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AGF Emerging Markets Fund Mutual Fund Series

Emerging Markets Equity

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FundGrade D

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Fundata ESG Grade D

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2012

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$11.42
Change
$0.08 (0.66%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 16, 2003): 7.35%

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 2.88% 3.75% 5.66% 3.75% -3.38% -2.23% -6.90% 3.27% -1.43% -1.38% 0.68% 2.51% 0.70% 1.96%
Benchmark 1.24% 4.58% 9.24% 4.58% 8.92% 3.21% -1.06% 7.65% 3.16% 2.21% 4.53% 6.45% 4.58% 5.74%
Category Average 2.10% 10.05% 10.05% 4.70% 8.36% 1.86% -3.88% 7.39% 2.46% 0.91% 3.36% 5.18% 3.24% 3.66%
Category Rank 68 / 333 253 / 330 306 / 327 253 / 330 303 / 313 281 / 301 238 / 277 242 / 267 232 / 250 178 / 204 173 / 193 146 / 159 139 / 146 128 / 134
Quartile Ranking 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -2.79% -3.46% 1.88% 3.86% -5.03% -3.03% -2.03% 3.74% 0.21% -3.53% 4.54% 2.88%
Benchmark -0.32% -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

17.84% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.09% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.94% -1.99% 4.22% 19.24% -6.30% 14.62% 7.71% -5.30% -12.59% -3.05%
Benchmark 8.76% 2.69% 7.90% 26.42% -6.05% 15.55% 11.45% 0.08% -12.38% 7.03%
Category Average 2.91% -3.92% 6.53% 28.88% -11.86% 15.06% 17.52% -3.30% -17.32% 8.68%
Quartile Ranking 2 4 3 4 1 2 4 3 1 4
Category Rank 39/ 132 127/ 145 86/ 156 174/ 187 40/ 203 122/ 247 244/ 262 202/ 270 52/ 290 304/ 311

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

19.24% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.59% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 95.21
Cash and Equivalents 2.07
US Equity 1.91
Income Trust Units 0.81

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 37.38
Financial Services 17.55
Consumer Goods 9.01
Basic Materials 5.98
Consumer Services 5.97
Other 24.11

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 78.12
Latin America 8.17
Europe 5.63
North America 3.98
Africa and Middle East 2.04
Other 2.06

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 10.31
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 6.39
Tencent Holdings Ltd 6.10
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 4.61
Varun Beverages Ltd 3.15
AIA Group Ltd 2.71
NARI Technology Co Ltd Cl A 2.52
Bharti Airtel Ltd 2.37
Reliance Industries Ltd 2.23
Larsen & Toubro Ltd 2.14

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)

AGF Emerging Markets Fund Mutual Fund Series

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.89% 16.67% 14.27%
Beta 1.15% 1.14% 1.02%
Alpha -0.06% -0.05% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.93% 0.90%
Sharpe -0.54% -0.12% 0.11%
Sortino -0.86% -0.27% -0.01%
Treynor -0.07% -0.02% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency - - 80.26%
Volatility Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 9 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.98% 15.89% 16.67% 14.27%
Beta 1.06% 1.15% 1.14% 1.02%
Alpha -0.12% -0.06% -0.05% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.89% 0.93% 0.90%
Sharpe -0.63% -0.54% -0.12% 0.11%
Sortino -0.64% -0.86% -0.27% -0.01%
Treynor -0.07% -0.07% -0.02% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency - - - 80.26%

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 June 16, 2003
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $462

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
AGF254
AGF691
AGF791

Investment Objectives

The Fund's objective is to provide superior capital growth. It invests primarily in shares of companies that are located or active mainly in emerging market countries.

Investment Strategy

The Fund intends to invest primarily in issuers located in emerging markets, as defined by the Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Index, as well as issuers located in Hong Kong and Singapore. The portfolio manager uses a quantitative framework to assist in determining which countries to invest in and the amount to allocate to each country.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Management and Organization

Fund Manager AGF Investments Inc.
Advisor AGF Investments Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar AGF CustomerFirst Inc.
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers 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 2.51%
Management Fee 2.00%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 5.50%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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