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Fund Price: $13.65 (as at April 28, 2016)  1-day chg: $-.05 -0.37%  YTD: 0.77%

Returns as at March 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 4.50% 5.57% 5.28%
3 Months -0.93% 3.95% 4.54%
6 Months 2.74% 4.54% 3.08%
1 Year -5.51% -3.08% -6.57%
2 Year Avg 2.46% 1.56% -0.05%
3 Year Avg 5.88% 5.72% 5.03%
4 Year Avg 7.21% 6.30% 5.30%
5 Year Avg 5.72% 4.37% 2.10%
10 Year Avg 4.49% 4.03% 4.05%
15 Year Avg 5.56% 6.07% 6.55%
20 Year Avg - 8.52% 7.55%
Since Inception 6.49% - -
 
2015 -1.21% -5.19% -8.32%
2014 11.58% 9.09% 10.55%
2013 15.49% 16.67% 12.99%
 
3 year risk 7.32 8.19 8.86
3 year beta 0.61 0.77 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 March 31, 2016

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 41.07 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Nov 08): -26.07 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: 7 High

Fund Objectives

This fund's objective is to generate a high level of dividend income and to preserve capital. It invests primarily in preferred shares and dividend paying common shares of Canadian companies. It may also invest in other common shares, fixed income securities and income trusts. The fund may also invest in foreign securities. Any change to the investment objective must be approved by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of unitholders held for that reason.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: CI Investments Inc.
Managed by: CI Investments Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: October 1996
Asset Class: Canadian Dividend and Income Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending March 31, 2016)
Total Assets: $790.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.89%
Management Fee: 0.25%
Load Type: Optional
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, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2016

Fund Geography March 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 29, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia - Canada Stock 3.45   -1.1 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 2.53   -2.73 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 1.84   -17.35 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
C-N Citigroup Investment Companies and Funds United States Stock 1.71   -13.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RCI.B-T Rogers Communications Cable Canada Stock 1.56   13.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TRP-T TransCanada Corp. Management and Diversified Canada Stock 1.56   -6.96 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
IGM-T IGM Financial Investment Companies and Funds Canada Stock 1.38   -13.43 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
L-T Loblaw Companies Food Stores Canada Stock 1.37   12.88 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 1.29   -15.76 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 28, 2016)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Monthly

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Mar 24, 2016 0.0127 0.0273 0.0400 0.9928 13.370
Feb 26, 2016 0.0222 0.0178 0.0400 0.9928 12.890
Jan 29, 2016 0.0221 0.0179 0.0400 0.9928 13.230
Dec 18, 2015 0.0109 0.5419 0.5528 0.9928 13.460
Nov 27, 2015 0.0251 0.0149 0.0400 0.4800 14.380
Oct 30, 2015 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 14.350
Sep 25, 2015 0.0107 0.0293 0.0400 0.4800 13.870
Aug 28, 2015 0.0248 0.0152 0.0400 0.4800 14.290
Jul 31, 2015 0.0239 0.0161 0.0400 0.4800 15.070
Jun 26, 2015 0.0214 0.0186 0.0400 0.4800 15.050
May 29, 2015 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 15.200
Apr 24, 2015 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 15.290
Mar 27, 2015 0.0073 0.0327 0.0400 0.4800 15.170
Feb 27, 2015 0.0097 0.0303 0.0400 0.4800 15.320
Jan 30, 2015 0.0201 0.0199 0.0400 0.4800 14.810
Dec 19, 2014 0.0085 0.0315 0.0400 0.4800 14.740
Nov 28, 2014 0.0055 0.0345 0.0400 0.4800 14.920
Oct 31, 2014 0.0275 0.0125 0.0400 0.4800 14.610

Portfolio Manager(s)

John Hadwen

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: October, 1999

Fund Return: 6.59%

John Hadwen, CFA, Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager, is responsible for financial services. He joined the investment management industry in 1993 in customer service at Mackenzie Financial before moving to mutual fund accounting and money market trading and administration. He joined Infinity Investment Counsel in 1998 as a research analyst. Infinity was acquired by Goodman & Company, where his responsibilities expanded to include portfolio management. In 2006, he joined KBSH Capital Management before joining Signature the following year. He holds an Honours BA in Administrative Studies from Trent University.

Also manages:Scotia Global Dividend

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Eric Bushell

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: October, 1999

Fund Return: 6.59%

Eric Bushell, CFA, Senior Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer, began his career as an equity analyst and trader at BPI Mutual Funds in 1993, before becoming a portfolio manager at the firm. He joined CI's Signature team in 1999 when BPI became part of CI Investments. He was named Chief Investment Officer of Signature in 2002. He was named Morningstar's Fund Manager of the Decade in 2011, Morningstar's Equity Fund Manager of the Year in 2009 and chosen by Investment Executive as their Fund Manager of the Year for 2008. Mr. Bushell holds a BA from Queen's University.

Also manages:CI Oil Sands & Energy EARNs Ser 1, SW Elite CI PSS i30/e70 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i60/e40 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i80/e20 Pt 100/100, United Emerging Markets CC-A, United Emerging Markets Pool-W

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John Shaw

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: October, 1999

Fund Return: 6.59%

John Shaw, CFA, Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager has 21 years experience in the investment industry, concentrating in international credit analysis, trading and portfolio management. His responsibilities are focused on corporate bonds and preferred shares. Prior to joining Signature in 2004, Mr. Shaw worked at Canada Life Assurance for 13 years, most recently as a U.S. corporate bond trader. He holds a BA in Economics from Queen�s University.

Also manages:CI Money Market, CI Money Market Cl Z, CI Short-Term Advantage Corp Class, CI Short-Term U$ Corp Class (US$), CI US Money Market (US$), United Cdn Fixed Income Pool-W, United Short Term Income CC-A

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