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Fund Price: $82.01 (as at April 28, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.7168 -0.87%  YTD: -0.44%

Returns as at March 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -2.33% 1.31% 1.31%
3 Months 0.90% 4.30% 4.19%
6 Months 14.05% 6.29% 6.11%
1 Year 18.92% 12.26% 12.23%
2 Year Avg -9.81% 3.48% 3.99%
3 Year Avg -7.29% 6.19% 6.43%
4 Year Avg -0.56% 11.71% 11.03%
5 Year Avg 2.94% 11.54% 10.56%
10 Year Avg 2.26% 4.69% 3.25%
15 Year Avg - 6.19% 5.43%
20 Year Avg - 6.15% 7.09%
Since Inception - - -
 
2016 0.18% 2.68% 2.58%
2015 -21.96% 10.99% 11.29%
2014 2.67% 7.94% 6.47%
 
3 year risk 16.04 10.60 7.76
3 year beta 0.99 1.00 1.00

*Globe Global Small/Mid Cap Eqt Peer Indx

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Global Small/Mid Cap Eqt Peer Indx.

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 85.43 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -46.98 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: 16 High

Fund Objectives

The Chou Associates Fund�s investment objective is to provide long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in equity securities of US and foreign businesses considered by the Manager to be undervalued. The Fund may invest in the equity securities of Canadian businesses.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Chou Associates Management Inc.
Managed by: Chou Associates Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: September 2005
Asset Class: Global Small/Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending March 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.81%
Management Fee: 1.50%
Load Type: Front End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$5,000
Subsequent:
$500
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$5,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$500
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation December 31, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2016

Fund Geography December 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 28, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
- JPMorgan Chase Equity Warrant - - Stock 14.92   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Exco Resources Inc Frn 20-Oct-2020 Bond 11.24   - 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 10.96   13.1 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 7.29   26.51 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
VRX-T Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 6.96   -71.41 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 6.37   6.8 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GS-N Goldman Sachs Investment Companies and Funds United States Stock 5.37   36.22 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RFP-N Resolute Forest Products East Coast Forestry United States Stock 5.36   6.47 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 28, 2017)

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 30, 2016 1.1970 0.0491 1.2461 1.2461 82.370
Dec 31, 2015 0.0473 0.0473 0.0473 83.468

Portfolio Manager(s)

Francis Chou

Chou Associates Management Inc.

Start Date: September, 2005

Fund Return: 10.43%

Also manages:Chou Asia Series A, Chou Bond Series A, Chou Europe Series A, Chou RRSP Series A

View fund manager performance report