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 $: 22.54
Series A MER %: 2.15
  • MSCI Europe Total Return Index ($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  September 30, 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 5.3
    RELX PLC 4.9
    Novo Nordisk A/S B 4.4
    London Stock Exchange Group PLC 4.3
    Diageo PLC 3.9
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 3.9
    Heineken NV 3.5
    Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 3.2
    LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.1
    Sika AG Registered Shares 2.9
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 39.5
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 49
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 50
    Equity Style
    P/B Ratio 2.3
    P/E Ratio 17.0
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 41.7
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    United Kingdom 45.4
    Eurozone 31.4
    Europe (Ex Eurozone) 19.6
    Canada 1.9
    United States 1.7
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Financials 19.9
    Health Care 18.2
    Industrials 16.1
    Consumer Staples 14.4
    Consumer Discretionary 11.8
    Materials 8.4
    Information Technology 6.0
    Energy 3.9
    Telecommunications Services 1.3

    Please consult your advisor and read the prospectus or Fund Facts document before investing. There may be commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.