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Fund Price: $11.54 (as at August 21, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.02 -0.17%  YTD: 0.52%

Returns as at July 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.59% -1.14% -
3 Months -1.17% -2.43% -
6 Months 3.79% -1.86% -
1 Year 7.38% 3.54% -
2 Year Avg 8.91% 4.42% -
3 Year Avg 2.84% 0.21% -
4 Year Avg 9.20% 6.38% -
5 Year Avg 8.26% 8.02% -
10 Year Avg 1.87% 3.10% -
15 Year Avg - 8.03% -
20 Year Avg - 7.01% -
Since Inception - - -
 
2016 15.38% 19.88% -
2015 2.58% -5.39% -
2014 -0.92% 2.80% -
 
3 year risk 10.56 11.36 -
3 year beta - - 1.00

*

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 July 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Apr 06): 62.16 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -50.94 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: 11 High

Fund Objectives

The Funds objective is to provide superior capital growth. It invests primarily in shares and other securities of small and medium Canadian companies that have the potential to generate above-average growth. Any change to the fundamental investment objec

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: AGF Investments Inc.
Managed by: AGF Investments Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: June 2003
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending July 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.85%
Management Fee: 1.25%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation June 30, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings June 30, 2017

Fund Geography June 30, 2017

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 21, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
CCL.B-T CCL Industries Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 4.71   24.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WPK-T Winpak Ltd. Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 3.47   18.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DSG-T Descartes Systems Group Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 3.35   24.84 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BYD.UN-T Boyd Group Income Fund Other Services Canada Stock 3.31   8.17 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BLX-T Boralex Inc. Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 3.26   14.47 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TCN-T Tricon Capital Group Property Mgmnt & Investment Canada Stock 3.25   8.96 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CLR-T Clearwater Seafoods Inc. Food Processing Canada Stock 2.82   -26.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CSU-T Constellation Software Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 2.65   30.86 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 2.59   21.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Bob Farquharson, B.Comm., CFA

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: January, 2008

Fund Return: 2.15%

W. Robert Farquharson is Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of AGF Management Limited. He brings more than 30 years of experience to his position as head of the AGF Canadian equity management team. He has a tremendous track record of investment success through full market cycles. Bob is a graduate of the University of Toronto, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Bob has been an active board member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, and recently served as its Chairman. The Toronto Stock Exchange appointed Bob as Governor in 1996.

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Caterina Prato, MBA, CFA

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: April, 2008

Fund Return: 1.89%

Caterina Prato is Portfolio Manager of AGF Canada Class, AGF Canadian Stock Fund and AGF Canadian Stock Class. She works closely with AGF�s Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice-President Martin Hubbes to carefully select companies that meet their stringent investment criteria and to manage the portfolios on a day-to-day basis. In April 2008, she also joined industry veteran Bob Farquharson on AGF Canadian Small Cap Fund. As an experienced member of AGF�s North American Equities team, she generates investment ideas and evaluates and monitors companies, many of which become holdings for funds managed by AGF Investments Inc. She currently covers the information technology sector and has been responsible for other sectors in the past. She joined the AGF Fund Management team in 2004 as a generalist. Caterina began her career in 1997 as an investment analyst at Trimark Investments. She later joined Aegon�s investment team in 2001 as an assistant vice-president focusing on North American equities. She is a bottom-up fundamental business analyst and has covered companies in a variety of sectors. Caterina earned an MBA from the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Caterina Prato

AGF Investments Inc.

Start Date: April, 2008

Fund Return: 1.89%

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