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NAVPS
(04-15-2024)
$30.48
Change
-$0.03 (-0.11%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Educators Growth Fund Class A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 28, 1975): 9.35%

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 0.19% 2.47% -1.12% 7.23% 14.62% 8.61% 10.38% 17.53% 9.69% 8.54% 7.66% 8.31% 6.93% 6.91%
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 718 / 725 139 / 724 115 / 714 139 / 724 160 / 701 53 / 671 134 / 598 134 / 557 201 / 539 253 / 474 216 / 448 216 / 399 184 / 365 190 / 332
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.43% -3.07% 3.46% -0.69% -1.61% -1.84% -1.12% 5.24% 4.26% 2.47% 4.45% 0.19%
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

12.36% (December 1999)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-20.08% (August 1998)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 8.28% -2.23% 14.39% 8.66% -11.34% 19.95% 0.18% 22.91% -1.74% 13.36%
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 4 2 3 2 4 3 3 3 1 1
Category Rank 250/ 330 95/ 362 257/ 389 117/ 445 362/ 471 307/ 518 380/ 554 359/ 589 131/ 656 103/ 694

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

22.91% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.34% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 99.39
Cash and Equivalents 0.61

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 25.29
Consumer Services 22.35
Industrial Services 21.82
Technology 14.78
Industrial Goods 4.59
Other 11.17

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 99.98
Europe 0.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Constellation Software Inc 5.68
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd 5.31
CGI Inc Cl A 5.29
Dollarama Inc 5.07
Canadian National Railway Co 4.74
Thomson Reuters Corp 4.67
Intact Financial Corp 4.66
Royal Bank of Canada 4.60
Toromont Industries Ltd 4.59
Waste Connections Inc 4.56

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)

Educators Growth Fund Class A

Median

Other - Canadian Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 10.36% 14.11% 11.65%
Beta 0.67% 0.85% 0.86%
Alpha 0.04% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.74% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.76% 0.59% 0.52%
Sortino 1.21% 0.72% 0.53%
Treynor 0.12% 0.10% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 88.55% 91.64% 87.62%
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 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 5 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.90% 10.36% 14.11% 11.65%
Beta 0.62% 0.67% 0.85% 0.86%
Alpha 0.05% 0.04% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.65% 0.74% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.95% 0.76% 0.59% 0.52%
Sortino 2.40% 1.21% 0.72% 0.53%
Treynor 0.15% 0.12% 0.10% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 99.98% 88.55% 91.64% 87.62%

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 February 28, 1975
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Restricted
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Semi Annual
Assets ($mil) $97

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
OTG0224
OTG104

Investment Objectives

The Fund's investment objective is to provide above-average capital growth over the long-term by investing in growth oriented Canadian companies.

Investment Strategy

The Fund invests primarily in common shares of established Canadian corporations and other equity securities. Securities Eligible for Investment - Acceptable equity investments include the following: Common and preferred stocks listed on major recognized Canadian or global exchanges; Stocks which are expected to be listed on major recognized Canadian or major global stock exchanges within three months of acquisition and for which an application for listing is pending.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Fiera Capital Corporation 04-01-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Educators Financial Group Inc.
Advisor Fiera Capital Corporation
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Educators Financial Group Inc.
Distributor Educators Financial Group Inc.
Auditor Grant Thornton LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 0
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 1.98%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
LL Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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