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Sun Life Dynamic Strategic Yield Fund Series A

Tactical Balanced

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FundGrade C

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$8.30
Change
$0.03 (0.37%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Sun Life Dynamic Strategic Yield Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 16, 2013): 4.13%

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 1.22% 2.57% 8.21% 2.57% 5.32% -0.26% 2.40% 4.88% 3.09% 3.47% 2.96% 3.58% 2.95% 3.38%
Benchmark 1.80% 5.77% 13.57% 5.77% 12.38% 6.05% 3.87% 6.63% 5.64% 5.56% 5.88% 6.44% 5.97% 7.01%
Category Average 1.99% 11.45% 11.45% 4.38% 9.40% 2.80% 3.17% 7.29% 4.50% 4.05% 3.79% 4.45% 3.50% 3.87%
Category Rank 299 / 358 243 / 358 282 / 358 243 / 358 283 / 356 321 / 356 240 / 342 266 / 334 238 / 317 221 / 299 212 / 274 183 / 242 128 / 179 103 / 129
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.69% -2.42% 1.49% 0.61% -0.73% -3.22% -1.58% 4.48% 2.60% 0.00% 1.34% 1.22%
Benchmark 1.29% -1.31% 0.46% 1.75% 0.57% -3.70% 0.21% 5.00% 2.05% 0.78% 3.10% 1.80%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.96% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.16% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 5.88% 4.79% 1.52% 6.11% -2.82% 11.53% 0.68% 12.95% -8.24% 3.47%
Benchmark 12.44% 17.05% 2.39% 8.66% 2.68% 12.26% 11.12% 6.48% -11.62% 11.69%
Category Average 6.78% 0.31% 5.78% 6.18% -5.55% 12.58% 5.65% 9.53% -9.83% 8.35%
Quartile Ranking 4 2 4 2 2 3 4 2 2 4
Category Rank 116/ 126 46/ 166 187/ 210 135/ 274 117/ 296 216/ 312 271/ 332 106/ 336 108/ 355 332/ 356

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

12.95% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.24% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 31.05
US Equity 24.85
Foreign Government Bonds 10.34
Canadian Government Bonds 7.05
Foreign Bonds - Funds 5.09
Other 21.62

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 35.43
Financial Services 16.62
Energy 7.65
Consumer Services 5.79
Real Estate 5.47
Other 29.04

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 93.44
Multi-National 5.09
Latin America 1.50
Other -0.03

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
1832 AM U.S. $ Investment Grade U.S. Corp Bon Pl I 5.70
Dynamic Short Term Credit PLUS Fund Series A 5.09
Dynamic Total Return Bond Fund Series O 5.04
Dynamic Real Estate & Infrastructure Income Fund A 4.03
Canada Government 1.25% 01-Mar-2027 3.58
United States Treasury 2.75% 15-Aug-2032 3.46
Royal Bank of Canada 3.41
United States Treasury 4.13% 30-Sep-2027 3.10
United States Treasury 3.00% 15-Aug-2052 3.02
Canada Government 1.50% 01-Dec-2031 3.00

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
Period: 

Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Sun Life Dynamic Strategic Yield Fund Series A

Median

Other - Tactical Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 8.16% 8.31% 6.83%
Beta 0.77% 0.86% 0.72%
Alpha -0.01% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.74% 0.70% 0.65%
Sharpe 0.01% 0.18% 0.32%
Sortino -0.05% 0.06% 0.11%
Treynor 0.00% 0.02% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 6.17% 28.63% 35.25%
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 7.55% 8.16% 8.31% 6.83%
Beta 0.91% 0.77% 0.86% 0.72%
Alpha -0.05% -0.01% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.82% 0.74% 0.70% 0.65%
Sharpe 0.10% 0.01% 0.18% 0.32%
Sortino 0.51% -0.05% 0.06% 0.11%
Treynor 0.01% 0.00% 0.02% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 53.95% 6.17% 28.63% 35.25%

Fund Details

Start Date January 16, 2013
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
SUN178
SUN278
SUN378

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s investment objective is to seek to achieve income and long-term capital growth primarily by investing directly in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and income-oriented equity securities, or indirectly by investing in mutual funds (including exchange-traded funds) that invest in such securities.

Investment Strategy

In pursuing the Fund’s investment objectives, the sub-advisor: seeks to take a flexible approach to investing primarily in debt and income oriented equity securities with no restrictions on market capitalization, industry sector or geographic mix.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
1832 Asset Management L.P. 01-17-2013
Joshua Marston 06-30-2021
Robert Spector 06-30-2021
Soami Kohly 06-30-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Advisor SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.24%
Management Fee 1.80%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 5.50%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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