• Diversified exposure to precious metal companies, which may include gold, silver, platinum, and palladium, with limited exposure to base metal companies and other resources.
  • Access to physical gold bullion, which provides a hedge against potential inflation, weakness in currency and volatility of equity markets.
  • Actively managed with a bottom-up stock selection process to select companies with the best risk/reward profile.
 
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985
12.9 52.6 14.0 19.8 -58.1 -19.0 -29.2 68.4 60.9 -27.6 5.6 62.7 26.3 -24.4 52.3 81.7 42.0 -14.5 -5.6 -6.8 -45.9 24.8 0.0 3.4 96.2 3.9 -1.0 -14.9 14.4 -18.8 33.7 23.5 11.8
1 mo 3 mo 6 mo 1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs 10 yrs Incep
6.7 6.1 6.2 12.9 25.2 -0.3 1.0 6.5
 
As at 11/30/17
As at 11/30/17
As at 11/30/17 As at 12/31/17
As at 11/30/17  
Northern Star Resources Limited -
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited -
Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited -
Roxgold Inc. -
Dacian Gold Limited -
Gold Road Resources Limited -
Cardinal Resources Limited -
West African Resources Limited -
SEMAFO Inc. -
MAG Silver Corp. -
Total allocation in top holdings 59.8
 
2017
Dec
Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan
 
Management fee rates are applied back to dollar one
Fund Value %
$0K - $250K 2.250
$250K - $1MM 2.150
$1MM - $5MM 2.075
$5MM + 2.025
Notes

A. Not available for purchases, switches out only.

B. Series G only available to residents of non-HST provinces and territories.

1 MER For the period ended June 30, 2017.

2. Holdings exclude cash, cash equivalents, warrants and options.

3. Risk rating measures the degree of uncertainty that an investor can handle regarding fluctuations in the value of their portfolio. The amount of risk associated with any particular investment depends largely on your own personal circumstances including your time horizon, liquidity needs, portfolio size, income, investment knowledge and attitude toward price fluctuations. Investors should consult their financial advisor before making a decision as to whether this mutual fund is a suitable investment for them.

Disclaimer

About the Lipper Awards
Dynamic Precious Metals Fund, Series A was awarded the 2017 Lipper Fund Award in the Precious Metal Equity category for the three year period ending October 31, 2017 out of a total of 12 funds. The Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence awarded by Lipper, Inc. and highlight funds that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Ratings for Consistent Return, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 month periods. The highest 20% of funds in each category are named Lipper Leaders for Consistent Return and receive a score of 5, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2 and the lowest 20% are scored 1. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return in each category wins the Lipper Fund Award. Lipper Leader ratings change monthly. For more information, see www.lipperweb.com. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper. Performance for Dynamic Precious Metals Fund, Series A for the period ended October 31, 2017 is as follows: -20.49% (1 year), 26.12% (3 years), -4.41% (5 years), -0.44% (10 years) and 6.25% (since inception January 1984). The corresponding Lipper Leader ratings of the fund for the same period are as follows: N/A (1 year), 4 (3 years), 5 (5 years), 4 (10 years).

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The benchmark used for analytics for this fund is S&P/TSX Global Gold Index.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing.

The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in units [share] value and reinvestment of all distributions [dividends] and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. The rates of return are used only to illustrate the effects of the compound growth rate and are not intended to reflect future values of the mutual fund or returns on investment in the mutual fund. Investments in mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Compound growth calculations are used only for the purpose of illustrating the effects of compound growth and are not intended to reflect future value of any mutual fund or returns on investment in any mutual fund.

R2 is a measurement out of 100 that shows the extent to which a portfolio’s movements can be explained by the benchmark's movements.

Standard deviation is a measure of volatility; it shows how broadly the Fund's returns have varied over a given time period.

Dynamic Fund Profile rendered at 2018-01-21 05:03:31 PM

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