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Fund Price: $13.19 (as at March 26, 2015)  1-day chg: $-.02 -0.15%  YTD: -0.34%

Returns as at February 28, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 3.30% 2.25% 1.34%
3 Months 0.66% 5.30% 11.74%
6 Months 2.81% 6.36% 17.98%
1 Year 8.43% 10.54% 21.13%
2 Year Avg 9.00% 11.19% 21.40%
3 Year Avg 8.87% 9.85% 18.55%
4 Year Avg - 7.21% 14.94%
5 Year Avg - 8.12% 13.31%
10 Year Avg - 4.90% 6.60%
15 Year Avg - 5.09% 4.23%
20 Year Avg - 7.06% 6.86%
Since Inception 10.25% - -
 
2014 7.36% 7.86% 15.38%
2013 14.03% 12.59% 22.60%
2012 7.17% 8.18% 9.53%
 
3 year risk 5.62 4.98 6.18
3 year beta -0.04 0.45 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 February 28, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Sep 12): 15.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Aug 13): 7.14 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 fundamental investment objective is to seek to provide a consistent level of monthly income in U.S. dollars by investing mainly in, or obtaining exposure to, income-producing securities, with capital appreciation as a secondary objective. Income- producing securities may include, but is not limited to, dividend-paying common shares and preferred shares, bonds, exchange-traded funds and real estate investment trusts.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: TD Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: TD Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: August 2011
Asset Class: Global Neutral Balanced
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending February 28, 2015)
Total Assets: $1,071.9 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.08%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$100
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$100
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation January 31, 2015

Bond Type January 31, 2015

Fund Geography January 31, 2015

Top Holdings as at January 31, 2015

Distribution Report (18 months up to March 27, 2015)

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
Feb 27, 2015 0.0073 0.0073 0.0839 13.380
Jan 30, 2015 0.0073 0.0073 0.0829 12.960
Dec 31, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.0819 13.250
Dec 18, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.0756 13.270
Nov 28, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.0854 13.320
Oct 31, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.0952 13.090
Sep 30, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1050 12.900
Aug 29, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1148 13.060
Jul 31, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1246 12.790
Jun 30, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1344 12.910
May 30, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1442 12.800
Apr 30, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1540 12.660
Mar 31, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1638 12.560
Feb 28, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1736 12.420
Jan 31, 2014 0.0063 0.0063 0.1834 12.130
Dec 19, 2013 0.0161 0.0161 0.1932 12.270
Nov 29, 2013 0.0161 0.0161 0.2139 12.330
Oct 31, 2013 0.0161 0.0161 0.2156 12.200
Sep 30, 2013 0.0161 0.0161 0.2173 11.860

Portfolio Manager(s)

David Sykes, CFA

TD Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: August, 2011

Fund Return: 10.26%

David Sykes joined TD Asset Management in 1999. He is lead manager of the TD North American Dividend Fund and U.S. Monthly Income Fund and co-manager of the TD Global Dividend Fund for TD Mutual Funds. He also has lead manager responsibilities for TD Private Investment Counsel (PIC) portfolios, including the North American Blue Chip Model in Canada and the U.S. Dividend Model in the U.S., and is co-manager of several other U.S. mandates for PIC. In addition, David is lead manager of select institutional segregated accounts. David has responsibility for coverage of various U.S. sectors, including health care, the consumer and financials. David has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Mary's University (1993), an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, as well as a MSC in International Relations from the London School of Economics. He is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:Epoch Gl Shareholder Yld Advs Srs, TD North American Dividend-A, TD Strategic Yield - I, TD Tactical Monthly Income - I, TD US Monthly Inc -I

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Damian Fernandes CFA

TD Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: February, 2014

Fund Return: 11.67%

Damian Fernandes joined TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) in June 2012 and is currently lead manager of the TD Balanced Growth Fund. In addition, he has coverage responsibilities for companies within the U.S. and global consumer sectors. Prior to joining TDAM, Damian managed U.S. equity and tactical asset allocation portfolios for the asset management division of a prominent Canadian financial services company. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:TD Balanced Growth - I, TD Tactical Monthly Income - I, TD US Monthly Inc -I

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Geoff Wilson, CFA

TD Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: February, 2014

Fund Return: 11.67%

Geoff Wilson joined TD Asset Management Inc. in 1996. He is responsible for asset allocation strategies across many of the multi-asset class mandates. He is currently lead Portfolio Manager of all fund of fund portfolios for TD Mutual Funds. In addition, Geoff is co-manager of the TD Monthly Income, TD Diversified Income, TD Dividend Income, TD Balanced Income and TD US Monthly Income Funds. He also has lead manager/co-manager responsibilities for several fixed income funds, including the flagship TD Real Return Bond and TD Canadian Bond Funds. Further, Geoff is a member of the TD Wealth Asset Allocation Committee. Geoff joined TD in 1990 in the Treasury Group where he worked in the Money Market area for 6 years until joining TDAM in 1996. Geoff received his Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in 1990. Geoff is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:TD Advantage Aggressive Growth Pt-I, TD Advantage Balanced Growth Port-I, TD Advantage Balanced Income Port-I, TD Advantage Balanced Portfolio-I, TD Advantage Growth Portfolio-I, TD Balanced Growth - I, TD Balanced Income - I, TD Comfort Aggressive Growth Port-I, TD Comfort Balanced Growth Port-I, TD Comfort Balanced Income Port-I, TD Comfort Balanced Portfolio-I, TD Comfort Conservative Inc Ptfl-I, TD Comfort Growth Portfolio-I, TD Diversified Monthly Income-A, TD Dividend Income Class - I, TD Dividend Income Investor Series, TD Dividend Income-A, TD FundSmart Mgd Aggressive Grt-I, TD FundSmart Mgd Balanced Grt-I, TD FundSmart Mgd Inc & Mod Grt-I, TD FundSmart Mgd Income- I, TD FundSmart Mgd Max Equity Grt- I, TD Income Advantage Ptfl Invr Srs, TD Mgd Agg Gwth Non-RSP GIF II, TD Mgd Aggress Growth Port-I, TD Mgd Bal Growth Portfolio-I, TD Mgd Idx Inc & Mod Growth Port-I, TD Mgd Inc&Mod Growth Portfolio-I, TD Mgd Income Portfolio-I, TD Mgd Index Aggress Growth Port-I, TD Mgd Index Bal Growth Port-I, TD Mgd Index Income Port-I, TD Mgd Index Max Equity Gro Port-I, TD Mgd Max Eq Growth Non-RSP GIF II, TD Mgd Max Equity Portfolio-I, TD Monthly Income Investor Series, TD Retirement Balanced Port -I, TD Retirement Conserv Port -I, TD Strategic Yield - I, TD Tactical Monthly Income - I, TD U.S. Equity Portfolio-A, TD US Monthly Inc -I

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Glenn Davis

TD Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: February, 2014

Fund Return: 11.67%

Glenn Davis has 30 yrs of experience managing fixed income investments with a variety of firms including State Street Global Advisors, Boston Partners Asset Management, LLC and Freedom Capital Management. He joined TD Banknorth Wealth Management in March of 2005 as a Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist and Head of Fixed Income. In January 2009, Glenn�s group joined TDAM USA Inc. He manages approximately $6 billion in fixed income strategies, including the TDAM Short Term Bond Fund (TDSBX). Glenn holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College, Waterville, ME and has an M.B.A. in Finance from the Hofstra University Graduate School of Business. Glenn is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:TD US Monthly Inc -I

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