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North Growth U.S. Equity Advisor Fund Series D

U.S. Equity

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$46.16
Change
-$0.25 (-0.53%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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North Growth U.S. Equity Advisor Fund Series D

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 23, 2009): 13.15%

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 -6.25% 5.77% 22.12% 8.86% 18.67% 12.86% 4.02% 12.47% 10.53% 10.73% 10.56% 12.46% 11.19% 12.12%
Benchmark -2.70% 7.00% 19.89% 10.21% 24.18% 16.33% 12.19% 16.16% 13.73% 14.54% 13.35% 15.12% 13.99% 14.98%
Category Average -3.34% 18.94% 18.94% 8.14% 20.65% 12.22% 7.69% 13.48% 10.38% 10.73% 10.14% 11.37% 10.04% 10.81%
Category Rank 1,369 / 1,370 691 / 1,364 363 / 1,349 664 / 1,355 895 / 1,285 723 / 1,226 1,005 / 1,153 765 / 1,090 585 / 989 529 / 887 442 / 815 347 / 716 280 / 650 282 / 575
Quartile Ranking 4 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -0.43% 5.95% 2.33% 0.44% -6.05% -4.60% 6.76% 5.08% 2.92% 9.82% 2.73% -6.25%
Benchmark 0.62% 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.87% (July 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.16% (June 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 20.85% 20.16% 3.37% 16.31% 2.36% 21.31% 26.96% 17.38% -18.84% 17.99%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average 16.59% 10.40% 6.16% 13.43% -2.19% 22.72% 13.97% 23.22% -14.41% 18.85%
Quartile Ranking 2 1 3 2 2 3 1 4 3 3
Category Rank 206/ 548 132/ 639 442/ 687 291/ 777 318/ 869 688/ 944 189/ 1,057 984/ 1,133 783/ 1,190 755/ 1,254

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

26.96% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-18.84% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 87.85
Cash and Equivalents 7.26
International Equity 4.89

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 31.08
Consumer Services 13.40
Healthcare 13.35
Industrial Goods 8.83
Cash and Cash Equivalent 7.26
Other 26.08

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.11
Africa and Middle East 3.04
Europe 1.85

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Cash & Equivalents 7.26
Jabil Inc 6.94
Applied Materials Inc 5.96
Ciena Corp 4.63
Coherent Corp 3.74
Motorola Solutions Inc 3.57
Qualcomm Inc 3.55
NVIDIA Corp 3.02
Anthem Inc 2.58
Tempur Sealy International Inc 2.57

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)

North Growth U.S. Equity Advisor Fund Series D

Median

Other - U.S. Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 19.14% 17.94% 15.39%
Beta 1.19% 1.13% 1.10%
Alpha -0.09% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.82% 0.82% 0.83%
Sharpe 0.15% 0.54% 0.73%
Sortino 0.21% 0.76% 1.02%
Treynor 0.02% 0.09% 0.10%
Tax Efficiency 74.03% 85.47% 88.46%
Volatility Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 10 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 17.88% 19.14% 17.94% 15.39%
Beta 1.41% 1.19% 1.13% 1.10%
Alpha -0.13% -0.09% -0.04% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.82% 0.82% 0.83%
Sharpe 0.78% 0.15% 0.54% 0.73%
Sortino 1.52% 0.21% 0.76% 1.02%
Treynor 0.10% 0.02% 0.09% 0.10%
Tax Efficiency 90.93% 74.03% 85.47% 88.46%

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

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 October 23, 2009
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $6

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NGM372

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term growth and capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of United States-based corporations.

Investment Strategy

All of the assets of the Fund will be invested in U.S. securities. The Manager’s core investment philosophy is “Growth at a Reasonable Price”. In practice, this means investment in companies with good growth potential whose common stock can be bought at a reasonable valuation. Identifying companies that are undervalued in relation to their expected growth is a challenging, ongoing process. Equity markets are affected by countless economic, market, industry and company variables.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Erica Lau 07-20-2011
Alex Joshi 01-08-2021
Jorge Marques 01-08-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager North Growth Management Ltd.
Advisor North Growth Management Ltd.
Custodian RBC Investor & Treasury Services
Registrar North Growth Management Ltd.
Distributor -
Auditor KPMG LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed No
PAC Initial Investment -
PAC Subsequent -
SWP Allowed No
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 1.00%
Management Fee 0.70%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.30%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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