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Desjardins Sustainable Emerging Markets Equity Fund A-Class Units

Emerging Markets Equity

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$9.11
Change
-$0.11 (-1.19%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Desjardins Sustainable Emerging Markets Equity Fund A-Class Units

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 05, 2018): -2.03%

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 2.44% 9.64% 12.78% 5.44% 1.72% 2.11% -8.28% -1.82% -3.76% - - - - -
Benchmark 3.23% 10.40% 13.97% 7.96% 12.80% 6.58% -0.16% 6.60% 3.28% 2.95% 4.27% 7.20% 4.72% 6.13%
Category Average 1.20% 13.74% 13.74% 5.95% 10.36% 5.03% -3.77% 5.69% 2.22% 1.43% 2.91% 5.48% 3.19% 3.77%
Category Rank 55 / 330 150 / 327 211 / 327 232 / 327 286 / 312 265 / 302 251 / 278 259 / 266 244 / 250 - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 1 2 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 -3.17% 2.13% 2.14% -4.80% -3.89% -2.41% 5.71% 1.19% -3.83% 4.32% 2.60% 2.44%
Benchmark -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.32% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.58% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - 9.13% 14.80% -20.70% -15.33% 1.69%
Benchmark 8.76% 2.69% 7.90% 26.42% -6.05% 15.55% 11.45% 0.08% -12.38% 7.03%
Category Average 2.91% -3.92% 6.53% 28.88% -11.86% 15.06% 17.52% -3.30% -17.32% 8.68%
Quartile Ranking - - - - - 4 3 4 2 4
Category Rank - - - - - 225/ 246 155/ 261 262/ 269 121/ 289 279/ 310

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

14.80% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-20.70% (2021)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 95.18
US Equity 1.90
Cash and Equivalents 1.75
Canadian Equity 1.18
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 40.20
Financial Services 21.38
Consumer Services 9.70
Basic Materials 7.75
Industrial Goods 6.50
Other 14.47

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 76.43
Latin America 8.18
Europe 6.68
North America 4.83
Africa and Middle East 3.88

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 9.45
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 7.24
Tencent Holdings Ltd 6.28
Infosys Ltd 2.85
ICICI Bank Ltd 2.64
Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar Nyrt 2.51
NARI Technology Co Ltd Cl A 2.28
HDFC Bank Ltd 2.25
Prosus NV 2.05
AIA Group Ltd 1.92

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)

Desjardins Sustainable Emerging Markets Equity Fund A-Class Units

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.06% 15.14% -
Beta 0.93% 0.98% -
Alpha -0.08% -0.07% -
Rsquared 0.77% 0.83% -
Sharpe -0.74% -0.31% -
Sortino -0.96% -0.50% -
Treynor -0.11% -0.05% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 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 12.47% 14.06% 15.14% -
Beta 1.05% 0.93% 0.98% -
Alpha -0.11% -0.08% -0.07% -
Rsquared 0.84% 0.77% 0.83% -
Sharpe -0.19% -0.74% -0.31% -
Sortino -0.07% -0.96% -0.50% -
Treynor -0.02% -0.11% -0.05% -
Tax Efficiency 99.59% - - -

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 05, 2018
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $265

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00171

Investment Objectives

The objective of this Fund is to provide a long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of companies located or operating in emerging markets.

Investment Strategy

The Fund intends to achieve this investment objective by investing in corporate securities that focus on quality and long-term growth. Following the exclusion of issuers whose activities are covered in the Desjardins SocieTerra Funds' list of exclusions, the sub-manager selects the securities of corporations with sound commercial and financial practices that are able to generate sustainable profit growth.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 07-23-2019
Hermes Investment Management Ltd. 07-10-2023

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 1,000
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.39%
Management Fee 1.90%
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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