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Fund Price: $1.05 (as at December 24, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.0133 -1.25%  YTD: -37.98%

Returns as at November 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -16.98% -7.16% -7.16%
3 Months -36.47% -25.56% -25.57%
6 Months -34.90% -21.08% -21.40%
1 Year -26.38% -8.71% -9.24%
2 Year Avg -18.78% -7.73% -6.61%
3 Year Avg -24.17% -10.86% -9.24%
4 Year Avg -27.49% -10.84% -9.07%
5 Year Avg -18.83% -4.29% -2.49%
10 Year Avg - 3.49% 2.95%
15 Year Avg - 8.36% 7.85%
20 Year Avg - 7.03% 5.94%
Since Inception -18.12% - -
 
2013 -11.00% -5.52% -2.64%
2012 -29.09% -10.71% -10.02%
2011 -42.00% -20.33% -18.41%
 
3 year risk 27.25 19.97 17.09
3 year beta 1.35 1.06 1.00

*Globe Natural Resources 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 Natural Resources Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at November 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 61.52 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jun 09): -58.48 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: 27 High

Fund Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the CRC Class is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of Canadian companies involved in the energy and natural resources sector.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Qwest Funds Corp.
Managed by: Qwest Funds Corp.
Fund Type: MF Corp
Inception Date: April 2006
Asset Class: Natural Resources Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending November 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $14.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 4.78%
Management Fee: 2.50%
Load Type: Front End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation December 31, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2013

Fund Geography December 31, 2013

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at December 24, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
- WHITECAP RESOURCES INC. Other Canada Stock 8.19   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LRE-T Long Run Exploration Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 7.87   -69.89 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNE-T Canacol Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 7.51   -63.53 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SDY-T Strad Energy Services Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 7.18   -6.58 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TBE-T Twin Butte Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 5.77   -63.76 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CDI-T CanElson Drilling Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 5.76   -33.75 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CR-T Crew Energy Inc. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 5.43   -3.74 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LVL-X Lynden Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 5.17   -36.84 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
INA-X Iona Energy Inc. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.68   -90.91 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 December 24, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Variable

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Variable

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 30, 2013 0.0293 0.0293 0.0293 1.690

Portfolio Manager(s)

Don L. Short, CFA

Qwest Funds Corp.

Start Date: June, 2010

Fund Return: -22.07%

Mr. Don Short joined Qwest Investment Management Corp. ("Qwest") on June 25, 2010. Don is an executive team member at Qwest and the Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager at Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd., a registered investment fund manager. As portfolio manager, Don is responsible for leading his Calgary based portfolio management team in the research, analysis and investment selection of oil and gas investment opportunities for our natural resource sector focused flow-through offerings and mutual funds. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Don has focused his professional investment career on Calgary's oil and gas industry since the early 1990's. Prior to joining Qwest, Don managed his oil and gas sector investment funds at Origin Capital Management Ltd., a company he founded in 2006. Don's other positions included: a principal of Core Partners Inc., a business advisory services company; an oil and gas research analyst at Raymond James Ltd; an institutional sales and investment analyst at FirstEnergy; and an oil and gas business analyst at Northridge Canada Inc. Don holds two bachelor degrees (with distinction) from the University of Calgary in Commerce and Computer Science, and has obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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