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Fund Price: $57.83 (as at October 20, 2014)  1-day chg: $.64 1.12%  YTD: 15.38%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -3.69% -4.63% -5.30%
3 Months -0.89% -3.15% -3.40%
6 Months 13.91% 0.77% 3.04%
1 Year 27.50% 15.51% 17.67%
2 Year Avg 23.82% 15.81% 11.54%
3 Year Avg 18.44% 15.67% 11.30%
4 Year Avg 10.59% 10.07% 7.96%
5 Year Avg 11.66% 11.41% 11.27%
10 Year Avg 8.33% 6.26% 8.57%
15 Year Avg 11.07% 7.74% -
20 Year Avg 10.52% 8.28% -
Since Inception 10.69% - -
 
2013 25.17% 24.17% 12.22%
2012 5.31% 10.85% 4.75%
2011 -16.73% -11.99% -7.85%
 
3 year risk 12.59 11.57 9.90
3 year beta 1.07 0.86 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 September 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: 13 High

Fund Objectives

The National Bank Small Cap Fund�s investment objective is to provide long-term capital growth and preservation. The fund invests primarily in common shares of companies chosen for their growth potential. The fund may also invest in money market instruments and securities of Canadian federal and provincial governments. The fund makes investments in small capitalization companies which provide you with additional dynamic growth potential for a diversified portfolio.

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: 2 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $618.1 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 October 20, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
ARE-T Aecon Group Contractors Canada Stock 4.94   -0.96 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   -5.23 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   42.38 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   31.49 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   20.45 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   16.69 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   0.0 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   -0.08 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   21.75 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   3.47 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   -32.92 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   2.2 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: 7.98%

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:Fiera QSSP II Investment Fund Inc., National Bank Global Small Co, National Bank Quebec Growth Fund

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Eric Dupont

Van Berkom & Associates Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 7.98%

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:Fiera QSSP II Investment Fund Inc., National Bank Global Small Co, National Bank Quebec Growth Fund

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Marc Lecavalier, M.Sc

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 7.98%

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

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