RBC Canadian Dividend Fund

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Investment Objective

To achieve long-term total returns consisting of regular dividend income, which benefits from the preferential tax treatment given to dividend income, and modest long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in common and preferred shares of major Canadian companies with above average dividend yields.

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF266
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD
Inception Date: Jan, 1993
Series A NAV $: 68.98
Series A MER %: 1.76
  • S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index

  • Income Distribution: Quarterly
    Capital Gains Distribution: Annually
    Sales Status: Open
    Minimum Investment $: 500
    Subsequent Investment $: 25

    Notes: Fund name changed effective July 4, 2006.


    Performance Analysis as of  February 28, 2017

    Growth of $10,000

    Returns and Quartile Ranking
    Calendar Returns %

    Trailing Return %

    Portfolio Analysis

    Asset Mix

    Top Ten Holdings
    Top Ten Holdings % Assets
    Royal Bank of Canada 7.8
    The Toronto-Dominion Bank 7.6
    Bank of Nova Scotia 6.1
    Canadian National Railway Co 4.5
    Enbridge Inc 4.2
    Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A 4.0
    Bank of Montreal 4.0
    TransCanada Corp 3.2
    Suncor Energy Inc 2.9
    Manulife Financial Corp 2.9
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 47.2
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 76
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 1
    Total Number of Other Holdings 6
    Total Number of Holdings 83
    Equity Style
    P/B Ratio 1.8
    P/E Ratio 16.7
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 37.4
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Financials 45.9
    Energy 22.3
    Industrials 9.1
    Telecommunications Services 4.6
    Utilities 4.3
    Consumer Staples 4.0
    Consumer Discretionary 3.3
    Materials 2.8
    Real Estate 2.8
    Health Care 0.6
    Information Technology 0.3