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BMO Preferred Share Fund Series A

Preferred Share Fixed Income

As Of: May 31, 2020

Fund Objective

The fund's objective is to generate steady income and achieve capital preservation and appreciation by investing primarily in preferred shares of Canadian companies and in other types of securities that are expected to distribute income.

Asset Allocation

Asset Percent
Canadian Equity 94.01%
Cash and Equivalents 2.62%
International Equity 1.77%
Canadian Corporate Bonds 1.60%
US Equity 0.01%
Other -0.01%

Sector Allocation

Sector Percent
Financial Services 70.29%
Energy 9.28%
Utilities 6.23%
Real Estate 5.26%
Cash and Cash Equivalent 2.62%
Other 6.32%

Geo Allocation

Region Percent
North America 98.24%
Latin America 1.77%
Other -0.01%

Top Holdings

Name Percent
BMO Laddered Preferred Share Index ETF (ZPR) 2.73%
Bank of Nova Scotia - Pfd Sr 38 1.89%
Bank of Montreal - Pfd Sr 27 1.81%
Royal Bank of Canada - Pfd Sr BB 1.81%
Canadian Imperial Bank of Comm - Pfd Cl A Sr 45 1.79%
Canadian Imperial Bank Commrce 0.00% 12-May-2025 1.60%
Power Corporation of Canada - Pfd Sr D 1.60%
Toronto-Dominion Bank - Pfd Cl A Sr 5 1.58%
Royal Bank of Canada - Pfd Sr BD 1.54%
Pembina Pipeline Corp - Pfd Cl A Sr 9 1.49%

Category

Preferred Share Fixed Income

General Info

Inception Date Aug 12, 2013
MER 1.90%
Total Assets
(in millions)
$4.64

UL Fees

Wave 33 or later
Life Dimensions (Low Fees) 0.75%
Life Dimensions 2.00%
Wealth Dimensions 0.75%

Fund Management Company

BMO Investments Inc.

Investment Style

Large
Value
Large
Blend
Large
Growth
Mid
Value
Mid
Blend
Mid
Growth
Small
Value
Small
Blend
Small
Growth
;

Fund Growth

Growth Summary

Investment Value $7,724.24
Rate of Return -22.76%
Values over period specified.

Legend

BMO Preferred Share Fund Series A

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index TR


Performance

1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Inception
Fund -2.3 -12.2 -14.0 -16.0 -12.9 -8.0 -4.8 - -3.7
S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index TR -1.7 -11.6 -12.4 -14.5 -10.0 -4.4 -2.3 0.7 -
Quartile 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 - -

Calendar Performance

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund -0.6 -11.5 10.3 6.0 -14.2 3.9 - - - -
S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index TR 3.5 -7.9 13.6 7.0 -14.9 6.8 -2.6 5.5 5.8 7.7
Quartile 4 4 4 4 4 4 - - - -

Volatility

Volatility: 8

Risk vs. Return

BMO Preferred Share Fund Series A

Median

Other - Preferred Share Fixed Income

Risk & Tax Efficiency

3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 16.46 15.07 -
Beta 1.06 1.01 -
Alpha -0.03 -0.03 -
R-Squared 1.00 0.99 -
Sharpe Ratio -0.49 -0.32 -
Sortino Ratio -0.76 -0.61 -
Treynor -0.08 -0.05 -
Tax Efficiency - - -

Category

Preferred Share Fixed Income

General Info

Inception Date Aug 12, 2013
MER 1.90%
Total Assets
(in millions)
$4.64

UL Fees

Wave 33 or later
Life Dimensions (Low Fees) 0.75%
Life Dimensions 2.00%
Wealth Dimensions 0.75%

Fund Management Company

BMO Investments Inc.

Investment Style

Large
Value
Large
Blend
Large
Growth
Mid
Value
Mid
Blend
Mid
Growth
Small
Value
Small
Blend
Small
Growth