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Fund Price: $10.96 (as at December 22, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.0801 -0.73%  YTD: 3.38%

Returns as at November 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.04% 1.23% 1.23%
3 Months -1.49% 0.40% 0.48%
6 Months 1.48% 2.59% 2.83%
1 Year 5.77% 7.43% 7.81%
2 Year Avg 5.91% 6.64% 6.71%
3 Year Avg 6.18% 5.83% 6.06%
4 Year Avg 5.53% 5.06% 5.20%
5 Year Avg 7.21% 5.02% 5.15%
10 Year Avg 4.83% 4.10% 4.05%
15 Year Avg 6.88% 4.43% 4.57%
20 Year Avg 6.66% 5.87% 5.76%
Since Inception 6.60% - -
 
2013 4.62% 5.53% 5.41%
2012 6.40% 4.64% 4.61%
2011 4.48% 2.30% 2.22%
 
3 year risk 3.04 2.85 2.58
3 year beta 0.82 0.96 1.00

*Globe Cdn Fixed Inc Balanced 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 Cdn Fixed Inc Balanced Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at November 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 33.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -21.93 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: 3 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund's goal is to generate a high level of tax-effective income with moderate volatility by investment primarily in a portfolio of high quality preferred shares of Canadian corporations. Any change to the fundamental investment objectives must be approved by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of Unitholders held for that reason.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds - Advisor
Managed by: Guardian Capital LP.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 1978
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income Balanced
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending November 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $816.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.37%
Management Fee: 1.00%
Load Type: Front End
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 November 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings November 30, 2014

Bond Type November 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at November 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at December 22, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 2.07   1.13 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.89   13.11 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MFC-T Manulife Financial Insurance Canada Stock 1.71   7.01 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 1.69   10.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FTS-T Fortis Inc. Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 1.64   26.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 1.59   10.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HSE-T Husky Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 1.52   -17.63 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BEP.UN-T Brookfield Renewable Energy Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 1.51   26.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BMO-T Bank of Montreal Banks Canada Stock 1.5   15.68 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.47   13.11 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 December 22, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Nov 17, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4750 11.287
Oct 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4700 11.030
Sep 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4650 11.355
Aug 18, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4600 11.437
Jul 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4550 11.409
Jun 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4500 11.396
May 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4450 11.343
Apr 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4400 11.264
Mar 17, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4350 11.078
Feb 18, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4300 10.998
Jan 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4250 11.026
Dec 20, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.937
Nov 18, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 11.019
Oct 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.802
Sep 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.795
Aug 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.704
Jul 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.970

Portfolio Manager(s)

Kevin Hall, CFA, BComm (Hon)

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2003

Fund Return: 6.24%

Kevin Hall is a Managing Director, Canadian Equity and specializes in equity income mandates. He joined Guardian Capital in 2000 as an equity research analyst, was later promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2002 and to Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007. Prior to Guardian Capital, Kevin held various positions in client service and sales at Trimark Investment Management and Guardian Group of Funds Ltd.Kevin Graduated from McMaster University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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John Priestman, BA

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2014

Fund Return: 2.99%

John Priestman is a Managing Director, Canadian Equity since 1985 and specializes in equity income mandates. Prior to joining Guardian Capital, John held many senior roles that included managing portfolios at the Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan and Manager of Pension Trusts at Royal Trust Company. He began his career in 1969 with Bell Gouinlock as an investment dealer with responsibilities for bond trading and municipal underwriting.John graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of British Columbia in 1968.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A, COMPASS Income Fund, INDEXPLUS Income, YIELDPLUS Income Fund

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Michele Robitaille, CFA, CA, CBV

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2014

Fund Return: 2.99%

Michele Robitaille is Managing Director and specializes in equity income mandates. She joined Guardian Capital in 2003 as Portfolio Manager and was promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007. Prior to Guardian Capital, Michele worked as an Equity Research Analyst for various Canadian investment dealers including Scotia Capital Inc. and National Bank Financial. Prior to that, she worked at Price Waterhouse LP in both the Audit and Business Services and Financial Advisory Services Groups.Michele graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. She is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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