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Counsel U.S. Value Series A

U.S. Equity

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$15.32
Change
$0.14 (0.92%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 14, 2009): 9.36%

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 4.72% 15.25% 17.72% 15.25% 18.62% 5.32% 5.97% 15.98% 4.31% 1.88% 4.24% 5.02% 3.60% 5.32%
Benchmark 3.07% 13.26% 23.76% 13.26% 30.04% 14.00% 14.30% 19.94% 15.37% 15.05% 14.39% 15.08% 13.81% 15.28%
Category Average 2.94% 22.06% 22.06% 11.88% 26.39% 10.39% 10.21% 17.40% 12.02% 11.35% 11.08% 11.62% 10.10% 11.05%
Category Rank 122 / 1,374 252 / 1,361 1,149 / 1,343 252 / 1,361 1,094 / 1,288 1,114 / 1,216 1,048 / 1,158 807 / 1,095 992 / 993 887 / 887 810 / 812 704 / 706 650 / 652 570 / 573
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.07% -6.78% 6.95% 2.23% 0.34% -1.54% -1.25% 2.23% 1.18% 4.02% 5.80% 4.72%
Benchmark 1.90% 0.62% 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

13.97% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-24.52% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 18.69% 8.84% 4.18% 16.56% -11.19% 9.19% -13.75% 30.50% -6.06% -2.34%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average 16.59% 10.40% 6.16% 13.43% -2.19% 22.72% 13.97% 23.22% -14.41% 18.85%
Quartile Ranking 3 3 3 2 4 4 4 1 1 4
Category Rank 300/ 554 482/ 645 392/ 693 282/ 783 820/ 875 944/ 950 1,063/ 1,063 80/ 1,139 179/ 1,196 1,243/ 1,260

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

30.50% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.75% (2020)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 94.26
International Equity 4.99
Cash and Equivalents 0.74
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 26.64
Consumer Goods 16.73
Industrial Services 15.80
Consumer Services 11.70
Healthcare 9.92
Other 19.21

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.00
Latin America 4.99
Other 0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
United Rentals Inc 4.93
PulteGroup Inc 4.21
Paccar Inc 4.03
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc 3.75
HCA Healthcare Inc 3.71
Cardinal Health Inc 3.67
Ford Motor Co 3.36
Delta Air Lines Inc 3.30
Everest Group Ltd 3.28
Loews Corp 3.24

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)

Counsel U.S. Value Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.24% 20.32% 16.78%
Beta 0.81% 1.11% 1.02%
Alpha -0.05% -0.11% -0.09%
Rsquared 0.58% 0.62% 0.60%
Sharpe 0.28% 0.22% 0.31%
Sortino 0.39% 0.22% 0.29%
Treynor 0.05% 0.04% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 82.51% 82.16% 56.63%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 13.00% 15.24% 20.32% 16.78%
Beta 0.76% 0.81% 1.11% 1.02%
Alpha -0.02% -0.05% -0.11% -0.09%
Rsquared 0.38% 0.58% 0.62% 0.60%
Sharpe 1.02% 0.28% 0.22% 0.31%
Sortino 2.02% 0.39% 0.22% 0.29%
Treynor 0.18% 0.05% 0.04% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 99.78% 82.51% 82.16% 56.63%

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 January 14, 2009
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $129

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CGF106
CGF116
CGF126

Investment Objectives

The investment objective of Counsel U.S. Value is to seek long-term growth of capital while maintaining a commitment to protection of its capital, by investing primarily in U.S. equity securities. Counsel U.S. Value may also invest in U.S. fixed-income securities and equity and fixed-income securities of issuers anywhere in the world, depending upon prevailing market conditions.

Investment Strategy

The sub-advisor follows a quantitative value approach, combining proprietary screening measures with a relative value-ranking process, in an effort to identify and hold the most attractively priced value stocks. The sub-advisor also uses its proprietary methodology to identify and select stocks that have positive share-price momentum. The sub-advisor employs a systematic trading strategy.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. 01-07-2009
Mount Lucas Management Corp. 12-08-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Advisor Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Custodian Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Registrar Mackenzie Financial Corporation
Distributor -
Auditor Deloitte LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 50
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 2.41%
Management Fee 1.90%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 4.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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