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Fund Price: $28.24 (as at October 20, 2014)  1-day chg: $.3011 1.08%  YTD: 0.62%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -1.39% 0.30% 1.78%
3 Months 0.21% 3.65% 5.74%
6 Months 4.66% 5.18% 7.47%
1 Year 15.05% 23.43% 29.95%
2 Year Avg 15.23% 23.59% 27.34%
3 Year Avg 17.65% 21.89% 25.97%
4 Year Avg 12.12% 15.53% 19.51%
5 Year Avg 10.46% 13.38% 16.63%
10 Year Avg - 4.80% 6.81%
15 Year Avg - 1.67% 2.98%
20 Year Avg - 6.02% 8.61%
Since Inception 3.03% - -
 
2013 27.56% 38.69% 41.53%
2012 11.88% 10.39% 13.48%
2011 -5.62% -1.54% 4.41%
 
3 year risk 10.83 9.27 7.11
3 year beta 1.07 1.06 1.00

*S&P 500 Composite Total Return Idx($CA)

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P 500 Composite Total Return Idx($CA).

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 45.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -43.26 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: 11 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund invests primarily in equities of major US companies. This Fund is affected by changing conditions of the markets in which they invest and the rate of exchange of foreign currencies against the Canadian dollar and particularly sensitive to changes in the US market.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: July 2007
Asset Class: U.S. Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.09%
Management Fee: 1.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$10,000
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$10,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $10,000); Yes. Exclusive to RBC Direct Investing clients.
 
 

Asset Allocation May 31, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings May 31, 2014

Fund Geography May 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at May 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at October 20, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
  RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Value Equity Srs A Fund 4.46     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Equity Fund Fund 4.12     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AAPL-Q Apple Electrical & Electronic United States Stock 3.46   37.22 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WFC-N Wells Fargo & Co. Banks United States Stock 2.07   15.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MSFT-Q Microsoft Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 1.89   26.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
JNJ-N Johnson & Johnson Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock 1.72   8.26 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GE-N General Electric Management and Diversified United States Stock 1.48   -2.04 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HES-N Hess Corp. Integrated Oils United States Stock 1.35   -5.17 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ORCL-N Oracle Corp. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 1.19   14.89 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 October 20, 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
Dec 20, 2013 0.0610 0.0610 0.0610 27.649

Portfolio Manager(s)

Ray Mawhinney

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: July, 2007

Fund Return: 0.84%

Ray graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in honours Finance and is a member of the Financial Analysts Federation. As Chair of the RBC Asset Management Inc. (RBC AM) U.S. Equity committee, Ray and his team of experts are responsible for managing the U.S. equity investment activities. Ray is also a member of our Equity Advisory Team.

Also manages:RBC Global Technology Series A, RBC Life Science and Technol Srs A, RBC North American Growth Fund, RBC U.S. Eq Currency Neutral Fund, RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Eq Currency Neu Fd, RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Equity Fund

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US Equity Committee

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: July, 2007

Fund Return: 1.52%

Also manages:RBC U.S. Eq Currency Neutral Fund, RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Eq Currency Neu Fd, RBC U.S. Mid-Cap Equity Fund

View fund manager performance report