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BMO Women in Leadership Fund Series A

North American Equity

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$16.68
Change
$0.07 (0.41%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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BMO Women in Leadership Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (April 28, 2016): 8.92%

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 1.36% 7.58% 17.73% 7.58% 19.67% 5.32% 7.05% 12.30% 8.83% 8.67% 7.59% - - -
Benchmark 3.60% 9.93% 19.50% 9.93% 21.87% 8.95% 11.78% 18.55% 12.75% 12.43% 11.50% 12.47% 10.88% 11.55%
Category Average 2.84% 19.92% 19.92% 9.37% 20.54% 7.15% 6.97% 17.03% 10.24% 9.53% 8.96% 9.50% 7.89% 8.54%
Category Rank 143 / 177 112 / 177 99 / 176 112 / 177 102 / 172 121 / 160 81 / 136 100 / 116 66 / 110 47 / 80 51 / 77 - - -
Quartile Ranking 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.93% -1.10% 3.27% 0.73% -0.21% -3.81% -2.45% 8.80% 3.09% 2.76% 3.30% 1.36%
Benchmark 2.40% -2.16% 3.56% 2.65% -0.16% -4.09% -1.39% 7.17% 2.86% 1.77% 4.26% 3.60%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

9.71% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.67% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - 5.18% -4.70% 20.70% 12.75% 20.43% -18.05% 17.94%
Benchmark 17.31% 5.50% 14.85% 11.54% -2.58% 24.09% 10.91% 26.72% -9.17% 17.51%
Category Average 14.45% 6.38% 4.55% 10.59% -6.12% 20.45% 16.55% 18.87% -14.77% 16.96%
Quartile Ranking - - - 4 3 3 2 3 3 2
Category Rank - - - 65/ 77 42/ 79 46/ 91 53/ 115 77/ 135 104/ 141 63/ 168

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

20.70% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-18.05% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 47.40
US Equity 46.37
Income Trust Units 4.48
Cash and Equivalents 1.75

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 27.35
Technology 19.34
Industrial Services 12.92
Consumer Services 10.35
Healthcare 10.00
Other 20.04

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 97.96
Latin America 2.04

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Microsoft Corp 7.11
Royal Bank of Canada 4.90
Visa Inc Cl A 4.24
Waste Connections Inc 4.16
Roper Technologies Inc 3.79
Toronto-Dominion Bank 3.74
WSP Global Inc 3.58
Amazon.com Inc 3.54
Brookfield Corp Cl A 3.26
Intact Financial Corp 3.18

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

BMO Women in Leadership Fund Series A

Median

Other - North American Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.70% 14.09% -
Beta 0.98% 0.93% -
Alpha -0.04% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.88% 0.90% -
Sharpe 0.37% 0.53% -
Sortino 0.52% 0.69% -
Treynor 0.05% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 99.96% 99.73% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.44% 13.70% 14.09% -
Beta 0.98% 0.98% 0.93% -
Alpha -0.01% -0.04% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.87% 0.88% 0.90% -
Sharpe 1.22% 0.37% 0.53% -
Sortino 3.09% 0.52% 0.69% -
Treynor 0.14% 0.05% 0.08% -
Tax Efficiency 99.95% 99.96% 99.73% -

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 28, 2016
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $153

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BMO70757
BMO757

Investment Objectives

This fund’s objective is to increase the value of your investment over the long term by investing primarily in issuers that promote a gender diverse leadership environment.

Investment Strategy

These are the strategies the portfolio manager uses to try to achieve the fund’s objectives: invests in equity securities of issuers based on, but not limited to, the following gender criteria: - representation of women on the board of directors - female Chief Executive Officer (CEO), female Named Executive Officer - other criteria that advance gender equity including addressing barriers to advancement and gender pay gap.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Tyler Hewlett 08-27-2018
Lutz Zeitler 08-27-2018

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 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed No
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 1.46%
Management Fee 1.25%
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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