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Canada Life Foreign Equity Fund A

Global Equity

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$11.97
Change
-$0.02 (-0.19%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Canada Life Foreign Equity Fund A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 14, 2016): 5.00%

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 1.74% 0.68% 7.81% 6.86% 10.59% 9.90% 4.57% 6.60% 6.43% 6.37% 4.67% - - -
Benchmark 3.15% 4.24% 14.49% 11.66% 23.70% 15.77% 9.12% 12.93% 11.70% 10.13% 9.81% 11.19% 9.88% 10.97%
Category Average 3.08% 12.88% 12.88% 9.94% 19.26% 11.91% 5.89% 10.52% 9.32% 7.93% 7.58% 8.60% 7.35% 7.97%
Category Rank 1,825 / 2,070 1,772 / 2,064 1,894 / 2,040 1,717 / 2,040 1,828 / 1,950 1,523 / 1,835 1,293 / 1,663 1,386 / 1,510 1,309 / 1,449 1,006 / 1,254 998 / 1,117 - - -
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 4 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 1.00% 0.31% 0.82% -4.67% 0.17% 5.17% 0.89% 2.73% 3.32% 1.41% -2.42% 1.74%
Benchmark 2.98% 3.28% -0.19% -4.15% -0.71% 6.95% 2.53% 1.41% 5.64% 2.94% -1.84% 3.15%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

6.48% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-4.82% (February 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - 1.66% 3.06% 7.11% 13.19% 7.74% -8.69% 9.87%
Benchmark 13.97% 16.88% 5.18% 16.29% -1.79% 21.41% 13.15% 17.62% -12.64% 19.37%
Category Average 8.33% 8.98% 3.86% 14.23% -5.38% 19.94% 11.73% 16.21% -13.86% 15.08%
Quartile Ranking - - - 4 1 4 2 4 1 4
Category Rank - - - 1,049/ 1,051 120/ 1,201 1,399/ 1,405 631/ 1,486 1,505/ 1,606 417/ 1,760 1,674/ 1,921

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

13.19% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.69% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 52.98
International Equity 35.86
Cash and Equivalents 7.99
Canadian Equity 3.18
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Healthcare 18.72
Technology 17.81
Consumer Goods 15.17
Financial Services 14.87
Consumer Services 13.55
Other 19.88

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 64.15
Europe 27.37
Asia 8.49
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Cash and Cash Equivalents 7.99
Danaher Corp 4.01
Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.86
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl B 3.45
Brookfield Corp Cl A 3.18
W W Grainger Inc 3.13
Alphabet Inc Cl A 3.08
Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd 3.06
Johnson & Johnson 3.04
Compass Group PLC 2.77

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)

Canada Life Foreign Equity Fund A

Median

Other - Global Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 10.01% 9.25% -
Beta 0.70% 0.62% -
Alpha -0.02% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.82% 0.77% -
Sharpe 0.21% 0.50% -
Sortino 0.29% 0.62% -
Treynor 0.03% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 88.67% 86.86% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 5 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.82% 10.01% 9.25% -
Beta 0.73% 0.70% 0.62% -
Alpha -0.06% -0.02% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.81% 0.82% 0.77% -
Sharpe 0.64% 0.21% 0.50% -
Sortino 1.33% 0.29% 0.62% -
Treynor 0.08% 0.03% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 88.67% 86.86% -

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 July 14, 2016
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status -
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $1,238

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MAX7827
MAX7927
MAX8027

Investment Objectives

The Fund pursues long-term capital growth consistent with protection of capital. The Fund invests in equity securities worldwide, emphasizing companies that operate globally. The Fund’s investments are not limited geographically but generally do not include investments in emerging markets. Any proposed change to the fundamental investment objectives of the Fund must be approved by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of the Fund’s investors called for that purpose.

Investment Strategy

The investment approach follows a blended growth and value investment style, by seeking companies having the greatest prospects for long-term growth. Strong consideration is also placed on assessing the investment’s intrinsic worth relative to its stock price. The review process includes analysis of the company’s competitive position, management strengths, expected profitability and financial position.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Canada Life Investment Management Ltd. 08-19-2022
Mackenzie Financial Corporation 08-19-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Canada Life Investment Management Ltd.
Advisor Canada Life Investment Management Ltd.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar Mackenzie Investments
Distributor Quadrus Investment Services Limited
Auditor Deloitte LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed No
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 2.48%
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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