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U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity

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NAVPS
(04-15-2024)
$14.59
Change
-$0.13 (-0.85%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 14, 2015): 7.24%

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 3.95% -1.19% -4.52% 8.93% 24.83% 10.66% 7.13% 16.40% 7.24% 5.26% 4.79% 7.51% - -
Benchmark 4.69% 11.45% 22.05% 11.45% 22.35% 9.71% 7.22% 18.59% 9.81% 9.62% 9.28% 11.02% 8.80% 10.51%
Category Average 2.79% 19.08% 19.08% 7.97% 16.44% 3.91% 3.62% 14.47% 6.08% 5.45% 5.63% 7.03% 5.68% 6.71%
Category Rank 34 / 282 87 / 281 109 / 281 87 / 281 11 / 277 31 / 264 26 / 257 77 / 217 91 / 199 142 / 186 139 / 166 100 / 163 - -
Quartile Ranking 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 4 4 3 - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -3.08% 0.87% 6.13% 6.36% -1.91% -3.53% -4.52% 6.28% 8.14% -1.19% 6.05% 3.95%
Benchmark -0.66% -2.53% 6.21% 3.66% -0.56% -5.43% -3.48% 6.78% 6.26% -0.78% 7.29% 4.69%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.36% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.93% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - 24.99% 3.23% -14.49% 20.92% -8.24% 21.62% -8.09% 15.58%
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 - - 1 4 4 2 4 2 1 1
Category Rank - - 5/ 162 152/ 166 182/ 186 75/ 197 212/ 213 126/ 257 15/ 259 41/ 277

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

24.99% (2016)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.49% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 98.60
Cash and Equivalents 1.34
International Equity 0.03
Other 0.03

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 24.23
Real Estate 15.17
Industrial Goods 13.13
Consumer Goods 10.54
Energy 8.88
Other 28.05

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 99.95
Latin America 0.02
Other 0.03

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Compass Diversified Holdings 3.04
Matador Resources Co 2.81
Group 1 Automotive Inc 2.70
Taylor Morrison Home Corp 2.70
Koppers Holdings Inc 2.60
Columbus McKinnon Corp 2.51
Atkore Inc 2.45
Mercantile Bank Corp 2.38
MKS Instruments Inc 2.33
Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc 2.26

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 Value Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 17.14% 19.71% -
Beta 0.94% 1.00% -
Alpha 0.00% -0.02% -
Rsquared 0.83% 0.86% -
Sharpe 0.33% 0.36% -
Sortino 0.50% 0.44% -
Treynor 0.06% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 85.87% 91.40% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 9 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 16.11% 17.14% 19.71% -
Beta 0.95% 0.94% 1.00% -
Alpha 0.03% 0.00% -0.02% -
Rsquared 0.85% 0.83% 0.86% -
Sharpe 1.17% 0.33% 0.36% -
Sortino 2.77% 0.50% 0.44% -
Treynor 0.20% 0.06% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 97.43% 85.87% 91.40% -

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 September 14, 2015
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $67

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF435

Investment Objectives

To provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. small-cap companies that are deemed to be undervalued 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
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 09-14-2015
RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) 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
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust
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 -
LL Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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