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RBC Canadian Small & Mid-Cap Resources Fund Series A

Natural Resources Equity

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$12.07
Change
$0.00 (0.01%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Canadian Small & Mid-Cap Resources Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 17, 2015): 2.10%

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 9.16% 15.70% 10.70% 15.70% 23.52% 9.17% 23.35% 47.86% 14.66% 8.83% 5.77% 7.50% 3.00% -
Benchmark 10.75% 8.69% 8.09% 8.69% 5.74% -0.88% 12.02% 17.84% 8.22% 7.02% 4.58% 6.38% 3.91% 2.10%
Category Average 7.75% 5.73% 5.73% 5.89% 7.71% 1.94% 14.09% 28.30% 11.41% 7.92% 6.01% 7.97% 5.16% 2.36%
Category Rank 32 / 118 8 / 118 17 / 118 8 / 118 7 / 117 19 / 116 8 / 112 4 / 110 47 / 110 75 / 108 81 / 98 78 / 93 77 / 86 -
Quartile Ranking 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 4 -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.82% -8.25% 8.10% 10.12% -1.67% 2.04% -3.10% -1.68% 0.42% 0.67% 5.28% 9.16%
Benchmark 3.89% -9.56% 1.78% 5.23% 0.19% -2.98% -2.12% 2.75% -1.11% -2.35% 0.51% 10.75%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

33.47% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-39.20% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - 39.06% -11.39% -29.16% -3.34% 4.49% 47.31% 22.83% 3.35%
Benchmark -5.59% -23.78% 36.74% -1.69% -15.86% 20.06% -7.01% 21.57% 12.86% -0.78%
Category Average -12.08% -22.23% 40.92% -2.18% -21.77% 9.95% 5.03% 32.84% 13.19% 2.62%
Quartile Ranking - - 3 4 4 4 2 2 1 2
Category Rank - - 65/ 93 97/ 98 98/ 108 106/ 110 54/ 110 28/ 111 27/ 113 55/ 117

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

47.31% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-29.16% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 99.69
Cash and Equivalents 0.31

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Energy 55.02
Basic Materials 42.32
Cash and Cash Equivalent 0.31
Other 2.35

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 100.00

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
ARC Resources Ltd 10.18
Nexgen Energy Ltd 6.12
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd Cl A 6.09
Lundin Mining Corp 6.09
West Fraser Timber Co Ltd 5.79
MEG Energy Corp 5.58
Prairiesky Royalty Ltd 4.32
Crescent Point Energy Corp 4.28
Methanex Corp 3.95
Enerplus Corp 3.81

Equity Style

Market capitalization is medium. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC Canadian Small & Mid-Cap Resources Fund Series A

Median

Other - Natural Resources Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 22.22% 36.01% -
Beta 1.00% 1.39% -
Alpha 0.11% 0.06% -
Rsquared 0.66% 0.68% -
Sharpe 0.94% 0.52% -
Sortino 1.50% 0.72% -
Treynor 0.21% 0.13% -
Tax Efficiency 99.12% 98.77% -
Volatility 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 18.90% 22.22% 36.01% -
Beta 0.85% 1.00% 1.39% -
Alpha 0.17% 0.11% 0.06% -
Rsquared 0.61% 0.66% 0.68% -
Sharpe 0.96% 0.94% 0.52% -
Sortino 2.09% 1.50% 0.72% -
Treynor 0.21% 0.21% 0.13% -
Tax Efficiency 98.42% 99.12% 98.77% -

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 February 17, 2015
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $392

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF527

Investment Objectives

To provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in small- and mid-cap equity securities of companies that are listed on an exchange in Canada, within the energy and materials sectors.

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 03-18-2024
Sarah Neilson 03-18-2024

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC 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 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.04%
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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