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Fund Price: $11.42 (as at July 31, 2014)  1-day chg: $.0002 0.00%  YTD: 4.23%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.09% 0.22% 0.22%
3 Months 1.48% 1.72% 1.70%
6 Months 3.79% 4.12% 4.16%
1 Year 3.52% 4.34% 4.34%
2 Year Avg 1.06% 1.82% 1.80%
3 Year Avg 2.73% 3.55% 4.48%
4 Year Avg 2.72% 3.59% 4.23%
5 Year Avg 3.27% 4.32% 4.68%
10 Year Avg 3.76% 4.18% 4.42%
15 Year Avg 4.11% 4.49% 4.61%
20 Year Avg 5.12% 5.76% 5.74%
Since Inception 5.10% - -
 
2013 -2.36% -1.79% -1.86%
2012 1.84% 3.37% 3.21%
2011 6.71% 7.21% 9.83%
 
3 year risk 2.88 3.21 3.43
3 year beta 0.72 0.77 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income 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 Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jan 96): 18.69 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jun 06): -3.34 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 aims to provide a high level of current income by investing primarily in a combination of Canadian corporate and government-issued debt securities. In order to change its investment objective, the Fund needs approval from a majority of its investors who vote at a meeting held for this purpose, unless it is required by law to make the change.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Investors Group
Managed by: I.G. Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: May 1994
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $3,177.5 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.81%
Management Fee: 1.65%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
specific min investment-See prospectus for details
 
 

Asset Allocation April 30, 2014

Bond Type April 30, 2014

Bond Term April 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at April 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 31, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
  Gov't of Canada, 5.00%, JUN/01/37 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 4.00%, JUN/01/41 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 4.65%, JUN/02/41 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of British Columbia, SEP/05/20 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 3.15%, JUN/02/22 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Bank of Nova Scotia, 2.74%, DEC/01/16 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of British Columbia, 6.35%, JUN/18/31 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada Housing Trust, 1.70%, DEC/15/17 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  NHA Mortgage Backed Securities, 2.30%, JUN/01/16 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, JUL/13/22 Bond -   - 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 July 31, 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
Jul 25, 2014 0.0154 0.0154 0.1969 11.456
Jun 27, 2014 0.0142 0.0142 0.1888 11.374
May 30, 2014 0.0211 0.0211 0.1939 11.394
Apr 25, 2014 0.0212 0.0212 0.1906 11.300
Mar 21, 2014 0.0162 0.0162 0.1881 11.271
Feb 28, 2014 0.0179 0.0179 0.1860 11.334
Jan 31, 2014 0.0125 0.0125 0.1829 11.325
Dec 20, 2013 0.0117 0.0117 0.1835 11.120
Nov 29, 2013 0.0192 0.0192 0.2277 11.153
Oct 25, 2013 0.0193 0.0193 0.2282 11.200
Sep 20, 2013 0.0078 0.0078 0.2419 11.023
Aug 30, 2013 0.0204 0.0204 0.2455 11.090
Jul 26, 2013 0.0073 0.0073 0.2441 11.205
Jun 21, 2013 0.0049 0.0049 0.2555 11.188
Jun 12, 2013 0.0144 0.0144 0.2506 11.328
May 31, 2013 0.0178 0.0178 0.2515 11.436
Apr 26, 2013 0.0187 0.0187 0.2497 11.603
Mar 22, 2013 0.0141 0.0141 0.2511 11.521
Feb 22, 2013 0.0148 0.0148 0.2532 11.452

Portfolio Manager(s)

Scott Waugh, B.Comm(Hons), CIM, DMS, CFA

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: January, 2001

Fund Return: 4.07%

Scott Waugh, brings a strong background to Investors Group's Fixed Income team with over a decade of experience in finance and fixed income investments. Scott joined Investors Group in 1999, after working for TD Waterhouse and today is the Portfolio Manager for Investors Canadian Bond Fund, Investors Canadian Corporate Bond Fund, Investors Government Bond Fund, Investors Real Return Bond Fund, Investors Capital Yield Class, Investors Short Term Capital Yield Class and the Canadian Bond mandate of the iProfile fixed income pool. Scott earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Manitoba, and has also attained numerous investment management related designations to support his investment process. Scott is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and has also earned the Canadian Investment Manager and Derivatives Market Specialist designations.

Also manages:Investors Canadian Corporate Bond-C, Investors Cap Yield Class-A, Investors Cap Yld Cl Srs TI, Investors Capital Yld Cl Srs I, Investors Short Term Cap Yield Cl-A

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Jeff Hall, B.Comm (Hons), CA, CFA

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: January, 2001

Fund Return: 4.07%

Jeff Hall joined Investors Group in 1994 and possesses a wealth of expertise in the fixed income financial markets. Prior to joining Investors Group, Jeff was a Senior Accountant with Price Waterhouse and Manager with Shelter Canadian Properties. As Head of the Fixed Income Team, Jeff is responsible for overseeing the investment process for all fixed income mandates with support from a strong team of investment professionals. Jeff is the Portfolio Manager for Investors Canadian Bond Fund, Investors Canadian High Yield Income Fund, Investors Canadian Corporate Bond Fund, Investors Canadian Equity Income Fund, Investors Mortgage & Short Term Income Fund, Investors Fixed Income Flex Portfolio, and the high yield mandate of the iProfile Fixed Income Pool. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree. He has also obtained a Chartered Accountant designation and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. Jeff is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the CFA Institute.

Also manages:Inv Mortgage&Shrt Trm Inc Fd SrC, Investors Canadian Corporate Bond-C, Investors Cdn Equity Income Fund A, Investors Cn HY Inc Srs C, Investors Fixed Income Flex Pt C

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