TORONTO - Sentry Select Capital Corp. is pleased to announce the March distribution amounts for the following income trusts.
|Trading symbol||Distribution amount (per unit)||Record date||Payable date||Distribution amount annualized||TSX trading price per unit as at March 20, 2005||Annualized Yield|
|Alliance Split Income Trust Capital Units||ASI.UN||$0.1125||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$1.35||$17.87||7.3%|
|Alliance Split Income Trust Preferred Shares||ASI.PR.A||$0.15*||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.60||$10.71||5.6%|
|Diversified Income Trust II||DTT.UN||$0.09||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$1.08||$14.70||7.4%|
|Mortgage Backed Securities Trust ($C)||MF.UN||$0.06||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.72||$8.59||8.4%|
|Mortgage Backed Securities Trust ($US)||MF.U||$0.0496||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.5952||$7.10||8.4%|
|Multi Select Income Trust Capital Units||MST.UN||$0.075||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.90||$10.91||8.2%|
|Multi Select Income Trust Preferred Shares||MST.PR.A||$0.1625*||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.65||$10.42||6.2%|
|MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund||MTF.UN||$0.06||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.72||$9.95||7.2%|
|Pro-Vest Growth & Income Fund||PRG.UN||$0.0667||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.8004||$10.25||7.9%|
|Premier Value Income Trust||PVN.UN||$0.05833||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.70||$10.03||7.0%|
|Select 50 S-1 Income Trust||SON.UN||$0.0675||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.81||$12.16||6.7%|
|Select 50 S-1 Income Trust II||SDE.UN||$0.06||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.72||$11.32||6.4%|
|Sentry Select Focused Growth & Income Trust||SFG.UN||$0.0625||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.75||$10.25||7.3%|
|Commercial and Industrial Securities Income Trust||COI.UN||$0.05||Mar. 31, 2005||Apr. 15, 2005||$0.60||$9.05||6.6%|
*paid quarterly Future distributions - The Manager expects to pay these monthly distributions for 2005 based upon the current make-up of each individual Trust’s portfolio and the indicated distribution policies of the income funds in the portfolios. However, if the make-up of the portfolios changes or if such income funds make distributions other than in accordance with their indicated policies, future distributions may differ. The Manager - Sentry Select is a wealth management company with total assets under management of approximately $4.0 billion.
It is the manager or portfolio manager 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); • Sentry Select Principal-Protected Blue Chip Notes™; • MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund (TSX:MTF.UN); • Multi Select Income Trust (TSX:MST.UN, MST.PR.A); • Premier Value Income Trust (TSX:PVN.UN) • Strategic Energy Fund (TSX:SEF.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); • Alliance Split Income Trust (TSX:ASI.PR.A, TSX:ASI.UN); • CAPVEST Income Corp. (TSX-V:CVS); • Eight mutual funds that focus on a broad range of sectors of the economy; • Three flow-through investment funds.
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