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IA Clarington U.S. Dividend Growth Fund - Series A

U.S. Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$16.39
Change
$0.01 (0.03%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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IA Clarington U.S. Dividend Growth Fund - Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (December 31, 2001): 4.03%

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 2.59% 2.37% 13.64% 12.62% 22.09% 13.17% 11.88% 12.81% 11.87% 9.21% 9.24% 8.81% 8.28% 9.92%
Benchmark 4.13% 4.42% 16.83% 14.76% 28.51% 19.27% 14.11% 16.24% 15.99% 14.69% 13.97% 14.82% 13.94% 15.30%
Category Average 2.98% - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 132 / 229 183 / 228 125 / 228 55 / 228 80 / 224 60 / 217 29 / 213 89 / 211 49 / 197 99 / 172 63 / 147 80 / 129 78 / 108 44 / 83
Quartile Ranking 3 4 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 3 2 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 2.54% 2.15% 1.30% -4.30% 0.39% 5.40% 0.90% 3.16% 6.64% 2.03% -2.20% 2.59%
Benchmark 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70% 4.13%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.90% (October 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.18% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 21.26% 19.79% 0.43% 8.85% -7.42% 20.02% 6.67% 22.98% -2.96% 9.25%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 3 4 2 1 3 2 2
Category Rank 16/ 69 6/ 101 116/ 119 74/ 142 139/ 170 83/ 196 49/ 211 109/ 213 102/ 216 83/ 217

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

22.98% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-7.42% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 85.19
International Equity 7.69
Cash and Equivalents 4.03
Canadian Equity 3.09

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 28.42
Healthcare 13.33
Consumer Services 12.78
Financial Services 12.42
Industrial Services 11.56
Other 21.49

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 92.31
Europe 7.69

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Microsoft Corp 5.94
Alphabet Inc Cl C 5.39
CMS Energy Corp 5.25
Broadcom Inc 4.38
Amazon.com Inc 4.25
UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.11
Apple Inc 4.03
NVIDIA Corp 3.76
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.53
Union Pacific Corp 3.35

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

IA Clarington U.S. Dividend Growth Fund - Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.99% 12.08% 11.75%
Beta 0.78% 0.81% 0.87%
Alpha 0.01% -0.01% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.91% 0.90% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.76% 0.82% 0.74%
Sortino 1.27% 1.17% 0.92%
Treynor 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
Tax Efficiency 99.56% 98.37% 96.46%
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 10.22% 11.99% 12.08% 11.75%
Beta 0.85% 0.78% 0.81% 0.87%
Alpha -0.01% 0.01% -0.01% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.91% 0.90% 0.89%
Sharpe 1.54% 0.76% 0.82% 0.74%
Sortino 3.41% 1.27% 1.17% 0.92%
Treynor 0.19% 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 99.56% 98.37% 96.46%

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

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Fund Details

Start Date December 31, 2001
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $609

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CCM1302
CCM1502
CCM202

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s objective is to achieve superior long-term capital appreciation consistent with the protection of the Fund’s capital. The Fund will invest primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of large capitalization U.S. corporations, which, in the opinion of the portfolio manager, offer above average growth prospects. The fundamental investment objective may only be changed with the approval of a majority of Securityholders at a meeting called for that purpose.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio manager: uses fundamental analysis to identify companies with a strong market position, a strong balance sheet and run by a management with a proven track record. The Fund: invests primarily in U.S. equity securities that the portfolio manager believes will provide long-term capital appreciation and total return with a focus on dividend growth; seeks diversification through investment in equity securities of companies in various industries.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Donny Moss 12-04-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager IA Clarington Investments Inc.
Advisor Industrial Alliance Investment Management Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar IA Clarington Investments Inc.
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.99%
Management Fee 1.60%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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