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Fund Price: $16.10 (as at September 22, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.0396 -0.25%  YTD: -0.19%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.62% 0.20% 0.20%
3 Months -1.63% -1.59% -1.62%
6 Months -0.42% -0.13% -0.09%
1 Year 4.26% 4.03% 4.18%
2 Year Avg 4.87% 5.19% 5.19%
3 Year Avg 1.25% 2.39% 2.55%
4 Year Avg 6.27% 6.02% 6.25%
5 Year Avg 5.70% 6.77% 6.82%
10 Year Avg 6.77% 3.62% 3.59%
15 Year Avg 8.28% 5.29% 5.40%
20 Year Avg - 5.17% 4.91%
Since Inception 8.69% - -
 
2016 10.38% 10.68% 10.23%
2015 -0.78% -2.30% -1.79%
2014 8.36% 8.21% 8.43%
 
3 year risk 7.03 6.25 5.29
3 year beta 1.08 1.02 1.00

*Globe Canadian Eqt 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 Canadian Eqt Balanced Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 39.44 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -15.22 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: 7 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide a stable level of income on a tax-efficient basis while emphasizing capital preservation by investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and equity securities which may include royalty trusts and real estate investment trusts.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Middlefield Group Limited
Managed by: Middlefield Group Limited
Fund Type: MF Corp
Inception Date: September 2000
Asset Class: Canadian Equity Balanced
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.15%
Management Fee: 1.50%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation August 31, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings August 31, 2017

Bond Type 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 22, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
BMY-N Bristol Myers Squibb Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock 4.83   12.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
C-N Citigroup Investment Companies and Funds United States Stock 3.8   51.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BAC-N Bank of America Banks United States Stock 3.34   60.38 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BX-N Blackstone Group LP Investment Companies and Funds United States Stock 3.27   27.33 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PRU-N Prudential Financial Inc. Insurance United States Stock 3.26   31.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
VRTX-Q Vertex Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock 3.2   64.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BIP.UN-T Brookfield Infrastructure LP Other United States Stock 3.16   18.14 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FRU-T Freehold Royalties Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.11   26.47 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
POU-T Paramount Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.07   69.87 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 September 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
Aug 31, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.962
Jul 31, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.132
Jun 30, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.221
May 31, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.438
Apr 28, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.620
Mar 31, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.558
Feb 28, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.447
Jan 31, 2017 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.102
Dec 30, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.691
Nov 30, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.227
Oct 31, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.890
Sep 30, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.117
Aug 31, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.119
Jul 29, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 16.062
Jun 30, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.759
May 31, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.852
Apr 29, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.256
Mar 31, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.8400 15.233

Portfolio Manager(s)

Robert Lauzon, Dean Orrico

Middlefield Group Limited

Start Date: November, 2005

Fund Return: 6.63%

Also manages:Global Dividend Growers Income Fund, Middlefield Gl Div Growers A, Middlefield Gl Div Growers F

View fund manager performance report