Guardian Directed Equity Path ETF

Overview
The Guardian Directed Equity Path ETF is designed to empower prosperity through higher income and enhanced capital preservation. The ETF combines a select portfolio of global equities with a carefully constructed overlay of derivative strategies, managed by deeply experienced portfolio managers, to help investors achieve their goals.
Tickers
: GDEP
: GDEP.B

NAV: CAD $19.60 as of 09/18/2020
NAV: CAD $19.82 as of 09/18/2020
Daily NAV Change: -0.97% Daily NAV Change: -0.82%
Total Fund AUM: CAD $7,879,253.23 as of 09/18/2020

Asset Class: Global Equities
Investor Journey:
Management Fee: 0.85%
Risk Rating: Low to Medium
Lead Portfolio Managers
Dino Bourdos, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Head of Investment Solutions - Guardian Capital LP
Denis Larose, CFA, FCIA, FSA
Chief Investment Officer – Guardian Capital LP

Highlights

Key reasons to invest
  • Higher Income – 4% targeted annual distribution yield provides a tax-efficient income alternative for investors.

  • Downside Protection – High-quality investments and the use of a collar option overlay help to preserve capital.

  • Lower Risk – Reduced volatility narrows the range of potential wealth outcomes and increases the probability of meeting retirement goals.

Performance

In accordance with National Instrument 81-102, performance cannot be shown until one year after a fund's inception.

Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
As of 08/31/2020
Holdings % Asset Mix
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF22.42
Facebook Inc. Class 'A'6.32
Microsoft Corporation5.84
Apple Inc.5.57
Home Depot Inc. (The)4.30
Booking Holdings Inc.4.12
Mastercard Incorporated Class 'A'3.86
Alphabet Inc. Class 'A'3.51
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Class 'B' SV3.45
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated3.37

Sector Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Sector % Market Value
INDEX EQUIVALENTS22.42
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY20.57
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY17.19
COMMUNICATION SERVICES11.83
CONSUMER STAPLES8.43
HEALTH CARE8.30
OPTIONS4.00
FINANCIALS3.03
CASH & EQUIVALENTS2.14
UTILITIES2.08

Geographic Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Country % Market Value
UNITED STATES94.38
CANADA5.62

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