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Fund Price: $25.58 (as at August 1, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.2088 -0.81%  YTD: 6.10%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.54% 1.79% 1.79%
3 Months 2.64% 3.47% 3.66%
6 Months 4.79% 7.82% 7.71%
1 Year 17.69% 18.44% 18.19%
2 Year Avg 15.06% 13.50% 13.09%
3 Year Avg 8.44% 7.30% 7.17%
4 Year Avg 9.68% 8.76% 8.52%
5 Year Avg 9.19% 9.08% 8.34%
10 Year Avg 6.36% 5.70% 5.52%
15 Year Avg - 5.63% 5.41%
20 Year Avg - 7.18% 6.81%
Since Inception 6.43% - -
 
2013 16.14% 13.44% 12.85%
2012 12.04% 6.75% 6.35%
2011 -2.85% -3.97% -4.18%
 
3 year risk 7.14 6.77 5.92
3 year beta 1.00 1.01 1.00

*Globe Canadian Eqt 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 Canadian Eqt Balanced Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 36.89 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -26.02 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: 7 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund has three principal objectives. These are: to obtain above-average income yield on its investments; to protect the value of its investments; and to achieve long-term capital appreciation consistent with the fulfillment of the first two objectives. In order to change its investment objective, the Fund needs approval from a majority of its investors who vote at a meeting held for this purpose, unless it is required by law to make the change.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Investors Group
Managed by: I.G. Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: July 2003
Asset Class: Canadian Equity Balanced
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $17,216.9 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.46%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: Back End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
specific min investment-See prospectus for details
 
 

Asset Allocation April 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings April 30, 2014

Bond Type April 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at April 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 1, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock -   26.69 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 -   24.13 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 -   25.22 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CIX-T CI Financial Investment Companies and Funds Canada Stock -   10.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
T-T TELUS Corp. Telephone Utilities Canada Stock -   21.04 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 -   27.88 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 -   18.81 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PWF-T Power Financial Corp. Finance and Leasing Canada Stock -   5.98 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 -   9.7 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SLF-T Sun Life Financial Inc. Insurance Canada Stock -   22.74 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 August 1, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Jun 27, 2014 0.2034 0.2034 0.7882 25.240
Mar 21, 2014 0.1950 0.1950 0.7864 24.644
Dec 20, 2013 0.1931 0.1931 0.7928 24.186
Sep 20, 2013 0.1967 0.1967 0.8009 22.887
Jun 21, 2013 0.2016 0.2016 0.8052 22.030
Mar 22, 2013 0.2014 0.2014 0.8043 22.635

Portfolio Manager(s)

Dom Grestoni, CGA, CFP

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: July, 2003

Fund Return: 6.43%

Dom Grestoni brings extensive investment experience with a North American focus, combined with substantial financial analysis and industry expertise to his role as Senior Vice-President, Portfolio Manager and Head of North American equities. Dom joined Investors Group in 1976 within the audit department. By 1983, he assumed responsibility for establishing the Company's Treasury Department and in 1995, he was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Investments and Treasury where he assumed overall responsibility for managing the Company's balance sheet including the Company's investment portfolio, asset liability management, treasury management and risk management operations. Dom joined the investment management division in 1998, and is currently responsible for overseeing the investment process for all North American equity mandates supported by a strong investment team. Dom is the Portfolio Manager of Investors Dividend Fund, Investors Canadian Large Cap Value Fund,* Investors Canadian Balanced Fund, and Investors Global Science and Technology Fund*. Dom is a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). * denotes portfolio management responsibilities for the class versions of these funds.

Also manages:Investors Core Cdn Equity A, Investors Core Cdn Equity Class A

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Martin Downie

I.G. Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: January, 2014

Fund Return: 5.28%

Also manages:Investors Cdn Large Cap Value Cls-A, Investors Cdn Large Cap Value-A, Investors Mutual of Canada-A

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