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Fund Price: $11.13 (as at October 20, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.0118 -0.11%  YTD: 1.27%

Returns as at September 30, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.43% -1.16% -1.16%
3 Months -2.02% -1.53% -1.57%
6 Months -1.52% -0.82% -0.84%
1 Year -2.92% -2.60% -2.67%
2 Year Avg 1.04% 1.11% 1.06%
3 Year Avg 1.86% 1.43% 1.48%
4 Year Avg 2.84% 2.22% 2.31%
5 Year Avg 2.08% 1.48% 1.45%
10 Year Avg 4.41% 3.30% 3.64%
15 Year Avg 4.46% 3.44% 3.79%
20 Year Avg - 3.93% 4.08%
Since Inception 4.47% - -
 
2016 1.25% 1.64% 1.44%
2015 1.73% 0.83% 0.97%
2014 7.69% 6.28% 6.39%
 
3 year risk 3.97 4.01 3.34
3 year beta 1.16 0.99 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income 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 Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jan 10): 13.45 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Sep 17): -2.92 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: 4 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund seeks to deliver long-term stable growth through interest income and capital growth by investing primarily in bonds of varying maturities and in short-term securities.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Foresters Financial Inv. Management Co. of Canada
Managed by: Foresters Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: June 2002
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending September 30, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.90%
Management Fee: 1.40%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$500
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$500
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
Not Available in YK,NWT,NUV
 
 

Asset Allocation August 31, 2017

Bond Type August 31, 2017

Bond Term August 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at August 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at October 20, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  Gov't of Canada, 2.75%, DEC/01/48 Bond 8.06   9.25 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Glacier Credit Card Trust 20-Sep-2025 15 Bond 2.92   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Transcan 4.650% 18-May-2077 Bond 2.88   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Master Cr Card Tr Ii 0.000% 21-Jul-2023 Bond 2.86   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Shaw Communications, 6.75%, NOV/09/39 Bond 2.72   0.91 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  TD Bank, 3.22%, JUL/25/29 Bond 2.25   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Loblaw Companies, 6.45%, FEB/09/28 Bond 2.23   2.04 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Enercare Sol 3.990% 21-Feb-2024 Bond 2.05   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Bell Canada, 7.85%, APR/02/31 Bond 2.04   2.84 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Quebec, 2.75%, SEP/01/27 Bond 2.03   - 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 20, 2017)

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 21, 2017 0.0190 0.0190 0.3701 11.020
Aug 21, 2017 0.0196 0.0196 0.3655 11.202
Jul 21, 2017 0.0191 0.0191 0.3614 11.228
Jun 21, 2017 0.0181 0.0181 0.3579 11.479
May 23, 2017 0.0186 0.0186 0.3546 11.410
Apr 21, 2017 0.0150 0.0150 0.3527 11.481
Mar 21, 2017 0.0143 0.0143 0.3542 11.262
Feb 21, 2017 0.0140 0.0140 0.3547 11.201
Jan 23, 2017 0.0197 0.0197 0.3564 11.187
Dec 21, 2016 0.0138 0.1685 0.1823 0.3544 11.062
Nov 21, 2016 0.0156 0.0156 0.5240 11.367
Oct 21, 2016 0.0150 0.0150 0.5259 11.677
Sep 21, 2016 0.0144 0.0144 0.5271 11.652
Aug 22, 2016 0.0155 0.0155 0.5297 11.725
Jul 21, 2016 0.0156 0.0156 0.5323 11.647
Jun 21, 2016 0.0149 0.0149 0.5334 11.528
May 24, 2016 0.0167 0.0167 0.5380 11.462
Apr 21, 2016 0.0164 0.0164 0.5383 11.395

Portfolio Manager(s)

Foresters Asset Management Inc. - Team

Foresters Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: May, 2016

Fund Return: -0.17%

Also manages:imaxx Canadian Dividend Plus A4, imaxx Canadian Fixed Pay A8, imaxx Equity Growth Class A, imaxx Global Equity Growth, imaxx Short Term Bond Class A, ivari Can Sht Trm Bd GIF- GS99 100, ivari Global Growth GIF-75/100, ivari U.S. Equity Index GIF, ivari can Balanced GIF-GS3-75/100, ivari can Bond GIF-GS3-75/100, ivari can Equity GIF-GS3-75/100, ivari can Large Cap Index GIF, ivari can Money Market GIF-GS3-7510

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