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Fund Price: $15.35 (as at September 2, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.0159 -0.10%  YTD: 7.86%

Returns as at July 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.06% -1.28% -2.34%
3 Months 1.07% 2.56% 3.28%
6 Months 6.45% 11.40% 12.41%
1 Year 23.19% 28.04% 27.17%
2 Year Avg 21.57% 21.33% 15.02%
3 Year Avg 12.69% 10.04% 4.24%
4 Year Avg 14.41% 12.31% 9.60%
5 Year Avg 16.39% 15.41% 14.76%
10 Year Avg - 8.86% 8.68%
15 Year Avg - 9.60% 9.36%
20 Year Avg - 10.03% 8.75%
Since Inception 7.66% - -
 
2013 32.03% 23.96% 7.76%
2012 9.34% 6.21% 2.46%
2011 -5.73% -11.73% -14.17%
 
3 year risk 10.14 13.16 15.18
3 year beta 0.53 0.75 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 51.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -37.35 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: 10 High

Fund Objectives

To provide a long-term total return, consisting of capital growth and current income. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of Canadian companies based on Strategy Indexing�, an investment portfolio management model developed in 1995 by Jim O�Shaughnessy. Strategy Indexing is a rigorous and disciplined approach to stock selection based on characteristics associated with above average returns over long periods of time. Stocks are bought and held over the course of each year, with no attempt to �time the markets.�

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 2007
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending July 31, 2014)
Total Assets: $521.2 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.81%
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 April 30, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings April 30, 2014

Fund Geography April 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at April 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 2, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
MIC-T Genworth MI Canada Insurance Canada Stock 4.01   36.52 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TFI-T TransForce Inc. Transportation Canada Stock 3.29   36.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CTC.A-T Canadian Tire Corporation Specialty Stores Canada Stock 3.0   26.55 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WEF-T Western Forest Products West Coast Forestry Canada Stock 2.83   71.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PJC.A-T Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Specialty Stores Canada Stock 2.83   25.4 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TCL.A-T Transcontinental Inc. Publishing & Printing Canada Stock 2.81   11.4 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
POW-T Power Corp of Canada Management and Diversified Canada Stock 2.7   10.76 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ARE-T Aecon Group Contractors Canada Stock 2.63   28.0 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Y-T Yellow Media Ltd. Publishing & Printing Canada Stock 2.32   40.63 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GIL-T Gildan Activewear Household Goods Canada Stock 2.28   33.32 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 September 2, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Jun 26, 2014 0.0290 0.6250 0.6540 0.7260 14.879
Dec 20, 2013 0.0720 0.0720 0.0720 14.659

Portfolio Manager(s)

James O'Shaughnessy

O'Shaughnessy Asset Management L.L.C.

Start Date: September, 2007

Fund Return: 6.15%

James O'Shaughnessy is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management L.L.C. ("OSAM"). Prior to founding OSAM, Jim was the Director of Systematic Equity as well as Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns Asset Management. OSAM currently manages $11 billion in separately managed accounts and mutual funds for individual investors and institutions. Sub-advisor to the RBC O'Shaughnessy Funds. He is recognized as a leading expert and pioneer in quantitative equity analysis. Jim studied International Economics and Business Diplomacy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and has a degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Also manages:RBC O'Shaughnessy Cdn Eq Fund, RBC O'Shaughnessy Global Eq Fund, RBC O'Shaughnessy Intl Eq Srs A, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Growth Fund, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Value Srs A

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