Toronto: Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust is pleased to announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2006.
Highlights• The Trust’s net assets were $1,136,051,896 at March 31, 2006, representing an increase of approximately 5.4% from $1,078,348,189 at December 31, 2005. • The Trust’s net asset value per unit increased to $6.14 at March 31, 2006 from $5.82 at December 31, 2005. On March 31, 2006 the Trust’s units closed on the Toronto Stock Exchange at $5.50 per unit. • In the first quarter of 2006, the Trust had an increase in net assets from operations of $79,546,378 (2005 – $30,279,065). Contributing to this increase were net realized gains on sale of investments and a change in unrealized appreciation of investments. • In the first quarter of 2006, the Trust declared distributions of $0.1125 per unit, consisting of three monthly distributions of $0.0375 per unit.
First quarter 2006 financial resultsFor complete 2006 first quarter Management Report of Fund Performance and Financial Statements, please visit www.sentryselect.com or www.SEDAR.com
Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust is a closed-end trust that aims to maximize distributions to unitholders by investing primarily in a broad range of royalty and income trusts, real estate investment trusts and other high-yielding securities.
WebsiteTo find out more about the Trust, including portfolio holdings, net asset values and investment objectives, please go to www.sentryselect.com.
Sentry Select Capital Corp.Sentry Select Capital Corp. provides investment, administrative and marketing services to 24 exchange-listed closed-end funds, 17 of which have exposure to the income trust sector, 16 mutual funds, 13 principal-protected notes and three flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry Select is one of the largest Canadian investment managers in the income trust sector. As of April 30, 2006, the firm had approximately $8.0 billion in gross assets under management.
More informationInvestor Services (broker/investor inquiries) or Brian McOstrich (media inquiries)Tel: 1-888-246-6656 Fax: 416-364-1197 email@example.com or www.sentryselect.com
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