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Fund Price: $68.79 (as at March 22, 2017)  1-day chg: $.1417 0.21%  YTD: 0.43%

Returns as at February 28, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.59% 1.02% 0.21%
3 Months 2.46% 3.33% 2.74%
6 Months 7.69% 6.52% 6.93%
1 Year 22.08% 20.31% 23.24%
2 Year Avg 4.64% 4.08% 3.59%
3 Year Avg 6.93% 6.08% 5.78%
4 Year Avg 8.77% 7.85% 7.86%
5 Year Avg 9.19% 7.75% 7.20%
10 Year Avg 5.52% 4.82% 4.68%
15 Year Avg 8.13% 6.39% 7.54%
20 Year Avg 9.26% 7.53% 7.15%
Since Inception 10.63% - -
 
2016 19.42% 16.99% 21.08%
2015 -7.23% -5.57% -8.32%
2014 12.14% 9.03% 10.55%
 
3 year risk 7.63 7.82 8.04
3 year beta 0.84 0.81 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at February 28, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jul 97): 51.33 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -31.86 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 8 High

Fund Objectives

To achieve long-term total returns consisting of: > regular dividend income, which benefits from the preferential tax treatment given to dividend income; and > modest long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in common and preferred shares of major Canadian companies with above average dividend yields.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 1993
Asset Class: Canadian Dividend and Income Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending February 28, 2017)
Total Assets: $10,761.1 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.76%
Management Fee: 1.50%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation October 31, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings October 31, 2016

Fund Geography October 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at October 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at March 22, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 7.31   16.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 7.28   27.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia - Canada Stock 6.19   21.29 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNR-T Canadian National Railway Transportation Canada Stock 4.53   20.19 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BAM.A-T Brookfield Asset Management Management and Diversified Canada Stock 4.19   7.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BMO-T Bank of Montreal Banks Canada Stock 3.62   25.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ENB-T Enbridge Inc. Oil Pipelines Canada Stock 3.61   11.13 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TRP-T TransCanada Corp. Management and Diversified Canada Stock 3.36   25.18 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 3.2   12.18 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to March 22, 2017)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 21, 2016 0.3000 0.3000 0.8600 68.956
Sep 30, 2016 0.2300 0.2300 0.7900 65.111
Jun 30, 2016 0.1800 0.1800 0.7100 61.771
Mar 31, 2016 0.1500 0.1500 0.6800 60.935
Dec 18, 2015 0.2300 0.2300 0.6800 57.982
Sep 30, 2015 0.1500 0.1500 1.3200 58.510

Portfolio Manager(s)

Doug Raymond, Stuart Kedwell

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: March, 2007

Fund Return: 5.42%

Also manages:RBC Cdn Dividend A USD, RBC Cdn Dividend Adv USD, RBC Cdn Dividend D USD, RBC Cdn Dividend F USD, RBC Cdn Dividend FT8, RBC Cdn Dividend I, RBC Cdn Dividend O USD, RBC Jantzi Cdn Equity A, RBC North American Value A, RBC Pv Cdn Dividend Pool F, RBC Pv Cdn Dividend Pool O, RBC U.S. Equity Value Adv, RBC U.S. Equity Value Adv USD

View fund manager performance report