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Fund Price: $29.03 (as at October 24, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.22 -0.75%  YTD: 12.22%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -19.46% -18.10% -18.10%
3 Months -22.23% -18.08% -18.10%
6 Months -9.61% -7.55% -7.78%
1 Year -0.71% -1.84% -1.53%
2 Year Avg -28.99% -28.31% -27.58%
3 Year Avg -23.41% -23.27% -22.63%
4 Year Avg -17.78% -18.05% -17.11%
5 Year Avg -3.40% -6.94% -6.90%
10 Year Avg 8.14% 2.02% 1.37%
15 Year Avg 7.08% 7.10% 5.80%
20 Year Avg - 5.50% 3.32%
Since Inception 7.01% - -
 
2013 -51.43% -47.83% -47.43%
2012 -7.93% -14.76% -15.21%
2011 -23.09% -23.27% -21.47%
 
3 year risk 41.32 36.49 35.39
3 year beta 1.14 1.00 1.00

*Globe Precious Metals 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 Precious Metals Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Oct 09): 151.30 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -63.07 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: 36 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies engaged in the precious metals sector. The Fund invests primarily in the precious metals sector, which involves the securities of issuers engaged in the exploration, mining and production of precious metals, minerals and other gems.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Sentry Investments
Managed by: Sentry Investments
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: December 1997
Asset Class: Precious Metals Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $415.3 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.77%
Management Fee: 2.25%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation March 31, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2014

Fund Geography March 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at October 24, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
DGC-T Detour Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 9.82   0.92 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
P-T Primero Mining Corp. Metal Mines Canada Stock 9.01   -16.44 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BTO-T B2Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 8.32   -16.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Osisko Mining Precious Metals Canada Stock 8.03   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RIO-T Rio Alto Mining Precious Metals Canada Stock 7.63   39.69 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SSL-T Sandstorm Gold Ltd. Other Mines Canada Stock 7.35   -28.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SMF-T Semafo Inc. Precious Metals Canada Stock 6.27   31.96 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SLW-T Silver Wheaton Precious Metals Canada Stock 5.44   -13.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FVI-T Fortuna Silver Mines Precious Metals Canada Stock 5.27   21.58 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TMM-T Timmins Gold Precious Metals Canada Stock 4.04   -17.65 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Kevin MacLean, CFA, P.Eng.

Sentry Investments

Start Date: August, 2004

Fund Return: 8.82%

Kevin joined Sentry Select in August 2004; he specializes in precious metals and mining equities. He has more than 25 years of experience in fundamental analysis and portfolio management. Kevin is the winner of a 2007 and 2008 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for the best risk-adjusted performance over three years in the precious metals category (Sentry Select Precious Metals Growth Fund). He received No. 1 rankings in several categories in the 2001 Brendan Woods institutional survey of precious metals and diamond analysts, as a senior gold mining analyst. Kevin is a Professional Engineer (Nuclear), has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Also manages:Precious Metals and Mining Trust, Sentry Cdn Resource Class, Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp

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Jon Case

Sentry Investments

Start Date: January, 2012

Fund Return: -24.08%

Jon joined Sentry in 2012. He is focused on the research and analysis of precious metals equities. More than eight years of experience in the financial industry. Member of the precious metals management team. Prior to joining Sentry, was a partner and precious metals equity analyst at one of the country¿s largest independently-owned investment dealers. Master of Finance Degree from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University. Member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts since 2006. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Also manages:Sentry Cdn Resource Class, Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp

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