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Manulife Bond Fund Advisor Series

Canadian Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(06-12-2024)
$5.81
Change
$0.03 (0.58%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 15, 1999): 2.90%

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 1.73% 0.12% 2.23% -1.52% 2.11% 1.17% -2.44% -2.36% -0.76% 0.26% -0.11% 0.16% 0.23% 0.73%
Benchmark 0.00% -1.48% 0.11% -3.20% 0.68% 0.65% -2.40% -2.27% -0.52% 0.70% 0.47% 0.78% 1.00% 1.62%
Category Average 1.72% 2.10% 2.10% -1.44% 2.46% 1.21% -2.44% -1.85% -0.47% 0.47% 0.18% 0.47% 0.54% 1.00%
Category Rank 336 / 627 495 / 623 331 / 617 457 / 619 473 / 607 441 / 584 401 / 557 451 / 527 415 / 496 386 / 460 363 / 430 337 / 394 309 / 346 283 / 319
Quartile Ranking 3 4 3 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 0.05% -1.17% -0.41% -3.14% 0.04% 4.67% 3.81% -1.34% -0.31% 0.48% -2.05% 1.73%
Benchmark -0.04% -1.08% -0.19% -2.62% 0.43% 4.21% 3.42% -1.36% -0.40% 0.48% -1.95% 0.00%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.67% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-3.66% (April 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.04% 1.61% 0.44% 1.43% -0.39% 5.96% 8.11% -3.47% -12.05% 5.84%
Benchmark 9.10% 3.57% 1.54% 2.70% 1.29% 6.97% 8.61% -2.71% -11.46% 6.38%
Category Average 7.06% 1.07% 1.60% 1.96% -0.34% 6.21% 8.18% -2.79% -12.16% 6.16%
Quartile Ranking 3 4 4 3 4 3 3 4 3 4
Category Rank 197/ 308 261/ 339 345/ 371 306/ 416 395/ 442 326/ 488 354/ 518 483/ 549 339/ 578 475/ 594

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

8.11% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.05% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Government Bonds 44.67
Canadian Corporate Bonds 43.64
Cash and Equivalents 5.19
Foreign Government Bonds 2.83
Foreign Corporate Bonds 2.07
Other 1.60

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 94.76
Cash and Cash Equivalent 5.19
Financial Services 0.05

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 99.38
Europe 0.46
Other 0.16

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Canada Government 2.50% 01-Dec-2032 -
Canada Government 4.00% 01-Jun-2041 -
Canada Government 2.75% 01-Jun-2033 -
Canada Government 5.00% 01-Jun-2037 -
United States Treasury 1.75% 15-Jan-2034 -
Canada Housing Trust No 1 4.25% 15-Mar-2034 -
ZEUS RECEIVABLES TRUST -
Ontario Province 3.75% 02-Jun-2032 -
Canada Housing Trust No 1 3.65% 15-Jun-2033 -
Canada Housing Trust No 1 3.55% 15-Sep-2032 -

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: L. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Manulife Bond Fund Advisor Series

Median

Other - Canadian Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.40% 6.65% 5.46%
Beta 1.09% 1.05% 1.02%
Alpha 0.00% 0.00% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.97% 0.97%
Sharpe -0.69% -0.39% -0.10%
Sortino -0.92% -0.71% -0.53%
Treynor -0.05% -0.02% -0.01%
Tax Efficiency - - 34.53%
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 7.85% 7.40% 6.65% 5.46%
Beta 1.11% 1.09% 1.05% 1.02%
Alpha 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.94% 0.96% 0.97% 0.97%
Sharpe -0.31% -0.69% -0.39% -0.10%
Sortino -0.13% -0.92% -0.71% -0.53%
Treynor -0.02% -0.05% -0.02% -0.01%
Tax Efficiency 49.27% - - 34.53%

Fund Details

Start Date July 15, 1999
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $1,545

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF14445
MMF4245
MMF4345
MMF44445
MMF4445
MMF44745
MMF4545
MMF4745
MMF4844

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to earn the highest level of income consistent with the preservation of capital with some capital appreciation by investing primarily in bonds and debentures of various terms issued or guaranteed by Canadian federal, provincial or municipal governments or corporations. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

For fixed income investments, the portfolio advisor seeks to earn the highest level of income consistent with the preservation of capital, with some capital appreciation, through investments in corporate and government debt. The Fund invests primarily in bonds and debentures issued or guaranteed by the Canadian Government or provincial and municipal governments and bonds and debentures issued by Canadian corporations. The Fund may also invest in securities of debt issued by foreign issuers.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Andrew Gretzinger 01-01-2001
Sivan Nair 01-01-2003
Hosen Marjaee 01-01-2005
Terry Carr 10-13-2009
Roshan Thiru 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 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 1.57%
Management Fee 1.25%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
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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