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Core Canadian Dividend Trust



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The Fund is a closed-end investment trust designed to provide unitholders with exposure to a blue chip portfolio consisting of fifteen high quality, large capitalization, and dividend paying Canadian companies across multiple industry sectors that have an excellent long term track record of dividend growth and share price appreciation. The Fund utilizes Strathbridge’s proprietary SSO covered call writing strategy to enhance the income generated by the portfolio and to reduce volatility.


The Fund is appropriate for those investors looking for a diversified large-capitalization portfolio while earning attractive distributions with lower volatility.


Distributions are calculated and paid monthly based on 6.5% per annum of the net asset value of the Fund.


The Fund invests in the following Canadian dividend-paying TSX-listed common shares:

Royal Bank of Canada   Thomson Corporation   
Manulife Financial Corporation   Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce   
Bank of Nova Scotia   BCE Inc.   
The Toronto-Dominion Bank   TransCanada Corporation   
Bank of Montreal   Teck Cominco Limited (Class B)   
Enbridge Inc.National Bank of Canada
Russel Metals Inc.AGF Management Limited
Canadian Utilities Limited

The Fund will generally invest not less than 4% and not more than 10% of the Fund’s NAV in each of the issuers in the Core Canadian Dividend Portfolio. In addition, up to 25% of the NAV of the Fund may be invested in equity securities of other issuers listed on the TSX

Top 10 Holdings as of December 31, 2017
Holding Name % of NAV
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce      10.3%
Bank of Montreal      9.0%
Teck Resources Limited - Class B      8.7%
Enbridge Inc.      8.4%
Russel Metals Inc.      8.4%
Royal Bank of Canada      8.4%
National Bank of Canada      8.2%
The Toronto-Dominion Bank      8.0%
TransCanada Corporation      8.0%
Manulife Financial Corporation      7.8%
Sector Allocations



As of 03-22-2018
Current NAV for CDD.UN: $6.25
Market Price: $6.26
Last Traded: 03-22-2018
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 Quick Facts
Inception Date: 11-16-2006
Total Assets As of 12-31-2017: $3.69 mm
Management Fee: 1.1%
Service Fee: 0.4%
 Distributions & Tax
Current Distributions for CDD.UN: $0.03
Current Yield: 6.63%
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