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Guardian Canadian Equity Income Fund Series W

Canadian Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$15.17
Change
$0.09 (0.61%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Guardian Canadian Equity Income Fund Series W

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (May 28, 2012): 5.95%

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 4.15% 4.35% 12.17% 4.35% 9.55% 0.55% 7.74% 14.41% 6.90% 6.50% 4.99% 5.97% 4.71% 4.32%
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 2.88% 13.24% 13.24% 5.34% 9.89% 1.74% 7.86% 13.92% 7.75% 7.60% 6.53% 7.55% 6.30% 6.18%
Category Rank 29 / 458 386 / 453 350 / 451 386 / 453 316 / 448 380 / 437 263 / 410 223 / 396 296 / 387 313 / 360 300 / 336 271 / 308 240 / 268 237 / 256
Quartile Ranking 1 4 4 4 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 3.01% -5.16% 2.24% 2.54% -1.48% -3.21% -2.85% 7.08% 3.32% -0.37% 0.57% 4.15%
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

14.04% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-20.61% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 4.10% -9.63% 19.85% 3.93% -11.69% 18.55% -7.88% 28.11% -0.75% 6.68%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 8.23% -6.21% 17.48% 7.25% -7.75% 18.42% -1.18% 26.41% -3.72% 7.17%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 2 4 4 3 4 2 1 3
Category Rank 217/ 244 229/ 267 102/ 303 269/ 334 332/ 359 197/ 381 368/ 396 177/ 408 79/ 431 304/ 442

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

28.11% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.69% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 85.93
Income Trust Units 10.92
Cash and Equivalents 3.15

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 29.34
Energy 25.50
Utilities 7.81
Basic Materials 7.70
Real Estate 6.17
Other 23.48

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 96.99
Latin America 3.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Royal Bank of Canada 6.75
Toronto-Dominion Bank 5.44
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 4.70
Bank of Montreal 4.55
Suncor Energy Inc 4.51
Canadian National Railway Co 4.47
Open Text Corp 4.44
Enbridge Inc 4.21
Manulife Financial Corp 4.09
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 3.78

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)

Guardian Canadian Equity Income Fund Series W

Median

Other - Canadian Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.76% 16.20% 12.81%
Beta 0.90% 0.97% 0.94%
Alpha 0.00% -0.02% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.88% 0.87% 0.86%
Sharpe 0.44% 0.38% 0.29%
Sortino 0.60% 0.42% 0.22%
Treynor 0.06% 0.06% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 89.24% 87.05% 81.12%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 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 12.30% 12.76% 16.20% 12.81%
Beta 0.95% 0.90% 0.97% 0.94%
Alpha -0.03% 0.00% -0.02% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.98% 0.88% 0.87% 0.86%
Sharpe 0.42% 0.44% 0.38% 0.29%
Sortino 0.93% 0.60% 0.42% 0.22%
Treynor 0.05% 0.06% 0.06% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 89.13% 89.24% 87.05% 81.12%

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 May 28, 2012
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $1

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
GCG563

Investment Objectives

The principal objective of the Fund is the achievement of a high level of stable income, with an attractive total return, by investing primarily in Canadian dividend-paying equity securities, income trust units and other flow-through securities.

Investment Strategy

The Fund may invest in any income-oriented equity security, including, but not limited to, common equities, income trusts and real estate investment trusts (“REITs”). Income trusts structured as limited partnerships are permitted. We primarily use a fundamental, bottom-up approach to security analysis.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Michele Robitaille 03-29-2012
Kevin Hall 03-29-2012

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Guardian Capital LP
Advisor Guardian Capital LP
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Distributor Worldsource Financial Management Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed No
PAC Initial Investment -
PAC Subsequent -
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 500
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 1.90%
Management Fee 1.50%
Load Front Fee Only
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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