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Manulife Dividend Income Fund Advisor Series

Canadian Focused Equity

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FundGrade C

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Fundata ESG GradeD Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

Fundata ESG Grade D

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$15.57
Change
$0.02 (0.14%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Dividend Income Fund Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (March 23, 2012): 10.42%

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 -3.71% 3.16% 14.95% 5.51% 7.64% 5.79% 3.78% 10.74% 7.87% 8.78% 8.17% 9.02% 8.23% 9.05%
Benchmark -1.88% 4.85% 17.19% 5.71% 11.43% 7.58% 7.04% 12.66% 8.52% 8.55% 7.89% 9.07% 7.46% 7.73%
Category Average -2.50% 15.76% 15.76% 5.24% 11.06% 7.67% 6.32% 12.34% 8.20% 7.72% 6.96% 7.89% 6.30% 6.41%
Category Rank 594 / 614 334 / 612 388 / 612 267 / 612 465 / 609 505 / 597 509 / 585 467 / 570 364 / 567 253 / 525 219 / 485 203 / 446 149 / 417 112 / 395
Quartile Ranking 4 3 3 2 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -2.32% 1.29% -0.11% -0.25% -3.65% -1.42% 6.93% 1.89% 2.27% 5.07% 1.96% -3.71%
Benchmark -3.65% 3.16% 2.78% -1.03% -3.68% -2.36% 7.23% 3.38% 0.82% 3.10% 3.64% -1.88%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

9.47% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-13.46% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 19.18% -1.07% 15.65% 12.79% -4.55% 22.51% 21.13% 20.38% -17.36% 9.78%
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 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 4 4 4
Category Rank 22/ 383 238/ 408 161/ 441 120/ 467 132/ 520 154/ 556 83/ 570 483/ 578 545/ 592 483/ 604

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

22.51% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.36% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 57.47
US Equity 34.30
International Equity 4.80
Cash and Equivalents 3.42
Derivatives 0.00
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 23.72
Industrial Services 15.11
Technology 14.67
Healthcare 9.31
Basic Materials 8.84
Other 28.35

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.20
Europe 4.81
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
FirstService Corp -
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc -
Constellation Software Inc -
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd -
Waste Connections Inc -
Visa Inc Cl A -
Linde PLC -
CGI Inc Cl A -
Thomson Reuters Corp -
Danaher Corp -

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)

Manulife Dividend Income Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Canadian Focused Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.14% 14.85% 11.73%
Beta 0.92% 0.90% 0.88%
Alpha -0.02% 0.00% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.70% 0.77% 0.77%
Sharpe 0.14% 0.45% 0.68%
Sortino 0.17% 0.55% 0.80%
Treynor 0.02% 0.07% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 61.16% 80.75% 81.55%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 11.31% 14.14% 14.85% 11.73%
Beta 0.84% 0.92% 0.90% 0.88%
Alpha -0.02% -0.02% 0.00% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.79% 0.70% 0.77% 0.77%
Sharpe 0.28% 0.14% 0.45% 0.68%
Sortino 0.78% 0.17% 0.55% 0.80%
Treynor 0.04% 0.02% 0.07% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 96.27% 61.16% 80.75% 81.55%

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 March 23, 2012
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $7,141

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF14429
MMF4229
MMF4429
MMF44429
MMF44729
MMF4529
MMF4729
MMF4929

Investment Objectives

The Fund seeks to provide a combination of income and long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will invest in a diversified portfolio, of which the equity portion will be comprised of mainly Canadian dividend paying common and preferred equity securities. The Fund may also invest in real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) and royalty trusts. A portion of the Fund’s assets may also be held in foreign securities.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio advisor seeks to fulfill the objective of the Fund by investing the equity portion of the portfolio mainly in equity securities of Canadian companies that pay common and preferred dividends and may also include REITs and royalty trusts. The portfolio advisor uses a fundamental, value based investment approach that seeks attractively priced securities that offer potential for growth and income.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Saurabh Moudgil 03-21-2012
Jonathan Popper 03-21-2012
Chris Hensen 03-21-2012
Conrad Dabiet 03-21-2012
Prakash Chaudhari 03-22-2012
Alan Wicks 03-22-2012
Christopher Mann 01-01-2015

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young 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 2.28%
Management Fee 1.83%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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