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Fund Price: $48.57 (as at July 9, 2014)  1-day chg: $.14 0.29%  YTD: 9.60%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 2.57% 2.44% 4.07%
3 Months 4.72% 4.04% 6.41%
6 Months 9.13% 8.57% 12.86%
1 Year 41.14% 23.54% 28.66%
2 Year Avg 23.66% 18.43% 17.82%
3 Year Avg 11.46% 8.52% 7.60%
4 Year Avg 11.51% 10.61% 10.78%
5 Year Avg 9.76% 10.02% 11.01%
10 Year Avg 6.91% 6.57% 8.77%
15 Year Avg 7.78% 6.51% 7.75%
20 Year Avg 8.46% 7.84% 9.26%
Since Inception 7.96% - -
 
2013 31.66% 20.99% 12.99%
2012 8.87% 8.20% 7.19%
2011 -12.45% -9.41% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 9.55 10.70 10.26
3 year beta 0.86 0.88 1.00

*S&P/TSX 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 Total Return.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Aug 00): 62.38 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -33.85 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: 10 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth primarily through shares of large-cap Canadian companies that are experiencing above-average growth in sales, earnings and cash flow.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: AGF Investments Inc.
Managed by: AGF Investments Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: October 1969
Asset Class: Canadian Focused Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $1,644.2 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.44%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2013

Fund Geography September 30, 2013

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 9, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 2.59   29.16 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 2.5   31.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CM-T CIBC Banks Canada Stock 2.43   31.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
INTC-Q Intel Electrical & Electronic United States Stock 2.43   33.52 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 2.4   27.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.32   53.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 2.28   42.68 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CVE-T Cenovus Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.26   7.39 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ENB-T Enbridge Inc. Oil Pipelines Canada Stock 2.22   11.97 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GEI-T Gibson Energy Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 2.21   37.15 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 9, 2014)

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
May 23, 2014 0.3258 0.3258 12.8914 47.230
Dec 23, 2013 6.1571 6.1571 12.5656 43.840
Dec 20, 2013 6.4085 6.4085 6.4085 43.750

Portfolio Manager(s)

Caterina Prato, MBA, CFA

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: October, 2007

Fund Return: 2.60%

Caterina Prato is Portfolio Manager of AGF Canada Class, AGF Canadian Stock Fund and AGF Canadian Stock Class. She works closely with AGF�s Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice-President Martin Hubbes to carefully select companies that meet their stringent investment criteria and to manage the portfolios on a day-to-day basis. In April 2008, she also joined industry veteran Bob Farquharson on AGF Canadian Small Cap Fund. As an experienced member of AGF�s North American Equities team, she generates investment ideas and evaluates and monitors companies, many of which become holdings for funds managed by AGF Investments Inc. She currently covers the information technology sector and has been responsible for other sectors in the past. She joined the AGF Fund Management team in 2004 as a generalist. Caterina began her career in 1997 as an investment analyst at Trimark Investments. She later joined Aegon�s investment team in 2001 as an assistant vice-president focusing on North American equities. She is a bottom-up fundamental business analyst and has covered companies in a variety of sectors. Caterina earned an MBA from the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Also manages:AGF Canada Class, Primerica Asset Builder II, Primerica Asset Builder III, Primerica Asset Builder IV, Primerica Asset Builder V, Primerica Asset Builder VI

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Peter J Frost, CFA

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: October, 2011

Fund Return: 20.10%

Peter Frost has a strong understanding of the Canadian equities, U.S. equities and fixed income markets as well as a deep philosophical belief in traditional fundamental investing. Peter is a seasoned investment professional having joined the industry in 1992. His experience includes six years in pension consulting, two years at a large, bank-owned wealth management firm and nine years as a Portfolio Manager at a leading Canadian money management firm. In his most recent position, he was the lead manager of a growing income pooled fund and was part of the team managing both balanced and equity funds. He earned his MBA from the University of Dallas and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:AGF All Cap 30 Canadian Equity, AGF Canada Class, AGF High Income, AGF Monthly High Inc Cl MF Srs, AGF Monthly High Income, AGF Social Values Balanced, AGF Traditional Income, Harmony Bal Growth Portfolio-W, Harmony Canadian Equity Pool-W, Harmony Cdn Fixed Income Pool-W, Harmony Conservative Portfolio-W, Harmony Diversified Income Pool, Harmony Global Fixed Income Pool, Harmony Growth Plus Port Cl-W, Harmony Growth Plus Portfolio-W, Harmony Growth Portfolio-W, Harmony Maximum Grw Portfolio-W, Harmony Money Market Pool-W, Harmony Non-traditional Pool-W, Harmony Overseas Equity Pool-W, Harmony U.S. Equity Pool-W, Harmony Yield Portfolio W, IG AGF Canadian Growth Class-A, IG AGF Canadian Growth-A

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