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NCM Small Companies Class Series A

Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$60.70
Change
-$0.11 (-0.18%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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NCM Small Companies Class Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 15, 2002): 9.69%

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 5.85% 8.61% 13.51% 8.61% 8.44% 3.89% 7.62% 22.43% 8.66% 7.10% 6.43% 7.11% 5.14% 4.31%
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 6 / 217 60 / 214 152 / 213 60 / 214 140 / 213 57 / 211 60 / 201 31 / 193 97 / 185 94 / 177 72 / 167 85 / 165 92 / 141 97 / 136
Quartile Ranking 1 2 3 2 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.13% -5.05% 3.44% 5.15% -2.48% -5.26% -4.03% 4.60% 4.10% 0.49% 2.10% 5.85%
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

23.45% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-27.80% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 1.11% -4.61% 9.07% 6.21% -13.03% 16.19% 11.05% 21.92% -7.21% 6.64%
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 3 4 2 2 3 3 3 2 3
Category Rank 114/ 135 88/ 140 143/ 162 49/ 167 65/ 177 138/ 184 125/ 189 118/ 201 60/ 210 115/ 213

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

21.92% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.03% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 88.39
Income Trust Units 4.10
Cash and Equivalents 3.53
US Equity 2.38
International Equity 1.61
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Basic Materials 24.56
Energy 23.68
Financial Services 9.98
Technology 9.17
Real Estate 8.50
Other 24.11

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 98.41
Europe 1.53
Asia 0.08
Other -0.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Capstone Copper Corp 4.97
goeasy Ltd 4.88
Descartes Systems Group Inc 4.72
FirstService Corp 4.63
Major Drilling Group International Inc 4.55
CES Energy Solutions Corp 4.50
Superior Plus Corp 4.45
Boyd Group Services Inc 4.40
Martinrea International Inc 4.12
Alaris Equity Partners Income Trust - Units 4.10

Equity Style

Market capitalization is small. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

NCM Small Companies Class Series A

Median

Other - Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.18% 22.01% 17.60%
Beta 0.80% 0.83% 0.78%
Alpha 0.04% 0.02% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.77% 0.88% 0.80%
Sharpe 0.39% 0.40% 0.25%
Sortino 0.53% 0.50% 0.22%
Treynor 0.07% 0.11% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 96.55% 98.01% 93.86%
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 14.17% 15.18% 22.01% 17.60%
Beta 0.96% 0.80% 0.83% 0.78%
Alpha 0.01% 0.04% 0.02% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.77% 0.88% 0.80%
Sharpe 0.30% 0.39% 0.40% 0.25%
Sortino 0.66% 0.53% 0.50% 0.22%
Treynor 0.05% 0.07% 0.11% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 90.91% 96.55% 98.01% 93.86%

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 15, 2002
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $99

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NRP201
NRP202

Investment Objectives

The Fund is designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in securities of small and mid capitalization equities. Its portfolio may consist of all types of equity and debt obligations of issuers in Canada and the United States that may or may not be listed for trading upon the facilities of stock exchanges or other organized and regulated trading facilities in Canada and the United States.

Investment Strategy

The Fund invests in a combination of securities including but not limited to government and corporate bonds, short term debt instruments, convertible securities (including convertible bonds and warrants), income trust units, and rights, as well as common and preferred shares. These securities are primarily Canadian, but may also, as market opportunities dictate, include U.S. securities as well.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Cumberland Investment Counsel Inc. 05-20-2022
NCM Asset Management Ltd. 11-15-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager NCM Asset Management Ltd.
Advisor NCM Asset Management Ltd.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company
Distributor -
Auditor KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 5,000
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 0
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 2.50%
Management Fee 2.00%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 3.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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