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RBC European Equity Fund Series A

European Equity

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NAVPS
(07-11-2024)
$29.84
Change
$0.21 (0.70%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

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RBC European Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 07, 1987): 4.50%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -1.77% 0.35% 7.02% 7.02% 13.12% 17.18% 4.39% 8.69% 7.29% 5.91% 5.73% 6.35% 5.14% 5.99%
Benchmark -2.07% 1.45% 8.85% 8.85% 15.49% 19.88% 6.56% 10.64% 7.91% 6.69% 6.82% 8.63% 6.66% 6.91%
Category Average -2.22% 6.29% 6.29% 6.29% 12.78% 15.78% 2.78% 7.38% 5.17% 3.93% 4.09% 5.41% 4.06% 4.44%
Category Rank 45 / 106 84 / 106 62 / 106 62 / 106 64 / 106 46 / 106 46 / 105 46 / 103 31 / 103 34 / 96 36 / 92 38 / 80 27 / 72 23 / 67
Quartile Ranking 2 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 1.40% -1.41% -4.72% -0.43% 7.30% 3.86% 0.25% 3.25% 3.04% -2.36% 4.63% -1.77%
Benchmark 2.73% -1.44% -4.13% -1.41% 7.87% 2.78% 0.64% 2.87% 3.63% -0.53% 4.15% -2.07%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.08% (December 1999)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-21.41% (October 1987)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.20% 24.20% -12.61% 18.34% -12.41% 19.24% 9.30% 16.88% -14.52% 15.04%
Benchmark 3.06% 17.20% -3.54% 18.15% -7.68% 19.54% 3.59% 15.26% -10.82% 17.51%
Category Average -0.81% 17.33% -5.77% 14.98% -9.04% 15.21% 3.84% 11.84% -15.77% 16.91%
Quartile Ranking 2 1 4 2 4 2 2 1 3 4
Category Rank 31/ 62 11/ 72 72/ 76 25/ 87 74/ 95 36/ 100 48/ 103 20/ 105 54/ 106 81/ 106

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

24.20% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.52% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 99.38
Cash and Equivalents 0.61
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 23.19
Financial Services 19.40
Healthcare 12.81
Industrial Services 9.13
Technology 8.86
Other 26.61

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 99.40
North America 0.61
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Novo Nordisk A/S Cl B 7.25
ASML Holding NV 5.66
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 4.41
EssilorLuxottica SA 3.90
TotalEnergies SE 3.89
ING Groep NV 3.64
UBS Group AG 3.31
Roche Holding AG - Partcptn 3.19
London Stock Exchange Group PLC 3.10
Linde PLC 3.05

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC European Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - European Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.21% 15.12% 13.60%
Beta 0.98% 0.95% 0.94%
Alpha -0.02% 0.00% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.92% 0.92% 0.90%
Sharpe 0.16% 0.40% 0.39%
Sortino 0.24% 0.52% 0.42%
Treynor 0.02% 0.06% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 84.15% 92.65% 87.86%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.93% 15.21% 15.12% 13.60%
Beta 1.00% 0.98% 0.95% 0.94%
Alpha -0.02% -0.02% 0.00% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.93% 0.92% 0.92% 0.90%
Sharpe 0.69% 0.16% 0.40% 0.39%
Sortino 1.61% 0.24% 0.52% 0.42%
Treynor 0.08% 0.02% 0.06% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 94.58% 84.15% 92.65% 87.86%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date July 07, 1987
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $6,743

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF457

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of European companies. The fund provides exposure to growth opportunities in the European economy and diversification benefits beyond North America. The fund may also invest in high-quality debt securities issued or guaranteed by European governments and other countries or international agencies.

Investment Strategy

The fund’s investment process is primarily based on fundamental research, although the portfolio manager will also consider quantitative and technical factors. Stock selection decisions are ultimately based on an understanding of the company, its business and its outlook.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 05-17-2004
Dominic Wallington 08-20-2007
David Lambert 09-17-2015

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Distributor Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.10%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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