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RBC International Equity Fund Series A

International Equity

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$29.24
Change
-$0.31 (-1.06%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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RBC International Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 11, 1993): 4.53%

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 4.28% 6.16% 15.10% 11.57% 17.99% 13.60% 4.71% 8.40% 8.40% 5.97% 5.38% 6.26% 5.64% 6.79%
Benchmark 2.60% 4.50% 12.27% 9.03% 17.70% 13.51% 5.75% 9.87% 7.82% 5.88% 5.71% 7.46% 6.17% 6.99%
Category Average 3.22% 11.98% 11.98% 8.74% 15.37% 11.77% 3.79% 8.54% 6.87% 5.11% 4.75% 6.33% 4.89% 5.65%
Category Rank 48 / 786 216 / 784 155 / 775 151 / 776 223 / 754 262 / 723 356 / 702 377 / 661 188 / 625 235 / 546 235 / 504 279 / 449 178 / 373 149 / 350
Quartile Ranking 1 2 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 0.81% 1.40% -1.28% -4.14% 0.09% 5.87% 3.17% 1.21% 3.83% 3.12% -1.27% 4.28%
Benchmark 1.52% 3.11% -1.30% -3.65% -1.92% 7.38% 2.98% 0.90% 3.40% 3.12% -1.23% 2.60%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

13.05% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.29% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.50% 25.27% -9.32% 18.45% -12.40% 19.53% 17.54% 8.11% -14.38% 12.09%
Benchmark 4.12% 19.41% -1.70% 18.37% -6.81% 16.27% 8.01% 8.97% -10.67% 15.74%
Category Average 1.55% 13.82% -2.56% 17.84% -8.91% 17.54% 7.87% 8.64% -12.60% 13.75%
Quartile Ranking 4 1 4 2 4 2 1 3 3 3
Category Rank 262/ 325 19/ 364 405/ 409 192/ 469 444/ 531 208/ 599 72/ 653 407/ 684 440/ 707 532/ 738

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

25.27% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.38% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 97.02
Cash and Equivalents 2.99
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Financial Services 21.87
Consumer Goods 17.92
Healthcare 12.06
Technology 10.24
Industrial Services 9.74
Other 28.17

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 64.47
Asia 32.76
North America 2.78
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Novo Nordisk A/S Cl B 4.75
ASML Holding NV 3.69
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 3.29
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 3.19
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.14
Mitsubishi Corp 3.10
Hitachi Ltd 2.92
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 2.90
EssilorLuxottica SA 2.87
ING Groep NV 2.43

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 International Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - International Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.12% 13.85% 12.85%
Beta 0.99% 0.96% 0.97%
Alpha -0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.19% 0.50% 0.46%
Sortino 0.28% 0.69% 0.53%
Treynor 0.03% 0.07% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 91.66% 96.64% 97.25%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 9.76% 14.12% 13.85% 12.85%
Beta 0.87% 0.99% 0.96% 0.97%
Alpha 0.02% -0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.87% 0.89% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 1.26% 0.19% 0.50% 0.46%
Sortino 2.88% 0.28% 0.69% 0.53%
Treynor 0.14% 0.03% 0.07% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 99.27% 91.66% 96.64% 97.25%

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 11, 1993
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $2,414

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF268

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies outside of North America. The fund provides exposure to economies that offer different business cycles and growth opportunities than North American 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. 05-18-2004
Dominic Wallington 08-20-2007
Mayur Nallamala 09-17-2015

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 2.10%
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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