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Fund Price: $29.57 (as at February 16, 2018)  1-day chg: $.22916 0.78%  YTD: -3.43%

Returns as at January 31, 2018

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.32% -1.11% -1.40%
3 Months -0.88% -0.31% 0.26%
6 Months 4.83% 5.65% 6.85%
1 Year 9.26% 5.59% 6.67%
2 Year Avg 10.64% 11.67% 14.80%
3 Year Avg 6.91% 4.84% 5.90%
4 Year Avg 12.44% 5.90% 6.97%
5 Year Avg 14.18% 7.45% 7.85%
10 Year Avg - 4.11% 5.01%
15 Year Avg - 7.54% 8.96%
20 Year Avg - 6.23% 6.95%
Since Inception - - -
 
2017 11.09% 6.87% 9.10%
2016 13.04% 15.92% 21.08%
2015 2.67% -6.00% -8.32%
 
3 year risk 6.23 7.95 7.43
3 year beta 0.46 0.89 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 January 31, 2018

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jan 15): 30.81 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 16): -0.62 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: 6 High

Fund Objectives

BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF has been designed to provide exposure to a low beta weighted portfolio of Canadian stocks. Beta measures the security's sensitivity to market movements. The Fund utilizes a rules based methodology to select the least market sensitive stocks based on the one year beta. The 40 lowest beta stocks from the 100 largest and most liquid securities in Canada are selected. The underlying portfolio is rebalanced and reconstituted semi-annually in June and December.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: BMO Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: October 2011
Asset Class: Canadian Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending January 31, 2018)
Total Assets: $1,146.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 0.39%
Management Fee: 0.35%
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 December 31, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2017

Fund Geography December 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at February 16, 2018
1 Year Performance (%)
FFH-T Fairfax Financial Holdings Insurance Canada Stock 4.48   -0.31 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WCN-T Waste Connections - Canada Stock 3.38   23.76 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
REF.UN-T Cdn. Real Estate Investment Property Mgmnt & Investment Canada Stock 3.34   0.67 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
IFC-T Intact Financial Insurance Canada Stock 3.16   1.01 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DOL-T Dollarama Inc. Department Stores Canada Stock 3.08   55.37 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
H-T Hydro One - Canada Stock 3.04   -12.59 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Calloway Reit - Canada Stock 2.98   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EMP.A-T Empire Company Food Stores Canada Stock 2.9   37.51 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 2.78   -8.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
REI.UN-T RioCan Real Estate Investment Property Mgmnt & Investment Canada Stock 2.76   -9.3 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 February 16, 2018)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 27, 2017 0.2000 0.2000 0.7700 30.544
Sep 27, 2017 0.2000 0.2000 0.7400 29.630
Jun 27, 2017 0.1850 0.1850 0.7100 29.824
Mar 28, 2017 0.1850 0.1850 0.6950 29.364
Dec 23, 2016 0.1700 0.1700 0.6700 28.305
Sep 27, 2016 0.1700 0.1700 0.6600 28.630

Portfolio Manager(s)

Rob Bechard

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: October, 2011

Fund Return: 14.62%

Also manages:BMO Canadian Dividend ETF, BMO Covered Call DJIA ETF, BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF

View fund manager performance report