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Manulife Monthly High Income Fund Advisor Series

Canadian Neutral Balanced

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FundGrade B

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Fundata ESG GradeD Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

Fundata ESG Grade D

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$8.93
Change
$0.03 (0.38%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Monthly High Income Fund Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 30, 1997): 7.45%

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 1.64% 5.37% 13.14% 5.37% 11.32% 3.33% 4.53% 8.51% 5.25% 5.16% 5.19% 5.24% 4.69% 5.71%
Benchmark 2.49% 3.02% 11.45% 3.02% 8.50% 2.25% 4.35% 8.81% 5.72% 5.93% 5.33% 5.97% 4.90% 5.27%
Category Average 1.86% 11.41% 11.41% 3.77% 8.76% 2.37% 3.43% 7.70% 4.72% 4.57% 4.21% 4.68% 3.79% 4.24%
Category Rank 353 / 447 36 / 447 43 / 445 36 / 447 80 / 436 157 / 417 164 / 394 191 / 383 202 / 372 170 / 362 110 / 349 188 / 337 114 / 304 63 / 292
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.83% -2.19% 1.67% 0.44% 0.13% -3.39% -1.03% 5.76% 2.58% 1.20% 2.45% 1.64%
Benchmark 2.00% -3.45% 1.83% 0.93% -0.84% -3.01% -1.57% 6.01% 3.69% -0.31% 0.82% 2.49%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

6.71% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-11.07% (August 1998)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 16.48% 0.11% 5.77% 10.62% -5.67% 13.84% 6.73% 13.43% -11.00% 8.74%
Benchmark 9.98% -3.02% 11.97% 6.22% -4.30% 15.62% 7.61% 11.90% -8.20% 9.43%
Category Average 7.98% 0.06% 6.65% 5.72% -4.72% 12.57% 6.33% 10.85% -9.35% 8.27%
Quartile Ranking 1 3 4 1 3 2 2 2 4 2
Category Rank 14/ 291 167/ 304 275/ 336 20/ 349 269/ 360 153/ 370 153/ 379 149/ 394 384/ 414 186/ 434

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

16.48% (2014)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.00% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Corporate Bonds 34.66
Canadian Equity 32.54
US Equity 20.22
International Equity 6.04
Cash and Equivalents 2.95
Other 3.59

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 37.00
Financial Services 16.09
Technology 11.88
Consumer Services 8.71
Industrial Services 5.34
Other 20.98

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 92.70
Europe 6.04
Latin America 1.25
Other 0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Brookfield Corp Cl A -
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl B -
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc -
Aon PLC Cl A -
Microsoft Corp -
Constellation Software Inc -
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc -
Alphabet Inc Cl A -
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd -
Charter Communications Inc Cl A -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
Period: 

Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Manulife Monthly High Income Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Canadian Neutral Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 9.09% 9.82% 7.96%
Beta 0.87% 0.90% 0.87%
Alpha 0.01% 0.00% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.81% 0.87% 0.80%
Sharpe 0.25% 0.37% 0.57%
Sortino 0.29% 0.37% 0.51%
Treynor 0.03% 0.04% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 59.18% 74.97% 66.16%
Volatility Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 4 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.32% 9.09% 9.82% 7.96%
Beta 0.82% 0.87% 0.90% 0.87%
Alpha 0.04% 0.01% 0.00% 0.01%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.81% 0.87% 0.80%
Sharpe 0.76% 0.25% 0.37% 0.57%
Sortino 1.77% 0.29% 0.37% 0.51%
Treynor 0.08% 0.03% 0.04% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 77.42% 59.18% 74.97% 66.16%

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 30, 1997
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Capped
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $8,724

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF1454
MMF1754
MMF383
MMF40483
MMF40783
MMF483
MMF583
MMF783

Investment Objectives

The objective of the Fund is to provide a steady flow of monthly income and achieve capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in Canadian fixed income and large-cap Canadian equity securities. The Fund may also invest in securities of royalty trusts and real estate investment trusts (“REITs”). The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

For the equity and trust portions of the Fund, the portfolio advisor uses primarily a value-based approach, looking for attractively priced securities that offer potential for growth and income. The portfolio advisor may invest: Up to 75% of Fund assets in fixed income securities (including up to 20% in money market securities); Up to 75% of Fund assets in equities; Up to 75% of Fund assets in REITs and royalty and other trusts.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Jonathan Popper 06-30-2000
Alan Wicks 06-30-2000
Chris Hensen 06-30-2003
Conrad Dabiet 06-30-2003
Roshan Thiru 01-01-2008
Saurabh Moudgil 02-20-2020
Terry Carr 02-20-2020

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 -
PAC Subsequent -
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 2.01%
Management Fee 1.63%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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