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Fund Price: $26.16 (as at April 19, 2018)  1-day chg: $-.0262 -0.10%  YTD: -3.79%

Returns as at March 31, 2018

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.68% -0.77% -1.56%
3 Months -5.10% -4.88% -7.75%
6 Months -2.43% -0.95% -2.88%
1 Year -2.65% -1.82% -4.96%
2 Year Avg 6.48% 7.46% 11.09%
3 Year Avg 3.85% 2.27% 4.64%
4 Year Avg 2.50% 1.48% 1.27%
5 Year Avg 8.09% 5.85% 4.04%
10 Year Avg 7.02% 4.22% 3.96%
15 Year Avg 10.71% 8.26% 8.70%
20 Year Avg 9.58% 6.74% 6.18%
Since Inception 10.50% - -
 
2017 2.12% 3.63% 6.38%
2016 23.03% 19.91% 35.39%
2015 -6.81% -5.47% -13.75%
 
3 year risk 7.90 10.54 12.44
3 year beta - - 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 March 31, 2018

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 March 31, 2018)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.81%
Management Fee: 2.20%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation January 31, 2018

Equity Sector Weightings January 31, 2018

Fund Geography January 31, 2018

Top Holdings as at January 31, 2018

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 20, 2018
1 Year Performance (%)
CWB-T Canadian Western Bank Banks Canada Stock 6.04   18.35 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
IAG-T Industrial Alliance Ins & Fin Insurance Canada Stock 5.55   -7.05 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 5.36   -3.13 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 4.81   -2.86 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ALA-T AltaGas Ltd. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.63   -18.32 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 4.61   4.75 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 4.16   -2.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RBA-T Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc. Specialty Stores Canada Stock 3.62   -0.1 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SES-T Secure Energy Services Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 3.42   -15.95 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 3.29   0.54 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 April 20, 2018)

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 18, 2017 0.0857 0.6563 0.7420 0.7420 26.752
Dec 19, 2016 0.0061 1.4308 1.4369 1.4369 27.144

Portfolio Manager(s)

Ian Cooke

Ethical Funds Inc.

Start Date: January, 1995

Fund Return: 10.69%

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