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Fund Price: $28.01 (as at February 5, 2016)  1-day chg: $.979 3.62%  YTD: 12.81%

Returns as at December 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 2.37% 3.64% 3.64%
3 Months -1.64% 2.09% 2.10%
6 Months -18.01% -13.48% -13.50%
1 Year -6.77% -7.30% -7.36%
2 Year Avg -2.03% -3.17% -2.49%
3 Year Avg -22.46% -21.31% -20.64%
4 Year Avg -19.06% -19.63% -19.31%
5 Year Avg -19.88% -20.27% -19.75%
10 Year Avg 2.75% -1.42% -2.22%
15 Year Avg 8.70% 7.71% 6.19%
20 Year Avg - 3.96% 2.27%
Since Inception 5.45% - -
 
2015 -6.77% -7.30% -7.36%
2014 2.96% 1.63% 2.64%
2013 -51.43% -47.53% -47.43%
 
3 year risk 43.77 39.09 38.17
3 year beta 1.13 1.01 1.00

*Globe Precious Metals 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 Precious Metals Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at December 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Oct 09): 151.30 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -63.07 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: 36 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund�s investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies engaged in the precious metals sector while remaining RRSP eligible.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Sentry Investments
Managed by: Sentry Investments
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: December 1997
Asset Class: Precious Metals Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending December 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $299.0 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.88%
Management Fee: 2.25%
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, 2015

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2015

Fund Geography September 30, 2015

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2015

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at February 5, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
DGC-T Detour Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 18.64   61.45 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
KDX-T Klondex Mines Ltd - Canada Stock 12.77   22.43 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
P-T Primero Mining Corp. Metal Mines Canada Stock 7.85   -50.33 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
THO-T Tahoe Resources Precious Metals Canada Stock 6.34   -33.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SSL-T Sandstorm Gold Ltd. Other Mines Canada Stock 5.9   -25.73 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MND-T Mandalay Resources Corp Metal Mines Canada Stock 5.58   -11.96 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BTO-T B2Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 5.41   -48.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
KGI-T Kirkland Lake Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 5.07   42.92 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SMF-T Semafo Inc. Precious Metals Canada Stock 4.91   -4.37 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Kevin MacLean, CFA, P.Eng.

Sentry Investments

Start Date: August, 2004

Fund Return: 6.12%

Kevin joined Sentry Select in August 2004; he specializes in precious metals and mining equities. He has more than 25 years of experience in fundamental analysis and portfolio management. Kevin is the winner of a 2007 and 2008 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for the best risk-adjusted performance over three years in the precious metals category (Sentry Select Precious Metals Growth Fund). He received No. 1 rankings in several categories in the 2001 Brendan Woods institutional survey of precious metals and diamond analysts, as a senior gold mining analyst. Kevin is a Professional Engineer (Nuclear), has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Also manages:Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp

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Kevin MacLean, Jon Case

Sentry Investments

Start Date: January, 2012

Fund Return: -20.85%

Also manages:Precious Metals and Mining Trust, Sentry Precious Metals Fund Srs O, Sentry Precious Metals Fund Srs P, Sentry Precious Metals Fund Srs PF

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Jon Case

Sentry Investments

Start Date: January, 2012

Fund Return: -20.85%

Jon joined Sentry in 2012. He is focused on the research and analysis of precious metals equities. More than eight years of experience in the financial industry. Member of the precious metals management team. Prior to joining Sentry, was a partner and precious metals equity analyst at one of the country�s largest independently-owned investment dealers. Master of Finance Degree from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University. Member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts since 2006. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Also manages:Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp

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