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Guardian Fixed Income Select Fund Series A

Cdn Corp Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$9.91
Change
$0.03 (0.28%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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Guardian Fixed Income Select Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (April 28, 2022): 1.88%

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 -1.01% -0.43% 5.26% -0.60% 2.16% 2.08% - - - - - - - -
Benchmark -1.26% -0.42% 5.96% -1.12% 3.00% 2.97% -0.46% 0.32% 1.33% 2.03% 1.69% 2.11% 2.12% 2.55%
Category Average -1.20% 6.01% 6.01% -1.07% 2.49% 2.51% -1.20% 0.10% 0.77% 1.36% - - - -
Category Rank 22 / 96 48 / 96 88 / 96 31 / 96 82 / 96 75 / 87 - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 1 2 4 2 4 4 - - - - - - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.58% -0.27% -0.36% -0.01% -1.18% 0.43% 3.00% 2.81% -0.17% -0.04% 0.63% -1.01%
Benchmark -1.31% 0.19% -0.36% -0.02% -1.75% 0.45% 3.64% 3.39% -0.70% 0.25% 0.60% -1.26%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

3.00% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-2.21% (August 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - - - - - 5.97%
Benchmark 7.44% 2.74% 3.59% 3.48% 0.96% 8.01% 8.57% -1.32% -10.12% 8.32%
Category Average - - - - - 7.34% 7.62% -1.82% -10.25% 7.57%
Quartile Ranking - - - - - - - - - 4
Category Rank - - - - - - - - - 91/ 92

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

5.97% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

5.97% (2023)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Corporate Bonds 81.06
Canadian Government Bonds 18.95
Cash and Equivalents -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 94.67
Financial Services 5.33
Cash and Cash Equivalent -0.01
Other 0.01

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Ontario Province 2.15% 02-Jun-2031 5.64
New York Life Global Funding 2.00% 17-Apr-2028 4.84
Sun Life Financial Inc 4.78% 10-Aug-2029 4.49
Telus Corp 2.35% 27-Nov-2027 4.09
Federated Co Operatives Ltd 3.92% 17-Jun-2025 3.21
Rogers Communications Inc 3.65% 31-Jan-2027 3.10
Bank of Montreal 3.19% 01-Mar-2028 3.07
Manulife Bank of Canada 2.86% 16-Feb-2027 3.06
Bank of Montreal 2.70% 09-Dec-2026 2.94
Telus Corp 3.15% 19-Nov-2029 2.93

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.

Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation - - -
Beta - - -
Alpha - - -
Rsquared - - -
Sharpe - - -
Sortino - - -
Treynor - - -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility - - -

Risk Rating

Rating Not Available

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation - - - -
Beta - - - -
Alpha - - - -
Rsquared - - - -
Sharpe - - - -
Sortino - - - -
Treynor - - - -
Tax Efficiency - - - -

Fund Details

Start Date April 28, 2022
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status -
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $0

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
GCG501A

Investment Objectives

The primary objective of the Fund is to generate an above-average income stream, primarily through investments in investment grade corporate bonds, debentures, notes or other evidence of indebtedness.

Investment Strategy

The sub-adviser uses a disciplined management approach while employing various analytical tools to identify investments that offer value on a relative basis with a view to maximizing current income while preserving the prospect for some capital growth. The sub-adviser will, under normal conditions, adhere to a laddered approach designed to diversify exposure to various term maturities and maintain portfolio liquidity. The Fund will also be diversified by issuer and by number of issues.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Guardian Capital LP 04-28-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Guardian Capital LP
Advisor Guardian Capital LP
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company
Distributor Worldsource Financial Management Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

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

Fees

MER 0.96%
Management Fee 0.80%
Load Back Fee Only
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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