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Franklin Bissett Small Cap Fund Series A

Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$45.27
Change
-$0.21 (-0.45%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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Franklin Bissett Small Cap Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 24, 2000): 5.62%

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 2.38% 7.35% 14.69% 7.35% 20.28% 4.01% 9.36% 22.43% 6.98% 1.45% 0.53% 2.52% 0.54% -0.88%
Benchmark 7.49% 7.92% 14.37% 7.92% 8.22% -2.72% 3.99% 22.48% 7.82% 6.15% 4.23% 7.10% 5.60% 3.95%
Category Average 2.60% 14.10% 14.10% 6.51% 10.11% 0.73% 4.35% 17.73% 7.77% 6.08% 4.99% 6.38% 4.84% 4.30%
Category Rank 115 / 217 103 / 214 105 / 213 103 / 214 9 / 213 55 / 211 23 / 201 32 / 193 127 / 185 173 / 177 167 / 167 164 / 165 139 / 141 136 / 136
Quartile Ranking 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 3 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.13% -0.69% 2.66% 6.03% -0.95% -3.13% -2.16% 5.51% 3.49% 2.52% 2.28% 2.38%
Benchmark -1.16% -4.06% 0.59% 6.09% -1.31% -5.24% -2.58% 4.84% 3.76% -0.37% 0.77% 7.49%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

18.48% (April 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-29.48% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund -5.16% -19.91% 28.58% -1.91% -28.69% -3.06% 0.60% 25.77% -7.57% 14.60%
Benchmark -2.34% -13.31% 38.48% 2.75% -18.17% 15.84% 12.87% 20.27% -9.29% 4.79%
Category Average 3.45% -6.13% 18.01% 3.43% -15.15% 16.59% 11.91% 22.35% -11.32% 6.49%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 2 2 1
Category Rank 135/ 135 140/ 140 8/ 162 154/ 167 177/ 177 184/ 184 171/ 189 67/ 201 67/ 210 15/ 213

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

28.58% (2016)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-28.69% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 88.59
Income Trust Units 9.66
International Equity 1.74
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Energy 21.89
Real Estate 12.61
Consumer Services 12.15
Technology 11.07
Basic Materials 8.61
Other 33.67

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 98.26
Latin America 1.74

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Dri Healthcare Trust - Units 4.26
Atco Ltd Cl B 3.74
EQB Inc 3.65
Boyd Group Services Inc 3.36
Empire Co Ltd Cl A 3.18
PHX Energy Services Corp 3.13
Headwater Exploration Inc 3.11
AltaGas Ltd 3.08
Winpak Ltd 2.98
FirstService Corp 2.78

Equity Style

Market capitalization is small. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Franklin Bissett Small Cap Fund Series A

Median

Other - Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.19% 21.11% 17.58%
Beta 0.75% 0.79% 0.77%
Alpha 0.06% 0.01% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.77% 0.87% 0.78%
Sharpe 0.52% 0.34% -0.04%
Sortino 0.70% 0.38% -0.16%
Treynor 0.10% 0.09% -0.01%
Tax Efficiency 95.57% 93.14% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 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 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.91% 14.19% 21.11% 17.58%
Beta 0.60% 0.75% 0.79% 0.77%
Alpha 0.14% 0.06% 0.01% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.72% 0.77% 0.87% 0.78%
Sharpe 1.44% 0.52% 0.34% -0.04%
Sortino 3.63% 0.70% 0.38% -0.16%
Treynor 0.24% 0.10% 0.09% -0.01%
Tax Efficiency 99.06% 95.57% 93.14% -

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 November 24, 2000
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $150

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
TML223
TML323
TML598

Investment Objectives

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of Canadian small-capitalization equities.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio advisor follows a ‘growth at a reasonable price’ investment style in selecting investments for the Fund’s portfolio. The Fund may invest up to 30% of its assets in equity securities of foreign issuers.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Franklin Bissett Investment Management 04-19-2014
Mike Richmond 02-21-2020
Garey Aitken 12-08-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Advisor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Custodian J.P. Morgan Bank Canada
Registrar Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Distributor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.85%
Management Fee 2.35%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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