NexGen Canadian Preferred Share Registered Fund

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  • PRICES & PERFORMANCE
  • HOLDINGS & STATS
  • DOCUMENTS

Fund Inception Date:

August 26, 2013


Fund Assets:

(includes the Registered Fund and all registered series)

$78,037,137


Management Fee:

 

1.00%     

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Portfolio Sub-Advisor:

Portfolio Managers:
Jeff Herold, CFA
Dax Letham, CFA
Ian Clare, CFA
  
 
 
 
 

Investment Objective

  • The Fund pursues a steady flow of income primarily through investment in Canadian preferred shares.
  • NexGen Canadian Preferred Share Registered Fund seeks to achieve the investment objective through the investment of substantially all of its portfolio assets in non publicly offered debt and Inter Fund Class shares of NexGen Canadian Preferred Share Tax Managed Fund.

Who Should Invest in this Fund?

  • If you want exposure to dividend income through a diversified portfolio of Canadian preferred shares.
  • If you have a low to medium tolerance for risk.

 Volatility Classification

Low   Medium   High

 


Equity Style and Capitalization Overview

  Growth Blend Value
Small      
Mid      
Large      

Investment Strategies

  • The portfolio sub-advisor, J. Zechner Associates Inc., considers the credit quality of preferred share issuers, the attributes of individual preferred share issues and the expected direction of dividend yields. The sub-advisor seeks to invest in preferred shares that provide attractive value relative to available preferred share types, issuers and issues. The sub-advisor also considers the relative attractiveness of preferred shares to other fixed income alternatives.
  • Although the Fund is expected to primarily invest in preferred share securities the sub-advisor may at times utilize other fixed income securities including money market securities and government, agency and/or corporate bonds to a maximum of 40% of the portfolio.
  • The Fund may invest up to 20% of the cost of its net assets in foreign securities.


Performance [ as of March 31, 2017 1, 2 ]

Series 1 mo. 3 mo. 6 mo. CYTD 1 yr. 3 yr. 5 yr. 10 yr. *Since
Inception
FE1.6 6.9 9.0 6.9 20.2 4.2 -- -- 4.7
DSC1.6 6.8 8.8 6.8 19.8 3.9 -- -- 4.4
Benchmark - S&P / TSX Preferred Share Index1.8 7.5 13.2 7.5 21.9 0.6 -- -- 1.6

Prices (Regular Series)

Fund CodesNAVPU
as of
Daily Change Weekly Change
Front EndBack End 04/26/2017 % $ % $  
NXG5201$11.1423 -0.2158 -0.0241 -0.026 -0.0029
NXG5207 $11.0267 -0.2163 -0.0239 -0.0308 -0.0034

NAVPU - by Series


1 Returns for 1 month, 3 month, 6 month and CYTD are simple rates of return. The returns for 1 year and Since Inception are annual compound rates of return. Assumes all dividends have been reinvested.
2 Returns represent fund performance and do not include any sales commissions or redemption fees payable by the investor.

Top 25 Holdings [ as of March 31 ]

Name Country Sector % of total holdings Market Value
CASH & EQUIVALENTS? CANADA CASH & EQUIVALENTS? 6.70% 20,195,465
ENBRIDGE INC PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA ENERGY 5.40% 16,385,400
ALTAGAS LTD PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA ENERGY 5.00% 15,294,516
ALGONQUIN PWR + UTILITY PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA UTILITIES 4.90% 15,011,860
PEMBINA PIPELINE CORP PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA ENERGY 4.90% 14,892,648
ELEMENT FLEET MANAGEMENT PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA FINANCIALS 4.80% 14,569,655
TRANSCANADA CORP PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA ENERGY 4.70% 14,138,310
BROOKFIELD ASSET MAN INC PREFERRED STOCK 4.9 CANADA FINANCIALS 4.40% 13,239,592
WESTCOAST ENERGY INC PREFERRED STOCK 5.6 CANADA UTILITIES 3.80% 11,617,925
TORONTO DOMINION BANK PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA FINANCIALS 3.60% 11,028,173
CANADIAN UTILITIES LTD PREFERRED STOCK 4.9 CANADA UTILITIES 3.10% 9,553,932
CO OPERATORS GENL INS PREFERRED STOCK 5 CANADA FINANCIALS 3.10% 9,502,640
BCE INC PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES 3.10% 9,456,258
VERESEN INC PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA ENERGY 3.00% 9,181,020
BANK OF MONTREAL PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA FINANCIALS 2.90% 8,755,341
FORTIS INC PREFERRED STOCK 4.75 CANADA UTILITIES 2.80% 8,468,460
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA PREFERRED STOCK 4.9 CANADA FINANCIALS 2.80% 8,449,569
FAIRFAX FINL HLDGS LTD PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA FINANCIALS 2.70% 8,294,953
GEORGE WESTON LTD PREFERRED STOCK 4.75 CANADA CONSUMER STAPLES 2.70% 8,064,745
POWER FINANCIAL CORP PREFERRED STOCK 5.1 CANADA FINANCIALS 2.30% 7,123,581
FAIRFAX FINL HLDGS LTD PREFERRED STOCK CANADA FINANCIALS 2.10% 6,467,961
GREAT WEST LIFECO INC PREFERRED STOCK 5.25 CANADA FINANCIALS 2.10% 6,423,678
IGM FINANCIAL INC PREFERRED STOCK 5.9 CANADA FINANCIALS 2.00% 5,920,916
EMERA INC PREFERRED STOCK 4.5 CANADA UTILITIES 1.80% 5,327,470
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC PREFERRED STOCK VAR CANADA CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY 1.50% 4,570,452
Total Displayed     86.20% 261,934,520
Total Holdings       303,550,281

Portfolio Sector Allocation
[ as of March 31** ]

FINANCIALS 43.30%
ENERGY 23.70%
UTILITIES 18.00%
CASH & EQUIVALENTS? 6.70%
CONSUMER STAPLES 3.70%
TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES 3.10%
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY 1.50%
TOTAL 100.00%

Portfolio Geographic Allocation
[ as of March 31 ]

CANADA 99.50%
BERMUDA 0.50%
TOTAL 100.00%

** The Portfolio Sector Asset Allocations and Total Percentage Displayed in Top Holdings do not include non-cash working capital.

 
Canadian Preferred Share Fund Snapshot

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 share value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.