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RBC U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

U.S. Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(06-13-2024)
$39.16
Change
$0.12 (0.31%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 04, 2006): 8.58%

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 3.70% 4.87% 15.93% 14.52% 24.35% 14.94% 11.36% 13.40% 12.44% 11.31% 10.42% 11.37% 10.38% 11.82%
Benchmark 4.13% 4.42% 16.83% 14.76% 28.51% 19.27% 14.11% 16.24% 15.99% 14.69% 13.97% 14.82% 13.94% 15.30%
Category Average 2.98% - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 34 / 229 95 / 228 45 / 228 35 / 228 47 / 224 37 / 217 51 / 213 67 / 211 34 / 197 36 / 172 38 / 147 28 / 129 26 / 108 18 / 83
Quartile Ranking 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 2.68% 2.35% 0.81% -3.62% 0.10% 4.95% 1.23% 3.67% 5.34% 3.30% -2.11% 3.70%
Benchmark 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70% 4.13%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.95% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-11.09% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 20.00% 16.41% 6.65% 11.44% 0.35% 19.17% 9.18% 24.83% -7.97% 12.25%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 2 1 4 2 2 3 1 2 4 1
Category Rank 25/ 69 22/ 101 109/ 119 56/ 142 83/ 170 104/ 196 34/ 211 75/ 213 192/ 216 43/ 217

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

24.83% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-7.97% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 91.33
Cash and Equivalents 5.68
International Equity 2.99

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 30.92
Healthcare 13.98
Financial Services 12.20
Consumer Services 9.70
Energy 5.95
Other 27.25

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 97.00
Europe 3.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Microsoft Corp 7.08
NVIDIA Corp 5.08
Apple Inc 4.70
Amazon.com Inc 4.00
Alphabet Inc Cl A 3.84
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.27
Meta Platforms Inc Cl A 2.12
Exxon Mobil Corp 2.10
Bank of Nova Scotia UTD 5.400% Apr 01, 2024 2.03
Johnson & Johnson 1.85

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 U.S. Dividend Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.75% 12.18% 11.42%
Beta 0.78% 0.84% 0.87%
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.94% 0.94% 0.94%
Sharpe 0.73% 0.86% 0.91%
Sortino 1.17% 1.26% 1.25%
Treynor 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Tax Efficiency 84.26% 86.36% 86.82%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.44% 11.75% 12.18% 11.42%
Beta 0.78% 0.78% 0.84% 0.87%
Alpha 0.02% 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.94% 0.94% 0.94%
Sharpe 1.86% 0.73% 0.86% 0.91%
Sortino 4.27% 1.17% 1.26% 1.25%
Treynor 0.22% 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Tax Efficiency 90.27% 84.26% 86.36% 86.82%

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 04, 2006
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $7,050

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF590

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth and regular dividend income. The fund invests primarily in common and preferred shares of U.S. companies 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
Neil Sun 02-28-2024
Andrzej Skiba 02-28-2024

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 500
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.88%
Management Fee 1.60%
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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