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NBI Preferred Equity Income Fund Advisor Series / DSC

Preferred Sh Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(04-16-2024)
$9.87
Change
$0.08 (0.82%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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NBI Preferred Equity Income Fund Advisor Series / DSC

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 22, 2007): 3.57%

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 4.05% 11.95% 18.38% 11.95% 14.91% -1.23% 1.91% 13.23% 5.19% 3.40% 3.64% 5.59% 3.29% 3.06%
Benchmark 3.47% 9.62% 17.59% 9.62% 13.52% -1.22% 1.41% 11.77% 4.28% 2.35% 2.80% 5.01% 2.49% 2.13%
Category Average 3.15% 15.84% 15.84% 8.36% 13.77% -0.57% 1.63% 11.73% 4.43% 2.49% 2.74% 4.97% 2.86% 2.71%
Category Rank 16 / 71 14 / 71 27 / 71 14 / 71 31 / 70 53 / 69 41 / 69 37 / 64 36 / 61 18 / 55 15 / 52 17 / 34 10 / 24 10 / 22
Quartile Ranking 1 1 2 1 2 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.07% -4.16% 2.16% 1.69% -4.01% 1.48% -3.21% 8.78% 0.43% 7.43% 0.15% 4.05%
Benchmark 0.27% -3.57% 1.28% 1.45% -4.21% 1.44% -2.80% 9.47% 0.82% 5.81% 0.13% 3.47%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.34% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-20.03% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.62% -10.84% 5.90% 12.60% -6.52% 3.34% 6.81% 24.50% -18.99% 4.75%
Benchmark 6.82% -14.95% 6.98% 13.62% -7.93% 3.48% 6.16% 19.35% -18.08% 5.90%
Category Average 7.19% -11.52% 8.78% 12.66% -8.25% 4.17% 5.25% 19.63% -16.73% 6.27%
Quartile Ranking 2 2 4 3 2 2 1 2 4 3
Category Rank 7/ 22 10/ 24 30/ 34 25/ 41 17/ 55 28/ 59 16/ 64 20/ 69 55/ 69 49/ 70

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

24.50% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-18.99% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 91.91
Canadian Corporate Bonds 3.78
US Equity 2.96
Cash and Equivalents 1.35

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 57.80
Energy 16.00
Utilities 13.23
Telecommunications 4.54
Fixed Income 3.78
Other 4.65

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Bank of Montreal - Pfd Cl B Sr 29 2.50
Enbridge Inc - Pfd Sr L 2.31
Brookfield Corp - Pfd 2.08
TC Energy Corp - Pfd Sr 9 2.00
Toronto-Dominion Bank - Pfd Cl A Sr 5 1.98
Brookfield Corp - Pfd 1.88
Royal Bank of Canada - Pfd Sr BD 1.83
TC Energy Corp - Pfd Cl A Sr 3 1.80
Enbridge Inc - Pfd Cl A Sr 3 1.79
Brookfield Corp - Pfd 1.76

Equity Style

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Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

NBI Preferred Equity Income Fund Advisor Series / DSC

Median

Other - Preferred Sh Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.65% 15.93% 12.64%
Beta 1.03% 1.02% 0.96%
Alpha 0.00% 0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.98% 0.99% 0.97%
Sharpe 0.00% 0.28% 0.19%
Sortino -0.04% 0.29% 0.09%
Treynor 0.00% 0.04% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 14.50% 70.02% 52.79%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 14.16% 12.65% 15.93% 12.64%
Beta 1.04% 1.03% 1.02% 0.96%
Alpha 0.01% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.98% 0.98% 0.99% 0.97%
Sharpe 0.72% 0.00% 0.28% 0.19%
Sortino 1.69% -0.04% 0.29% 0.09%
Treynor 0.10% 0.00% 0.04% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 86.79% 14.50% 70.02% 52.79%

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 November 22, 2007
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Capped
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $555

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NBC580

Investment Objectives

The NBI Preferred Equity Income Fund’s investment objective is to generate high dividend income while focusing on capital preservation. This fund invests directly, or through investments in securities of other mutual funds, in a portfolio mainly composed of preferred shares of Canadian companies and other income-generating Canadian equities.

Investment Strategy

The fund's investment process is principally based on fundamental research, but the portfolio manager will also consider quantitative and technical factors. The portfolio securities selection is based on knowledge of the company, its industry and its growth prospects.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Benjamin Jasmin 05-28-2013
Jean-Mathieu Gareau 01-01-2015

Management and Organization

Fund Manager National Bank Investments Inc.
Advisor Intact Investment Management Inc.
Custodian Natcan Trust Company
Registrar Natcan Trust Company
Distributor National Bank Investments
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 500
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 1.54%
Management Fee 1.25%
Load Back Fee Only
FE Max -
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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