(As of 8/31/2021)

Forester Growth Funds - Bond

(Canadian Fixed Income)



2016
2015

FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(1/31/1989)
5.30 %
YTD Return -3.78 %
NAVPS
(9/20/2021)
$55.02
Change $0.23 / 0.42 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of August 31, 2021)
MER 1.20 %
Assets ($mil) $0.63
Rank (1Yr) 386/431
Std Dev (3Yr) 4.66 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 1/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Back Fee Only
Max Front End -
Max Back End 7.00 %
Sales Status
 
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.
Fund Manager

The Independent Order of Foresters

Portfolio Manager
Data not available
Sub-Advisor
Data not available
 
Asset Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Sector Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Geographic Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Hydro-Quebec 5.00% 15-Feb-2050Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada6.39%
Canada Government 0.25% 01-Mar-2026Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada5.91%
Canada Government 1.25% 01-Jun-2030Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada4.66%
MASTER CREDIT CARD TRUST 3.06% 21-Jan-2022Cash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentCanada4.66%
Canadian Imperial Bank Commrce 3.29% 15-Jan-2024Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada4.54%
Ontario Province 4.65% 02-Jun-2041Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada4.30%
Ontario Province 4.60% 02-Jun-2039Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada3.59%
Canada Government 2.00% 01-Jun-2028Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada3.57%
Canada Government 1.00% 01-Jun-2027Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada3.21%
Heathrow Funding Ltd 3.25% 21-May-2025Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada3.19%

Performance Data (As of August 31, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.31 1.34 0.13 -3.78 -3.58 2.73 0.76 2.37
Benchmark -0.09 1.98 1.64 -2.71 -1.77 4.42 2.57 3.68
Quartile Ranking 4 2 2 4 4 3 3 1

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 6.58 5.63 -0.55 -0.05 0.39 3.69 8.16 -2.18 3.31 8.42
Benchmark 8.61 6.97 1.29 2.70 1.54 3.57 9.10 -1.48 3.70 10.01
Quartile Ranking 4 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 1 1

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