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Manulife Strategic Balanced Yield Fund Advisor Series

Global Neutral Balanced

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FundGrade B

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2023, 2022, 2018, 2017, 2016

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$12.24
Change
-$0.01 (-0.05%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Strategic Balanced Yield Fund Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (March 23, 2012): 7.90%

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 2.34% 4.79% 14.43% 4.79% 12.62% 5.73% 5.76% 10.08% 6.74% 5.66% 5.52% 6.46% 5.66% 6.53%
Benchmark 1.80% 5.77% 13.57% 5.77% 12.38% 6.05% 3.87% 6.63% 5.64% 5.56% 5.88% 6.44% 5.97% 7.01%
Category Average 1.96% 12.03% 12.03% 4.49% 10.15% 3.31% 3.22% 7.67% 4.79% 4.62% 4.52% 5.09% 4.15% 4.67%
Category Rank 365 / 1,733 768 / 1,733 181 / 1,709 768 / 1,733 312 / 1,682 247 / 1,615 156 / 1,432 161 / 1,354 178 / 1,299 323 / 1,164 272 / 1,004 203 / 933 167 / 822 122 / 689
Quartile Ranking 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.71% -1.35% 1.71% 1.52% -0.36% -3.71% -1.41% 7.74% 2.81% 0.36% 2.03% 2.34%
Benchmark 1.29% -1.31% 0.46% 1.75% 0.57% -3.70% 0.21% 5.00% 2.05% 0.78% 3.10% 1.80%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

7.74% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-9.20% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 13.16% 5.73% 9.47% 9.50% -10.29% 20.31% 3.93% 14.03% -10.12% 13.76%
Benchmark 12.44% 17.05% 2.39% 8.66% 2.68% 12.26% 11.12% 6.48% -11.62% 11.69%
Category Average 7.77% 2.99% 5.05% 7.69% -3.99% 13.52% 7.16% 9.69% -11.26% 9.53%
Quartile Ranking 1 2 1 1 4 1 4 1 2 1
Category Rank 58/ 680 351/ 804 57/ 913 163/ 999 1,143/ 1,143 20/ 1,255 1,109/ 1,340 161/ 1,423 697/ 1,562 70/ 1,681

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

20.31% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-10.29% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 48.09
Foreign Government Bonds 16.48
Foreign Corporate Bonds 15.10
International Equity 10.25
Mortgages 3.32
Other 6.76

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 36.81
Technology 11.67
Financial Services 11.55
Healthcare 10.32
Real Estate 6.75
Other 22.90

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 78.04
Europe 11.97
Asia 7.69
Latin America 1.28
Africa and Middle East 1.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
KKR & Co Inc -
Crown Castle International Corp -
Apple Inc -
Anthem Inc -
GSK plc - ADR -
Lennar Corp Cl A -
Cellnex Telecom SA -
Danone SA -
Nasdaq Inc -
Elanco Animal Health Inc -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
Period: 

Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Manulife Strategic Balanced Yield Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Global Neutral Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.14% 11.45% 9.62%
Beta 1.13% 1.27% 0.92%
Alpha 0.01% 0.00% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.84% 0.80% 0.54%
Sharpe 0.32% 0.46% 0.56%
Sortino 0.44% 0.54% 0.58%
Treynor 0.03% 0.04% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 58.87% 74.18% 78.98%
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 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 9.81% 11.14% 11.45% 9.62%
Beta 1.21% 1.13% 1.27% 0.92%
Alpha -0.02% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.84% 0.80% 0.54%
Sharpe 0.78% 0.32% 0.46% 0.56%
Sortino 2.03% 0.44% 0.54% 0.58%
Treynor 0.06% 0.03% 0.04% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 94.37% 58.87% 74.18% 78.98%

Fund Details

Start Date March 23, 2012
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $1,360

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF14430
MMF4230
MMF4330
MMF4430
MMF44430
MMF44730
MMF4530
MMF4730
MMF4930

Investment Objectives

The Fund seeks to provide a combination of income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of dividend paying equity securities and fixed income securities. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio sub-advisors seek to fulfill the objective of the Fund by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of income-producing equity and fixed income securities. The equity component of the Fund invests primarily in dividend-paying U.S. and Canadian common stocks and other equity securities.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Thomas C. Goggins 03-22-2012
Michael J. Mattioli 03-22-2012
Kisoo Park 03-22-2012
Emory (Sandy) W. Sanders 03-22-2012
Dennis F. McCafferty 03-22-2012
Daniel S. Janis III 03-22-2012
Christopher Chapman 02-20-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.27%
Management Fee 1.84%
Load Front Fee Only
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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