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 $: 34.28
Series A MER %: 2.20
Adjusted A MER %: 2.14
  • 65% MSCI World Index - Energy (C$)
  • 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.


    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
    Rio Tinto PLC 4.8
    Concho Resources Inc 4.1
    BHP Billiton PLC 3.5
    Anadarko Petroleum Corp 3.2
    Halliburton Co 3.2
    EOG Resources Inc 3.1
    Parex Resources Inc 3.0
    Cimarex Energy Co 3.0
    Pioneer Natural Resources Co 2.9
    HeidelbergCement AG 2.7
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 33.6
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 80
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 1
    Total Number of Holdings 81
    Equity Style
    P/B Ratio 2.1
    P/E Ratio 20.9
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 8.6
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    United States 45.4
    Canada 37.6
    United Kingdom 10.6
    Eurozone 5.0
    Australia 1.0
    Europe (Ex Eurozone) 0.4
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Energy 52.6
    Materials 46.1
    Other 1.3