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 $: 21.23
Series A MER %: 2.26
Adjusted A MER %: 2.15
Benchmark:
  • MSCI Europe Total Return Index ($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.

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    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
    Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 5.0
    Unilever PLC 4.8
    RELX NV 3.8
    Burberry Group PLC 3.6
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 3.4
    Diageo PLC 3.0
    HSBC Holdings PLC 2.9
    Sika AG Bearer Shs 2.9
    Novo Nordisk A/S B 2.9
    Henkel AG & Co KGaA Pfd Shs - Non-voting 2.8
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 35.2
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 50
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 51
    Equity Style
    Statistics
    P/B Ratio 2.7
    P/E Ratio 18.5
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 38.7
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    United Kingdom 41.4
    Eurozone 29.8
    Europe (Ex Eurozone) 25.5
    United States 2.5
    Canada 0.8
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Financials 17.9
    Consumer Staples 15.3
    Consumer Discretionary 14.6
    Industrials 14.1
    Health Care 14.0
    Materials 12.0
    Information Technology 5.9
    Energy 4.6
    Telecommunications Services 1.4
    Utilities 0.2