.87% 20.27% -9.29% 4.79%
Category Average 3.45% -6.13% 18.01% 3.43% -15.15% 16.59% 11.91% 22.35% -11.32% 6.49%
Quartile Ranking 1 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 2
Category Rank 24/ 135 73/ 140 103/ 162 167/ 167 168/ 177 111/ 184 117/ 189 136/ 201 148/ 210 64/ 213

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

20.57% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-20.72% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 85.99
US Equity 7.07
Cash and Equivalents 3.63
International Equity 2.03
Income Trust Units 1.29
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Energy 14.11
Consumer Services 12.59
Real Estate 11.54
Financial Services 11.16
Industrial Goods 10.85
Other 39.75

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 97.98
Asia 2.03
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Mainstreet Equity Corp 4.56
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc 3.76
Cash and Cash Equivalents 3.63
Richelieu Hardware Ltd 3.53
EQB Inc 3.42
Heroux Devtek Inc 3.40
Pet Valu Holdings Ltd 3.25
Topaz Energy Corp 3.23
goeasy Ltd 2.92
Boyd Group Services Inc 2.83

Equity Style

Market capitalization is small. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

NBI Small Cap Fund Investor Series

Median

Other - Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.36% 19.69% 16.27%
Beta 0.66% 0.71% 0.70%
Alpha 0.02% 0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.59% 0.81% 0.76%
Sharpe 0.22% 0.36% 0.25%
Sortino 0.28% 0.42% 0.21%
Treynor 0.05% 0.10% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 99.81% 99.91% 90.50%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 12.15% 14.36% 19.69% 16.27%
Beta 0.62% 0.66% 0.71% 0.70%
Alpha 0.12% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.51% 0.59% 0.81% 0.76%
Sharpe 1.06% 0.22% 0.36% 0.25%
Sortino 2.29% 0.28% 0.42% 0.21%
Treynor 0.21% 0.05% 0.10% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 99.81% 99.91% 90.50%

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 25, 1988
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $89

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NBC841

Investment Objectives

The NBI Small Cap Fund’s investment objective is to provide long-term capital growth and preservation. The fund invests primarily in common shares of companies chosen for their growth potential. The fund may also invest in money market instruments and securities of Canadian federal and provincial governments. The fund makes investments in small capitalization companies which provide you with additional dynamic growth potential for a diversified portfolio.

Investment Strategy

The fund invests mainly in small capitalization Canadian equities. The fund may also invest in: equity securities of Canadian mid and large capitalization companies; rights and warrants; equity securities of foreign companies. The portfolio sub-advisor may choose to invest approximately 45% of the net assets of the fund in securities of underlying mutual funds managed by the manager or by third parties, including exchange-traded funds.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Marc Lecavalier 06-17-2022
National Bank Trust Inc. 06-17-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager National Bank Investments Inc.
Advisor National Bank Trust Inc.
Custodian Natcan Trust Company
Registrar Natcan Trust Company
Distributor National Bank Investments
Auditor Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.19%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
LL Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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