PortfolioAnalyst Release Notes

November 2021

Week Ending November 12, 2021

New Configuration Tab

  • Create amount or percent target allocations for asset and sub-asset classes.
  • Custom benchmark configuration has been moved from the Reports tab to the Configuration tab.

New Allocation Goals Report

  • View your current vs. target asset and sub-asset class allocations for seamless portfolio rebalancing.
  • Changes apply to PDF and CSV.

Master External Account Access

  • External accounts no longer need to be added at the client level.
  • Advisors and brokers can now add external accounts. Account types include brokerage, bank, credit cards, annuities, incentive plans, mortgages, student loans, and more. Login with your master user, navigate to PortfolioAnalyst > External Accounts to leverage our multi-custody solutions.

October 2021

Week Ending October 29, 2021

New Allocation and Performance by Region Report

  • Legacy report Allocation by Region has been replaced with our new Allocation and Performance by Region report.
  • The allocation section now offers amount and percent change over time. Δ represents change.
  • The performance section now offers MTM performance represented in amount and percent.
  • Changes apply to PDF and CSV.

Client Report Bulk Delivery

  • Advisors and brokers are now able to configure default and custom report delivery for all client accounts in bulk.

September 2021

Week Ending September 17, 2021

Model Portfolios Have Arrived

  • Performance analysis on individual and consolidated model portfolios is now available.
  • Get started today:
    • Activate model portfolios in PortfolioAnalyst
    • Create custom model reports
    • Enable model reports for delivery

August 2021

Week Ending August 20, 2021

Introducing New Fund Sector

  • Funds with assorted/mixed sector allocations are now classified as Broad.

July 2021

Week Ending July 23, 2021

Daily Money-Weighted Return

  • MWR is now fully supported when using daily frequencies throughout PortfolioAnalyst reports and online tools.

Update Sector Classifications for Funds

  • Lipper Global is our new data source for fund sector classifications where sector specific funds are appropriately classified.

Week Ending July 16, 2021

Integration with Quote Details

  • Quick Trade order ticket to easily place orders, manage open orders, and view recent trades
  • Advanced intraday charting options to change time periods, add technical indicators like SMA, EMA, Bollinger Bands, and display volume charts
  • Live news stream
  • Recent transactions

May 2021

Week Ending May 21, 2021

New Portfolio Checkup Features

Get the real-time health of your entire portfolio with an in-depth analysis of your holdings. New features include:

  • 7 day, month to date, 1 month, year to date, 1 year, inception, and custom time periods
  • Ability to add up to 3 benchmarks for comparison
  • Distribution of returns bar chart
  • Support to add all PortfolioAnalyst risk measures
  • Asset Class, Sector, and Geographic expansion to see the composition by position
  • View/hide table and chart
  • Layout configuration to show/hide desired widgets.

New Education Center

Get quick access to help topics, documentation, contact support and more.

April 2021

Week Ending April 30, 2021

PortfolioAnalyst is now GIPS® Verified

Time-weighted and money-weighted returns are now calculated in accordance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). GIPS® established standards for investment performance, making it easier for you to compare firms and make more informed investment decisions.

  • Helps ensure investment performance is complete and fairly presented.
  • Means data is presented in a consistent and transparent manner across sources.
  • Demonstrates a voluntary commitment to follow ethical standards.
  • Read the verifcation letter here.
  • GIPS® is a registered trademark of CFA Institute. CFA Institute does not endorse or promote this organization, nor does it warrant the accuracy or quality of the content contained herein.

Week Ending April 23, 2021

Introducing our new Home Tab

  • Ability to toggle between Money-Weighted and Time-Weighted returns and view/hide chart or table
  • Beginning/Ending/Change in NAV, Best/Worst/Period % Return, and Net Deposits/Withdrawals
  • Interactive NAV vs. Return chart with benchmark comparison
  • View performance by Account Type and Asset Class/Financial Instrument
  • Filter Excluded and External Accounts
  • Configure columns
  • Link another external account

New Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

Socially conscious investors can now analyze their portfolio's ESG ratings summary, controversy distribution, and largest holdings.

  • Ratings Summary – incorporates ESG Score, Controversies Score, Combined Score, Percentage of companies in portfolio with ESG score, and ESG pillar breakdown.
  • Controversy Distribution – bar chart that exemplifies the controversies score by position weight (%).
  • Largest Holdings – outlines top 10 holdings and all associated ESG scores. Top and bottom ESG performers are also identified.

January 2021

Week Ending January 22, 2021

New PDF Report Changes Applied to IB Canada Annual Report

  • General changes include modern styles, reduced blank space, fewer pages, and faster report generation.

Week Ending January 8, 2021

Changes for Reports in CSV Format

  • Add analysis period and as of dates to each report.
    • Add MetaInfo record discriminator.
  • New Allocation and Performance by Sector report
    • Legacy reports Allocation by Sector and Performance by Sector have been removed and combined into our new Allocation and Performance by Sector report.
    • The allocation section now offers amount and percent change over time. Δ represents change.
    • The performance section now offers MTM performance represented in amount and percent.
  • New Fixed Income report
    • Analyze your bond portfolio with our new Fixed Income report.
  • User will be prompted with message when selecting both Historical Performance/Benchmark Comparison, Performance Statistics/Benchmark Comparison, Risk Measures/Benchmark Comparison.