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Fund Price: $14.77 (as at September 19, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.03 -0.20%  YTD: 9.86%

Returns as at August 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.31% 2.11% 2.09%
3 Months 3.00% 5.48% 7.75%
6 Months 7.38% 10.24% 11.53%
1 Year 18.13% 22.81% 27.13%
2 Year Avg 15.00% 17.00% 17.86%
3 Year Avg 11.67% 11.98% 10.22%
4 Year Avg 10.58% 11.12% 10.15%
5 Year Avg 9.28% 10.79% 10.66%
10 Year Avg 6.75% 7.25% 9.34%
15 Year Avg 7.20% 8.08% 8.02%
20 Year Avg - 9.45% 9.01%
Since Inception 7.09% - -
 
2013 15.49% 16.61% 12.99%
2012 9.95% 7.85% 7.19%
2011 -0.86% -1.34% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 5.78 7.21 10.06
3 year beta 0.47 0.61 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 August 31, 2014

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: 6 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: 3 (3YR ending August 31, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
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 August 31, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings August 31, 2014

Fund Geography August 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at August 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 19, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 3.4   20.01 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 3.22   24.24 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 3.06   23.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PNC-N PNC Financial Services Banks United States Stock 2.6   18.69 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
JPM-N JP Morgan Chase & Co. Banks United States Stock 2.19   15.85 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
POW-T Power Corp of Canada Management and Diversified Canada Stock 1.82   12.34 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 1.45   2.95 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNR-T Canadian National Railway Transportation Canada Stock 1.41   54.72 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WFC-N Wells Fargo & Co. Banks United States Stock 1.38   24.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UBS-N UBS AG Banks Switzerland Stock 1.34   -17.19 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 September 19, 2014)

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
Aug 29, 2014 0.0170 0.0230 0.0400 0.4800 14.690
Jul 25, 2014 0.0134 0.0266 0.0400 0.4800 14.660
Jun 27, 2014 0.0036 0.0364 0.0400 0.4800 14.460
May 30, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 14.380
Apr 25, 2014 0.0307 0.0093 0.0400 0.4800 14.210
Mar 28, 2014 0.0070 0.0330 0.0400 0.4800 14.090
Feb 28, 2014 0.0182 0.0218 0.0400 0.4800 13.910
Jan 31, 2014 0.0230 0.0170 0.0400 0.4800 13.620
Dec 13, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.320
Nov 29, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.680
Oct 25, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.470
Sep 27, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.120
Aug 30, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 12.870
Jul 26, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.100
Jun 28, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 12.830
May 31, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 13.170
Apr 26, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 12.950
Mar 22, 2013 0.0400 0.0400 0.4800 12.970

Portfolio Manager(s)

John Hadwen

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: October, 1999

Fund Return: 7.32%

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:Signature Global Div Fund A

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Eric Bushell

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: October, 1999

Fund Return: 7.32%

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 Global, CI Global Corporate Class, CI Oil Sands & Energy EARNs Ser 1, CI Signature Global Energy Corp Cl, CI Signature Global Income & Growth, CI Signature Global Resource, CI Signature Gold Corporate Class, CI Signature Income & Growth, CI Signature Select Canadian, CI Signature Select Cdn Corp Cl, CI Signature Select Global, SW Elite CI PSS i20/e80 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i30/e70 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i40/e60 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i50/e50 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i60/e40 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i70/e30 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i80/e20 Pt 100/100, Scotia Global Balanced Series A, Scotia Global Dividend, Signature Canadian Balanced A, Signature Diversified Yld Crp Cl A, Signature Emerging Markets, Signature Global Div Fund A, Signature International, Signature International Corp Cl, Skylon Yield Advantage Income Trust, 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: 7.32%

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 Select Staging, CI Short-Term Advantage Corp Class, CI Short-Term Corporate Class, CI Short-Term U$ Corp Class (US$), CI Signature Canadian Bond, CI Signature Corporate Bond, CI Signature Short-Term Bond, CI US Money Market (US$), Signature Canadian Balanced A, Signature Global Bond A, United Cash Management Pool-W, United Cdn Fixed Income Pool-W, United Global Fixed Income Pl-W, United Short Term Income CC-A, United Short Term Income Pool-W

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