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Purpose Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

Emerging Markets Equity

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FundGrade C

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Fundata ESG Grade E

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$8.15
Change
$0.10 (1.28%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Purpose Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 05, 2010): 3.13%

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 1.83% 7.79% 14.20% 5.41% 14.27% 5.96% -0.62% 5.49% 2.07% 0.88% 1.92% 3.92% 2.54% 3.30%
Benchmark 3.23% 10.40% 13.97% 7.96% 12.80% 6.58% -0.16% 6.60% 3.28% 2.95% 4.27% 7.20% 4.72% 6.13%
Category Average 1.20% 13.74% 13.74% 5.95% 10.36% 5.03% -3.77% 5.69% 2.22% 1.43% 2.91% 5.48% 3.19% 3.77%
Category Rank 124 / 330 245 / 327 168 / 327 233 / 327 103 / 312 142 / 302 77 / 278 150 / 266 141 / 250 127 / 203 134 / 193 130 / 159 104 / 145 107 / 134
Quartile Ranking 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.23% 2.20% 4.20% -3.10% -1.14% -0.70% 5.13% 3.06% -2.21% 4.40% 1.39% 1.83%
Benchmark -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.73% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.32% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.56% 1.51% 1.66% 23.08% -10.61% 7.66% 7.83% -1.91% -12.18% 13.10%
Benchmark 8.76% 2.69% 7.90% 26.42% -6.05% 15.55% 11.45% 0.08% -12.38% 7.03%
Category Average 2.91% -3.92% 6.53% 28.88% -11.86% 15.06% 17.52% -3.30% -17.32% 8.68%
Quartile Ranking 2 3 4 4 3 4 4 2 1 1
Category Rank 52/ 131 75/ 144 121/ 155 158/ 186 117/ 202 236/ 246 242/ 261 123/ 269 48/ 289 57/ 310

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

23.08% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.18% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 83.50
Cash and Equivalents 16.43
Foreign Corporate Bonds 0.19
Income Trust Units 0.15
US Equity -0.29
Other 0.02

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 27.63
Exchange Traded Fund 24.76
Technology 18.58
Basic Materials 8.74
Energy 8.57
Other 11.72

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 61.97
Latin America 17.33
North America 16.18
Africa and Middle East 4.30
Europe 0.27
Other -0.05

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Purpose Cash Management Fund ETF - Closed 15.93
iShares MSCI India ETF (INDA) 8.81
iShares India 50 ETF (INDY) 6.73
MediaTek Inc 3.67
China Construction Bank Corp Cl H 3.67
Vale SA 3.25
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd 3.07
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras - Pfd 2.87
Grupo Mexico SAB de CV Cl B 2.78
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras 2.77

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is value.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Purpose Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.31% 12.49% 11.37%
Beta 0.86% 0.83% 0.78%
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.88% 0.83%
Sharpe -0.21% 0.07% 0.22%
Sortino -0.35% -0.02% 0.12%
Treynor -0.03% 0.01% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency - - 40.66%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 9.61% 12.31% 12.49% 11.37%
Beta 0.83% 0.86% 0.83% 0.78%
Alpha 0.03% 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.88% 0.85% 0.88% 0.83%
Sharpe 0.94% -0.21% 0.07% 0.22%
Sortino 2.29% -0.35% -0.02% 0.12%
Treynor 0.11% -0.03% 0.01% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 76.73% - - 40.66%

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 November 05, 2010
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) -

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
PFC4100

Investment Objectives

The fund seeks to generate capital appreciation by investing in a basket of emerging market equities, while mitigating downside risk. A secondary objective of the fund is to generate a high level of dividend income from those investments.

Investment Strategy

To achieve its investment objectives, the fund incorporates a combination of long emerging market equities and options strategies. The long-term target allocation for long equities will be approximately at least 70% and the options strategy will make up the remaining portfolio exposure. Investment decision-making process Equity security selection is driven by a multi-factor model.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Neuberger Berman Breton Hill ULC 10-25-2022
Purpose Investments Inc. 10-25-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Purpose Investments Inc.
Advisor Purpose Investments Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 100
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed No
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 2.47%
Management Fee 1.80%
Load Back 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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