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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.

 

Performance Analysis as of February 28, 2014


Growth of $10,000
Growth of $10,000 - Series A - $15,150
 
  Series:  A
$15,150
Calendar Returns %
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 YTD*
 
Series: A
Calendar Returns % - Series A
 
-17.3 25.3 52.4 9.0 -26.2 65.7 75.1 -28.1 -12.4 -44.0 26.7 Fund
3rd 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 4th Quartile
1Mth 3Mth 6Mth 1Yr 3Yr 5Yr 10Yr Since
Inception
Trailing Return %
10.3 25.4 0.5 -15.9 -22.7 4.7 6.3 10.6 Fund
3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st - Quartile

Portfolio Analysis

Asset Mix
Category % Assets
 
Cash 2.0
 
Fixed Income 0.0
 
Canadian Equity 82.9
 
US Equity 0.3
 
International Equity 14.8
 
Other 0.0
Equity Style
Statistics %
P/B Ratio 1.2
P/E Ratio 25.4
Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 2.3
Top Ten Holdings % Assets
Silver Wheaton Corporation 7.5
Goldcorp, Inc. 7.0
Franco-Nevada Corp 6.9
Randgold Resources Ltd ADR 5.7
B2Gold Corp 5.5
Barrick Gold Corporation 5.3
Eldorado Gold Corp 4.9
Primero Mining Corp 4.6
New Gold, Inc. 3.5
Osisko Mining Corporation 3.4
Total % of Top Ten Holdings 54.1
Total Number of Stock Holdings 123
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
Total Number of Other Holdings 1
Total Number of Holdings 124
Global Equity Sectors % Equity
Materials 99.5
Other 0.4
Energy 0
Top Geographic Allocations % Assets
Canada 84.9
United Kingdom 7.5
Latin America 5.7
Australia 1.6
United States 0.3
Eurozone 0.0

Source: Data is provided by Morningstar Canada, updated monthly on the 10th business day.

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Fund Info & Commentaries

 
 

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF468
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD

 
Inception Date: Nov, 1988
Series A NAV $: 28.27
Series A MER %: 2.13
Benchmark:
  • 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.