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Fund Price: $61.27 (as at July 29, 2015)  1-day chg: $1.0048 1.67%  YTD: -2.83%

Returns as at June 30, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -2.15% -2.35% -2.78%
3 Months -2.98% -2.06% -1.63%
6 Months -2.28% -0.63% 0.91%
1 Year -0.94% -0.35% -1.16%
2 Year Avg 11.68% 10.18% 12.77%
3 Year Avg 11.70% 10.41% 11.12%
4 Year Avg 7.58% 6.59% 5.34%
5 Year Avg 9.59% 8.97% 8.28%
10 Year Avg 6.89% 5.83% 6.86%
15 Year Avg 8.70% 7.06% 4.91%
20 Year Avg 10.68% 8.95% 8.43%
Since Inception 10.80% - -
 
2014 12.14% 9.13% 10.55%
2013 17.40% 16.80% 12.99%
2012 10.71% 8.10% 7.19%
 
3 year risk 6.27 6.57 7.55
3 year beta 0.74 0.70 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 June 30, 2015

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: 6 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 June 30, 2015)
Total Assets: $17,437.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.78%
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, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings October 31, 2014

Fund Geography October 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at October 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 29, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 6.57   -5.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 6.48   -7.42 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 Banks Canada Stock 6.08   -14.19 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 4.19   10.51 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 3.61   -11.62 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CM-T CIBC Banks Canada Stock 3.61   -9.3 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 3.41   0.82 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 3.39   40.8 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 3.12   -23.27 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.76   -36.28 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 July 29, 2015)

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
Jun 30, 2015 0.1500 0.1500 1.3200 61.617
Mar 31, 2015 0.1500 0.1500 1.3200 63.666
Dec 19, 2014 0.1500 0.7200 0.8700 1.3200 62.599
Sep 30, 2014 0.1500 0.1500 0.5900 63.984
Jun 30, 2014 0.1500 0.1500 0.6000 63.516
Mar 31, 2014 0.1500 0.1500 0.6000 60.185

Portfolio Manager(s)

Doug Raymond

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: March, 2007

Fund Return: 4.85%

Also manages:PH&N Cdn Eq Val Fund Series D, RBC Canadian Equity Fund, RBC Jantzi Canadian Equity Fund, RBC North American Value Series A, RBC US Equity Value A, RBC US Equity Value A USD, RBC US Equity Value Adv, RBC US Equity Value Adv USD, RBC US Equity Value D, RBC US Equity Value D USD, RBC US Equity Value F, RBC US Equity Value F USD, RBC US Equity Value H, RBC US Equity Value H USD, RBC US Equity Value I, RBC US Equity Value I USD

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Stuart Kedwell, CFA

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: March, 2007

Fund Return: 4.85%

Stu Kedwell is Co-Chairman of the Canadian Equity Team and a member of the RBC Investment Strategy Committee, which is responsible for establishing the firm-wide global asset mix covering mutual funds, and institutional and high-net-worth private clients. Stu began his career in 1996 with RBC Dominion Securities in the firm's Generalist program, a two-year internship in which participants rotate through different areas of the firm. Stu has been with the firm since 2002 and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:PH&N Cdn Eq Val Fund Series D, RBC Canadian Equity Fund, RBC Jantzi Canadian Equity Fund, RBC North American Value Series A, RBC US Equity Value A, RBC US Equity Value A USD, RBC US Equity Value Adv, RBC US Equity Value Adv USD, RBC US Equity Value D, RBC US Equity Value D USD, RBC US Equity Value F, RBC US Equity Value F USD, RBC US Equity Value H, RBC US Equity Value H USD, RBC US Equity Value I, RBC US Equity Value I USD

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