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Fund Price: $15.42 (as at April 17, 2014)  1-day chg: $.0487 0.32%  YTD: 3.79%

Returns as at March 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.91% 1.35% 1.23%
3 Months 3.07% 4.87% 6.06%
6 Months 16.03% 12.81% 13.79%
1 Year 25.57% 17.71% 15.97%
2 Year Avg 18.73% 12.19% 10.93%
3 Year Avg 10.68% 4.06% 3.56%
4 Year Avg 13.19% 7.04% 7.53%
5 Year Avg 19.94% 12.70% 13.71%
10 Year Avg - 6.69% 8.09%
15 Year Avg - 6.72% 7.76%
20 Year Avg - 6.61% 8.56%
Since Inception 7.70% - -
 
2013 32.03% 17.36% 12.99%
2012 9.34% 7.19% 7.19%
2011 -5.73% -10.01% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 10.35 10.48 10.30
3 year beta 0.86 0.93 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 March 31, 2014

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: 10 High

Fund Objectives

To provide a long-term total return, consisting of capital growth and current income, by investing primarily in equity securities of Canadian companies based on Strategy Indexing®, a rigorous and disciplined approach to stock selection based on characteristics associated with above average returns over long periods of time.

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 Equity
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending March 31, 2014)
Total Assets: $326.4 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.81%
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, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings December 31, 2013

Fund Geography December 31, 2013

Top Holdings as at December 31, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at April 17, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
MIC-T Genworth MI Canada Insurance Canada Stock 3.98   55.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TFI-T TransForce Inc. Transportation Canada Stock 3.68   21.6 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GIL-T Gildan Activewear Household Goods Canada Stock 3.6   37.48 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AC.B-T Air Canada Transportation Canada Stock 3.1   133.97 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
POW-T Power Corp of Canada Management and Diversified Canada Stock 3.08   20.49 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WJA-T WestJet Airlines Transportation Canada Stock 3.0   0.8 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 2.87   32.63 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  National Bank of Canada, 1.00%, JAN/02/14 Bond 2.76   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
STN-T Stantec Inc. Consulting Canada Stock 2.67   51.5 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CCL.B-T CCL Industries Packaging and Containers Canada Stock 2.65   61.61 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 17, 2014)

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, 2013 0.0720 0.0720 0.0720 14.659
Dec 21, 2012 0.0620 0.0620 0.0620 11.222

Portfolio Manager(s)

James O'Shaughnessy

O'Shaughnessy Asset Management L.L.C.

Start Date: September, 2007

Fund Return: 6.12%

James O'Shaughnessy is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management L.L.C. ("OSAM"). Prior to founding OSAM, Jim was the Director of Systematic Equity as well as Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns Asset Management. OSAM currently manages $11 billion in separately managed accounts and mutual funds for individual investors and institutions. Sub-advisor to the RBC O'Shaughnessy Funds. He is recognized as a leading expert and pioneer in quantitative equity analysis. Jim studied International Economics and Business Diplomacy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and has a degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Also manages:O'Shaughnessy US ValSrA, RBC O'Shaughnessy Canadian Equity, RBC O'Shaughnessy Global Equity, RBC O'Shaughnessy Int'l Equity, RBC O'Shaughnessy U.S. Growth

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