Core Canadian Dividend Trust
TSX : CDD.UN

March 26, 2015 16:03 ET

Core Canadian Dividend Trust Announces Year End Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 26, 2015) - Core Canadian Dividend Trust (the "Fund") (TSX:CDD.UN) announces results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2014. Increase in net assets attributable to equity holders amounted to $0.3 million or $0.34 per unit. Net assets attributable to equity holders were $6.3 million or $7.17 per unit, net of distributions to equity holders totaling $0.5 million or $0.47 per unit.

The Fund's investment objectives are (i) to provide unitholders of the Fund with monthly distributions targeted to be 6.5% per annum of the net asset value ("NAV") of the Fund; and (ii) to preserve and grow the NAV. The Fund invests principally in a blue- chip portfolio consisting of high quality, large capitalization, Canadian dividend paying TSX-listed companies across multiple industry sectors that have an excellent long-term track record of dividend growth and share price appreciation. In addition, up to 25% of the NAV may be invested in equity securities of other issuers listed on the TSX which are consistent with the Fund's investment objectives.

The Fund employs a proprietary investment strategy, Strathbridge Selective Overwriting ("SSO"), to enhance the income generated by the Portfolio and to reduce volatility. In addition, the Fund may write cash covered put options in respect of securities in which it is permitted to invest.

The Fund's investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Strathbridge Asset Management Inc. The Fund's units are listed on Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CDD.UN.

Selected Financial Information: ($ Millions)
Statement of Financial Position 2014
Assets $ 7.5
Liabilities (1.2 )
Net Assets Attributable to Equity Holders $ 6.3
Statement of Comprehensive Income
Income $ 0.6
Expenses (0.3 )
Increase in Net Assets Attributable to
Equity Holders $ 0.3

For further information, please contact Investor Relations at 416.681.3966, toll free at 1.800.725.7172 or visit www.strathbridge.com.

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Contact Information

  • Strathbridge Asset Management Inc.
    Aaron Ho
    Vice-President, Finance
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172

    Strathbridge Asset Management Inc.
    121 King Street West, Suite 2600
    Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3T9
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172
    info@strathbridge.com
    www.strathbridge.com