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TD Health Sciences Fund - Investor Series

Sector Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2012

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NAVPS
(04-18-2024)
$113.28
Change
-$0.69 (-0.61%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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TD Health Sciences Fund - Investor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 31, 1996): 10.54%

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 1.29% 9.80% 14.95% 9.80% 12.04% 5.58% 3.89% 9.91% 7.80% 9.30% 9.47% 10.02% 7.26% 11.58%
Benchmark 4.14% 6.62% 15.26% 6.62% 13.96% 3.95% 9.11% 16.99% 9.96% 9.65% 8.48% 9.70% 7.76% 7.67%
Category Average 1.75% 21.53% 21.53% 10.46% 26.42% 7.93% 5.18% 15.21% 11.07% 11.30% 11.63% 12.17% 10.44% 11.78%
Category Rank 135 / 198 85 / 197 110 / 193 85 / 197 128 / 177 106 / 159 82 / 144 89 / 138 83 / 127 69 / 119 53 / 94 49 / 94 57 / 87 35 / 76
Quartile Ranking 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 3.68% -2.85% 0.28% -0.70% 0.74% -3.54% -2.10% 3.11% 3.70% 3.35% 4.89% 1.29%
Benchmark 2.90% -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

24.29% (June 2000)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-17.38% (March 2000)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 40.68% 32.78% -15.15% 17.32% 7.57% 20.38% 24.11% 9.45% -7.96% -0.96%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 17.30% 16.21% -0.43% 20.39% 1.55% 22.37% 29.99% 15.34% -25.24% 26.53%
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 3 1 3 3 3 2 4
Category Rank 4/ 76 8/ 87 84/ 94 50/ 94 22/ 114 76/ 125 74/ 135 100/ 140 47/ 157 137/ 168

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

40.68% (2014)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-15.15% (2016)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 88.71
International Equity 10.66
Foreign Corporate Bonds 0.56
Cash and Equivalents 0.07

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Healthcare 92.65
Consumer Services 1.02
Fixed Income 0.56
Financial Services 0.21
Cash and Cash Equivalent 0.07
Other 5.49

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 89.34
Europe 9.14
Asia 1.20
Latin America 0.04
Africa and Middle East 0.02
Other 0.26

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Eli Lilly and Co 9.99
UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.14
Intuitive Surgical Inc 4.17
Merck & Co Inc 4.06
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.05
Stryker Corp 3.66
Elevance Health Inc 3.56
Danaher Corp 2.95
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 2.70
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 2.12

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)

TD Health Sciences Fund - Investor Series

Median

Other - Sector Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.48% 14.28% 16.02%
Beta 0.49% 0.44% 0.46%
Alpha 0.00% 0.04% 0.08%
Rsquared 0.24% 0.23% 0.13%
Sharpe 0.16% 0.46% 0.68%
Sortino 0.17% 0.63% 0.92%
Treynor 0.04% 0.15% 0.24%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.81% 13.48% 14.28% 16.02%
Beta 0.54% 0.49% 0.44% 0.46%
Alpha 0.04% 0.00% 0.04% 0.08%
Rsquared 0.50% 0.24% 0.23% 0.13%
Sharpe 0.73% 0.16% 0.46% 0.68%
Sortino 1.61% 0.17% 0.63% 0.92%
Treynor 0.13% 0.04% 0.15% 0.24%
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 October 31, 1996
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $1,784

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
TDB976

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies located in the United States and other countries, that are engaged in the research, development, production, or distribution of products or services related to health care, medicine, or the life sciences.

Investment Strategy

The sub-adviser seeks to achieve the fundamental investment objective of the Fund by investing at least 65% of the Fund’s total assets in common stocks of companies in the research, development, production, or distribution of products or services related to health care, medicine, or the life sciences. The sub-adviser divides the health sciences sector into four main areas: pharmaceuticals, health care services, products and devices, and biotechnology firms.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Ziad Bakri 07-23-2015
TD Asset Management Inc. 09-10-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager TD Asset Management Inc.
Advisor TD Asset Management Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar The Toronto-Dominion Bank
Distributor TD Investment Services Inc
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment -
PAC Subsequent -
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.72%
Management Fee 2.25%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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