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Fund Price: $7.84 (as at December 24, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.002 -0.03%  YTD: 8.91%

Returns as at November 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.90% 1.44% 1.44%
3 Months 0.59% -0.07% -0.10%
6 Months 3.32% 3.14% 3.14%
1 Year 10.37% 9.21% 9.26%
2 Year Avg 9.71% 10.31% 10.20%
3 Year Avg 8.46% 8.57% 8.50%
4 Year Avg 5.76% 6.45% 6.32%
5 Year Avg 5.53% 6.59% 6.52%
10 Year Avg - 5.44% 4.82%
15 Year Avg - 5.18% 4.63%
20 Year Avg - 6.65% 6.03%
Since Inception 5.54% - -
 
2013 10.19% 11.30% 11.08%
2012 5.68% 6.04% 5.84%
2011 -1.72% -1.34% -1.79%
 
3 year risk 3.69 4.22 3.72
3 year beta 0.90 0.99 1.00

*Globe Cdn Neutral Balanced 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 Cdn Neutral Balanced Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at November 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jun 14): 14.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Sep 11): -3.30 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: 4 High

Fund Objectives

This fund's objective is to provide a balance between income and growth in the value of your investment over the long term. As part of its investment objective, the fund invests primarily in Canadian equities and fixed income securities. The portfolio manager may change the mix of assets according to its outlook for each asset class.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds - Advisor
Managed by: BMO Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: November 2009
Asset Class: Canadian Neutral Balanced
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending November 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $2,184.1 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.13%
Management Fee: 1.75%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
No
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
-
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2014

Bond Type September 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at December 24, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
  BMO S&P 500 Index ETF Fund 11.72     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 1.25%, FEB/01/16 Bond 6.78   0.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  BMO MSCI EAFE Hedged to CAD Idx ETF Fund 3.58     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 3.42   11.8 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  BMO MSCI Eur Hi Qlty Hdg C Inx ETF Fund 3.29     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 2.44   1.13 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNR-T Canadian National Railway Transportation Canada Stock 2.26   32.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 3.45%, JUN/02/45 Bond 2.13   14.79 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, DEC/30/14 Bond 1.87   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, NOV/19/14 Bond 1.73   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 1.71   3.58 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MFC-T Manulife Financial Insurance Canada Stock 1.66   7.68 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 1.75%, SEP/01/19 Bond 1.64   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.54   12.95 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 4.40%, JUN/02/19 Bond 1.53   1.31 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: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 18, 2014 0.0339 0.5913 0.6252 0.9981 7.780
Nov 17, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.4052 8.422
Oct 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.4036 8.062
Sep 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.4020 8.462
Aug 18, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.4004 8.432
Jul 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3988 8.457
Jun 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3972 8.466
May 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3956 8.338
Apr 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3940 8.260
Mar 17, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3924 8.249
Feb 18, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3908 8.220
Jan 16, 2014 0.0339 0.0339 0.3892 8.187
Dec 16, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3876 7.933
Nov 18, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3874 8.055
Oct 16, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3872 7.854
Sep 16, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3870 7.817
Aug 16, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3868 7.803
Jul 16, 2013 0.0323 0.0323 0.3866 7.891

Portfolio Manager(s)

Andrew Osterback, CFA

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: November, 2009

Fund Return: 7.30%

Andrew joined BMO Asset Management Inc.'s active fixed income team as a portfolio manager in 2005, & has over 20 yrs experience in managing fixed income portfolios. Andrew overseas portfolios with an emphasis on the interest anticipation aspects of govmt bond sectors. Prior to joining BMO AM, he managed a mix of mutual funds, pooled assets, and segrtd. private client portfolios for a major institutional investor. Andrew holds an Honours BCom degree from the University of Windsor, a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) from the University of Western Ont & received his CFA designation in 1999.

