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Fund Price: $54.69 (as at July 28, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.28 -0.51%  YTD: 25.81%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 7.87% 6.47% 6.47%
3 Months 14.56% 10.15% 9.95%
6 Months 27.03% 21.24% 20.16%
1 Year 40.19% 33.78% 33.37%
2 Year Avg 13.01% 11.26% 11.74%
3 Year Avg -4.21% -4.22% -3.25%
4 Year Avg 3.87% 3.64% 4.51%
5 Year Avg 6.66% 6.75% 7.88%
10 Year Avg 7.41% 8.49% 7.90%
15 Year Avg 9.52% 10.64% 9.77%
20 Year Avg 6.73% 8.59% 6.96%
Since Inception 8.50% - -
 
2013 -7.04% -4.13% -2.64%
2012 -10.61% -10.29% -10.02%
2011 -20.34% -19.41% -18.41%
 
3 year risk 19.19 21.59 18.85
3 year beta 0.99 1.05 1.00

*Globe Natural Resources Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Natural Resources Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 80): 122.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -53.97 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 19 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth through shares of Canadian companies engaged in the discovery, development and extraction of natural resources. The fund manager utilizes a growth-oriented approach emphasizing bottom-up stock selection. Stocks are selected based on their low cost production, a large reserve base and/or excellent potential to achieve exploration success. The fund manager's approach buys exploration companies as well as more mature, producing companies. Foreign content is used to invest in companies or commodities not well represented in Canada. The fund tends to remain fully invested.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: AGF Investments Inc.
Managed by: AGF Investments Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: March 1960
Asset Class: Natural Resources Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $168.3 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 3.11%
Management Fee: 2.50%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2013

Fund Geography September 30, 2013

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 28, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 5.15   39.08 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TOU-T Tourmaline Oil Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.79   29.42 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.51   49.53 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ECA-T EnCana Corp. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.95   28.85 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FM-T First Quantum Minerals Metal Mines Canada Stock 2.9   57.66 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TOT-T Total Energy Services Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 2.87   43.81 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PPY-T Painted Pony Petroleum Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.85   49.49 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SES-T Secure Energy Services Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 2.72   68.19 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
KEL-T Kelt Exploration Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.52   66.46 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Rio Tinto Ltd. Non-Base Metal Mining United Kingdom Stock 2.35   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Bob Lyon, CFA

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: May, 2008

Fund Return: -2.83%

Robert Lyon joined AGF in 2008 assuming lead management responsibilities for AGF Canadian Resources Fund, AGF Global Resources Class and AGF Precious Metals Fund. Robert has nearly 20 years of investment industry experience with close to a decade of direct lead experience managing resource-related mutual funds. Prior to his most recent role as Vice-President and Director of Proprietary Trading at TD Newcrest, Robert served as Vice-President of Portfolio Management with two major Canadian mutual fund companies. In addition to his portfolio management experience, his previous responsibilities include several years in analytical roles researching the oil and gas, base metal and precious metal sectors, and making investment recommendations appropriate for retail and institutional clients. A CFA charterholder, Robert also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University.

Also manages:AGF Global Resources Class, AGF Global Resources Fund, AGF Precious Metal, Oil Sands Sector Fund

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