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BMO Growth Opportunities Fund Series A

Canadian Focused Equity

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FundGrade C

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Fundata ESG Grade D

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2021, 2020, 2019

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$18.50
Change
$0.01 (0.06%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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BMO Growth Opportunities Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (April 17, 2015): 8.46%

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 1.48% 10.09% 20.12% 10.09% 22.04% 5.20% 7.08% 13.70% 10.07% 9.46% 9.37% 9.48% - -
Benchmark 3.64% 7.74% 16.61% 7.74% 16.32% 5.70% 8.49% 15.92% 9.66% 9.13% 8.45% 9.56% 7.77% 8.09%
Category Average 2.65% 15.91% 15.91% 7.95% 16.07% 6.31% 8.21% 15.67% 9.39% 8.40% 7.55% 8.35% 6.66% 6.83%
Category Rank 514 / 620 84 / 620 91 / 620 84 / 620 123 / 617 453 / 605 438 / 592 482 / 578 271 / 571 252 / 528 177 / 484 207 / 451 - -
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 1 1 3 3 4 2 2 2 2 - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.68% 0.11% 2.69% -0.56% 0.26% -3.46% -2.04% 9.36% 1.86% 4.55% 3.76% 1.48%
Benchmark 2.42% -3.65% 3.16% 2.78% -1.03% -3.68% -2.36% 7.23% 3.38% 0.82% 3.10% 3.64%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.77% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.88% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - 4.75% 8.95% -5.77% 28.87% 14.28% 21.88% -18.82% 14.46%
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 2 1 1 3 4 2
Category Rank - - 430/ 449 205/ 475 188/ 528 29/ 564 115/ 578 389/ 586 571/ 600 265/ 612

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

28.87% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-18.82% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 48.94
US Equity 44.04
International Equity 2.92
Income Trust Units 2.79
Cash and Equivalents 1.31

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 25.47
Technology 23.33
Industrial Services 10.65
Healthcare 10.60
Industrial Goods 6.87
Other 23.08

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 94.29
Europe 2.92
Latin America 2.79

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Constellation Software Inc 6.02
Microsoft Corp 5.47
Waste Connections Inc 4.87
Royal Bank of Canada 4.83
Dollarama Inc 4.62
Intact Financial Corp 4.61
Visa Inc Cl A 4.59
Brookfield Corp Cl A 4.37
Alphabet Inc Cl C 4.15
Roper Technologies Inc 4.08

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

BMO Growth Opportunities Fund Series A

Median

Other - Canadian Focused Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.11% 15.68% -
Beta 1.01% 0.96% -
Alpha -0.01% 0.01% -
Rsquared 0.73% 0.78% -
Sharpe 0.35% 0.57% -
Sortino 0.50% 0.77% -
Treynor 0.05% 0.09% -
Tax Efficiency 98.58% 98.40% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 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 11.60% 15.11% 15.68% -
Beta 0.79% 1.01% 0.96% -
Alpha 0.08% -0.01% 0.01% -
Rsquared 0.63% 0.73% 0.78% -
Sharpe 1.37% 0.35% 0.57% -
Sortino 3.98% 0.50% 0.77% -
Treynor 0.20% 0.05% 0.09% -
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 98.58% 98.40% -

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 April 17, 2015
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $262

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BMO70742
BMO742

Investment Objectives

This fund's objective is to provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equity securities of companies from around the world.

Investment Strategy

These are the strategies the portfolio manager uses to try to achieve the fund’s objective: invests primarily in equity securities from around the world; employs a bottom-up fundamental analysis to select equity securities from around the world that the portfolio manager believes to be the best investment regardless of market capitalization or sector allocation, with emphasis on securities that are attractively priced with the potential for above-average earnings growth.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Tyler Hewlett 04-17-2015
David Taylor 04-17-2015

Management and Organization

Fund Manager BMO Investments Inc.
Advisor BMO Asset Management Inc.
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 2.24%
Management Fee 1.80%
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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