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Manulife Canadian Investment Class Advisor Series

Canadian Equity

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FundGrade D

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Fundata ESG GradeC Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

Fundata ESG Grade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2018, 2017, 2016, 2012

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NAVPS
(04-16-2024)
$16.29
Change
-$0.04 (-0.27%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Canadian Investment Class Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 08, 2008): 7.28%

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 1.82% 6.32% 14.18% 6.32% 10.59% 2.48% 6.60% 12.90% 7.07% 6.64% 5.91% 6.81% 5.81% 6.50%
Benchmark 4.14% 6.62% 15.26% 6.62% 13.96% 3.95% 9.11% 16.99% 9.96% 9.65% 8.48% 9.70% 7.76% 7.67%
Category Average 2.98% 13.93% 13.93% 6.16% 12.04% 3.60% 8.38% 15.41% 8.69% 8.07% 6.99% 7.91% 6.36% 6.41%
Category Rank 650 / 725 348 / 724 391 / 714 348 / 724 535 / 701 506 / 671 512 / 598 494 / 557 470 / 539 410 / 474 369 / 448 341 / 399 289 / 365 236 / 332
Quartile Ranking 4 2 3 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.19% -4.85% 2.25% 0.74% -0.63% -2.68% -2.25% 5.01% 4.63% 0.58% 3.81% 1.82%
Benchmark 2.90% -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.05% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-14.68% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 14.69% -1.51% 15.11% 8.07% -11.04% 19.73% 1.29% 22.32% -6.87% 7.86%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 9.54% -6.15% 16.46% 6.89% -9.47% 19.21% 3.42% 23.26% -4.82% 9.85%
Quartile Ranking 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 4
Category Rank 37/ 330 65/ 362 242/ 389 169/ 445 350/ 471 322/ 518 352/ 554 384/ 589 489/ 656 590/ 694

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

22.32% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.04% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 94.64
Cash and Equivalents 3.91
Income Trust Units 1.44
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 30.81
Industrial Services 12.78
Consumer Services 11.51
Technology 9.62
Energy 7.31
Other 27.97

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd -
Royal Bank of Canada -
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc -
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd -
Toronto-Dominion Bank -
Loblaw Cos Ltd -
CGI Inc Cl A -
Constellation Software Inc -
TMX Group Ltd -
Brookfield Corp Cl A -

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)

Manulife Canadian Investment Class Advisor Series

Median

Other - Canadian Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.74% 13.63% 11.40%
Beta 0.84% 0.85% 0.85%
Alpha -0.01% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.91% 0.94% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.38% 0.43% 0.49%
Sortino 0.51% 0.49% 0.49%
Treynor 0.05% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 71.41% 68.91% 73.97%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 10.55% 11.74% 13.63% 11.40%
Beta 0.77% 0.84% 0.85% 0.85%
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.86% 0.91% 0.94% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.56% 0.38% 0.43% 0.49%
Sortino 1.18% 0.51% 0.49% 0.49%
Treynor 0.08% 0.05% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 89.75% 71.41% 68.91% 73.97%

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 08, 2008
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Capped
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $235

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF1445
MMF1745
MMF4403
MMF4503
MMF4703

Investment Objectives

The objective of the Fund is to produce long-term capital growth. The Fund seeks to provide above average long-term returns by investing in large-cap securities of Canadian companies. Treasury bills or short-term investments, not exceeding three years to maturity, may also be used from time to time. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

The strategies that the portfolio sub-advisor employs in order for the Fund to achieve its objectives are: Systematically creating a broadly diversified portfolio of wealth-creating companies bought at discounts to their intrinsic values; Employing a long-term holding period to allow for investor recognition or corporate growth and to minimize transaction costs. The Fund is focused on investing in Canadian securities and the Fund’s exposure to foreign securities through indirect investments.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Vijay Viswanathan 12-10-2020
James Hall 12-10-2020
Manulife Investment Management Limited 12-10-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.40%
Management Fee 1.95%
Load Front Fee Only
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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