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Fund Price: $15.66 (as at April 23, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.0019 -0.01%  YTD: 5.19%

Returns as at March 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 2.49% -0.29% 0.57%
3 Months 5.09% 4.23% 3.40%
6 Months 17.53% 17.28% 18.17%
1 Year 29.68% 29.32% 29.61%
2 Year Avg 20.56% 19.60% 22.53%
3 Year Avg 15.38% 14.72% 18.77%
4 Year Avg 12.47% 13.60% 16.69%
5 Year Avg 14.68% 15.78% 17.48%
10 Year Avg 3.40% 3.65% 5.37%
15 Year Avg - 1.23% 2.16%
20 Year Avg - 5.35% 8.30%
Since Inception 3.15% - -
 
2013 38.90% 38.58% 41.52%
2012 8.87% 10.31% 13.48%
2011 0.71% -1.62% 4.41%
 
3 year risk 8.77 10.89 8.37
3 year beta 0.99 1.10 1.00

*S&P 500 Composite Total Return Idx($Cdn)

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P 500 Composite Total Return Idx($Cdn).

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 01): 41.90 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -30.59 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: 9 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to seeks long-term capital growth consistent with prudent risk.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Investors Group
Managed by: I.G. Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: Seg
Inception Date: October 1999
Asset Class: U.S. Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending March 31, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.93%
Management Fee: 2.20%
Load Type: Back End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation January 31, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings January 31, 2014

Fund Geography January 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at January 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 23, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
MRK-N Merck & Company Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock -   18.24 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AAPL-Q Apple Electrical & Electronic United States Stock -   29.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DE-N Deere & Co. Machinery United States Stock -   10.37 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PFE-N Pfizer Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock -   -0.51 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CAT-N Caterpillar Inc. Machinery United States Stock -   22.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GE-N General Electric Management and Diversified United States Stock -   22.88 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 -   33.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UNP-N Union Pacific Transportation United States Stock -   30.16 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PEP-N Pepsico Inc. Food Processing United States Stock -   1.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BRK.B-N Berkshire Hathaway Insurance United States Stock -   19.24 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Mark Chaput, B.Comm., CFA

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: February, 2014

Fund Return: 7.78%

Mark Chaput brings a decade of capital markets experience and strong analytical expertise to our North American equities team. Prior to joining Investors Group in 2005, Mark worked for Standard Life Investments, where he covered stocks across a range of key sectors. Prior to his work there, Mark conducted investment research for BMO Nesbitt-Burns. He also has six years of industry experience as a Financial Analyst in the Aerospace/Defense industry at CAE Inc., and at Lockheed-Martin Canada. Mark has made a significant contribution to the depth of our investment research capabilities through industry analysis and sector strategies in both Canada and the United States. Mark is the Portfolio Manager for Investors U.S. Dividend Growth Fund, Investors North American Equity Fund*, Investors U.S. Large Cap Value Fund*, Investors U.S. Opportunities Fund, and the large cap value mandate of the iProfile US Equity Pool. Mark is bilingual in French and English and earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from Concordia University. Mark is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.* denotes portfolio management responsibilities for the class versions of these funds.

Also manages:Investors Core U.S. Equity A, Investors Core U.S. Equity Class A, Investors U.S. Large Cap Value Cl-A, Investors US Div Gro Srs A

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