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Fund Price: $15.80 (as at September 21, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.0736 -0.46%  YTD: 13.01%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 3.05% 0.17% 0.56%
3 Months -2.42% -2.31% -4.39%
6 Months 5.98% 0.40% 0.01%
1 Year 17.59% 9.15% 11.07%
2 Year Avg 9.21% 7.82% 11.03%
3 Year Avg 15.65% 9.29% 14.96%
4 Year Avg 20.75% 12.99% 18.27%
5 Year Avg 20.98% 15.07% 19.95%
10 Year Avg 10.22% 5.66% 9.46%
15 Year Avg 6.78% 5.17% 7.48%
20 Year Avg 3.19% 4.09% -
Since Inception 5.25% - -
 
2016 -0.84% 6.29% 8.09%
2015 21.81% 10.41% 21.59%
2014 26.86% 16.71% 23.93%
 
3 year risk 16.16 11.54 10.83
3 year beta 1.36 0.85 1.00

*S&P 500 TR CAD

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 TR CAD.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 00): 138.27 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Sep 01): -61.90 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: 16 High

Fund Objectives

To provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. companies whose businesses relate to life sciences and technology and are expected to benefit from scientific and technological advances.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: July 1995
Asset Class: U.S. Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.20%
Management Fee: 1.75%
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, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings April 30, 2017

Fund Geography April 30, 2017

Top Holdings as at April 30, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 21, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
AAPL-Q Apple Electrical & Electronic United States Stock 10.0   35.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GOOG-Q Alphabet Inc. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 7.65   20.46 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 7.41   28.48 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FB-Q Facebook, Inc. Computer Software & Processing United States Stock 5.09   31.68 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 3.93   10.8 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PFE-N Pfizer Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals United States Stock 2.86   4.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
V-N Visa Inc. Other Services United States Stock 2.69   26.54 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UNH-N UnitedHealth Group Medical Services United States Stock 2.5   39.53 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CSCO-Q Cisco Systems Electrical & Electronic United States Stock 2.29   4.27 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 2.08   21.41 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Ray Mawhinney

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: October, 2007

Fund Return: 10.32%

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 U.S. Equity A, RBC U.S. Equity Cl A, RBC U.S. Equity Cl A USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl Adv USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl D USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl O, RBC U.S. Equity Curr Neut O, RBC U.S. Equity F USD, RBC U.S. Equity O, RBC U.S. Equity O USD

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