(As of 4/30/2017)

Forester Growth Funds - Bond

(Canadian Fixed Income)



2015


FundGrade A+ Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(1/31/1989)
5.95 %
YTD Return 2.18 %
NAVPS
(4/28/2017)
$52.33
Change - / -
Growth of $10,000 (As of April 30, 2017)
MER 1.20 %
Assets ($mil) $2.21
Rank (1Yr) 163/366
Std Dev (3Yr) 4.05 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 2/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Back Fee Only
Max Front End -
Max Back End 7.00 %
Open to Invest Open
 
Objective
The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of interest income and to preserve capital. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing mainly in debt securities of Canadian governments, municipalities and corporate and other issuers, including foreign issuers to the extent permitted by current tax law.
Management Co.
The Independent Order of Foresters
Managers
Richard Scott,
 
Asset Allocation
(As of April 30, 2017)
Sector Allocation
(As of April 30, 2017)
Geographic Allocation
(As of April 30, 2017)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Bell Telephone Co Of Canada 3.25 % 17-Jun-2020Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada11.96%
Alberta Province 2.35 % 01-Jun-2025Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada11.63%
Canada Government 2.75 % 01-Jun-2022Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada8.90%
Ontario Province 2.90 % 02-Dec-2046Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada8.41%
Canada Government 5.75 % 01-Jun-2033Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada8.33%
Altalink Lp 3.67% Nov-06-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada7.57%
John Deere Canada Funding Inc 2.65 % 16-Jul-2018Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada6.97%
Canada Housing Trust No 1 2.55 % 15-Mar-2025Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada6.04%
Canada Government 2.50 % 01-Jun-2024Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada4.95%
Telus Corp 3.75 % 10-Mar-2026Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada4.89%

Performance Data (As of April 30, 2017)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 1.47 2.46 -0.49 2.18 1.99 3.65 3.07 4.38
Benchmark 1.60 2.99 0.06 2.78 2.98 4.46 3.82 4.97
Quartile Ranking 1 2 3 3 2 1 1 1

Calendar Return (%) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Fund 0.39 3.69 8.16 -2.18 3.31 8.42 5.68 2.97 10.40 1.29
Benchmark 1.54 3.57 9.10 -1.48 3.70 10.01 6.92 5.19 6.11 3.60
Quartile Ranking 3 1 1 2 2 1 2 4 1 4

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