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RBC Emerging Markets Equity Fund Series A

Emerging Markets Equity

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2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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NAVPS
(07-12-2024)
$20.16
Change
$0.17 (0.83%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Emerging Markets Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (April 19, 2010): 5.54%

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 4.14% 7.63% 10.04% 10.04% 11.64% 11.61% -0.03% 4.82% 3.06% 3.74% 4.01% 5.50% 4.40% 5.62%
Benchmark 3.25% 6.98% 11.88% 11.88% 17.66% 10.92% -0.22% 5.87% 4.71% 4.33% 5.17% 7.22% 5.36% 6.08%
Category Average 3.32% 9.81% 9.81% 9.81% 13.11% 10.13% -3.49% 4.67% 3.33% 2.87% 3.47% 5.44% 3.95% 3.85%
Category Rank 117 / 339 21 / 326 210 / 323 210 / 323 228 / 312 136 / 298 64 / 280 144 / 262 154 / 249 92 / 217 92 / 195 98 / 178 78 / 145 48 / 138
Quartile Ranking 2 1 3 3 3 2 1 3 3 2 2 3 3 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 4.13% -4.67% -3.03% -0.94% 4.50% 1.79% -4.52% 5.94% 1.08% 1.71% 1.62% 4.14%
Benchmark 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23% 0.38% 3.25%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

14.41% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.51% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 13.95% 6.80% 0.94% 25.61% -3.81% 10.38% 13.21% -6.78% -9.81% 8.03%
Benchmark 8.76% 2.69% 7.90% 26.42% -6.05% 15.55% 11.45% 0.08% -12.38% 7.03%
Category Average 2.91% -3.92% 6.53% 28.88% -11.86% 15.06% 17.52% -3.30% -17.32% 8.68%
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 4 1 4 3 4 1 3
Category Rank 10/ 130 18/ 143 125/ 154 141/ 184 17/ 198 204/ 242 166/ 257 223/ 265 18/ 285 169/ 306

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

25.61% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-9.81% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 99.21
Cash and Equivalents 0.79

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 32.30
Financial Services 24.58
Consumer Goods 14.26
Consumer Services 10.25
Basic Materials 7.00
Other 11.61

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 75.70
Latin America 11.51
Europe 9.29
Africa and Middle East 2.81
North America 0.79
Other -0.10

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 8.64
HDFC Bank Ltd 5.70
Antofagasta PLC 4.70
Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.70
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd 4.19
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV - ADR 4.03
SK Hynix Inc 3.74
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd 3.49
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd - Pfd 3.09
Unilever PLC 2.83

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC Emerging Markets Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.53% 14.16% 13.05%
Beta 1.04% 0.97% 0.92%
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.90% 0.90% 0.88%
Sharpe -0.14% 0.13% 0.37%
Sortino -0.23% 0.11% 0.39%
Treynor -0.02% 0.02% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency - 93.37% 95.04%
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 12.38% 14.53% 14.16% 13.05%
Beta 1.10% 1.04% 0.97% 0.92%
Alpha -0.07% 0.00% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.90% 0.90% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.56% -0.14% 0.13% 0.37%
Sortino 1.14% -0.23% 0.11% 0.39%
Treynor 0.06% -0.02% 0.02% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 99.42% - 93.37% 95.04%

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 April 19, 2010
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $6,846

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF499

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies located or active in emerging markets.

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. 12-23-2009
Philippe Langham 04-19-2010

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 2.22%
Management Fee 1.85%
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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