(As of 2/28/2017)

RBC Life Science and Technology Fund Series A

(U.S. Equity)






FundGrade A+ Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(7/31/1995)
5.10 %
YTD Return 7.89 %
NAVPS
(3/24/2017)
$15.29
Change $0.03 / 0.21 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of February 28, 2017)
MER 2.20 %
Assets ($mil) $146.58
Rank (1Yr) 206/577
Std Dev (3Yr) 16.20 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 10/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Open to Invest Open
 
Objective
The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. companies whose businesses relate to life sciences and technology and are expected to benefit from scientific and technological advances.
Management Co.
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managers
Raymond Mawhinney,
 
Asset Allocation
(As of November 30, 2016)
Sector Allocation
(As of November 30, 2016)
Geographic Allocation
(As of November 30, 2016)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Apple IncUS EquityTechnologyUnited States7.68%
Microsoft CorpUS EquityTechnologyUnited States5.73%
Alphabet Inc Cl AUS EquityTechnologyUnited States4.90%
Broadcom LtdInternational EquityTechnologyAsia/Pacific Rim2.43%
Celgene CorpUS EquityHealthcareUnited States1.99%
Facebook Inc Cl AUS EquityTechnologyUnited States1.94%
Cash & Cash EquivalentsCash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentCanada1.89%
UnitedHealth Group IncUS EquityHealthcareUnited States1.81%
Seagate Technology PLCInternational EquityTechnologyEuropean Union1.75%
Microchip Technology IncUS EquityTechnologyUnited States1.73%

Performance Data (As of February 28, 2017)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 7.57 8.22 10.95 7.89 21.26 13.88 19.30 9.92
Benchmark 6.12 6.85 11.50 4.77 22.67 17.54 20.92 8.99
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1

Calendar Return (%) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Fund -0.84 21.82 26.86 49.09 7.22 -3.13 11.56 26.26 -29.28 0.47
Benchmark 8.65 20.77 24.19 41.93 13.16 4.41 8.81 9.34 -23.08 -9.80
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 3 1

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