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Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund Series A

U.S. Equity

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NAVPS
(06-13-2024)
$13.81
Change
$0.15 (1.07%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 21, 2018): 10.11%

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 2.48% 2.99% 21.18% 19.15% 21.88% 12.30% 9.43% 9.83% 9.98% - - - - -
Benchmark 4.13% 4.42% 16.83% 14.76% 28.51% 19.27% 14.11% 16.24% 15.99% 14.69% 13.97% 14.82% 13.94% 15.30%
Category Average 3.55% 15.00% 15.00% 11.98% 25.05% 14.75% 9.12% 13.17% 12.35% 10.96% 10.65% 11.25% 10.08% 11.03%
Category Rank 1,052 / 1,373 758 / 1,369 131 / 1,355 137 / 1,356 928 / 1,295 926 / 1,239 634 / 1,160 954 / 1,093 812 / 990 - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 4 3 1 1 3 3 3 4 4 - - - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 2.62% 1.00% 1.60% -4.56% -1.69% 1.79% 1.71% 3.21% 12.09% 2.89% -2.32% 2.48%
Benchmark 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70% 4.13%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.09% (February 2024)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.42% (January 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - 19.84% 7.20% 21.34% -5.57% -0.13%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average 16.59% 10.40% 6.16% 13.43% -2.19% 22.72% 13.97% 23.22% -14.41% 18.85%
Quartile Ranking - - - - - 4 4 3 1 4
Category Rank - - - - - 773/ 943 805/ 1,056 767/ 1,132 170/ 1,189 1,225/ 1,253

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

21.34% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-5.57% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 93.20
Cash and Equivalents 6.80

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Industrial Goods 23.45
Technology 21.57
Financial Services 12.36
Real Estate 11.19
Energy 7.04
Other 24.39

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Quanta Services Inc 6.86
Broadcom Inc 6.37
United States Dollar 5.95
Eli Lilly and Co 5.91
Comfort Systems USA Inc 5.89
Tetra Tech Inc 5.84
Costco Wholesale Corp 5.83
Microsoft Corp 5.73
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp Cl A 4.70
Parker-Hannifin Corp 4.47

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)

Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.65% 12.78% -
Beta 0.64% 0.74% -
Alpha 0.01% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.55% 0.67% -
Sharpe 0.55% 0.65% -
Sortino 0.90% 0.95% -
Treynor 0.11% 0.11% -
Tax Efficiency 82.93% - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 14.03% 12.65% 12.78% -
Beta 0.95% 0.64% 0.74% -
Alpha -0.04% 0.01% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.64% 0.55% 0.67% -
Sharpe 1.14% 0.55% 0.65% -
Sortino 3.08% 0.90% 0.95% -
Treynor 0.17% 0.11% 0.11% -
Tax Efficiency 93.53% 82.93% - -

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

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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

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Fund Details

Start Date November 21, 2018
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) -

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CWF088
CWF108

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to provide unitholders with: (i) monthly distributions; and (ii) the potential for capital appreciation and enhanced long-term risk adjusted returns. The Fund invests primarily in dividend paying equity securities of U.S. domiciled issuers or issuers that derive a significant portion of their revenue or earnings from the U.S.

Investment Strategy

The Fund aims to achieve its objectives by investing in an actively managed Portfolio comprised primarily of high-quality U.S. dividend-paying equity securities by combining momentum with fundamental analysis. By utilizing a unique combination of quantitative and qualitative fundamental analysis, the Manager employs a disciplined investment process to identify securities for inclusion in the Portfolio which are financially strong and have exhibited improving operating performance.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. 11-19-2018

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Caldwell Investment Management Ltd.
Advisor Caldwell Investment Management Ltd.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar SGGG Fund Services Inc.
Distributor Caldwell Securities Ltd.
Auditor Deloitte 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 1.84%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
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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