(As of 4/30/2021)

Desjardins American Equity Growth Fund A Class

(U.S. Equity)

FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
16.31 %
YTD Return 4.03 %
Change ($0.06) / -0.30 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of April 30, 2021)
MER 2.33 %
Assets ($mil) $2,135.89
Rank (1Yr) 678/1801
Std Dev (3Yr) 16.91 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 8/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
The objective of this Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in equity and equity-related securities of United States companies and/or units of mutual funds which themselves invest primarily in equity and equity related securities of United States companies.
Management Co.
Desjardins Investments Inc.
Asset Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Sector Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Geographic Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Top 10 Holdings
Microsoft CorpUS EquityTechnologyUnited States7.16%
Amazon.com IncUS EquityConsumer ServicesUnited States5.60%
Apple IncUS EquityTechnologyUnited States5.57%
Alphabet Inc Cl CUS EquityTechnologyUnited States5.50%
Facebook Inc Cl AUS EquityTechnologyUnited States3.43%
MasterCard IncUS EquityFinancial ServicesUnited States3.11%
TransUnionUS EquityTechnologyUnited States2.28%
Constellation Brands IncUS EquityConsumer GoodsUnited States2.18%
PayPal Holdings IncUS EquityIndustrial ServicesUnited States1.96%
Salesforce.com IncUS EquityTechnologyUnited States1.96%

Performance Data (As of April 30, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 4.37 5.76 15.73 4.03 33.29 23.28 21.33 17.07
Benchmark 2.91 8.61 18.86 7.92 28.93 16.95 16.92 17.19
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 4 2 1 1 1

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 34.81 31.46 6.94 21.50 -2.90 24.43 17.17 42.47 15.66 -9.39
Benchmark 16.07 25.18 3.98 13.80 8.65 20.77 24.19 41.93 13.16 4.41
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 2 1 4
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of May 01, 2021)
26th Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

ESG data provided by MSCI
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