Overview

Quick Facts

Daily Price

$10.68
-0.96% (-$0.10)
March 22, 2019
7-Day Performance 0.02%
Inception date November 30, 2015
CIFSC category Canadian Dividend & Income Equity
AUM1 $4.01 million
MER 1.01% (as at 2018/04/30, includes HST)

Investment Highlights

The Manulife Canadian Dividend Growth Class invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of dividend paying Canadian equities. The portfolio manager, Manulife Asset Management, looks for companies with consistent growth prospects, but pays special attention to industries and individual management teams that have historically shown their ability and willingness to increase shareholder value by distributing the growing profits in the form of increased dividends.

Why Invest

Managed by the Canadian Fundamental Equity Team this fund employs a fundamental bottom up approach investing in a diversified portfolio of primarily Canadian dividend paying securities exhibiting strong future growth prospects. The portfolio manager looks towards companies that have exhibited consistent growth prospects over time, paying special attention to industries and individual management teams that have historically shown their ability and willingness to increase shareholder value by distributing profits in the form of growing dividends.

Fund Details

Investment style Blend
Distribution frequency2 Annual
Distribution Yield3 2.79%
Management fee 0.70%
Positions 52
Risk Medium
Min. investment $500.00 initial; $25.00 PAC
Sub-advisor Manulife Asset Management Limited
Fund Status Open

Fund Codes (MMF)

F FT DCA
3605 3905

Performance4

Growth of $10,000 since inception

Jump to Range Total return for this timeframe

Compound Returns (%)

1 month 3 months 6 months YTD 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years Inception
2.52 3.06 -1.59 10.08 5.20 9.07 5.86
1 month 2.52
3 months 3.06
6 months -1.59
YTD 10.08
1 year 5.20
3 years 9.07
5 years
10 years
Inception 5.86

Calendar Returns (%)

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
11.74 8.86 -7.63
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016 11.74
2017 8.86
2018 -7.63

Portfolio Allocation as of January 31, 2019

Asset Allocation (%)

See following table for detailed information. The pie slices display the relative value of each table entry.

Equities 98.66
Cash and equivalents 1.34

Geographic Allocation (%)

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Canada 69.93
United States 17.94
Ireland 6.05
Bermuda 3.65
Switzerland 2.42
Europe 0.01

Sector Allocation (Equities) (%)

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Financials 29.75
Energy 15.50
Industrials 9.98
Information technology 9.12
Health care 7.94
Telecommunication services 7.55
Real Estate 6.23
Utilities 4.20
Consumer staples 4.03
Consumer discretionary 3.69
Materials 2.01

Top 10 Holdings5 (%)

Name Weight %
Toronto-Dominion Bank 7.07
Bank of Nova Scotia 6.62
BCE Inc. 5.34
Royal Bank of Canada 5.03
Enbridge Inc. 4.25
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 3.59
Microsoft Corporation 3.17
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. 2.62
Suncor Energy Inc. 2.53
Canadian National Railway Company 2.53

Distributions

Effective Date Net Asset Value Income Capital Gain Total Distribution Reinvestment Price
2019/03/22 $10.68
2019/03/21 $10.78
2019/03/20 $10.71
2019/03/19 $10.75
2019/03/18 $10.78
2019/03/15 $10.72
2019/03/14 $10.68
2019/03/13 $10.67
2019/03/12 $10.66
2019/03/11 $10.64
2019/03/08 $10.56
2019/03/07 $10.60
2019/03/06 $10.62
2019/03/05 $10.61
2019/03/04 $10.59
2019/03/01 $10.62
2019/02/28 $10.57
2019/02/27 $10.61
2019/02/26 $10.62
2019/02/25 $10.62
2019/02/22 $10.60
2019/02/21 $10.60
2019/02/20 $10.61
2019/02/19 $10.58
2019/02/15 $10.56
2019/02/14 $10.45
2019/02/13 $10.43
2019/02/12 $10.42
2019/02/11 $10.35
2019/02/08 $10.36
2019/02/07 $10.39
2019/02/06 $10.41
2019/02/05 $10.40
2019/02/04 $10.35
2019/02/01 $10.30
2019/01/31 $10.31
2019/01/30 $10.29
2019/01/29 $10.23
2019/01/28 $10.19
2019/01/25 $10.20
2019/01/24 $10.16
2019/01/23 $10.14
2019/01/22 $10.14
2019/01/21 $10.21
2019/01/18 $10.19
2019/01/17 $10.12
2019/01/16 $10.04
2019/01/15 $10.02
2019/01/14 $9.92
2019/01/11 $9.93
2019/01/10 $9.90
2019/01/09 $9.83
2019/01/08 $9.74
2019/01/07 $9.68
2019/01/04 $9.64
2019/01/03 $9.48
2019/01/02 $9.59
2018/12/31 $9.60
2018/12/28 $9.52
2018/12/27 $9.46
2018/12/24 $9.16
2018/12/21 $9.33
2018/12/20 $9.48
2018/12/19 $9.59
2018/12/18 $9.66
2018/12/17 $9.67
2018/12/14 $9.86
2018/12/13 $9.98
2018/12/12 $9.98
2018/12/11 $9.91
2018/12/10 $9.94
2018/12/07 $9.96
2018/12/06 $10.08
2018/12/05 $10.22
2018/12/04 $10.14
2018/12/03 $10.29
2018/11/30 $10.25
2018/11/29 $10.22
2018/11/28 $10.21
2018/11/27 $10.04
2018/11/26 $10.03
2018/11/23 $10.02
2018/11/22 $10.03
2018/11/21 $10.05
2018/11/20 $9.93
2018/11/19 $10.06
2018/11/16 $10.11
2018/11/15 $10.10
2018/11/14 $10.08
2018/11/13 $10.10
2018/11/12 $10.13
2018/11/09 $10.23
2018/11/08 $10.27
2018/11/07 $10.28
2018/11/06 $10.22
2018/11/05 $10.16
2018/11/02 $10.08
2018/11/01 $10.14
2018/10/31 $10.08
2018/10/30 $10.01
2018/10/29 $9.90
2018/10/26 $9.99
2018/10/25 $10.05
2018/10/24 $9.97
2018/10/23 $10.18
2018/10/22 $10.26
2018/10/19 $10.28
2018/10/18 $10.24
2018/10/17 $10.34
2018/10/16 $10.37
2018/10/15 $10.21
2018/10/12 $10.24
2018/10/11 $10.16
2018/10/10 $10.34
2018/10/09 $10.55
2018/10/05 $10.61
2018/10/04 $10.64
2018/10/03 $10.66
2018/10/02 $10.65
2018/10/01 $10.71
2018/09/28 $10.69
2018/09/27 $10.77
2018/09/26 $10.75
2018/09/25 $10.76

Management

Steve Belisle
Patrick Blais

Management Fee Reduction6

Account/Household Value Tiers All Qualifying Investments
$250K+ to $499K 2.5 basis points
$500K+ to $999K 5 basis points
$1M+ to $4.9M 7.5 basis points
$5M+ to $9.9M 10 basis points
$10M+ 12.5 basis points