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Fund Price: $8.70 (as at September 1, 2015)  1-day chg: $-.26 -2.90%  YTD: -21.94%

Returns as at July 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -7.70% -3.09% -7.30%
3 Months -15.83% -4.65% -10.81%
6 Months -12.68% 2.40% -6.45%
1 Year -32.16% -7.37% -18.98%
2 Year Avg -13.65% 8.58% 1.51%
3 Year Avg -5.79% 10.64% 2.34%
4 Year Avg -3.54% 5.37% -2.12%
5 Year Avg 1.33% 8.05% 3.18%
10 Year Avg 2.68% 5.36% 4.28%
15 Year Avg - 7.19% 6.57%
20 Year Avg - 9.47% 7.26%
Since Inception 8.12% - -
 
2014 -16.47% 2.42% -0.09%
2013 17.19% 23.70% 7.76%
2012 8.87% 6.25% 2.46%
 
3 year risk 12.85 10.64 13.34
3 year beta 0.70 0.62 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 July 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 57.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jul 15): -32.16 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: 13 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund is designed to achieve a high level of income through the purchase of a diversified portfolio of royalty trust and income fund units.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Franklin Templeton Investments
Managed by: Bissett Investment Management
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: November 2000
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending July 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $259.3 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.47%
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 June 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings June 30, 2014

Fund Geography June 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 1, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
CPG-T Crescent Point Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.92   -64.24 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TBE-T Twin Butte Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.48   -81.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CUF.UN-T Cominar REIT Property Mgmnt & Investment Canada Stock 4.27   -15.38 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DR-T Medical Facilities Corp. Medical Services Canada Stock 4.07   -11.6 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CM-T CIBC Banks Canada Stock 4.06   -9.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BTE-T Baytex Energy Corp. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.03   -85.29 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 4.03   -17.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Bell Aliant Telephone Utilities Canada Stock 3.87   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NFI-T New Flyer Industries Inc. Transportation Equip. & Compnts Canada Stock 3.8   39.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WJX-T Wajax Corp. Wholesale Distributors Canada Stock 3.51   -40.38 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 September 1, 2015)

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
Aug 31, 2015 0.0350 0.0350 1.5138 8.960
Jul 31, 2015 0.0350 0.0350 1.5188 9.260
Jun 30, 2015 0.0550 0.0550 1.5238 10.070
May 29, 2015 0.0350 0.0350 1.5188 10.660
Apr 30, 2015 0.0260 0.0260 1.5388 11.140
Mar 31, 2015 0.0550 0.0550 1.5678 10.480
Jan 30, 2015 0.0510 0.0510 1.6428 10.820
Dec 19, 2014 0.1658 0.8966 1.0623 1.6468 11.370
Nov 28, 2014 0.0445 0.0445 1.3511 13.330
Oct 31, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 1.3616 14.190
Sep 30, 2014 0.0750 0.0750 1.3766 15.000
Aug 29, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 1.3766 16.070
Jul 31, 2014 0.0400 0.0400 1.3916 15.510
Jun 30, 2014 0.0500 0.0500 1.4066 15.910
May 30, 2014 0.0550 0.0550 1.4316 15.560
Apr 30, 2014 0.0550 0.0550 1.4316 15.580
Mar 31, 2014 0.0750 0.0750 1.4316 15.520

Portfolio Manager(s)

Leslie A. Lundquist, CFA

Bissett Investment Management

Start Date: November, 2000

Fund Return: 10.19%

Leslie Lundquist is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Bissett Investment Management, part of Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. She is also a member of Bissett's Investment Committee. Ms. Lundquist graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1992 and earned her Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation in 1995. She originally joined Bissett as a securities trader and analyst in 1992, and in 1995 began managing portfolios for private clients, pension and retirement plans and not-for-profit groups. In 1997 she began working on Bissett Income Fund, a mutual fund investing in Canadian income trusts, and became manager of the Fund in 1998. In June of 2011 Bissett Income Fund was renamed Bissett Canadian High Dividend Fund to better reflect the Fund's objective and type. Ms. Lundquist's professional achievements include being designated a 2009 'TopGun Portfolio Manager' by Brendan Wood International, based upon nominations submitted by Canada's leading investment analysts.

Also manages:FT Bissett Can High Div CC Sr A, FT Bissett Strat Inc CC Sr A, FT Bissett Strategic Inc Sr A

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Les E. Stelmach, CFA

Bissett Investment Management

Start Date: May, 2009

Fund Return: 9.37%

Les Stelmach, CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Manager at Bissett Investment Management is co-lead manager of the Bissett Canadian High Dividend Fund (2009), Bissett Energy Corporate Class (2011) and Bissett Dividend Strategies, including Bissett Canadian Dividend Fund (2012) and Bissett Dividend Income Fund (2012). Mr. Stelmach is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1999 (finance, with distinction).

Also manages:DFS GIF Dividend Income Bissett 3, FT Bissett Can Dividend Sr A, FT Bissett Can Dividend Sr F, FT Bissett Can High Div CC Sr A, FT Bissett Div Income CC Sr A, FT Bissett Div Income Sr F, FT Bissett Energy CC-F, FT Bissett Strat Inc CC Sr A, FT Bissett Strategic Inc Sr A

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Garey J. Aitken, MBA, CFA

Bissett Investment Management

Start Date: June, 2015

Fund Return: -7.54%

Mr. Aitken is Chief Investment Officer of Bissett Investment Management and has been with Bissett since 1998. He was co-lead manager of the Bissett Microcap Fund and the Bissett Small Cap Fund from 2000 to 2003. In 2002, Mr. Aitken was appointed Director of Equity Research. He became co-lead manager of the Bissett Canadian Equity Fund in 2003 and has management responsibilities on a number of Bissett mandates as co-lead manager (Bissett All Canadian Focus Fund, Bissett Canadian Balanced Fund, Bissett Energy Corporate Class and Bissett U.S. Focus Corporate Class). Prior to joining Bissett, Mr. Aitken was the Assistant Treasurer for a senior Canadian energy firm. Mr. Aitken is a graduate of the University of Alberta (Bachelor of Commerce, 1989) and the University of British Columbia (MBA, 1990). He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 1993.

Also manages:DFS GIF Canadian Equity Bissett 3, FT Bissett AllCan Focus Sr F, FT Bissett Can Bal CC Sr A, FT Bissett Can Equity Sr A, FT Bissett Can Equity Sr F, FT Bissett Can High Div CC Sr A, FT Bissett Energy CC-F, FT Bissett Strat Inc CC Sr A, FT Bissett Strategic Inc Sr A, FT Bissett US Focus CC Sr A, Franklin Bis Cdn All Cap Bal Fd-A, IG Frank Bissett Canadian Equity A, IG Frk Bissett Canadian Eq Class A

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