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Fund Price: $14.45 (as at February 23, 2018)  1-day chg: $.0708 0.49%  YTD: 0.48%

Returns as at January 31, 2018

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.48% -1.47% -2.49%
3 Months 1.33% 0.12% 0.99%
6 Months 8.08% 4.57% 5.43%
1 Year 5.74% 2.82% 1.69%
2 Year Avg 11.93% 12.79% 20.93%
3 Year Avg 6.70% 5.17% 6.59%
4 Year Avg 5.68% 4.04% 4.20%
5 Year Avg 9.11% 6.91% 4.83%
10 Year Avg 7.07% 4.84% 4.80%
15 Year Avg - 8.17% 8.58%
20 Year Avg - 7.46% 6.90%
Since Inception 6.69% - -
 
2017 6.33% 3.67% 6.38%
2016 12.65% 19.98% 35.39%
2015 -0.98% -5.52% -13.75%
 
3 year risk 7.46 10.88 12.52
3 year beta 0.38 0.60 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

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 January 31, 2018

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: 7 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 January 31, 2018)
Total Assets: $535.1 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 October 31, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings October 31, 2017

Fund Geography October 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at October 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at February 23, 2018
1 Year Performance (%)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 3.1   4.38 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 3.05   4.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TCL.A-T Transcontinental Inc. Publishing & Printing Canada Stock 2.99   17.98 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 2.85   11.33 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DOO-T BRP INC. Automotive Canada Stock 2.81   73.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WFT-T West Fraser Timber Co. West Coast Forestry Canada Stock 2.6   67.88 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CAS-T Cascades Inc. Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 2.6   17.53 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MFC-T Manulife Financial Insurance Canada Stock 2.46   0.16 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 2.35   -7.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GC-T Great Canadian Gaming Entertainment Services Canada Stock 2.3   42.56 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 February 23, 2018)

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 20, 2017 0.1250 0.1250 0.1250 14.437
Dec 21, 2016 0.1450 0.5120 0.6570 0.6570 13.555

Portfolio Manager(s)

James O'Shaughnessy

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: September, 2007

Fund Return: 5.63%

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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