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Desjardins Emerging Markets Fund A Class

Emerging Markets Equity

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

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2013, 2012

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$14.32
Change
$0.03 (0.22%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Desjardins Emerging Markets Fund A Class

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 23, 2007): 3.04%

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 -0.08% 3.93% 8.74% 7.67% 12.56% 7.27% -4.49% 2.67% 0.50% -1.27% -1.48% 1.32% 0.19% 0.96%
Benchmark 0.38% 4.91% 9.08% 8.36% 15.55% 7.33% -0.29% 6.62% 4.48% 3.38% 4.24% 7.10% 4.72% 5.89%
Category Average 0.31% 8.16% 8.16% 6.28% 12.47% 5.34% -3.88% 5.35% 3.41% 1.86% 2.72% 5.41% 3.31% 3.57%
Category Rank 177 / 336 150 / 326 134 / 323 133 / 323 180 / 311 112 / 298 201 / 276 222 / 262 225 / 248 189 / 203 190 / 195 170 / 178 140 / 144 136 / 137
Quartile Ranking 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 1.80% 3.34% -3.91% -1.96% -1.29% 5.82% 0.99% -2.40% 6.14% 1.84% 2.14% -0.08%
Benchmark 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23% 0.38%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.11% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-15.00% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 5.12% 0.96% 5.91% 17.96% -16.51% 13.92% 8.08% -11.84% -16.71% 9.19%
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 3 3 2 4 4 3 4 4 3 2
Category Rank 75/ 130 81/ 143 73/ 154 177/ 184 190/ 198 139/ 242 237/ 257 252/ 265 170/ 285 131/ 306

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

17.96% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-16.71% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 98.75
Cash and Equivalents 1.14
US Equity 0.12
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 34.49
Financial Services 19.02
Consumer Goods 9.21
Real Estate 8.74
Consumer Services 8.13
Other 20.41

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 72.26
Latin America 12.88
Africa and Middle East 8.40
Europe 5.22
North America 1.26
Other -0.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 10.11
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.43
Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.16
SK Hynix Inc 2.72
Reliance Industries Ltd - GDR 2.48
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd 2.20
Grupo Mexico SAB de CV Cl B 2.10
Macrotech Developers Ltd 2.02
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd 1.82
Varun Beverages Ltd 1.81

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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

Desjardins Emerging Markets Fund A Class

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.34% 15.39% 14.14%
Beta 1.01% 1.06% 1.01%
Alpha -0.04% -0.04% -0.05%
Rsquared 0.87% 0.92% 0.89%
Sharpe -0.45% -0.02% 0.04%
Sortino -0.65% -0.12% -0.10%
Treynor -0.06% 0.00% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency - 58.88% 49.41%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 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 10.89% 14.34% 15.39% 14.14%
Beta 1.00% 1.01% 1.06% 1.01%
Alpha -0.03% -0.04% -0.04% -0.05%
Rsquared 0.92% 0.87% 0.92% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.70% -0.45% -0.02% 0.04%
Sortino 1.67% -0.65% -0.12% -0.10%
Treynor 0.08% -0.06% 0.00% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency 96.90% - 58.88% 49.41%

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 January 23, 2007
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $365

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00067

Investment Objectives

The investment objective of this Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Fund’s portfolio consists primarily of shares of foreign corporations in emerging markets selected from all sectors of the economy as well as emerging markets exchange-traded funds.

Investment Strategy

The management of the Fund’s assets is assigned to a sub-manager who favours a bottom-up investment strategy that uses a flexible analysis for determining the value of emerging-market businesses. Depending on the business’s development cycle (start-up, growth, stable growth, maturity, renaissance) and capital structure, various financial parameters and ratios are used to assess its intrinsic value.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 01-17-2007
Ninety One North America, Inc 07-10-2023

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Desjardins Investments Inc.
Advisor Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian Desjardins Trust Inc.
Registrar Desjardins Investments Inc.
Distributor Desjardins Investments Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers 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 100

Fees

MER 2.51%
Management Fee 1.90%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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