RBC Global Resources Fund

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Investment Objective

To provide long-term capital growth by investing in equity securities of companies around the world in any or all of the Energy, Materials, Industrials, and Utilities sectors. The fund will invest in companies that are involved directly or indirectly in the exploration, development, production or distribution of natural or other resources.

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF575
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD
Inception Date: Dec, 2000
Series A NAV $: 31.52
Series A MER %: 2.15
Benchmark:
  • 65% MSCI World Index - Energy (C$)
  • 35% MSCI World Index - Materials ($C)


  • 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.

    Resources


    Performance Analysis as of  August 31, 2017

    Growth of $10,000

    Returns and Quartile Ranking
    Calendar Returns %

    Trailing Return %

    Portfolio Analysis

    Asset Mix

    Top Ten Holdings
    Top Ten Holdings % Assets
    Rio Tinto PLC 5.4
    Chevron Corp 3.9
    Dow Chem 3.9
    BHP Billiton PLC 3.6
    Total SA 3.5
    Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd 2.9
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 2.9
    EOG Resources Inc 2.8
    Galp Energia SGPS SA 2.4
    Parex Resources Inc 2.3
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 33.5
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 84
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 1
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 86
    Equity Style
    Statistics
    P/B Ratio 2.1
    P/E Ratio 18.8
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 15.8
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    United States 42.4
    Canada 31.0
    United Kingdom 13.1
    Eurozone 10.6
    Japan 1.5
    Australia 0.8
    Africa 0.6
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Materials 61.3
    Energy 37.7
    Other 1.1

    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.