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Fidelity Europe Class Series B

European Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$24.11
Change
$0.03 (0.12%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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Fidelity Europe Class Series B

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 25, 2001): 4.44%

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 3.11% 4.47% 10.25% 4.47% 11.13% 8.52% 3.96% 8.93% 3.22% 2.46% 3.55% 3.90% 2.61% 2.96%
Benchmark 3.63% 7.29% 17.28% 7.29% 14.30% 11.36% 8.05% 13.27% 8.07% 6.59% 7.35% 7.94% 6.40% 6.69%
Category Average 2.61% 15.55% 15.55% 5.64% 12.75% 8.91% 4.30% 10.68% 5.21% 3.89% 4.68% 4.89% 4.14% 4.29%
Category Rank 47 / 112 79 / 112 110 / 112 79 / 112 82 / 112 62 / 112 63 / 111 93 / 109 103 / 109 89 / 102 85 / 95 62 / 82 75 / 78 65 / 70
Quartile Ranking 2 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 5.50% -5.23% 2.04% 1.79% 0.27% -3.19% -3.53% 7.70% 1.57% -0.02% 1.34% 3.11%
Benchmark 4.33% -5.65% 2.01% 2.73% -1.44% -4.13% -1.41% 7.87% 2.78% 0.64% 2.87% 3.63%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.88% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.60% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund -3.95% 18.99% -10.93% 16.13% -8.69% 15.04% -2.45% 10.02% -12.89% 14.22%
Benchmark 3.06% 17.20% -3.54% 18.15% -7.68% 19.54% 3.59% 15.26% -10.82% 17.51%
Category Average -0.81% 17.33% -5.77% 14.98% -9.04% 15.21% 3.84% 11.84% -15.77% 16.91%
Quartile Ranking 4 2 4 2 2 3 4 4 2 4
Category Rank 58/ 68 34/ 78 73/ 82 46/ 93 46/ 101 72/ 106 93/ 109 97/ 111 44/ 112 95/ 112

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

18.99% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.89% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 98.52
US Equity 0.90
Cash and Equivalents 0.59
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 24.18
Financial Services 19.99
Healthcare 11.30
Consumer Services 10.67
Technology 9.78
Other 24.08

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 97.92
North America 1.51
Other 0.57

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Roche Holding AG - Partcptn -
National Grid PLC -
Industria de Diseno Textil SA -
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Cl B -
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC -
Sanofi SA -
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV -
Associated British Foods PLC -
Sap SE -
British American Tobacco PLC -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Fidelity Europe Class Series B

Median

Other - European Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.94% 15.83% 14.07%
Beta 0.89% 0.98% 0.98%
Alpha -0.03% -0.04% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.90% 0.92% 0.92%
Sharpe 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
Sortino 0.20% 0.13% 0.09%
Treynor 0.02% 0.03% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 88.86% 91.74% 94.18%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 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 12.80% 13.94% 15.83% 14.07%
Beta 0.93% 0.89% 0.98% 0.98%
Alpha -0.02% -0.03% -0.04% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.91% 0.90% 0.92% 0.92%
Sharpe 0.52% 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
Sortino 1.11% 0.20% 0.13% 0.09%
Treynor 0.07% 0.02% 0.03% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 88.86% 91.74% 94.18%

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 September 25, 2001
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Capped
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $4

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
FID298

Investment Objectives

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. It seeks a similar return to its underlying fund, which is also managed by Fidelity, by investing substantially all of its assets in units of that fund. The underlying fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equity securities of companies in the United Kingdom and continental Europe, including the European Union and the European Free Trade Association.

Investment Strategy

The strategies described below relate to the Fund and the underlying fund, Fidelity Europe Fund. To meet the Fund’s objectives, the portfolio management team of the underlying fund: When buying and selling equity securities, may consider factors about a company, including: - Financial condition. - Industry position. - Economic and market conditions. - Growth potential. - Earnings estimates. - Quality of management.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Matthew Siddle 03-22-2017
Helen Powell 02-21-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Advisor Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.27%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Front Fee Only
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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