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RBC Japanese Equity Fund Series A

Geographic Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade A

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$14.50
Change
-$0.30 (-2.04%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Japanese Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (March 10, 2014): 9.25%

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 4.39% 19.07% 24.33% 19.07% 29.03% 11.33% 2.46% 11.96% 9.24% 6.42% 8.64% 9.12% 8.01% 9.68%
Benchmark 4.14% 6.62% 15.26% 6.62% 13.96% 3.95% 9.11% 16.99% 9.96% 9.65% 8.48% 9.70% 7.76% 7.67%
Category Average 1.90% 16.61% 16.61% 9.75% 26.90% 12.31% 9.03% 17.22% 9.46% 6.89% 8.45% 9.53% 7.29% 7.75%
Category Rank 6 / 30 7 / 30 5 / 30 7 / 30 11 / 30 21 / 30 27 / 27 22 / 27 14 / 26 19 / 23 12 / 19 13 / 17 9 / 17 11 / 17
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -0.64% 2.86% 2.53% 2.10% -0.20% -2.80% -2.08% 5.02% 1.53% 5.00% 8.64% 4.39%
Benchmark 2.90% -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

11.19% (January 2015)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.28% (October 2018)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - 28.03% 0.28% 19.91% -6.58% 16.45% 34.70% -2.90% -19.77% 13.99%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 5.58% 3.66% 2.24% 28.39% -9.85% 12.16% 14.68% 11.64% -10.77% 19.30%
Quartile Ranking - 1 1 3 2 2 1 4 4 4
Category Rank - 4/ 17 4/ 17 13/ 19 10/ 23 11/ 25 4/ 27 27/ 27 27/ 27 27/ 30

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

34.70% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-19.77% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 98.49
Cash and Equivalents 1.51

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 18.08
Technology 14.85
Financial Services 13.17
Real Estate 10.19
Consumer Services 9.74
Other 33.97

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 98.96
North America 1.04

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 5.00
Hitachi Ltd 4.08
Sony Group Corp 3.96
Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd 3.21
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 3.20
Tokyo Electron Ltd 3.16
Mitsubishi Corp 2.96
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 2.75
Nintendo Co Ltd 2.41
Oriental Land Co Ltd 2.32

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 Japanese Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - Geographic Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.91% 14.57% 13.86%
Beta 0.57% 0.46% 0.46%
Alpha -0.02% 0.05% 0.06%
Rsquared 0.26% 0.24% 0.18%
Sharpe 0.06% 0.55% 0.64%
Sortino 0.05% 0.78% 0.83%
Treynor 0.02% 0.17% 0.19%
Tax Efficiency 83.36% 89.31% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 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 11.45% 14.91% 14.57% 13.86%
Beta 0.43% 0.57% 0.46% 0.46%
Alpha 0.20% -0.02% 0.05% 0.06%
Rsquared 0.23% 0.26% 0.24% 0.18%
Sharpe 1.89% 0.06% 0.55% 0.64%
Sortino 5.88% 0.05% 0.78% 0.83%
Treynor 0.51% 0.02% 0.17% 0.19%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 83.36% 89.31% -

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 March 10, 2014
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $5,101

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF476

Investment Objectives

To provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of Japanese companies.

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
Tomonori Kaneko 01-22-2014
Mayur Nallamala 02-22-2021
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 08-03-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
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 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

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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