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Invesco ESG Canadian Core Plus Bond ETF (BESG : TSX)

Canadian Fixed Income

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2021, 2018, 2017

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(06-24-2024)
$15.81
Change
$0.01 (0.06%)
Open $15.78
Day Range $15.77 - $15.78
Volume 5,600

As at May 31, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 24, 2012): 1.77%

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 1.88% 0.75% 3.79% -0.22% 5.64% 3.12% -1.81% -1.19% 0.25% 1.14% 0.79% 1.16% 1.24% 1.67%
Benchmark 0.00% -1.48% 0.11% -3.20% 0.68% 0.65% -2.40% -2.27% -0.52% 0.70% 0.47% 0.78% 1.00% 1.62%
Category Average 1.72% 2.10% 2.10% -1.44% 2.46% 1.21% -2.44% -1.85% -0.47% 0.47% 0.18% 0.47% 0.54% 1.00%
Category Rank 50 / 628 41 / 624 16 / 618 55 / 620 14 / 608 31 / 585 215 / 558 156 / 528 142 / 497 147 / 461 140 / 431 117 / 395 109 / 347 113 / 320
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 0.58% -0.61% -0.43% -2.68% 0.02% 5.05% 4.02% -1.13% 0.16% 0.66% -1.75% 1.88%
Benchmark -0.04% -1.08% -0.19% -2.62% 0.43% 4.21% 3.42% -1.36% -0.40% 0.48% -1.95% 0.00%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

5.05% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-4.43% (April 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.83% 2.23% 2.96% 2.61% -0.23% 7.71% 8.95% -2.45% -14.43% 9.03%
Benchmark 9.10% 3.57% 1.54% 2.70% 1.29% 6.97% 8.61% -2.71% -11.46% 6.38%
Category Average 7.06% 1.07% 1.60% 1.96% -0.34% 6.21% 8.18% -2.79% -12.16% 6.16%
Quartile Ranking 2 3 1 1 4 1 2 2 4 1
Category Rank 115/ 309 185/ 340 63/ 372 102/ 417 380/ 443 49/ 489 175/ 519 233/ 550 563/ 579 2/ 595

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

9.03% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.43% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Corporate Bonds 49.11
Canadian Government Bonds 27.55
Foreign Corporate Bonds 16.54
Foreign Government Bonds 4.10
Cash and Equivalents 1.87
Other 0.83

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 98.13
Cash and Cash Equivalent 1.87

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.17
Latin America 1.83
Europe 0.74
Multi-National 0.65
Africa and Middle East 0.59
Other 1.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Alberta Province 3.05% 01-Dec-2048 2.12
Ontario Province 3.45% 02-Jun-2045 1.96
Ontario Province 2.65% 02-Dec-2050 1.87
Quebec Province 2.85% 01-Dec-2053 1.84
Ontario Province 2.90% 02-Jun-2049 1.79
Quebec Province 3.50% 01-Dec-2048 1.79
Quebec Province 3.50% 01-Dec-2045 1.54
Ontario Province 2.80% 02-Jun-2048 1.49
Pembina Pipeline Corp 3.53% 10-Sep-2031 1.43
Bruce Power LP 4.13% 21-Mar-2033 1.40

Equity Style

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Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: L. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Invesco ESG Canadian Core Plus Bond ETF

Median

Other - Canadian Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 8.13% 7.36% 5.81%
Beta 1.17% 1.13% 1.06%
Alpha 0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.93% 0.91% 0.91%
Sharpe -0.54% -0.21% 0.07%
Sortino -0.75% -0.46% -0.28%
Treynor -0.04% -0.01% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency - - 12.34%
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 7.77% 8.13% 7.36% 5.81%
Beta 1.09% 1.17% 1.13% 1.06%
Alpha 0.05% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.94% 0.93% 0.91% 0.91%
Sharpe 0.12% -0.54% -0.21% 0.07%
Sortino 0.70% -0.75% -0.46% -0.28%
Treynor 0.01% -0.04% -0.01% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency 62.98% - - 12.34%

Fund Details

Start Date August 24, 2012
Instrument Type Exchange Traded Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Do-It-Yourself
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $102
52 Week High $16.25
52 Week Low $14.12
Annual Dividend $0.80
Annual Yield -
Index -
Shares Outstanding -
Registered Plan Eligible Yes

ETF Characteristics

Exposure 1x performance
Asset Class High -
Asset Class Medium -
Asset Class Low -
Leveraged -
Inverse -
Advisor Series -
Covered Call Strategy No

Investment Objectives

BESG seeks to provide investment returns through a combination of income and capital growth by investing, directly or indirectly, primarily in debt securities issued by Canadian federal, provincial or municipal governments and companies while integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria as part of the fundamental evaluation of investment opportunities.

Investment Strategy

In order to achieve its investment objective, the PowerShares ETF may invest in securities of PowerShares portfolios, securities of Invesco Funds that are not PowerShares portfolios, fixed-income securities, futures contracts and/or securities of exchange-traded funds that are managed by third parties, provided that such holdings are consistent with its investment objective.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Scott Wolle 08-24-2012
Matthew Brill 10-29-2020
Todd Schomberg 10-29-2020
Michael Hyman 10-29-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Invesco Canada Ltd.
Advisor Invesco Canada Ltd.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar TSX Trust Company
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Fees

MER 0.39%
Management Fee 0.35%

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