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Fund Price: $27.95 (as at October 24, 2014)  1-day chg: $.1251 0.45%  YTD: 10.11%

Returns as at September 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -3.34% -2.83% -3.99%
3 Months -0.32% 0.19% -0.59%
6 Months 5.80% 4.84% 5.79%
1 Year 19.84% 17.03% 20.38%
2 Year Avg 15.39% 14.18% 13.56%
3 Year Avg 16.12% 12.62% 12.07%
4 Year Avg 14.58% 9.21% 7.94%
5 Year Avg 16.40% 9.38% 8.67%
10 Year Avg - 6.78% 8.50%
15 Year Avg - 7.93% 7.73%
20 Year Avg - 9.31% 8.77%
Since Inception 12.91% - -
 
2013 16.50% 16.58% 12.99%
2012 8.52% 7.87% 7.19%
2011 10.34% -1.27% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 7.79 6.73 8.68
3 year beta 0.80 0.63 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at September 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 72.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -23.20 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 8 High

Fund Objectives

To provide a high level of monthly cash flow. To provide relatively tax efficient distributions consisting primarily of returns of capital, dividend income, capital gains and interest income. To provide the potential for modest capital growth. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of Canadian securities, including, but not limited to, common and preferred shares of Canadian companies that pay dividends, real estate investment trusts, and income trusts. The fund may also invest in fixed-income securities, such as government and corporate bonds, debentures and notes.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: August 2006
Asset Class: Canadian Dividend and Income Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending September 30, 2014)
Total Assets: $4,222.1 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.10%
Management Fee: 1.75%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$25
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$25
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation July 31, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings July 31, 2013

Fund Geography July 31, 2013

Top Holdings as at July 31, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at October 24, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia Banks Canada Stock 3.65   9.48 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 3.62   14.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 3.19   16.02 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SU-T Suncor Energy Integrated Oils Canada Stock 3.18   4.86 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNQ-T Canadian Natural Resources Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.51   17.79 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CVE-T Cenovus Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 2.04   -10.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BPO.PR.X-T Brookfield Office Properties Property Mgmnt & Investment Canada Stock 1.89   0.42 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TRP-T TransCanada Corp. Management and Diversified Canada Stock 1.84   17.45 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NA-T National Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 1.79   17.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to October 24, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Sep 30, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 28.427
Aug 29, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 29.504
Jul 31, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 28.907
Jun 30, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 28.784
May 30, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 27.925
Apr 30, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 27.969
Mar 31, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 27.380
Feb 28, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 26.624
Jan 31, 2014 0.0900 0.0900 1.3420 25.838
Dec 20, 2013 0.0900 0.2620 0.3520 1.3420 25.717
Nov 29, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 25.922
Oct 31, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 25.928
Sep 30, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.926
Aug 30, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.270
Jul 31, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.460
Jun 28, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.019
May 31, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.692
Apr 30, 2013 0.0900 0.0900 1.0800 24.537

Portfolio Manager(s)

Brahm Spilfogel, CFA

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: August, 2006

Fund Return: 12.92%

Brahm Spilfogel has worked in the financial-services industry since 1991. In 1993, he joined RBC, where he worked as a portfolio manager in the Private Client group and later moved to RT Investment Counsel to concentrate on portfolio management. In his current position, Brahm is part of the team that manages investments in the Materials and Energy sectors. He co-manages the RBC Global Resources Fund and the RBC Global Precious Metals Fund, and is a member of the Canadian Equity Committee. In the latter capacity, Brahm helps manage natural-resources stocks for the RBC Canadian Equity Fund and the RBC Balanced Fund. Brahm earned a bachelor's degree in commerce, with a concentration in finance, from McGill University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Jennifer McClelland

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: August, 2006

Fund Return: 12.92%

Also manages:RBC Managed Payout Sltn Enh Srs A, RBC Managed Payout Solution Fund, RBC Monthly Income Fund, RBC Select Bal Fund, RBC Select Conservative Fund, RBC Select Growth Fund

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