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BMO U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

U.S. Div & Inc Equity

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2018

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$22.68
Change
$0.07 (0.30%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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BMO U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 13, 2014): 9.75%

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 -3.52% 7.31% 19.65% 9.50% 16.87% 9.31% 8.81% 14.81% 7.92% 8.43% 8.82% 10.31% 9.42% -
Benchmark -2.70% 7.00% 19.89% 10.21% 24.18% 16.33% 12.19% 16.16% 13.73% 14.54% 13.35% 15.12% 13.99% 14.98%
Category Average -2.45% - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 202 / 229 49 / 228 22 / 228 71 / 228 61 / 220 130 / 217 103 / 213 21 / 211 128 / 197 116 / 172 50 / 145 50 / 123 48 / 108 -
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 2 2 3 2 1 3 3 2 2 2 -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -3.86% 4.73% 2.88% -1.24% -3.21% -1.35% 4.13% 4.94% 2.03% 5.63% 5.30% -3.52%
Benchmark 0.62% 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.89% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.37% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - 9.62% 14.09% 15.21% -1.48% 19.00% -2.80% 27.02% -2.41% 6.14%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking - 4 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3
Category Rank - 85/ 101 46/ 119 17/ 142 92/ 170 107/ 196 187/ 211 33/ 213 86/ 216 150/ 217

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

27.02% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-2.80% (2020)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 88.24
International Equity 9.98
Cash and Equivalents 1.78

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 19.04
Financial Services 13.23
Healthcare 12.95
Real Estate 9.16
Telecommunications 9.08
Other 36.54

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 90.02
Europe 9.99
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Broadcom Inc 3.68
Microsoft Corp 3.10
Qualcomm Inc 2.93
Cisco Systems Inc 2.50
Merck & Co Inc 2.50
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc 2.48
Dell Technologies Inc Cl C 2.45
Abbvie Inc 2.41
Philip Morris International Inc 2.34
EOG Resources Inc 2.27

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)

BMO U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.82% 16.84% -
Beta 0.75% 1.00% -
Alpha 0.00% -0.05% -
Rsquared 0.72% 0.73% -
Sharpe 0.51% 0.42% -
Sortino 0.79% 0.51% -
Treynor 0.09% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 96.32% 96.05% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 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 12.98% 12.82% 16.84% -
Beta 0.90% 0.75% 1.00% -
Alpha -0.04% 0.00% -0.05% -
Rsquared 0.66% 0.72% 0.73% -
Sharpe 0.90% 0.51% 0.42% -
Sortino 1.95% 0.79% 0.51% -
Treynor 0.13% 0.09% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 98.15% 96.32% 96.05% -

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 November 13, 2014
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $335

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BMO219
BMO70219

Investment Objectives

These are the strategies the portfolio manager uses to try to achieve the fund’s objective: equity securities of U.S. companies are selected by examining the financial statistics of each potential investment, looking for an attractive price, consistent earnings, evidence that the company’s management believes in the future of the company, the ability to pay dividends and the sustainability of the dividends or expected dividends.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio manager :- i) may examine the financial statistics of the selected equity securities U.S. companies; ii) may invest the fund's assets are diversified by industry and company to help reduce risk; iii) may invest up to 30% of the fund's assets in securities of other mutual funds and/or exchange raded funds; iv) may invest up to 100% of the fund's assets in foreign securities; v) may invest up to 10% of the fund's assets in non-U.S. equity securities.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Raghavendran Sivaraman 04-23-2024
Jason C. Hans 04-23-2024
Oleg Nusinzon 04-23-2024

Management and Organization

Fund Manager BMO Investments Inc.
Advisor Columbia Management Investment Advisors LLC
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 500
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 1.93%
Management Fee 1.55%
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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