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Fund Price: $60.52 (as at July 23, 2014)  1-day chg: $.13 0.22%  YTD: 20.75%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 9.41% 3.07% 4.58%
3 Months 14.93% 3.50% 6.67%
6 Months 20.69% 9.57% 14.79%
1 Year 43.58% 26.48% 29.60%
2 Year Avg 30.11% 21.79% 17.83%
3 Year Avg 11.66% 11.51% 7.94%
4 Year Avg 13.61% 14.18% 12.81%
5 Year Avg 16.47% 15.92% 15.89%
10 Year Avg 8.34% 5.94% 8.95%
15 Year Avg 11.16% 7.53% -
20 Year Avg 10.78% 8.83% -
Since Inception 10.84% - -
 
2013 25.17% 23.84% 12.22%
2012 5.31% 11.87% 4.75%
2011 -16.73% -10.96% -7.85%
 
3 year risk 15.33 12.93 11.55
3 year beta 1.18 0.87 1.00

*S&P/TSX Completion Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Completion Total Return.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 81.03 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -45.44 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: 15 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund seeks for appreciation of capital on a medium- and long-term basis. Assets are invested in common shares of companies chosen on the basis of their growth potential, rather than on current income.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: National Bank Mutual Funds
Managed by: National Bank Mutual Funds
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 1988
Asset Class: Canadian Focused Small/Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $715.0 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.55%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation March 31, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2013

Fund Geography March 31, 2013

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 23, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
ARE-T Aecon Group Contractors Canada Stock 4.94   37.19 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Atrium Innovations Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 3.59   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MDF-T Mediagrif Interactive Techn. Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 3.59   -4.57 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FSV-T FirstService Corp. Other Services Canada Stock 3.5   64.59 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ESL-T Enghouse Systems Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 3.47   34.26 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WCP-T Whitecap Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.24   51.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SJ-T Stella-Jones Inc. Misc. Industrial Products Canada Stock 2.97   10.78 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  National Bank Money Market Fund 2.96     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BTO-T B2Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 2.82   -7.42 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EFN-T Element Financial Capital Pool Company Canada Stock 2.77   16.55 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TFI-T TransForce Inc. Transportation Canada Stock 2.76   24.51 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MRE-T Martinrea International. Metal Fabricators Canada Stock 2.72   3.14 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BXE-T Bellatrix Exploration Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.66   27.53 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DPM-T Dundee Precious Metals Precious Metals Canada Stock 2.57   -3.72 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Christian Cyr, CFA

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 8.30%

Christian is Vice President, Small Cap Equities with Natcan Investment Management. He has 9 years' investment experience and started at Natcan in 2000. Christian holds a Bachelor of Administration in Finance from Universit� Laval and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Also manages:Altamira Global Small Co, Altamira Quebec Growth, Fiera QSSP II Investment Fund Inc.

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Eric Dupont

Van Berkom & Associates Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 8.30%

Eric Dupont, B.A. (Finance), joined VBA on February 9, 2004 as Assistant Research Analyst, Canadian Small-Cap Equities. He is responsible for conducting fundamental research on specific sectors of the Canadian equity market. Mr. Dupont received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, at the Universit� de Sherbrooke in December 2003. He is currently enrolled in Level II of the CFA program.

Also manages:Altamira Global Small Co, Altamira Quebec Growth, Fiera QSSP II Investment Fund Inc.

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Marc Lecavalier, M.Sc

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 8.30%

Also manages:Altamira Global Small Co, Altamira Quebec Growth, Fiera QSSP II Investment Fund Inc.

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