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Fund Price: $11.39 (as at August 21, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.0072 -0.06%  YTD: 0.35%

Returns as at July 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.73% -1.44% -1.44%
3 Months -2.50% -1.85% -1.84%
6 Months -0.43% 0.44% 0.42%
1 Year -3.40% -2.20% -2.21%
2 Year Avg -0.33% 0.39% 0.36%
3 Year Avg 1.47% 1.56% 1.54%
4 Year Avg 2.06% 2.28% 2.28%
5 Year Avg 1.32% 1.64% 1.60%
10 Year Avg 3.33% 3.47% 3.78%
15 Year Avg 3.63% 3.63% 3.94%
20 Year Avg 3.64% 4.03% 4.13%
Since Inception 4.62% - -
 
2016 0.89% 1.57% 1.44%
2015 1.91% 1.01% 0.97%
2014 6.53% 6.49% 6.39%
 
3 year risk 3.61 3.87 3.26
3 year beta 1.09 1.02 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income 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 Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jan 96): 18.69 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jul 17): -3.40 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

The Fund aims to provide a high level of current income by investing primarily in a combination of Canadian corporate and government-issued debt securities. In order to change its investment objective, the Fund needs approval from a majority of its investors who vote at a meeting held for this purpose, unless it is required by law to make the change.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Investors Group
Managed by: I.G. Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: May 1994
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending July 31, 2017)
Total Assets: $3,122.8 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.81%
Management Fee: 1.50%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
specific min investment-See prospectus for details
 
 

Asset Allocation July 31, 2017

Bond Type July 31, 2017

Bond Term July 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at July 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 22, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  Ontario Province 4.650% 02-Jun-2041 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada 4.000% 01-Jun-2041 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada Housing Trust, 1.25%, JUN/15/21 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 3.50%, JUN/02/24 Bond -   2.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Bank of Montreal, 3.21%, SEP/13/18 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ontario Province 2.850% 02-Jun-2023 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 5.00%, JUN/01/37 Bond -   4.6 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada Housing Trust, 1.15%, DEC/15/21 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Bank of Nova Scotia 2.130% 15-Jun-2020 Bond -   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  British Columbia 6.350% 18-Jun-2031 Bond -   - 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 August 22, 2017)

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
Jul 28, 2017 0.0088 0.0088 0.1975 11.295
Jun 23, 2017 0.0119 0.0119 0.1996 11.639
May 26, 2017 0.0119 0.0119 0.1996 11.643
Apr 28, 2017 0.0100 0.0100 0.1946 11.607
Mar 24, 2017 0.0103 0.0103 0.1962 11.479
Feb 24, 2017 0.0122 0.0122 0.2018 11.479
Jan 27, 2017 0.0099 0.0099 0.2094 11.377
Dec 23, 2016 0.0189 0.0601 0.0790 0.2159 11.362
Nov 25, 2016 0.0120 0.0120 0.2501 11.567
Oct 28, 2016 0.0093 0.0093 0.2517 11.752
Sep 23, 2016 0.0109 0.0109 0.2610 11.866
Aug 26, 2016 0.0113 0.0113 0.2617 11.826
Jul 29, 2016 0.0109 0.0109 0.2628 11.884
Jun 24, 2016 0.0119 0.0119 0.2686 11.734
May 27, 2016 0.0069 0.0069 0.2705 11.640
Apr 29, 2016 0.0116 0.0116 0.2799 11.601
Mar 24, 2016 0.0159 0.0159 0.2820 11.568
Feb 26, 2016 0.0198 0.0198 0.2788 11.522

Portfolio Manager(s)

Scott Waugh

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: January, 2001

Fund Return: 3.60%

View fund manager performance report