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Fund Price: $13.89 (as at April 28, 2017)  1-day chg: $.0679 0.49%  YTD: 1.80%

Returns as at March 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.91% 1.02% -
3 Months 2.75% 0.51% -
6 Months 2.48% 3.96% -
1 Year 10.40% 17.99% -
2 Year Avg 6.61% 4.86% -
3 Year Avg 4.81% 2.93% -
4 Year Avg 9.66% 8.11% -
5 Year Avg 10.17% 7.26% -
10 Year Avg 6.52% 3.92% -
15 Year Avg - 7.24% -
20 Year Avg - 7.87% -
Since Inception 6.84% - -
 
2016 12.65% 19.76% -
2015 -0.98% -5.36% -
2014 3.56% 2.89% -
 
3 year risk 8.02 11.59 -
3 year beta - - 1.00

*

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Mar 10): 51.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -37.35 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 long-term total return, consisting of capital growth and current income. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of Canadian companies based on Strategy Indexing, an investment portfolio management model developed in 1995 by Jim O'Shaughnessy. Strategy Indexing is a rigorous and disciplined approach to stock selection based on characteristics associated with above average returns over long periods of time. Stocks are bought and held over the course of each year, with no attempt to time the markets.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 2007
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending March 31, 2017)
Total Assets: $539.7 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.82%
Management Fee: 1.50%
Load Type: No Load
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 December 31, 2016

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2016

Fund Geography December 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 28, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
ITP-T Intertape Polymer Group Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 3.04   21.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
IAG-T Industrial Alliance Ins & Fin Insurance Canada Stock 2.94   37.22 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 2.87   20.17 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TFII-T TFI International Inc. Transportation Canada Stock 2.87   26.36 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia - Canada Stock 2.85   16.31 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SLF-T Sun Life Financial Inc. Insurance Canada Stock 2.82   12.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MIC-T Genworth MI Canada Other Canada Stock 2.78   5.28 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
X-T TMX Group Other Services Canada Stock 2.37   47.97 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DR-T Medical Facilities Corp. Medical Services Canada Stock 2.37   -4.74 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GWO-T Great-West Lifeco Insurance Canada Stock 2.23   -0.84 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 April 28, 2017)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 21, 2016 0.1450 0.5120 0.6570 0.6570 13.555
Dec 18, 2015 0.1300 0.4150 0.5450 0.5450 12.601

Portfolio Manager(s)

James O'Shaughnessy

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: September, 2007

Fund Return: 5.70%

Also manages:RBC O'Shaughnessy All-Cdn eq O, RBC O'Shaughnessy Cdn Equity A, RBC O'Shaughnessy Cdn Equity Adv, RBC O'Shaughnessy Global Equity A, RBC O'Shaughnessy Int'l Equity A, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Gr A, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Value A, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Value Adv, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Value O

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