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Fund Price: $50.02 (as at April 29, 2016)  1-day chg: $.46 0.93%  YTD: 6.24%

Returns as at March 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 4.94% 5.17% 6.75%
3 Months -0.32% 1.30% 7.66%
6 Months 4.66% 3.44% 7.88%
1 Year -8.39% -6.82% -7.16%
2 Year Avg 2.00% -3.53% -7.69%
3 Year Avg 9.47% 5.32% -0.41%
4 Year Avg 7.54% 5.00% -1.21%
5 Year Avg 2.86% 2.19% -3.25%
10 Year Avg 5.30% 3.24% 1.79%
15 Year Avg 7.84% 7.77% 6.99%
20 Year Avg 9.73% 7.85% 6.58%
Since Inception 9.74% - -
 
2015 -3.07% -5.11% -13.75%
2014 13.06% 3.22% -0.09%
2013 25.17% 23.57% 7.76%
 
3 year risk 12.47 11.96 14.46
3 year beta 0.68 0.64 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2016

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: 12 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 Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending March 31, 2016)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.54%
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 February 29, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings February 29, 2016

Fund Geography February 29, 2016

Top Holdings as at February 29, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 29, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
  National Bank Money Market Fund 6.77     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 5.03   -13.1 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HRX-T Heroux-Devtek Inc. Transportation Equip. & Compnts Canada Stock 4.21   47.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AGT-T AGT Food and Ingredients - Canada Stock 4.12   51.97 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 4.08   10.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RCH-T Richelieu Hardware Wholesale Distributors Canada Stock 3.36   5.95 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ITP-T Intertape Polymer Group Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 3.32   20.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GSY-T goeasy Ltd. Specialty Stores Canada Stock 3.3   -12.01 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 3.16   1.61 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DHX.B-T DHX Media Entertainment Services Canada Stock 3.1   -6.96 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to April 29, 2016)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 29, 2014 8.0725 8.0725 8.0725 48.440

Portfolio Manager(s)

Christian Cyr, CFA

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 5.99%

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: 5.99%

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: 5.99%

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

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