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Fund Price: $8.95 (as at May 23, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.0615 -0.68%  YTD: 0.12%

Returns as at April 30, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 3.01% 1.44% 3.84%
3 Months 4.68% 3.43% 8.31%
6 Months 6.26% 3.01% 5.93%
1 Year 32.55% 7.27% 14.20%
2 Year Avg 3.05% 2.89% 9.56%
3 Year Avg 2.55% 3.81% 10.15%
4 Year Avg 7.81% 4.32% 11.95%
5 Year Avg 10.69% 5.03% 11.49%
10 Year Avg 4.29% 4.17% 6.33%
15 Year Avg - 4.72% 5.08%
20 Year Avg - - -
Since Inception - - -
 
2016 9.28% 4.35% 1.03%
2015 -3.43% 0.89% 17.76%
2014 9.95% 6.31% 11.83%
 
3 year risk 13.94 4.84 7.57
3 year beta 0.69 0.32 1.00

*Blend: 40% MSCI World, 60% BC Glo Agg

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Blend: 40% MSCI World, 60% BC Glo Agg.

Risk Measures as at April 30, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 61.39 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Mar 09): -37.96 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: 14 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund's objective is to provide conservation of principal and income production with capital appreciation as a secondary consideration. The Fund invests primarily in Canadian and US bond. These bonds include, but are not limited to Government of Canada, provincial municipal and corporate issues, including convertible and high yield bonds.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Chou Associates Management Inc.
Managed by: Chou Associates Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: September 2005
Asset Class: Global Fixed Income Balanced
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending April 30, 2017)
Total Assets: $3.4 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.25%
Management Fee: 1.00%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$5,000
Subsequent:
$500
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$5,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$500
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation December 31, 2016

Bond Type December 31, 2016

Fund Geography December 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at May 24, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  Atlanticus Holdings Corp., 5.88%, NOV/30/35 Bond 11.44   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Fortress Paper Ltd 6.500% 31-Dec-2019 Bond 9.67   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Sandridge Energy Inc 0.000% 04-Oct-2020 Bond 7.58   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ukrlandfarming 10.88% 03/26/18 Sr: Bond 6.71   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Exco Resources Inc Frn 20-Oct-2020 Bond 6.52   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RFP-N Resolute Forest Products East Coast Forestry United States Stock 6.24   -21.85 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ascent Capital Group Inc 4.000% 15-Jul-2 Bond 6.23   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  VRX Escrow, 6.13%, APR/15/25 Bond 4.58   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RNK.A-X Wow Unlimited Media - Canada Stock 4.48   50.0 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 May 23, 2017)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 30, 2016 0.7379 0.7379 0.7379 8.937
Dec 31, 2015 0.8482 0.8482 0.8482 8.853

Portfolio Manager(s)

Francis Chou

Chou Associates Management Inc.

Start Date: August, 2005

Fund Return: 6.04%

Also manages:Chou Asia Series A, Chou Associates Series A, Chou Europe Series A, Chou RRSP Series A

View fund manager performance report