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Manulife Growth Opportunities Fund Advisor Series

Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$40.12
Change
-$0.11 (-0.27%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Growth Opportunities Fund Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 03, 1998): 8.70%

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 3.12% 6.75% 12.21% 6.75% 1.13% -2.62% 1.86% 12.85% 5.95% 4.50% 3.55% 4.54% 2.69% 2.82%
Benchmark 7.49% 7.92% 14.37% 7.92% 8.22% -2.72% 3.99% 22.48% 7.82% 6.15% 4.23% 7.10% 5.60% 3.95%
Category Average 2.60% 14.10% 14.10% 6.51% 10.11% 0.73% 4.35% 17.73% 7.77% 6.08% 4.99% 6.38% 4.84% 4.30%
Category Rank 83 / 217 127 / 214 196 / 213 127 / 214 202 / 213 168 / 211 147 / 201 183 / 193 140 / 185 141 / 177 134 / 167 142 / 165 127 / 141 120 / 136
Quartile Ranking 2 3 4 3 4 4 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 -0.09% -4.39% 0.97% 0.92% -1.96% -5.54% -3.75% 5.01% 4.01% 1.19% 2.30% 3.12%
Benchmark -1.16% -4.06% 0.59% 6.09% -1.31% -5.24% -2.58% 4.84% 3.76% -0.37% 0.77% 7.49%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

15.13% (February 2000)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-22.21% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 5.35% -1.15% 7.71% 2.13% -17.78% 19.38% 18.40% 14.65% -11.40% -1.83%
Benchmark -2.34% -13.31% 38.48% 2.75% -18.17% 15.84% 12.87% 20.27% -9.29% 4.79%
Category Average 3.45% -6.13% 18.01% 3.43% -15.15% 16.59% 11.91% 22.35% -11.32% 6.49%
Quartile Ranking 3 2 4 3 3 3 2 4 2 4
Category Rank 87/ 135 52/ 140 148/ 162 98/ 167 132/ 177 94/ 184 62/ 189 191/ 201 97/ 210 199/ 213

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

19.38% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.78% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 86.52
US Equity 6.20
Income Trust Units 3.77
International Equity 2.06
Cash and Equivalents 1.45

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 17.90
Basic Materials 15.23
Energy 14.30
Real Estate 11.23
Technology 8.49
Other 32.85

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 97.95
Europe 2.06
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd -
MEG Energy Corp -
GFL Environmental Inc -
ARC Resources Ltd -
Boyd Group Services Inc -
Descartes Systems Group Inc -
Whitecap Resources Inc -
Element Fleet Management Corp -
Lumine Group Inc -
ArcBest Corp -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is medium. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

Manulife Growth Opportunities Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Cdn Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.54% 16.36% 14.12%
Beta 0.69% 0.59% 0.59%
Alpha -0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.71% 0.80% 0.72%
Sharpe 0.01% 0.32% 0.17%
Sortino -0.03% 0.35% 0.08%
Treynor 0.00% 0.09% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 3.43% 78.29% 52.79%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 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 11.78% 13.54% 16.36% 14.12%
Beta 0.72% 0.69% 0.59% 0.59%
Alpha -0.05% -0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.72% 0.71% 0.80% 0.72%
Sharpe -0.25% 0.01% 0.32% 0.17%
Sortino -0.14% -0.03% 0.35% 0.08%
Treynor -0.04% 0.00% 0.09% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 51.77% 3.43% 78.29% 52.79%

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 November 03, 1998
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $397

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF1484
MMF1784
MMF3288
MMF388
MMF40488
MMF40788
MMF488
MMF588
MMF788

Investment Objectives

The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in high quality securities and convertible instruments of small- and mid-cap Canadian companies. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

The portfolio advisor uses both quantitative and qualitative analysis to determine the best investment ideas, emphasizing securities that are believed to be attractively priced with growth potential. The portfolio advisor utilizes a proprietary quantitative screen to analyze a dynamic universe of companies seeking to identify those that are attractive based on management quality, growth indicators and market recognition.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Luciano Orengo 08-01-2018

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

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

Fees

MER 2.56%
Management Fee 2.10%
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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