RBC European Equity Fund

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Investment Objective

To provide long-term capital growth by investing in equity securities of European companies in order to provide exposure to growth opportunities in the European economy and diversification benefits beyond North America.

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF457
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD
Inception Date: Jul, 1987
Series A NAV $: 23.23
Series A MER %: 2.15
  • MSCI Europe Total Return Index ($C)

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

    Notes: This is a continuing fund resulting from a merger effective June 27, 2014.


    Performance Analysis as of  March 31, 2018

    Growth of $10,000

    Returns and Quartile Ranking
    Calendar Returns %

    Trailing Return %

    Portfolio Analysis

    Asset Mix

    Top Ten Holdings
    Top Ten Holdings % Assets
    Unilever PLC 4.9
    Novo Nordisk A/S B 4.8
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 4.6
    RELX NV 4.1
    Sampo Oyj A 3.6
    London Stock Exchange Group PLC 3.6
    Ryanair Holdings PLC ADR 3.5
    Heineken NV 3.3
    Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 3.0
    Henkel AG & Co. Pfd 2.9
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 38.2
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 52
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 53
    Equity Style
    P/B Ratio 2.0
    P/E Ratio 15.8
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 45.3
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    United Kingdom 40.1
    Eurozone 38.3
    Europe (Ex Eurozone) 18.4
    Canada 3.3
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Financials 20.3
    Consumer Discretionary 15.5
    Industrials 14.9
    Health Care 14.3
    Consumer Staples 13.6
    Materials 7.8
    Information Technology 7.2
    Energy 4.8
    Telecommunications Services 1.5

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