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Fund Price: $19.32 (as at September 23, 2016)  1-day chg: $.0075 0.04%  YTD: 0.57%

Returns as at August 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.33% 0.73% 0.75%
3 Months 4.09% 2.82% 3.58%
6 Months 10.50% 9.15% 9.36%
1 Year 4.86% 4.54% 5.84%
2 Year Avg 11.87% 6.23% 11.86%
3 Year Avg 15.46% 10.49% 16.14%
4 Year Avg 17.76% 12.92% 18.64%
5 Year Avg 15.50% 11.06% 16.81%
10 Year Avg 6.20% 4.08% 6.90%
15 Year Avg 4.63% 3.43% 4.98%
20 Year Avg 6.93% 4.23% 6.33%
Since Inception 6.70% - -
 
2015 19.74% 9.58% 19.55%
2014 12.43% 8.63% 15.01%
2013 33.50% 28.24% 35.91%
 
3 year risk 10.54 10.52 10.52
3 year beta 0.99 0.83 1.00

*MSCI World TR CAD

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the MSCI World TR CAD.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2016

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Aug 99): 39.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Mar 03): -29.87 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: 11 High

Fund Objectives

To provide a superior real rate of return, primarily through capital appreciation, by investing in a diversified portfolio of equities. Security selection will emphasize large companies, which are considered to be undervalued in relation to their historical price, industry competitors and/or the overall market, or have prospects for above average earnings growth.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: MFS Investment Management Canada Ltd.
Managed by: MFS Investment Management Canada Ltd.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: March 1996
Asset Class: Global Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending August 31, 2016)
Total Assets: $987.4 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.25%
Management Fee: 0.55%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000,000
Subsequent:
$150,000
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
-
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $1,000,000)
 
 

Asset Allocation July 31, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings July 31, 2016

Fund Geography July 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at July 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 23, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
GOOG-Q Alphabet Inc. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 1.68   25.74 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DHR-N Danaher Corp. Machinery United States Stock 1.46   20.41 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PG-N Procter & Gamble Misc. Consumer Products United States Stock 1.34   22.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CHTR-Q Charter Communications Cable United States Stock 1.32   34.99 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FB-Q Facebook, Inc. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 1.3   35.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SBAC-Q Sba Communications Corp. Telecommunications United States Stock 1.29   5.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- KDDI Corp. Telecommunications Japan Stock 1.27   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
V-N Visa Inc. Other Services United States Stock 1.24   17.51 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Nestle S.A. Food Processing Switzerland Stock 1.23   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NVS-N Novartis AG Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Switzerland Stock 1.23   -11.24 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 23, 2016)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Quarterly

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Jun 30, 2016 0.1501 0.1501 1.7070 18.226
Mar 31, 2016 0.0606 0.0606 1.6909 17.850
Dec 31, 2015 0.1141 1.2971 1.4112 1.6925 19.431
Sep 30, 2015 0.0851 0.0851 0.3748 19.315
Jun 30, 2015 0.1339 0.1339 0.3441 19.737
Mar 31, 2015 0.0622 0.0622 0.3470 19.836

Portfolio Manager(s)

Jeffrey C. Constantino, CFA, CPA

MFS Institutional Advisors Inc.

Start Date: June, 2012

Fund Return: 18.18%

Jeffrey C. Constantino, CFA, CPA, is an Investment Officer of MFS Investment Management and portfolio manager of the firm's large cap growth portfolios. Jeff joined MFS as a research analyst in 2000. He was named portfolio manager in December 2005. From 1995 to 1998, he was a financial consultant in the mergers and acquisitions group at Arthur Andersen. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. During his graduate degree program, he worked as an Equity Research Intern at MFS. Jeff earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 1995. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Also manages:MFS Global Equity Growth, Sun Life MFS Global Gro Srs A

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David Antonelli, MBA, CPA

MFS Institutional Advisors Inc.

Start Date: June, 2012

Fund Return: 18.18%

David Antonelli, MBA, CPA, joined MFS in 1991 and is currently Senior Vice President and Director of International Equity Research. As Director of International Equity Research, David manages the firm�s team of international analysts and is responsible for building MFS� international research capabilities. David is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania.

Also manages:MFS Global Equity Growth, Sun Life MFS Global Gro Srs A, Sun Life MFS Intl Gro Srs A

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