Mawer Canadian Bond Fund
As at September 30, 2019
James Redpath, CFA
What does this Fund Invest In?
The Fund invests primarily in bonds and debentures of Canadian government and corporate issuers. Treasury bills or short-term investments, not exceeding three years to maturity, may still be used from time to time.
Investors seeking income and stability. Low to medium risk.
Portfolios are all investment grade. Core positions in Government of Canada bonds are established based on the shape of the yield curve and level of interest rates. To add value, we construct enhanced positions in provincial, municipal and corporate bonds based on yield spread, security selection, and trading strategies.
|Mawer Canadian Bond Fund||9.3||1.8||3.2||3.7|
|FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index||9.7||2.7||3.9||4.4|
|Number of Funds in Morningstar Category Cdn Fixed Income||537||463||351||166|
|Number of Holdings1:||102|
|Yield to Maturity (%):||2.1|
|Modified Duration (Yrs):||8.2|
|Top 25 Holdings||% Weight|
|Government Of Canada 2.75% 01-Jun-2022||5.4|
|Canada Housing Trust No. 1 3.8% 15-Jun-2021||3.7|
|Canada Housing Trust No. 1 1.25% 15-Jun-2021||3.4|
|Government Of Canada 3.5% 01-Dec-2045||3.4|
|Government Of Canada 4.0% 01-Jun-2041||3.3|
Province Of Ontario 4.65% 02-Jun-2041
|Canada Housing Trust No. 1 2.55% 15-Mar-2025||2.7|
|Canada Housing Trust No. 1 2.65% 15-Dec-2028||2.1|
|Province Of Quebec 3.1% 01-Dec-2051||2.0|
|Government Of Canada 2.0% 01-Dec-2051||2.0|
|Province Of Quebec 3.0% 01-Sep-2023||2.0|
|Canada Housing Trust No. 1 1.9% 15-Sep-2026||2.0|
|Province Of Quebec 6.25% 01-Jun-2032||1.9|
|Government Of Canada 2.25% 01-Jun-2029||1.6|
|Province Of Saskatchewan 3.3% 02-Jun-2048||1.5|
|Province Of British Columbia 6.35% 18-Jun-2031||1.4|
|Apple Inc. 2.513% 19-Aug-2024||1.3|
|Province Of Ontario 2.8% 02-Jun-2048||1.3|
|Province Of British Columbia 4.95% 18-Jun-2040||1.3|
|Province Of Ontario 3.5% 02-Jun-2024||1.2|
|Government Of Canada 5.75% 01-Jun-2029||1.2|
|Bell Telephone Company Of Canada Or Bell Canada 4.7% 11-Sep-2023||1.1|
|Bank Of Montreal 3.19% 01-Mar-2028||1.1|
|Province Of Alberta 2.35% 01-Jun-2025||1.0|
|Royal Bank Of Canada 2.352% 02-Jul-2024||1.0|
1 Fixed income holdings excluding cash.
Mawer Mutual Funds are managed by Mawer Investment Management Ltd. Mawer Mutual Fund returns are reported in Canadian dollars and calculated after management fees and operating expenses have been deducted. In comparison, index returns do not incur management fees or operating expenses.
Index returns are supplied by a third party—we believe the data to be accurate, however, cannot guarantee its accuracy. Index returns are sourced from FTSE Russell, FactSet and BMO Capital Markets.
Performance returns for the Mawer Mutual Funds and benchmarks are calculated by Mawer Investment Management Ltd. These returns are historical simple returns for the 3 month, YTD and 1 year periods, and annualized compounded total returns for periods after 1 year. Since Inception performance has been calculated from the month-end after the initial funding of the mutual fund in order to provide a comparison against a monthly benchmark.
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