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Desjardins Sustainable Canadian Bond Fund A Class

Canadian Fixed Income

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FundGrade D

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NAVPS
(05-17-2024)
$8.72
Change
-$0.03 (-0.37%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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Desjardins Sustainable Canadian Bond Fund A Class

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 08, 2015): 0.11%

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 -1.99% -1.85% 4.75% -3.11% -0.85% 0.44% -2.79% -2.64% -0.87% 0.00% -0.35% -0.11% - -
Benchmark -1.95% -1.87% 4.32% -3.20% -0.95% 0.45% -2.16% -2.21% -0.14% 0.85% 0.60% 0.90% 1.04% 1.75%
Category Average -2.02% 4.70% 4.70% -3.11% -0.96% 0.21% -2.80% -2.15% -0.55% 0.27% 0.03% 0.32% 0.35% 0.93%
Category Rank 337 / 623 382 / 620 306 / 617 411 / 619 353 / 603 374 / 585 399 / 558 442 / 530 430 / 498 401 / 458 377 / 426 358 / 388 - -
Quartile Ranking 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.71% 0.04% -1.07% -0.29% -2.64% 0.23% 4.38% 3.58% -1.28% -0.26% 0.41% -1.99%
Benchmark -1.62% -0.04% -1.08% -0.19% -2.62% 0.43% 4.21% 3.42% -1.36% -0.40% 0.48% -1.95%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.38% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-3.67% (April 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - 0.29% 1.07% -0.07% 5.71% 7.33% -3.56% -12.41% 6.40%
Benchmark 9.10% 3.57% 1.54% 2.70% 1.29% 6.97% 8.61% -2.71% -11.46% 6.38%
Category Average 7.06% 1.07% 1.60% 1.96% -0.34% 6.21% 8.18% -2.79% -12.16% 6.16%
Quartile Ranking - - 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
Category Rank - - 364/ 374 360/ 419 359/ 445 375/ 491 470/ 521 499/ 552 420/ 580 335/ 596

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

7.33% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.41% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Government Bonds 47.69
Canadian Corporate Bonds 45.91
Canadian Bonds - Other 4.24
Cash and Equivalents 2.37
Derivatives -0.20
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 97.83
Cash and Cash Equivalent 2.37
Other -0.20

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Canada Government 3.00% 01-Oct-2025 3.91
Canada Government 2.00% 01-Jun-2032 3.70
Canada Government 1.50% 01-Jun-2031 3.39
Canada Housing Trust No 1 1.25% 15-Jun-2026 3.19
Bank of Nova Scotia 2.95% 08-Mar-2027 2.46
Canada Housing Trust No 1 2.15% 15-Dec-2031 1.90
Royal Bank of Canada 2.33% 28-Jan-2027 1.85
Scotia Capital NHA 3.94% 01-Jan-2029 1.80
Laurentian Bank of Canada NHA 4.04% 01-Feb-2029 1.75
Ontario Province 4.60% 02-Jun-2039 1.62

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)

Desjardins Sustainable Canadian Bond Fund A Class

Median

Other - Canadian Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.02% 6.55% -
Beta 1.04% 1.03% -
Alpha -0.01% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.99% 0.98% -
Sharpe -0.76% -0.40% -
Sortino -1.01% -0.74% -
Treynor -0.05% -0.03% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 7.31% 7.02% 6.55% -
Beta 1.03% 1.04% 1.03% -
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% -0.01% -
Rsquared 1.00% 0.99% 0.98% -
Sharpe -0.74% -0.76% -0.40% -
Sortino -0.77% -1.01% -0.74% -
Treynor -0.05% -0.05% -0.03% -
Tax Efficiency - - - -

Fund Details

Start Date June 08, 2015
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment, Wrap Program)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $1,442

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00015

Investment Objectives

The objective is to provide unitholders with a high and regular income return, as well as a greater security of capital by investing primarily in various debt instruments of Canadian governments and corporations and, on an ancillary basis, in foreign debt instruments.

Investment Strategy

The Fund’s investment process begins by selecting issuers with a responsible investment approach so as to create a list of securities that may be invested in.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 08-04-2021

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 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.26%
Management Fee 0.96%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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