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Fund Price: $19.97 (as at October 30, 2014)  1-day chg: $.085 0.43%  YTD: 11.95%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.49% -2.83% -3.99%
3 Months 2.39% 0.18% -0.59%
6 Months 5.95% 4.84% 5.79%
1 Year 19.37% 17.05% 20.38%
2 Year Avg 15.82% 14.20% 13.56%
3 Year Avg 16.31% 12.64% 12.07%
4 Year Avg 13.74% 9.23% 7.94%
5 Year Avg 15.25% 9.41% 8.67%
10 Year Avg 11.30% 6.78% 8.50%
15 Year Avg - 7.93% 7.73%
20 Year Avg - 9.31% 8.77%
Since Inception 12.84% - -
 
2013 18.63% 16.65% 12.99%
2012 11.48% 7.86% 7.19%
2011 6.07% -1.29% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 4.73 6.75 8.68
3 year beta 0.41 0.63 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 44.89 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -26.61 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: 5 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide a consistent monthly income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of Canadian securities including equities, fixed-income instruments, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and income trusts.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Sentry Investments
Managed by: Sentry Investments
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 2002
Asset Class: Canadian Dividend and Income Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $4,917.4 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.70%
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 30, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
RSG-N Republic Services Environmental United States Stock 4.76   19.34 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ORCL-N Oracle Corp. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 3.71   14.82 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UNP-N Union Pacific Transportation United States Stock 3.57   52.73 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CPG-T Crescent Point Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.46   -9.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BIN-T Progressive Waste Solutions Environmental Canada Stock 3.08   14.63 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.03   14.87 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 2.77   2.66 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MSFT-Q Microsoft Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 2.47   29.57 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ATD.B-T Alimentation Couche-Tard Food Stores Canada Stock 2.3   60.24 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MG-T Magna International Automotive Canada Stock 2.12   22.43 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 30, 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
Sep 30, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.897
Aug 29, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 20.276
Jul 31, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.630
Jun 30, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.660
May 30, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.385
Apr 30, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.342
Mar 31, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 19.227
Feb 28, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 18.766
Jan 31, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 18.371
Jan 2, 2014 0.0775 0.0775 0.8525 18.402
Nov 29, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 18.294
Oct 31, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 18.002
Sep 30, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.499
Aug 30, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.380
Jul 31, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.408
Jun 28, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.229
May 31, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.503
Apr 30, 2013 0.0775 0.0775 0.9300 17.253

Portfolio Manager(s)

Aubrey Hearn

Sentry Investments

Start Date: January, 2012

Fund Return: 14.39%

Aubrey joined Sentry Select in 2005; he focuses on business trusts in the consumer and industrial sectors. He is a member of Sentry Select┐s equity income portfolio management team and has more than five years of experience in the financial industry. Aubrey earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Also manages:Sentry Diversified Inc Tr-X, Sentry Small/Mid Cap Inc Srs A, Sentry U.S. Growth and Income Fund, Sentry US Balanced Income Fund A

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Michael Simpson, CFA

Sentry Investments

Start Date: October, 2006

Fund Return: 9.26%

Michael joined Sentry Select in 2002; he specializes in commercial and industrial income trusts, as well as resource-based trusts. He has more than 14 years of experience in the financial industry. Michael is a key member of the Sentry Select Investment Committee. Has a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Michael completed the Canadian Options Course and the Canadian Futures Course, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.

Also manages:Sentry Conserv Bal Inc Srs A, Sentry Diversified Equity, Sentry Diversified Equity Cl, Sentry Diversified Inc Tr-X, Sentry Growth & Income, Sentry Principal Blue-Chip Note-6, Sentry Small/Mid Cap Inc Srs A, Sun Life Sentry Value

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