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Fund Price: $28.06 (as at December 5, 2016)  1-day chg: $.1247 0.45%  YTD: 19.83%

Returns as at October 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.23% -0.89% -1.98%
3 Months 3.36% 1.69% 0.49%
6 Months 4.91% 7.03% 8.67%
1 Year 13.05% 13.49% 23.69%
2 Year Avg 2.69% 2.96% 5.02%
3 Year Avg 6.39% 5.06% 4.74%
4 Year Avg 12.23% 7.95% 4.37%
5 Year Avg 13.42% 7.28% 3.52%
10 Year Avg 7.06% 4.58% 3.67%
15 Year Avg 12.63% 8.98% 8.85%
20 Year Avg 10.64% 7.70% 6.93%
Since Inception 11.01% - -
 
2015 -6.81% -5.38% -13.75%
2014 5.64% 2.87% -0.09%
2013 36.94% 23.41% 7.76%
 
3 year risk 8.46 11.95 15.00
3 year beta 0.41 0.61 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

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 October 31, 2016

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 04): 53.28 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -35.89 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: 8 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund aims to increase the value of your investment over the long term by investing mostly in common shares of small capitalization or "small cap" Canadian companies listed on a stock exchange. The Fund follows a responsible approach to investing. Security holder approval (by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of security holders) is required prior to a fundamental change of investment objectives.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: NEI Investments
Managed by: Ethical Funds Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 1995
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending October 31, 2016)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.76%
Management Fee: 2.25%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation October 31, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings October 31, 2016

Fund Geography October 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at October 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at December 5, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
ALA-T AltaGas Ltd. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 5.78   5.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CWB-T Canadian Western Bank Banks Canada Stock 5.62   19.92 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LAS.A-T Lassonde Industries Food Processing Canada Stock 4.97   24.58 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PKI-T Parkland Fuel Corp. Specialty Stores Canada Stock 4.74   18.31 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.00%, MAR/23/17 Bond 4.47   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ELF-T E-L Financial Corporation Insurance Canada Stock 4.39   5.18 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LB-T Laurentian Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 4.26   -1.76 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SPB-T Superior Plus Wholesale Distributors Canada Stock 4.11   24.88 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LNF-T Leon's Furniture Specialty Stores Canada Stock 3.3   21.59 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MTL-T Mullen Group Transportation Canada Stock 3.03   25.25 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 December 5, 2016)

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 17, 2015 2.3427 2.3427 2.3427 23.158

Portfolio Manager(s)

Joe Jugovic, CFA

QV Investors Inc.

Start Date: June, 2003

Fund Return: 11.05%

Joe currently has eight years investment management experience. He worked as an investment analyst at a Calgary-based investment management firm before joining QVGD Investors Inc. in February 2000. Joe's primary responsibilities are the management of the small cap institutional portfolios. Along with the research team, he is responsible for equity selection and portfolio risk monitoring. Joe is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the Calgary Society of Financial Analysts.

Also manages:NEI Ethical Canadian Dividend A, QV Global Equity, SW Elite CI PSS i30/e70 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i60/e40 Pt 100/100, SW Elite CI PSS i80/e20 Pt 100/100, United Cdn Equity Alpha CC-A

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