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Fund Price: $11.19 (as at October 24, 2014)  1-day chg: $.0139 0.12%  YTD: 5.18%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.68% -1.02% -1.02%
3 Months -0.47% 0.49% 0.63%
6 Months 2.79% 2.48% 2.73%
1 Year 8.13% 8.86% 9.12%
2 Year Avg 6.19% 6.15% 6.14%
3 Year Avg 6.72% 5.92% 6.07%
4 Year Avg 5.95% 4.81% 4.87%
5 Year Avg 7.35% 5.09% 5.02%
10 Year Avg 5.29% 4.16% 4.07%
15 Year Avg 6.76% 4.41% 4.50%
20 Year Avg 6.63% 5.99% 5.67%
Since Inception 6.63% - -
 
2013 4.62% 5.56% 5.41%
2012 6.40% 4.69% 4.61%
2011 4.48% 2.35% 2.22%
 
3 year risk 3.08 2.92 2.60
3 year beta 0.87 0.96 1.00

*Globe Cdn Fixed Inc Balanced Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Cdn Fixed Inc Balanced Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 33.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -21.93 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: 3 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund's goal is to generate a high level of tax-effective income with moderate volatility by investment primarily in a portfolio of high quality preferred shares of Canadian corporations. Any change to the fundamental investment objectives must be approved by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of Unitholders held for that reason.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds - Advisor
Managed by: Guardian Capital LP.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 1978
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income Balanced
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $820.5 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.37%
Management Fee: 1.00%
Load Type: Front End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2014

Bond Type September 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at October 24, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 2.02   9.48 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.87   14.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MFC-T Manulife Financial Insurance Canada Stock 1.68   13.73 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, NOV/06/14 Bond 1.66   - 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 1.63   8.25 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 1.62   16.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 1.57   16.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HSE-T Husky Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 1.51   -7.14 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BMO-T Bank of Montreal Banks Canada Stock 1.5   12.49 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.47   14.3 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 October 24, 2014)

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
Oct 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4700 11.030
Sep 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4650 11.355
Aug 18, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4600 11.437
Jul 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4550 11.409
Jun 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4500 11.396
May 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4450 11.343
Apr 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4400 11.264
Mar 17, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4350 11.078
Feb 18, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4300 10.998
Jan 16, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 0.4250 11.026
Dec 20, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.937
Nov 18, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 11.019
Oct 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.802
Sep 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.795
Aug 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.704
Jul 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.970
Jun 17, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 10.968
May 16, 2013 0.0350 0.0350 0.4200 11.178

Portfolio Manager(s)

Kevin Hall, CFA, BComm (Hon)

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2003

Fund Return: 6.31%

Kevin Hall is a Portfolio Manager at Guardian Capital LP. Mr. Hall entered the investment industry in 1993 and joined Guardian Capital in 2000. He is co-manager of GGOF Monthly High Income Fund, GGOF Monthly High Income Fund II, GGOF Monthly Dividend Fund, GGOF Canadian Diversified Monthly Income Fund and GGOF Resource Fund.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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John Priestman, BA

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2014

Fund Return: 2.79%

John Priestman, who has been with the firm since 1985, is one of Guardian Capital's senior Canadian equity portfolio managers. With over 25 years of investment management experience, John's invaluable experience includes three years with a leading investment dealer, seven years managing Pension Trust investments at a major trust company, and seven years managing substantial Canadian and U.S. stock portfolios for a major pension plan.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A, COMPASS Income Fund, INDEXPLUS Income, YIELDPLUS Income Fund

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Michele Robitaille, CFA, CA, CBV

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: March, 2014

Fund Return: 2.79%

Michele Robitaille is a Portfolio Manager with Guardian Capital, she joined Guardian Capital in 2003, with responsibility for income trusts.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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