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Desjardins Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund A Class

Emerging Markets Equity

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$8.46
Change
-$0.10 (-1.21%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Desjardins Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund A Class

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 18, 2013): 3.31%

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 1.73% 6.64% 6.14% 0.77% 0.83% 3.13% -7.07% 2.53% 1.31% 0.26% 1.97% 5.08% 2.57% 3.64%
Benchmark 3.23% 10.40% 13.97% 7.96% 12.80% 6.58% -0.16% 6.60% 3.28% 2.95% 4.27% 7.20% 4.72% 6.13%
Category Average 1.20% 13.74% 13.74% 5.95% 10.36% 5.03% -3.77% 5.69% 2.22% 1.43% 2.91% 5.48% 3.19% 3.77%
Category Rank 142 / 330 292 / 327 326 / 327 326 / 327 295 / 312 238 / 302 244 / 278 229 / 266 163 / 250 145 / 203 133 / 193 105 / 159 103 / 145 104 / 134
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.66% 1.22% 4.12% -2.99% -2.69% -2.91% 4.51% 0.78% -5.50% 5.53% -0.68% 1.73%
Benchmark -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

15.69% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-11.31% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.69% 3.51% 2.89% 31.69% -13.44% 14.00% 21.89% -2.93% -13.80% 1.25%
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 4 2 3 1 4 3 2 3 1 4
Category Rank 129/ 131 42/ 144 100/ 155 36/ 186 163/ 202 139/ 246 94/ 261 153/ 269 72/ 289 286/ 310

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

31.69% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.80% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 94.70
Cash and Equivalents 3.94
US Equity 1.36

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 35.54
Financial Services 12.87
Healthcare 10.65
Consumer Services 9.91
Industrial Goods 5.35
Other 25.68

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 76.34
Latin America 10.62
North America 5.30
Africa and Middle East 4.39
Europe 3.34
Other 0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 5.91
Cash and Cash Equivalents 3.94
Tencent Music Entertainment Group - ADR Cl A 2.71
Kanzhun Ltd - ADR 2.65
DiDi Global Inc - ADR Cl A 2.64
ENN Energy Holdings Ltd 2.43
Naspers Ltd Cl N 2.23
iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) 2.16
Ke Holdings Inc - ADR Cl A 2.11
Hapvida Participacoes Investimentos SA 2.09

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)

Desjardins Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund A Class

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.05% 16.08% 14.63%
Beta 1.06% 1.05% 1.01%
Alpha -0.07% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.86% 0.85% 0.84%
Sharpe -0.60% 0.03% 0.22%
Sortino -0.88% -0.04% 0.17%
Treynor -0.09% 0.01% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency - 16.53% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 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 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.95% 15.05% 16.08% 14.63%
Beta 1.04% 1.06% 1.05% 1.01%
Alpha -0.12% -0.07% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.90% 0.86% 0.85% 0.84%
Sharpe -0.28% -0.60% 0.03% 0.22%
Sortino -0.19% -0.88% -0.04% 0.17%
Treynor -0.03% -0.09% 0.01% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% - 16.53% -

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 October 18, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $212

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00149

Investment Objectives

The objective of this Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, and the equity related securities of corporations located or operating in emerging markets. The Fund can also invest in securities of exchange-traded funds to gain an exposure to emerging markets.

Investment Strategy

The management of this Fund is assigned to a sub-manager who favours a bottom-up investment strategy that is based on a rigorous analysis of cash flows, balance sheets, life cycle and sources of a corporation's future returns and in-depth knowledge of managerial teams.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Wellington Management Company 10-21-2010
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 10-21-2013

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Desjardins Investments Inc.
Advisor Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian Desjardins Trust Inc.
Registrar Desjardins Investments 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 1,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 25

Fees

MER 2.59%
Management Fee 2.05%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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