Also manages:BMO Bond - A, BMO Core Bond - A, BMO Core Plus Bond - A, BMO Diversified Income Portfolio -A, BMO Money Market - A, BMO Short-Term Income Class - A

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Paul Taylor, CFA, MBA

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: March, 2012

Fund Return: 8.05%

Paul oversees asset allocation both from a strategic and tactical perspective for the firm's multi-asset class strategies, in addition to being a member of its leadership team. He has 25 years of investment industry experience, 10 of which have been with BMO Financial Group. Previously, he was the Senior Investment Manager for institutional balanced accounts at a large life insurance company; and prior to that, President and CIO of two retail fund families at a large financial institution. Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from the University of Western Ontario and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Queen's University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Toronto CFA Society.

Also manages:BMO Balanced ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Balanced ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Conservative ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Equity Growth ETF Port Cl, BMO Equity Growth ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Fixed Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Balanced Portfolio S, BMO FundSelect Balanced Portfolio-A, BMO FundSelect Equity Growth Port-A, BMO FundSelect Growth Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Income Portfolio-A, BMO Growth ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Growth ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Inc ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO LifeStage 2017 Class - A, BMO LifeStage 2020 Class - A, BMO LifeStage 2025 Class - A, BMO LifeStage 2030 Class - A, BMO LifeStage 2035 Class - A, BMO LifeStage 2040 Class - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2015 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2017 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2020 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2022 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2025 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2026 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2030 - A, BMO Monthly Income - A, BMO North American Dividend - A, BMO SelectClass Balanced Port - A, BMO SelectClass� Eq Gr Pt -Advisor*, BMO SelectClass� Equity Gro Port -A, BMO SelectClass� Growth Portfolio-A, BMO SelectClass� Income Port - A, BMO SelectTrust Balanced Port - A, BMO SelectTrust Balanced Port - C, BMO SelectTrust Conservative Port-A, BMO SelectTrust Conservative Port-C, BMO SelectTrust Equity Grw Port - A, BMO SelectTrust Equity Grw Port -C, BMO SelectTrust Fixed Inc Port - A, BMO SelectTrust Growth Portf - C, BMO SelectTrust Growth Portfolio -A, BMO SelectTrust Income Port - A, BMO SelectTrust Income Port - C, BMO Target Education 2020 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2025 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2030 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2035 Port - A, BMO Target Education Income Pt - A, BMO U.S. Dollar Balanced - A, BMO U.S. Dollar Monthly Income - A

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Jordan Luckock, CFA, M.Sc

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: May, 2012

Fund Return: 9.62%

Jordan joined BMO Asset Management in March 2012 and has almost 10 years of investment industry experience. He is a Portfolio Manager for the firm's large cap core Canadian equity mandates. Prior to this, Jordan spent five years as a Research Analyst at BMO Harris Investment Management. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario (Huron College), a Master of Science degree in Finance from Queen's University and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Canadian Equity Class - A, BMO Canadian Equity Fund - A

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Jeffrey Bradacs, CFA

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: September, 2013

Fund Return: 12.27%

Jeff joined BMO Asset Management Inc.'s Canadian equity team with responsibility for Canadian large cap equities in September 2013. Previously, he spent 10 years as an investment professional with the asset management arm of a large Canadian based insurance company. Jeff graduated from the Honors Business Administration (HBA) program from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and he is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Canadian Equity Class - A, BMO Canadian Equity Fund - A

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Denis Senecal, M.Sc.

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: March, 2014

Fund Return: 5.08%

Denis oversees portfolio management, strategies, research and execution for all active fixed income portfolios, in addition to being a member of the firm's leadership team. He has 23 years of financial markets experience, primarily focused on fixed income. Before joining BMO AM Inc., Denis was Head of Fixed Income & Cash at a major asset management firm. His experience includes managing fixed income, absolute return strategies, global and emerging debt, tactical asset mix, and fund of managers. Denis holds both a B.A.A and M.Sc. degree in applied Economics and Finance from H.E.C. (University of Montreal)

Also manages:BMO Bond - A, BMO Core Bond - A, BMO Core Plus Bond - A, BMO Diversified Income Portfolio -A, BMO Money Market - A, BMO Monthly Income - A, BMO Mortgage & Short Term Inc - A, BMO Short-Term Income Class - A

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