RBC Global Precious Metals Fund

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Investment Objective

To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equity securities of companies throughout the world involved directly or indirectly in the exploration, mining and production of precious metals (gold, silver and platinum) and in bullion, coins, receipts and certificates.

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF468
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD
Inception Date: Nov, 1988
Series A NAV $: 19.58
Series A MER %: 2.13
  • S&P/TSX Global Gold Index

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

    Notes: Fund's investment objective and name changed July 4, 2006.


    Performance Analysis as of  December 31, 2015

    Growth of $10,000

    Returns and Quartile Ranking
    Calendar Returns %

    Trailing Return %

    Portfolio Analysis

    Asset Mix

    Top Ten Holdings
    Top Ten Holdings % Assets
    Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 8.0
    Newmont Mining Corp 7.5
    Goldcorp Inc 7.1
    Detour Gold Corp 6.9
    Tahoe Resources Inc 6.0
    OceanaGold Corp 5.7
    Eldorado Gold Corp 5.5
    Semafo Inc 5.2
    Randgold Resources Ltd ADR 5.1
    Silver Wheaton Corp 5.0
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 62.0
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 56
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 57
    Equity Style
    Statistics %
    P/B Ratio 1.0
    P/E Ratio 26.1
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 2.4
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    Canada 84.1
    United States 7.5
    United Kingdom 6.7
    Australia 1.7
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Materials 99.9
    Other 0.1