EMPIRE LIFE DIVIDEND GROWTH GIF

Class L Guaranteed Investment Funds as of March 31, 2024

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Doug Cooper, CFA
Empire Life Investment Team

WHY INVEST IN THIS FUND

You are seeking growth by investing primarily in dividend paying Canadian equity securities

FUND FACTS

Asset ClassCanadian Equity
Size (Mill)$620.63
MER3.11 %
Inception November 3, 2014
Total Holdings59

RISK TOLERANCE

lowlow to mediummediummedium to highhigh

ASSET MIX

Canadian Equities82.6 %
U.S. Equities9.1 %
International Equities7.4 %
Cash and Cash Equivalents0.9 %

SECTOR MIX

Financials31.0 %
Energy15.5 %
Materials9.0 %
Communication services8.4 %
Industrials7.9 %
Consumer staples7.3 %
Utilities7.2 %
Consumer discretionary3.9 %
Real Estate3.5 %
Information technology3.3 %
Health care2.9 %

GROWTH OF $10,000

For Illustration Purposes Only

TOP 10 HOLDINGS

Royal Bank of Canada6.0 %
Toronto-Dominion Bank5.3 %
Bank of Montreal3.6 %
TC Energy Corporation3.5 %
Enbridge Inc.3.0 %
Bank of Nova Scotia2.8 %
Rogers Communications Inc. 'B'2.6 %
Canadian Natural Resources Limited2.6 %
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. 'A'2.6 %
TELUS Corporation2.4 %
Total of Top 1034.4 %

COMPOUND ANNUAL RETURNS

1 mo3 moYTD1 yr3 yr5 yr10 yrInception
2.624.444.448.605.364.15 3.51

CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS

20162017201820192020202120222023
16.635.79-15.1512.75-5.6320.21-5.717.01
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