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Sun Life Dynamic Equity Income Fund Series A

Canadian Focused Equity

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FundGrade D

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Fundata ESG Grade B

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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NAVPS
(06-13-2024)
$12.36
Change
-$0.10 (-0.82%)

As at May 31, 2024

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Sun Life Dynamic Equity Income Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 16, 2013): 7.57%

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 2.74% 2.16% 8.94% 5.40% 11.56% 2.91% 5.56% 9.80% 7.18% 7.30% 6.55% 7.46% 7.19% 6.94%
Benchmark 2.82% 4.55% 12.37% 8.69% 18.91% 9.31% 7.29% 12.56% 10.00% 8.64% 8.42% 9.16% 7.76% 8.02%
Category Average 2.48% 11.33% 11.33% 7.85% 17.16% 9.12% 6.86% 12.13% 9.49% 7.83% 7.43% 7.92% 6.54% 6.64%
Category Rank 205 / 610 350 / 608 449 / 608 475 / 608 510 / 607 583 / 595 441 / 587 495 / 573 514 / 563 398 / 526 398 / 500 321 / 444 244 / 418 260 / 397
Quartile Ranking 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 3.17% 0.68% -1.72% -3.98% -2.26% 6.90% 3.35% 0.59% 2.58% 2.51% -3.00% 2.74%
Benchmark 3.16% 2.78% -1.03% -3.68% -2.36% 7.23% 3.38% 0.82% 3.10% 3.64% -1.88% 2.82%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.30% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.46% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.75% 1.44% 13.85% 11.40% -4.94% 20.61% 1.07% 21.56% -4.50% 5.61%
Benchmark 10.96% -0.77% 14.44% 10.80% -7.14% 21.45% 7.58% 21.76% -8.87% 13.60%
Category Average 9.08% -2.47% 11.42% 8.06% -8.78% 18.54% 7.73% 22.26% -9.42% 13.34%
Quartile Ranking 4 2 3 2 2 3 4 3 2 4
Category Rank 320/ 382 152/ 407 254/ 440 146/ 463 148/ 516 279/ 552 456/ 566 398/ 574 154/ 588 564/ 600

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

21.56% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-4.94% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 100.00

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Mutual Fund 100.00

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Dynamic Equity Income Fund Series O 100.00

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Sun Life Dynamic Equity Income Fund Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Focused Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.22% 12.96% 10.57%
Beta 0.91% 0.86% 0.84%
Alpha -0.01% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.91% 0.91% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.27% 0.44% 0.55%
Sortino 0.38% 0.52% 0.59%
Treynor 0.04% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 71.55% 76.70% 70.04%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.05% 12.22% 12.96% 10.57%
Beta 0.99% 0.91% 0.86% 0.84%
Alpha -0.06% -0.01% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.91% 0.91% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.61% 0.27% 0.44% 0.55%
Sortino 1.37% 0.38% 0.52% 0.59%
Treynor 0.07% 0.04% 0.07% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 85.72% 71.55% 76.70% 70.04%

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 January 16, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) -

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
SUN177
SUN277
SUN377

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s investment objective is to seek to achieve income and long-term capital growth primarily by investing directly in equity securities that pay a dividend or distribution, or indirectly by investing in mutual funds (including exchange-traded funds) that invest in such securities.

Investment Strategy

The sub-advisor currently intends to achieve the Fund’s investment objectives by investing all, or substantially all, of the assets of the Fund in units of Dynamic Equity Income Fund (the “underlying fund”), a mutual fund that is managed and advised by the sub-advisor.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
1832 Asset Management L.P. 01-17-2013
Robert Spector 06-30-2021
Soami Kohly 06-30-2021
Joshua Marston 06-30-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Advisor SLGI Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants

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 2.11%
Management Fee 1.70%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 5.50%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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