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Scotia Canadian Growth Fund - Series A

Canadian Focused Equity

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NAVPS
(07-19-2024)
$130.54
Change
-$0.45 (-0.34%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Scotia Canadian Growth Fund - Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 31, 1973): 7.87%

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 3.20% 5.63% 23.11% 23.11% 30.60% 25.25% 13.51% 17.49% 15.18% 11.99% 10.79% 10.61% 7.73% 8.42%
Benchmark -0.17% 0.71% 8.50% 8.50% 15.07% 13.92% 6.21% 11.89% 9.40% 8.36% 8.66% 9.22% 8.05% 7.71%
Category Average 0.26% 8.13% 8.13% 8.13% 13.44% 13.26% 6.07% 11.96% 8.96% 7.69% 7.62% 8.13% 6.82% 6.41%
Category Rank 13 / 603 13 / 602 17 / 600 17 / 600 32 / 599 11 / 587 6 / 579 37 / 566 38 / 555 67 / 521 92 / 495 110 / 438 225 / 414 148 / 391
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 1.80% 1.18% -3.66% -2.32% 6.40% 2.86% 4.38% 8.10% 3.29% -3.05% 5.57% 3.20%
Benchmark 2.78% -1.03% -3.68% -2.36% 7.23% 3.38% 0.82% 3.10% 3.64% -1.88% 2.82% -0.17%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

15.22% (January 1975)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-19.31% (August 1998)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 11.39% 5.12% 0.56% 2.46% -15.83% 21.54% 16.08% 28.82% -15.22% 22.97%
Benchmark 10.96% -0.77% 14.44% 10.80% -7.14% 21.45% 7.58% 21.76% -8.87% 13.60%
Category Average 9.08% -2.47% 11.42% 8.06% -8.78% 18.54% 7.73% 22.26% -9.42% 13.34%
Quartile Ranking 2 1 4 4 4 2 1 1 4 1
Category Rank 188/ 376 57/ 401 434/ 434 401/ 457 508/ 508 209/ 544 95/ 558 48/ 566 444/ 580 76/ 592

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

28.82% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-15.83% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 51.53
US Equity 47.53
Cash and Equivalents 0.94

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 33.69
Financial Services 19.96
Consumer Services 14.78
Industrial Services 14.09
Basic Materials 6.87
Other 10.61

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
NVIDIA Corp 11.57
Alphabet Inc Cl C 6.43
Microsoft Corp 6.38
Intact Financial Corp 5.44
TFI International Inc 5.39
Dollarama Inc 5.28
National Bank of Canada 4.75
Apple Inc 4.54
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd 4.52
Sherwin-Williams Co 4.17

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)

Scotia Canadian Growth Fund - Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Focused Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.14% 15.29% 13.36%
Beta 1.02% 0.95% 0.99%
Alpha 0.07% 0.06% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.74% 0.79% 0.75%
Sharpe 0.72% 0.87% 0.56%
Sortino 1.13% 1.27% 0.67%
Treynor 0.11% 0.14% 0.08%
Tax Efficiency 98.10% 98.82% 96.93%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 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 12.99% 15.14% 15.29% 13.36%
Beta 0.98% 1.02% 0.95% 0.99%
Alpha 0.13% 0.07% 0.06% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.67% 0.74% 0.79% 0.75%
Sharpe 1.76% 0.72% 0.87% 0.56%
Sortino 4.32% 1.13% 1.27% 0.67%
Treynor 0.23% 0.11% 0.14% 0.08%
Tax Efficiency 97.42% 98.10% 98.82% 96.93%

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 January 31, 1973
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $364

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BNS372

Investment Objectives

The fund’s objective is long-term capital growth. It invests primarily in a broad range of Canadian equity securities.

Investment Strategy

The Fund represents a portfolio of equity securities chosen according to a growth investment approach. The portfolio adviser utilizes an approach that seeks to identify companies demonstrating better than average current or prospective earnings growth relative to overall market and relative to their peer group. When deciding to buy or sell an investment, the portfolio adviser also considers whether it is a good value relative to its current price.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Vishal Patel 06-23-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager 1832 Asset Management L.P.
Advisor 1832 Asset Management L.P.
Custodian The Bank of Nova Scotia
Registrar 1832 Asset Management L.P.
Distributor Scotia Securities Inc.
Auditor KPMG LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.09%
Management Fee 1.75%
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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