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RBC Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

Emerging Markets Equity

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$14.30
Change
-$0.01 (-0.07%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 12, 2013): 5.75%

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 2.84% 12.54% 17.88% 9.40% 14.01% 8.41% -0.30% 9.51% 3.95% 2.38% 3.77% 6.90% 3.87% 5.29%
Benchmark 3.23% 10.40% 13.97% 7.96% 12.80% 6.58% -0.16% 6.60% 3.28% 2.95% 4.27% 7.20% 4.72% 6.13%
Category Average 1.20% 13.74% 13.74% 5.95% 10.36% 5.03% -3.77% 5.69% 2.22% 1.43% 2.91% 5.48% 3.19% 3.77%
Category Rank 13 / 330 16 / 327 18 / 327 26 / 327 117 / 312 62 / 302 62 / 278 48 / 266 83 / 250 84 / 203 77 / 193 61 / 159 71 / 145 56 / 134
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -2.61% 3.89% 5.33% -4.77% -1.98% -2.78% 5.00% 2.62% -2.79% 6.15% 3.09% 2.84%
Benchmark -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24% 3.23%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

16.12% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-15.12% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.60% -3.82% 11.03% 26.87% -11.56% 8.93% 15.90% 1.13% -12.39% 7.95%
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 4 1 3 3 4 3 1 1 3
Category Rank 31/ 131 133/ 144 17/ 155 128/ 186 139/ 202 227/ 246 145/ 261 56/ 269 49/ 289 174/ 310

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

26.87% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.39% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 99.00
US Equity 0.86
Cash and Equivalents 0.14

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 31.87
Financial Services 26.84
Basic Materials 7.78
Consumer Goods 7.65
Real Estate 7.30
Other 18.56

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 69.48
Latin America 12.09
Africa and Middle East 9.52
Europe 7.94
North America 0.98
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 8.60
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.28
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 3.71
Naspers Ltd Cl N 2.73
Antofagasta PLC 2.66
Axis Bank Ltd 2.11
Redington (India) Ltd 2.07
Shriram Finance Ltd 2.05
Hindalco Industries Ltd 2.01
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Cl H 1.90

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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

RBC Emerging Markets Dividend Fund Series A

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.78% 16.93% 14.79%
Beta 1.13% 1.14% 1.06%
Alpha 0.00% 0.00% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.90% 0.90% 0.90%
Sharpe -0.12% 0.19% 0.33%
Sortino -0.22% 0.20% 0.33%
Treynor -0.02% 0.03% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency - 74.59% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 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 13.35% 15.78% 16.93% 14.79%
Beta 1.15% 1.13% 1.14% 1.06%
Alpha -0.01% 0.00% 0.00% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.88% 0.90% 0.90% 0.90%
Sharpe 0.69% -0.12% 0.19% 0.33%
Sortino 1.46% -0.22% 0.20% 0.33%
Treynor 0.08% -0.02% 0.03% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 96.46% - 74.59% -

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 August 12, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $1,458

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF486

Investment Objectives

To provide long-term total returns consisting of dividend income and capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies located or active in emerging markets with above average dividend yields

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
Laurence Bensafi 08-12-2013
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 08-02-2021

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 10,000

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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