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RBC U.S. Small-Cap Core Equity Fund Series A

U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity

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NAVPS
(06-24-2024)
$23.76
Change
-$0.01 (-0.03%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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RBC U.S. Small-Cap Core Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 30, 2012): 9.41%

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 3.07% 0.52% 17.41% 9.47% 24.03% 12.60% 6.83% 12.45% 9.51% 4.71% 4.75% 6.60% 5.65% 7.25%
Benchmark 3.32% 2.37% 15.80% 8.98% 23.55% 12.31% 6.14% 12.74% 10.00% 8.36% 8.79% 10.12% 8.78% 10.60%
Category Average 2.34% 11.53% 11.53% 4.74% 17.03% 7.04% 1.64% 9.13% 5.96% 4.37% 4.98% 6.20% 5.42% 6.65%
Category Rank 66 / 278 63 / 278 21 / 277 23 / 277 24 / 273 35 / 266 23 / 253 41 / 234 40 / 197 134 / 187 129 / 173 100 / 159 89 / 141 94 / 137
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 7.09% 4.62% -1.94% -4.36% -4.35% 5.11% 7.25% 0.36% 8.51% 3.68% -5.94% 3.07%
Benchmark 6.21% 3.66% -0.56% -5.43% -3.48% 6.78% 6.26% -0.78% 7.29% 4.69% -5.36% 3.32%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

15.82% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-21.71% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 12.36% 8.31% 20.82% 2.68% -20.07% 18.71% 2.83% 21.21% -12.75% 16.58%
Benchmark 18.40% 11.76% 14.08% 8.66% -2.87% 21.65% 11.78% 20.00% -11.77% 13.76%
Category Average 10.57% 6.25% 9.80% 10.84% -7.63% 15.90% 4.61% 23.16% -17.30% 11.64%
Quartile Ranking 3 3 1 4 4 3 4 3 1 1
Category Rank 90/ 125 87/ 139 10/ 158 157/ 162 182/ 182 114/ 193 162/ 209 132/ 253 54/ 255 33/ 273

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

21.21% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-20.07% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 94.51
Cash and Equivalents 4.37
International Equity 1.14
Other -0.02

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Industrial Goods 19.41
Technology 12.24
Real Estate 11.41
Financial Services 10.58
Consumer Goods 8.97
Other 37.39

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 98.88
Africa and Middle East 1.14
Other -0.02

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
US Dollar 4.02
Atkore Inc 3.90
Compass Diversified Holdings 3.48
Barrett Business Services Inc 3.11
Matador Resources Co 3.07
Taylor Morrison Home Corp 3.03
Group 1 Automotive Inc 2.75
Ducommun Inc 2.71
CBIZ Inc 2.57
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp Cl A 2.53

Equity Style

Market capitalization is medium. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

RBC U.S. Small-Cap Core Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 17.43% 20.57% 18.93%
Beta 0.97% 1.08% 1.09%
Alpha 0.01% -0.01% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.91% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.30% 0.45% 0.39%
Sortino 0.45% 0.59% 0.45%
Treynor 0.05% 0.09% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 89.57% 95.02% 93.42%
Volatility Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 9 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 17.43% 17.43% 20.57% 18.93%
Beta 1.03% 0.97% 1.08% 1.09%
Alpha 0.00% 0.01% -0.01% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.95% 0.89% 0.91% 0.89%
Sharpe 1.05% 0.30% 0.45% 0.39%
Sortino 2.17% 0.45% 0.59% 0.45%
Treynor 0.18% 0.05% 0.09% 0.07%
Tax Efficiency 98.55% 89.57% 95.02% 93.42%

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 January 30, 2012
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $257

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF493

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. small-cap companies in order to provide broad exposure to economic growth opportunities in the equity 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
Lance F. James 09-17-2015
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 12-15-2020

Management and Organization

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

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.06%
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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