Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust
TSX : SDT.UN

Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust

August 17, 2005 14:34 ET

Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust 'TSX:SDT.UN' Announces Distribution of 3.75 Cents 'C$0.0375' per Unit for August 2005

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 17, 2005) - Sentry Select Capital Corp. is pleased to announce the August 2005 distribution of 3.75 cents ($0.0375) for Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust (TSX:SDT.UN).

Trailing distributions

The Trust's distributions for the past 12 months were $0.7514 per unit. Using the market price of $6.18 per unit as at August 15, 2005, this represents a trailing yield of 12.16%.

Distribution date/trading information

The distribution is payable on September 8, 2005 to holders of record on August 31, 2005. Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust units trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SDT.UN.

Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust

Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust is a closed-end trust with the objective of maximizing distributions to unitholders by investing primarily in a broad range of royalty and income trusts, real estate investment trusts and other high-yielding securities.

Top 10 holdings

The top 10 holdings for Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust ranked by current market value as at August 15, 2005 are:

1. Canadian Oil Sands Trust

2. RioCan REIT

3. Primaris Retail REIT

4. Vermilion Energy Trust

5. Keyera Facilities Income Fund

6. Yellow Pages Income Fund

7. CCS Income Trust

8. Arc Energy Income Trust

9. BFI Canada Income Fund

10. H+R REIT

The Trust's portfolio had a total market value of $926,105,450 as at August 15, 2005.

The Manager

Sentry Select is a wealth management company with gross assets under management in excess of $7 billion.

It is the manager, portfolio manager or administrator of:

- Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust (TSX: SDT.UN);

- Diversified Income Trust II (TSX: DTT.UN);

- Select 50 S-1 Income Trust (TSX: SON.UN);

- Select 50 S-1 Income Trust II (TSX: SDE.UN);

- Pro-Vest Growth & Income Fund (TSX: PRG.UN);

- Sentry Select Focused Growth & Income Trust (TSX: SFG.UN);

- COmmercial and INdustrial Securities Income Trust "COINS" (TSX: COI.UN);

- Multi Select Income Trust (TSX: MST.UN, MST.PR.A);

- Alliance Split Income Trust (TSX: ASI.UN, ASI.PR.A);

- Premier Value Income Trust (TSX: PVN.UN);

- Strategic Energy Fund (TSX: SEF.UN);

- MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund (TSX: MTF.UN);

- Sentry Select MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund II (TSX: MGS.UN);

- Mortgage-Backed Securities Trust (TSX: MF.UN; TSX: MF.U);

- Sentry Select Blue-Chip Income Trust (TSX: SIT.UN);

- Sentry Select Global Index Income Trust (TSX: SGT.UN);

- CAPVEST Income Corp. (TSX-V: CVS);

- Diversified Preferred Share Trust (TSX: DPS.UN);

- Oil Sands Split Trust (TSX: OST.UN);

- Global DiSCs Trust 2004-1 (TSX: DST.UN);

- Sentry Select Commodities Income Trust (TSX: SSJ.UN);

- Sentry Select Principal-Protected Blue Chip Notes™;

- Three flow-through limited partnerships; and

- Eleven mutual funds that focus on a broad range of sectors of the economy.



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Contact Information

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    or
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    June MacKinnon (media enquiries)
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