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Fund Price: $51.02 (as at September 25, 2017)  1-day chg: $.28 0.55%  YTD: -8.24%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.88% -0.66% 0.11%
3 Months -2.31% -2.38% -0.29%
6 Months -5.74% -2.61% -3.55%
1 Year -2.68% 1.67% 4.44%
2 Year Avg 3.35% 6.09% 12.26%
3 Year Avg -1.64% -0.74% -0.91%
4 Year Avg 7.12% 5.82% 5.41%
5 Year Avg 9.57% 7.42% 5.06%
10 Year Avg 4.93% 3.54% 3.40%
15 Year Avg 8.10% 7.62% 8.32%
20 Year Avg 8.24% 7.10% 6.33%
Since Inception 9.54% - -
 
2016 18.10% 19.82% 35.39%
2015 -3.07% -5.60% -13.75%
2014 13.06% 3.22% -0.09%
 
3 year risk 10.49 11.30 14.02
3 year beta 0.58 0.59 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 81.03 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -45.44 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: 10 High

Fund Objectives

The National Bank Small Cap Fund�s investment objective is to provide long-term capital growth and preservation. The fund invests primarily in common shares of companies chosen for their growth potential. The fund may also invest in money market instruments and securities of Canadian federal and provincial governments. The fund makes investments in small capitalization companies which provide you with additional dynamic growth potential for a diversified portfolio.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: National Bank Mutual Funds
Managed by: National Bank Mutual Funds
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 1988
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: $534.8 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.53%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation August 31, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings August 31, 2017

Fund Geography August 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at August 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 25, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  NBI Money Market Inv Fund 6.52     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DHX.B-T DHX Media Entertainment Services Canada Stock 4.4   -9.34 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GSY-T goeasy Ltd. Specialty Stores Canada Stock 4.31   21.43 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ECN-T ECN Capital Corp. - Canada Stock 4.18   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SJ-T Stella-Jones Inc. Misc. Industrial Products Canada Stock 4.16   4.89 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RCH-T Richelieu Hardware Wholesale Distributors Canada Stock 4.1   18.04 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UNS-T Uni-Select Inc. Wholesale Distributors Canada Stock 4.08   -13.73 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FSV-T FirstService Corp. - Canada Stock 4.03   29.61 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AFN-T Ag Growth International Machinery Canada Stock 3.88   17.51 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AGT-T AGT Food and Ingredients - Canada Stock 3.87   -36.33 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Christian Cyr, CFA

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 5.96%

Christian is Vice President, Small Cap Equities with Natcan Investment Management. He has 9 years' investment experience and started at Natcan in 2000. Christian holds a Bachelor of Administration in Finance from Universit� Laval and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

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Eric Dupont

Van Berkom & Associates Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 5.96%

Eric Dupont, B.A. (Finance), joined VBA on February 9, 2004 as Assistant Research Analyst, Canadian Small-Cap Equities. He is responsible for conducting fundamental research on specific sectors of the Canadian equity market. Mr. Dupont received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, at the Universit� de Sherbrooke in December 2003. He is currently enrolled in Level II of the CFA program.

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Marc Lecavalier, M.Sc

Natcan Investment Mgmt. Inc.

Start Date: March, 2005

Fund Return: 5.96%

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