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Fund Price: $7.71 (as at April 15, 2014)  1-day chg: $0 0.00%  YTD: 1.72%

Returns as at March 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.13% 0.37% -0.12%
3 Months 3.03% 3.55% 5.67%
6 Months 10.10% 9.04% 14.53%
1 Year 13.92% 11.95% 21.29%
2 Year Avg 9.95% 9.71% 16.21%
3 Year Avg 5.87% 6.45% 13.20%
4 Year Avg 6.60% 7.23% 11.40%
5 Year Avg 10.90% 10.61% 10.63%
10 Year Avg 4.60% 4.86% 4.75%
15 Year Avg - 5.56% 3.19%
20 Year Avg - 6.69% 6.10%
Since Inception 5.34% - -
 
2013 14.88% 12.65% 22.60%
2012 6.35% 8.16% 9.53%
2011 -4.48% -1.91% 2.93%
 
3 year risk 6.17 5.84 4.64
3 year beta 0.90 0.75 1.00

*Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% Barclays Cap

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% Barclays Cap.

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 33.29 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -27.41 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

The investment objective of the Fund is to obtain a balance of current income and long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified mix of equity and income mutual funds, with a bias towards capital appreciation.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Franklin Templeton Investments
Managed by: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: August 2002
Asset Class: Global Neutral Balanced
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending March 31, 2014)
Total Assets: $1,571.2 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.28%
Management Fee: 1.90%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$25,000
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$25,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $25,000)
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2013

Bond Type September 30, 2013

Fund Geography September 30, 2013

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 15, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
  FT Bissett Bond Sr O Fund 20.09     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  FT Bissett Can Equity Sr O Fund 6.65     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Tmpltn Global Bond-O Fund 6.09     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Franklin Mutual European Fund 6.08     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Frk Flex Cap Growth Fund 5.47     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  FT Bissett AllCan Focus Sr F Fund 4.44     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EWJ-N iShares MSCI Japan E.T.F. Investment Companies and Funds Japan Stock 4.15   -2.91 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Frk Tmp Canadian Large Cap Fund 4.03     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Frk Strategic Income Fund 3.96     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Frk US Core Equity-A Fund 3.79     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 15, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 23, 2013 0.0705 0.0705 0.0705 7.510
Dec 21, 2012 0.0400 0.0400 0.0400 6.620

Portfolio Manager(s)

Stephen Lingard, CFA, MBA

Franklin Templeton Investments

Start Date: September, 2008

Fund Return: 6.88%

Stephen Lingard is a managing director and portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Solutions. He has co-portfolio manager responsibilities for all Canadian-based multi-asset products including Franklin Quotential and Franklin LifeSmart Portfolios. He also co-manages several FTSAF Luxembourg-registered products and institutional separate accounts for global clients. Previously, Stephen was Managing Director of Manager and Asset Class Research for five years with FT Solutions.Mr. Lingard joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2007 and has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Franklin Templeton, he held various roles within Fidelity Investments, Freedom International Bond Brokers and Soci�t� G�n�rale (Asia). Mr. Lingard earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration from the European University at Brussels. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.

Also manages:DFS GIF Balanced Inc Quotential 3, DFS GIF Diversif Inc Quotential 3, DFS GIF Growth Quotential 3, FT 2050 Conservative Portfolio, FT 2050 Growth Portfolio, FT 2050 Moderate Portfolio, FT Quo Dvsfd Inc Pfl Sr T, FT Quotential Bal Inc Pfl Sr A, FT Quotential Can Gr Pfl Sr A, FT Quotential Gl Bal Pfl Sr A, FT Quotential Gl Bal Pfl Sr T, FT Quotential Gr Pfl Sr A, Franklin Quot Diversified Equ Pt-A, Franklin Templeton Retirement Port, Frk Tmp 2020 Conservative Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2020 Growth Port, Frk Tmp 2020 Moderate Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2030 Conservative Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2030 Growth Port, Frk Tmp 2030 Moderate Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2040 Conservative Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2040 Growth Portfolio, Frk Tmp 2040 Moderate Portfolio

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Michael Greenberg, CFA

Franklin Templeton Investments

Start Date: January, 2014

Fund Return: 1.43%

Michael Greenberg is a vice president, portfolio manager with Franklin Templeton Solutions. He is a member of the FTS Global Investment Committee and has co-portfolio management responsibilities for all Canada-based managed programs, including Franklin Quotential and Franklin LifeSmart. Mr. Greenberg joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2006 and has ten years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to that, he was responsible for business development, product development and research for an alternative investment boutique, Tricycle Asset Management, in Toronto. He began his career at Fidelity Investments, based in Toronto, working with group retirement plans. Mr. Greenberg holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Ottawa. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Charterholder.

Also manages:DFS GIF Balanced Inc Quotential 3, DFS GIF Diversif Inc Quotential 3, DFS GIF Growth Quotential 3, FT Quo Dvsfd Inc Pfl Sr T, FT Quotential Bal Inc Pfl Sr A, FT Quotential Gr Pfl Sr A, Franklin Quot Diversified Equ Pt-A

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