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Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(04-15-2024)
$7.83
Change
-$0.06 (-0.76%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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BMO Emerging Markets Bond Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 12, 2013): 1.26%

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 2.06% -1.09% -1.50% 1.77% 8.64% -0.37% -3.18% 1.52% -0.84% -0.41% -0.05% 0.94% 0.51% 0.86%
Benchmark 1.61% 3.45% 11.17% 3.45% 9.46% 4.54% -0.14% 0.12% 0.30% 1.16% 1.34% 2.31% 2.76% 4.08%
Category Average 1.06% 9.02% 9.02% 2.05% 8.58% 3.87% 0.64% 3.11% 1.04% 0.89% - - - -
Category Rank 15 / 69 49 / 69 15 / 66 49 / 69 31 / 66 58 / 60 43 / 45 30 / 44 31 / 36 26 / 33 27 / 33 18 / 24 18 / 21 17 / 20
Quartile Ranking 1 3 1 3 2 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.04% -0.77% 1.46% 1.58% -2.06% -2.58% -1.50% 6.07% 4.66% -1.09% 0.81% 2.06%
Benchmark 0.97% -1.12% -0.50% 1.36% 1.10% -3.28% 1.39% 3.75% 2.16% -0.12% 1.93% 1.61%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

7.17% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-14.98% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.82% -6.16% 9.30% 7.73% -6.12% 12.26% 5.49% -4.15% -17.97% 7.67%
Benchmark 14.63% 18.71% 3.92% 4.16% 4.15% 7.03% 4.99% -4.38% -12.92% 7.92%
Category Average - - - - - 9.00% 3.99% -4.64% -9.10% 9.06%
Quartile Ranking 3 4 1 2 4 1 1 3 4 3
Category Rank 12/ 20 20/ 21 6/ 24 8/ 29 27/ 33 9/ 36 9/ 38 23/ 45 58/ 60 40/ 66

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

12.26% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.97% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 83.47
Foreign Corporate Bonds 13.00
Cash and Equivalents 3.52
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 96.48
Cash and Cash Equivalent 3.52

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Latin America 32.99
Africa and Middle East 30.24
Asia 14.43
Europe 11.53
North America 10.51
Other 0.30

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Qatarenergy 1.38% 12-Aug-2026 3.25
Paraguay Government 4.95% 28-Apr-2031 2.02
Colombia Government 3.13% 15-Jan-2031 1.93
Peru Government 2.78% 23-Oct-2030 1.79
USD Currency 1.70
GACI FIRST INVESTMENT COMPANY GUAR REGS 5.25% 13-Oct-2032 1.65
Argentina Government 3.63% 09-Jul-2035 1.53
Petroleos Mexicanos 6.70% 16-Nov-2031 1.48
Oman Government 6.25% 25-Jan-2031 1.43
Turkiye Republic Government 4.75% 26-Jan-2026 1.36

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

BMO Emerging Markets Bond Fund Series A

Median

Other - Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.26% 12.15% 9.47%
Beta 1.02% 1.13% 0.63%
Alpha -0.03% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.64% 0.61% 0.29%
Sharpe -0.46% -0.17% -0.01%
Sortino -0.62% -0.31% -0.22%
Treynor -0.05% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency - - -
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 4 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 9.15% 11.26% 12.15% 9.47%
Beta 1.04% 1.02% 1.13% 0.63%
Alpha -0.01% -0.03% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.51% 0.64% 0.61% 0.29%
Sharpe 0.43% -0.46% -0.17% -0.01%
Sortino 1.30% -0.62% -0.31% -0.22%
Treynor 0.04% -0.05% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency 83.97% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date August 12, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $335

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BMO158
BMO70158

Investment Objectives

This fund’s objective is to earn income as well as provide the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in fixed income securities issued in or by, or have economic exposure to, emerging market countries, and that are denominated in U.S. dollars, other leading trading currencies or local currencies.

Investment Strategy

These are the strategies the portfolio manager uses to try to achieve the fund’s objective: invests in a diversified pool of fixed income securities, such as bonds and debentures issued by governments and corporations or obtains exposure to such securities; employs a research-driven, relative value process focused on regional selection, sector selections, security selection and yield curve positioning while also considering the fund’s overall duration positioning.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Adrian Hilton 03-31-2022
Christopher Cooke 03-31-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager BMO Investments Inc.
Advisor Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar BMO Investments Inc.
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 1.84%
Management Fee 1.35%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
LL Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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