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RBC Global Precious Metals Fund Series A

Precious Metals Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade A

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2020

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NAVPS
(07-23-2024)
$61.43
Change
$0.37 (0.61%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at May 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Global Precious Metals Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 30, 1988): 9.50%

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 -3.29% 9.24% 14.90% 14.90% 17.81% 10.81% -1.40% -2.48% 9.10% 9.62% 7.31% 5.03% 10.43% 6.67%
Benchmark -3.20% 10.12% 12.34% 12.34% 16.21% 11.36% 3.09% -0.96% 9.47% 10.16% 8.73% 4.48% 9.40% 5.38%
Category Average -4.20% 14.38% 14.38% 14.38% 18.65% 13.55% 1.49% 0.92% 10.47% 10.26% 8.45% 4.69% 10.46% 6.83%
Category Rank 37 / 76 51 / 76 32 / 75 32 / 75 40 / 75 60 / 70 64 / 70 60 / 68 44 / 68 29 / 59 36 / 57 24 / 55 24 / 54 23 / 51
Quartile Ranking 2 3 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 2 3 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 3.52% -2.27% -10.09% 3.92% 9.87% -1.28% -6.81% -5.11% 18.95% 6.09% 6.47% -3.29%
Benchmark 3.93% -4.58% -8.01% 6.53% 7.99% -1.44% -8.71% -5.98% 18.87% 7.42% 5.90% -3.20%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

40.18% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-29.82% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund -0.63% -11.66% 60.74% 6.76% -7.08% 44.28% 41.56% -13.76% -10.68% -1.38%
Benchmark -14.81% -17.99% 55.11% 0.96% -3.46% 42.02% 25.38% -7.16% -2.48% 1.85%
Category Average 1.59% -7.69% 59.78% 3.16% -9.27% 36.39% 42.53% -7.32% -10.92% 3.45%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 2 1 2 2 3 4 3 4
Category Rank 41/ 50 48/ 52 23/ 55 13/ 56 24/ 57 20/ 60 49/ 68 65/ 69 44/ 70 67/ 70

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

60.74% (2016)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.76% (2021)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 77.22
International Equity 15.49
US Equity 5.67
Cash and Equivalents 1.62

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Basic Materials 97.45
Cash and Cash Equivalent 1.62
Other 0.93

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 84.50
Africa and Middle East 7.62
Asia 4.24
Europe 3.13
Other 0.51

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 13.71
Barrick Gold Corp 9.03
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 8.92
Kinross Gold Corp 6.48
K92 Mining Inc 6.20
Gold Fields Ltd - ADR 6.20
Alamos Gold Inc Cl A 5.09
Franco-Nevada Corp 3.91
Newmont Corp 3.76
Endeavour Mining PLC 3.13

Equity Style

Market capitalization is medium. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC Global Precious Metals Fund Series A

Median

Other - Precious Metals Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 27.73% 33.06% 32.38%
Beta 0.90% 0.95% 0.90%
Alpha -0.04% 0.00% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.94% 0.93% 0.90%
Sharpe -0.03% 0.35% 0.31%
Sortino -0.04% 0.59% 0.44%
Treynor -0.01% 0.12% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency - 100.00% 100.00%
Volatility Volatility rating is 10 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 10 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 28.07% 27.73% 33.06% 32.38%
Beta 0.97% 0.90% 0.95% 0.90%
Alpha 0.02% -0.04% 0.00% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.96% 0.94% 0.93% 0.90%
Sharpe 0.54% -0.03% 0.35% 0.31%
Sortino 1.18% -0.04% 0.59% 0.44%
Treynor 0.16% -0.01% 0.12% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% - 100.00% 100.00%

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

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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 November 30, 1988
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $613

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF468

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies throughout the world involved directly or indirectly in the exploration, mining and production of precious metals (gold, silver and platinum) and in bullion, coins, receipts and certificates. The fund may invest up to 20 per cent of its assets in silver and platinum.

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
Jeffrey Schok 12-31-2016

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 2.08%
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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