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Fund Price: $17.65 (as at September 20, 2017)  1-day chg: $.0378 0.21%  YTD: 7.14%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.96% 1.13% 0.67%
3 Months -0.33% -2.73% -0.15%
6 Months 6.67% 5.21% 0.28%
1 Year 13.22% 11.77% 7.23%
2 Year Avg 15.56% 9.29% 7.96%
3 Year Avg 8.86% 12.82% 2.10%
4 Year Avg 12.07% 16.03% 7.85%
5 Year Avg 7.40% 17.40% 8.13%
10 Year Avg - 9.05% 4.10%
15 Year Avg - 9.05% 8.54%
20 Year Avg - 7.25% 6.74%
Since Inception 7.52% - -
 
2016 20.53% 0.11% 21.08%
2015 -1.36% 17.95% -8.32%
2014 12.41% 19.62% 10.55%
 
3 year risk 9.94 14.30 7.65
3 year beta 0.58 0.50 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 17): 24.73 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Aug 13): -9.43 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 ETF seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of an equal weight utilities companies index, net of expenses. Currently, the ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Solactive Equal Weight Canada Utilities Index (the Index). The investment strategy of the ETF is currently to invest in and hold the Constituent Securities (as defined in the prospectus) of the Index in the same proportion as they are reflected in the Index or securities intended to replicate the performance of the Index.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: Jones Heward Investment Counsel
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 2010
Asset Class: Sector Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 0.61%
Management Fee: 0.55%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
-
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
-
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 20, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
BIP.UN-T Brookfield Infrastructure LP Other United States Stock 7.44   20.29 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BEP.UN-T Brookfield Renewable Partners Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 7.35   2.07 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AQN-T Algonquin Power & Utilities Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 7.06   9.99 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FTS-T Fortis Inc. Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 7.0   6.81 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 6.93   12.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TA-T TransAlta Corp. Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 6.91   21.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EMA-T Emera Inc. Management and Diversified Canada Stock 6.81   -2.37 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CU-T Canadian Utilities Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 6.67   2.81 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CPX-T Capital Power Gas Utilities Canada Stock 6.64   20.65 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
INE-T Innergex Renewable Energy Electrical Utilities Canada Stock 6.6   -1.83 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 20, 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 28, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6810 17.995
Jul 26, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6800 17.887
Jun 27, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6790 18.438
May 26, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6780 18.260
Apr 25, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6770 17.979
Mar 28, 2017 0.0560 0.0560 0.6760 18.226
Feb 23, 2017 0.0550 0.0550 0.6750 17.378
Jan 26, 2017 0.0550 0.0550 0.6800 17.167
Dec 23, 2016 0.0700 0.0700 0.6850 16.671
Nov 25, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6750 16.389
Oct 26, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6800 16.895
Sep 27, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6850 16.762
Aug 26, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6900 16.782
Jul 26, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6930 17.190
Jun 27, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6960 16.157
May 26, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6990 15.960
Apr 26, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6990 15.334
Mar 28, 2016 0.0550 0.0550 0.6990 15.188

Portfolio Manager(s)

Team Managed

Jones Heward Investment Counsel

Start Date: January, 2010

Fund Return: 7.52%

Also manages:BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF, BMO Dow Jones Industrial Avg CA ETF, BMO EW US Banks Hgd CAD Index ETF, BMO EW US Hlth Care Hg CAD Idx ETF, BMO Emer Mkts Bd Hdg to CAD Idx ETF, BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF, BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF, BMO High Yield US Corp Bond Hed ETF, BMO India Equity Index ETF, BMO Junior Gas Index ETF, BMO Junior Oil Index ETF, BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF, BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF, BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF, BMO S&P/TSX Capped Comp Index ETF, BMO S&P/TSX EW Gbl Base Metals ETF, BMO S&P/TSX EW Oil & Gas Index ETF

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Jones Heward Invest.- Mgmt. Team

Jones Heward Investment Counsel

Start Date: January, 2010

Fund Return: 7.52%

Jones Heward Investment Counsel Inc. (�Jones Heward� or the �Manager�), a registered investment counsel and portfolio manager, is the trustee, manager, promoter and valuation agent of the BMO ETFs and is responsible for the administration of the BMO ETFs. Jones Heward is a Canadian investment manager and has over $28 billion in total assets under management as at January 31, 2009. Its clients include pensions, endowments, trusts, insurance company reserves, corporations and mutual funds. Jones Heward is an indirect, wholly-owned, subsidiary of Bank of Montreal.

Also manages:BMO Junior Gold Index ETF, BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF

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