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Middlefield Global Dividend Growers Class Series A

Global Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$17.83
Change
$0.10 (0.56%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Middlefield Global Dividend Growers Class Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (May 13, 2014): 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 -1.56% 7.99% 24.65% 12.49% 20.22% 12.74% 7.07% 10.77% 9.32% 8.82% 7.87% 9.23% 7.69% -
Benchmark -1.84% 6.75% 18.70% 8.25% 18.76% 13.40% 7.92% 13.07% 9.85% 9.77% 9.47% 11.38% 9.88% 10.74%
Category Average -1.88% - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 137 / 246 23 / 245 3 / 245 6 / 245 7 / 241 38 / 223 157 / 214 140 / 206 36 / 199 75 / 187 64 / 175 63 / 163 68 / 148 -
Quartile Ranking 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.29% 1.97% 1.47% 0.19% -4.83% -0.96% 6.76% 3.79% 4.17% 6.48% 3.02% -1.56%
Benchmark -0.97% 2.98% 3.28% -0.19% -4.15% -0.71% 6.95% 2.53% 1.41% 5.64% 2.94% -1.84%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.64% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-9.79% (June 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - 21.59% 0.29% 10.01% -10.06% 21.53% 18.41% 19.22% -19.35% 16.01%
Benchmark 13.97% 16.88% 5.18% 16.29% -1.79% 21.41% 13.15% 17.62% -12.64% 19.37%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking - 1 3 3 4 1 1 3 4 1
Category Rank - 7/ 143 114/ 156 99/ 175 180/ 186 43/ 199 6/ 203 117/ 213 212/ 220 36/ 227

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

21.59% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-19.35% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 63.71
International Equity 32.15
Income Trust Units 2.59
Cash and Equivalents 1.53
Other 0.02

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 33.30
Financial Services 13.59
Healthcare 11.11
Industrial Goods 10.42
Consumer Goods 7.66
Other 23.92

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 67.83
Europe 27.74
Asia 4.40
Other 0.03

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Middlefield Healthcare Dividend ETF (MHCD) 12.14
NVIDIA Corp 6.18
Alphabet Inc Cl A 5.69
Broadcom Inc 5.47
Apple Inc 5.16
Blackstone Inc 4.71
Microsoft Corp 4.59
Costco Wholesale Corp 4.56
TotalEnergies SE 4.44
Visa Inc Cl A 4.18

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)

Middlefield Global Dividend Growers Class Series A

Median

Other - Global Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.71% 14.08% -
Beta 1.14% 0.95% -
Alpha -0.02% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.88% 0.82% -
Sharpe 0.34% 0.56% -
Sortino 0.46% 0.72% -
Treynor 0.05% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 77.69% 85.06% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 12.02% 15.71% 14.08% -
Beta 1.02% 1.14% 0.95% -
Alpha 0.01% -0.02% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.89% 0.88% 0.82% -
Sharpe 1.20% 0.34% 0.56% -
Sortino 2.82% 0.46% 0.72% -
Treynor 0.14% 0.05% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 91.78% 77.69% 85.06% -

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 13, 2014
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $13

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MID181
MID183
MID186

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s objective is to maximize long-term total return. The Fund invests primarily in equity and fixed income securities of global issuers.

Investment Strategy

The Fund will invest primarily in the equity and fixed income securities of global issuers. In determining which individual investments to include in the portfolio the Manager will consider: a company’s balance sheet, cash flow characteristics, profitability, industry position, future growth potential and management ability. The investment strategy follows strong disciplines with regard to price paid to acquire portfolio investments.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Robert F. Lauzon 12-08-2020
Shane Obata 12-08-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Middlefield Limited (ML)
Advisor Middlefield Capital Corporation (MCC)
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Distributor Middlefield Capital Corporation (MCC)
Auditor Deloitte & Touche LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 500
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 3.29%
Management Fee 2.00%
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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