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Meritage Balanced Portfolio - Advisor Series/DSC

Canadian Neutral Balanced

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FundGrade D

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NAVPS
(04-18-2024)
$14.30
Change
-$0.03 (-0.21%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

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Meritage Balanced Portfolio - Advisor Series/DSC

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 25, 2006): 4.20%

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 1.38% 3.24% 11.35% 3.24% 7.71% 1.65% 1.79% 6.91% 3.83% 3.79% 3.50% 4.11% 3.39% 3.86%
Benchmark 2.49% 3.02% 11.45% 3.02% 8.50% 2.25% 4.35% 8.81% 5.72% 5.93% 5.33% 5.97% 4.90% 5.27%
Category Average 1.86% 11.41% 11.41% 3.77% 8.76% 2.37% 3.43% 7.70% 4.72% 4.57% 4.21% 4.68% 3.79% 4.24%
Category Rank 429 / 447 378 / 447 282 / 445 378 / 447 360 / 436 333 / 417 381 / 394 341 / 383 354 / 372 341 / 362 318 / 349 297 / 337 271 / 304 249 / 292
Quartile Ranking 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.24% -2.73% 1.70% 0.51% -0.79% -3.13% -1.28% 5.26% 3.80% 0.00% 1.83% 1.38%
Benchmark 2.00% -3.45% 1.83% 0.93% -0.84% -3.01% -1.57% 6.01% 3.69% -0.31% 0.82% 2.49%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

6.61% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.37% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.77% 2.12% 6.16% 5.86% -4.91% 12.56% 7.70% 8.36% -11.58% 8.02%
Benchmark 9.98% -3.02% 11.97% 6.22% -4.30% 15.62% 7.61% 11.90% -8.20% 9.43%
Category Average 7.98% 0.06% 6.65% 5.72% -4.72% 12.57% 6.33% 10.85% -9.35% 8.27%
Quartile Ranking 4 2 4 3 3 3 2 4 4 3
Category Rank 229/ 291 86/ 304 267/ 336 206/ 349 243/ 360 260/ 370 104/ 379 352/ 394 395/ 414 287/ 434

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

12.56% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.58% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 31.20
Canadian Government Bonds 20.45
Canadian Corporate Bonds 17.29
US Equity 12.42
Cash and Equivalents 5.47
Other 13.17

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 45.76
Mutual Fund 11.37
Financial Services 7.48
Technology 6.06
Cash and Cash Equivalent 5.49
Other 23.84

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 93.48
Europe 3.60
Asia 2.20
Latin America 0.70
Africa and Middle East 0.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
TD Canadian Core Plus Bond Fund - O Series 20.19
CI Canadian Bond Fund Class I 19.98
Leith Wheeler Canadian Equity Fund Series A 11.53
Beutel Goodman Canadian Equity Fund Class I 11.37
Manulife Canadian Investment Fund 7.37
EdgePoint Global Portfolio Series I 6.85
Capital Group Global Equity Fund (Canada) Ser I 6.72
AGF American Growth Fund Series O 6.49
Manulife Strategic Income Fund Series I 5.01
RP Strategic Income Plus Fund Class O 5.00

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)

Meritage Balanced Portfolio - Advisor Series/DSC

Median

Other - Canadian Neutral Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 8.86% 9.71% 7.72%
Beta 0.91% 0.93% 0.91%
Alpha -0.02% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.95% 0.96% 0.92%
Sharpe -0.05% 0.24% 0.35%
Sortino -0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
Treynor -0.01% 0.02% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 38.16% 81.28% 81.92%
Volatility Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 4 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.52% 8.86% 9.71% 7.72%
Beta 0.88% 0.91% 0.93% 0.91%
Alpha 0.00% -0.02% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.95% 0.96% 0.92%
Sharpe 0.36% -0.05% 0.24% 0.35%
Sortino 0.98% -0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
Treynor 0.03% -0.01% 0.02% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 95.34% 38.16% 81.28% 81.92%

Fund Details

Start Date September 25, 2006
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Wrap Program)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $460

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NBC7513

Investment Objectives

The Portfolio’s investment objective is to achieve a combination of income and long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diverse mix of fixed-income and equity mutual funds.

Investment Strategy

The target weighting for each asset class in which the Portfolio invests under normal market conditions is the following: 40%-60% of net assets in Canadian and global fixed-income securities, 40%-60% of net assets in Canadian and global equity securities. The Portfolio Manager may, at its sole discretion, review and adjust the target weighting of each asset class depending on economic and market conditions.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
National Bank Trust Inc. 11-06-2008

Management and Organization

Fund Manager National Bank Investments Inc.
Advisor National Bank Trust Inc.
Custodian Natcan Trust Company
Registrar Natcan Trust Company
Distributor -
Auditor Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.32%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Back Fee Only
FE Max -
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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