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Sun Life MFS Canadian Equity Fund Series D

Canadian Equity

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NAVPS
(05-17-2024)
$75.11
Change
$0.41 (0.55%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Sun Life MFS Canadian Equity Fund Series D

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (December 31, 1988): 7.64%

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 -2.14% 2.86% 16.25% 3.87% 6.04% 5.23% 4.87% 9.87% 7.12% 7.69% 7.25% 8.46% 6.78% 7.35%
Benchmark -1.82% 4.10% 16.91% 4.68% 8.73% 5.66% 7.59% 13.51% 8.86% 8.98% 8.12% 8.95% 7.25% 7.22%
Category Average -2.02% 14.76% 14.76% 4.01% 7.13% 4.79% 6.78% 12.37% 7.64% 7.44% 6.57% 7.36% 5.95% 5.96%
Category Rank 479 / 725 472 / 722 298 / 721 442 / 722 490 / 703 325 / 669 507 / 595 501 / 554 388 / 537 276 / 474 217 / 448 152 / 396 159 / 361 105 / 336
Quartile Ranking 3 3 2 3 3 2 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -5.37% 3.24% 1.54% -1.30% -3.15% -3.79% 7.69% 3.92% 0.98% 1.89% 3.16% -2.14%
Benchmark -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14% -1.82%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.21% (April 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-19.61% (August 1998)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 11.99% 2.22% 9.02% 11.36% -4.93% 20.93% 9.72% 19.05% -9.30% 9.67%
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 2 1 4 1 1 2 1 4 4 3
Category Rank 106/ 325 10/ 357 381/ 384 21/ 440 45/ 466 253/ 514 63/ 550 510/ 585 567/ 652 410/ 692

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

20.93% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-9.30% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 96.18
Income Trust Units 2.63
Cash and Equivalents 1.19

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 29.20
Industrial Services 16.57
Energy 14.36
Technology 10.59
Consumer Services 9.51
Other 19.77

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 98.66
Latin America 1.34

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Royal Bank of Canada 7.71
Toronto-Dominion Bank 6.26
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 4.90
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd 4.62
Bank of Montreal 4.27
Shopify Inc Cl A 4.18
Enbridge Inc 4.05
Canadian National Railway Co 3.62
Constellation Software Inc 3.61
Suncor Energy Inc 3.56

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)

Sun Life MFS Canadian Equity Fund Series D

Median

Other - Canadian Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.42% 14.02% 11.47%
Beta 0.98% 0.87% 0.85%
Alpha -0.02% -0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.95% 0.95% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.22% 0.42% 0.55%
Sortino 0.29% 0.51% 0.61%
Treynor 0.03% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 87.73% 92.74% 92.55%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 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 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 13.11% 13.42% 14.02% 11.47%
Beta 1.00% 0.98% 0.87% 0.85%
Alpha -0.03% -0.02% -0.01% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.98% 0.95% 0.95% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.14% 0.22% 0.42% 0.55%
Sortino 0.45% 0.29% 0.51% 0.61%
Treynor 0.02% 0.03% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 94.27% 87.73% 92.74% 92.55%

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 December 31, 1988
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) -

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
SUN666

Investment Objectives

The Fund aims for long-term capital growth primarily by investing in Canadian growth equity securities. The Fund may invest in global equity securities or other mutual funds.

Investment Strategy

In pursuing the Fund’s investment objective, the sub-advisor: seeks to invest in equity securities of companies it believes to have above-average earnings growth potential compared to other companies; may invest in companies of any size; seeks to invest primarily in securities of issuers located in Canada; may invest in equities around the world, including those in emerging markets.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc. 04-02-2012
MFS Investment Management Canada Limited 12-16-2020
Paul J. Gordon 04-15-2021
Eric B. Fischman 04-15-2021
Kevin Dwan 04-15-2021
Matthew Barrett 04-15-2021
Dimi Ntantoulis 04-15-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Advisor SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment -
PAC Subsequent -
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 1.61%
Management Fee 1.25%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.25%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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