Jantzi Social Index November 2012 Returns

Toronto, ON -- December 6, 2012 -- Sustainalytics reported that the Jantzi Social Index® (JSI) increased in value by 0.15 per cent during the month of November. During the same period, the S&P/TSX Composite Index decreased by 1.28 per cent and the S&P/TSX 60 Index decreased by 1.07 per cent. Since inception on January 1, 2000 through November 30, 2012, the JSI has achieved an annualized return of 5.33 per cent, while the S&P/TSX Composite and the S&P/TSX 60 had annualized returns of 5.30 per cent and 5.03 per cent respectively, over the same period.

Returns

November

3 mths

1 yr

3 yr

5 yr

10 yr

Inception

Annualized

Inception

Cumulative*

JSI

0.15%

4.35%

10.28%

4.86%

0.34%

8.96%

5.33%

95.68%

S&P/TSX

Composite

-1.28%

3.19%

3.35%

5.13%

0.69%

9.11%

5.30%

94.76%

S&P/TSX 60

-1.07%

3.59%

4.15%

3.89%

0.23%

9.11%

5.03%

88.39%

*Cumulative since 01/01/2000

Sector Contributions

  • In the month of November 2012, the sector that made the largest positive contribution to the performance of the JSI was the Financials Sector. Of the overall return of the JSI, 121.10 basis points were attributed to the Financials Sector.
  • The sector that made the largest negative contribution to the performance of the JSI was the Energy Sector. This sector can be attributed with -62.39 basis points of the overall return of the JSI.

Company Contributions

TOP POSITIVE CONTRIBUTIONSBASIS POINTS CONTRIBUTED
Royal Banki of Canada:36.30
Bank of Nova Scotia:26.58
Toronto-Dominion Bank:21.30

 

TOP NEGATIVE CONTRIBUTIONSBASIS POINTS CONTRIBUTED
Suncor Energy Inc.:-18.11
Agrium Inc.:-17.24
IAMGOLD Corp.:-16.81