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Manulife Fundamental Equity Fund Advisor Series

Canadian Focused Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2023, 2022, 2021

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NAVPS
(07-19-2024)
$21.04
Change
-$0.04 (-0.19%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 26, 2003): 8.67%

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 1.92% -0.63% 9.98% 9.98% 15.23% 16.69% 9.53% 14.27% 11.71% 11.57% 11.41% 11.21% 10.16% 9.81%
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 107 / 603 441 / 602 155 / 600 155 / 600 233 / 599 156 / 587 100 / 579 178 / 566 135 / 555 78 / 521 72 / 495 76 / 438 67 / 414 85 / 391
Quartile Ranking 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 1.57% -0.92% -2.81% -0.94% 5.43% 2.58% 2.44% 5.63% 2.28% -3.43% 0.97% 1.92%
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

9.54% (May 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.53% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 13.21% 1.26% 8.99% 10.06% -3.30% 24.56% 8.99% 27.61% -6.49% 15.76%
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 2 4 2 1 1 2 1 2 2
Category Rank 105/ 376 158/ 401 382/ 434 179/ 457 98/ 508 74/ 544 248/ 558 81/ 566 184/ 580 213/ 592

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

27.61% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-6.49% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 51.36
US Equity 36.03
International Equity 11.58
Cash and Equivalents 1.03

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 23.31
Technology 16.93
Consumer Services 15.82
Industrial Services 12.83
Healthcare 9.21
Other 21.90

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 88.42
Europe 11.58

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Royal Bank of Canada -
Visa Inc Cl A -
TMX Group Ltd -
Suncor Energy Inc -
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd -
Brown & Brown Inc -
Constellation Software Inc -
Abbott Laboratories -
Microsoft Corp -
Anthem Inc -

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 Fundamental Equity Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Canadian Focused Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.80% 13.83% 11.64%
Beta 1.01% 0.88% 0.90%
Alpha 0.03% 0.03% 0.03%
Rsquared 0.87% 0.84% 0.83%
Sharpe 0.51% 0.72% 0.74%
Sortino 0.83% 1.05% 0.96%
Treynor 0.07% 0.11% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 65.52% 75.95% 77.69%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 9.88% 13.80% 13.83% 11.64%
Beta 0.78% 1.01% 0.88% 0.90%
Alpha 0.03% 0.03% 0.03% 0.03%
Rsquared 0.73% 0.87% 0.84% 0.83%
Sharpe 1.00% 0.51% 0.72% 0.74%
Sortino 2.31% 0.83% 1.05% 0.96%
Treynor 0.13% 0.07% 0.11% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 84.32% 65.52% 75.95% 77.69%

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 August 26, 2003
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $1,338

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF1231
MMF1331
MMF1424
MMF1724
MMF1930
MMF3969
MMF399
MMF40499
MMF40799
MMF499
MMF599
MMF799

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in Canadian equity securities. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio advisor utilizes a fundamental, bottom-up investment approach to select securities. Proprietary analysis is used to construct and analyze the historical economic earnings of a company in order to gain an understanding of the business being studied. Factors such as the magnitude and volatility of a company's earnings, competitive advantages, products and other performance drivers are also considered in selecting securities for the Fund.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Patrick Blais 04-20-2018
Cavan Yie 04-20-2018

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 2.24%
Management Fee 1.81%
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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