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BMO Global Strategic Bond Fund Series A

Multi-Sector Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$5.08
Change
$0.00 (0.00%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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BMO Global Strategic Bond Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 27, 2000): 2.90%

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 -1.60% -0.29% 8.78% 0.04% 4.84% 0.70% -2.79% 0.80% -0.13% 0.44% 0.50% 1.46% 1.20% 1.41%
Benchmark -0.78% 0.31% 5.01% 0.77% 1.87% 3.38% -1.05% -1.94% -0.11% 1.10% 0.58% 1.78% 2.36% 2.93%
Category Average -1.55% 5.93% 5.93% -0.99% 2.58% - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 173 / 276 81 / 275 26 / 275 72 / 275 81 / 266 175 / 259 221 / 251 117 / 231 181 / 219 152 / 190 117 / 157 88 / 133 72 / 102 51 / 73
Quartile Ranking 3 2 1 2 2 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.14% 0.18% 0.68% -0.44% -1.67% -1.26% 4.49% 4.06% 0.33% -0.26% 1.60% -1.60%
Benchmark -1.59% -2.01% 0.30% 1.72% -2.75% 1.40% 2.81% 1.36% 0.46% 0.43% 0.67% -0.78%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

7.39% (December 2008)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-16.02% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 2.47% -1.02% 8.13% 6.78% -2.91% 10.79% 4.05% 0.20% -16.70% 8.71%
Benchmark 11.01% 16.14% 1.29% 1.23% 6.50% 4.01% 7.35% -4.31% -10.27% 5.25%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 4 3 2 1 4 1 4 2 4 1
Category Rank 61/ 67 68/ 93 30/ 117 13/ 154 159/ 188 22/ 216 173/ 230 98/ 248 257/ 258 43/ 266

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

10.79% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-16.70% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 45.26
Foreign Corporate Bonds 28.48
Cash and Equivalents 12.38
Foreign Bonds - Other 11.05
Mortgages 4.54
Other -1.71

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 89.34
Cash and Cash Equivalent 12.39
Real Estate 0.08
Consumer Services 0.06
Telecommunications 0.02
Other -1.89

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 83.24
Europe 11.80
Latin America 4.81
Africa and Middle East 2.87
Asia 0.01
Other -2.73

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
US 10YR NOTE (CBT)JUN24 XCBT 20240618 29.18
SWU01VA72 IRS USD R F 4.00000 SWU01VA72 CCPOIS 4.00% 20-Dec-2026 8.38
BWU01JHU1 IRS USD R V 12MSOFR SWUV1JHU3 CCPOIS 1.00% 21-Dec-2029 4.85
GNMA II TBA 30 YR 5.5 JUMBOS 5.50% 15-Jun-2054 4.83
Federal National Mrtgage Assoc 4.50% 13-Jun-2023 4.71
BWU01PCJ7 IRS USD R V 12MSOFR SWUV1PCJ9 CCPOIS 1.00% 06-Jun-2030 4.54
SWU01VA23 IRS USD R F 4.75000 SWU01VA23 CCPOIS 4.75% 20-Dec-2024 3.60
BWU01P4Z0 IRS USD R V 03MSOFR SWUV1P4Z2 CCPOIS 1.00% 16-Jun-2031 3.55
SWU022DJ6 IRS EUR R F 2.75000 SWU022DJ6 CCPVANILLA 2.75% 18-Sep-2034 3.32
US 2YR NOTE (CBT) JUN24 XCBT 20240628 3.13

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

BMO Global Strategic Bond Fund Series A

Median

Other - Multi-Sector Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 8.55% 9.39% 7.34%
Beta 0.85% 0.66% 0.26%
Alpha -0.02% 0.00% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.47% 0.20% 0.06%
Sharpe -0.61% -0.18% 0.04%
Sortino -0.81% -0.34% -0.22%
Treynor -0.06% -0.03% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 4 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 7.11% 8.55% 9.39% 7.34%
Beta 0.78% 0.85% 0.66% 0.26%
Alpha 0.03% -0.02% 0.00% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.39% 0.47% 0.20% 0.06%
Sharpe 0.02% -0.61% -0.18% 0.04%
Sortino 0.57% -0.81% -0.34% -0.22%
Treynor 0.00% -0.06% -0.03% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency 59.94% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date November 27, 2000
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $172

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BMO70736
BMO736

Investment Objectives

This fund’s objective is to provide a fixed monthly distribution and capital appreciation potential by investing primarily in debt instruments issued by governments and corporations from around the world.

Investment Strategy

These are the strategies the portfolio manager uses to try to achieve the fund’s objective: invests primarily in a diversified pool of fixed-income securities, such as bonds and debentures issued by governments and corporations or obtains exposure to such securities; seeks the best potential investments for the portfolio by analyzing the credit ratings of various issuers and using quantitative and other research.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Daniel J. Ivascyn 04-23-2024
Eve Tournier 04-23-2024
Alfred T. Murata 04-23-2024

Management and Organization

Fund Manager BMO Investments Inc.
Advisor PIMCO Canada Corp.
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar State Street Trust Company Canada
Distributor BMO Investments Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 50
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.23%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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