(As of 5/31/2018)

RBC Emerging Markets Equity Fund Series A

(Emerging Markets Equity)



2016
2015
2014
2013
FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(4/19/2010)
7.02 %
YTD Return -3.11 %
NAVPS
(6/22/2018)
$17.40
Change $0.15 / 0.86 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of May 31, 2018)
MER 2.37 %
Assets ($mil) $161.66
Rank (1Yr) 67/88
Std Dev (3Yr) 11.52 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 9/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
 
Objective
The objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies located or active in emerging markets.
Management Co.
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Managers
Philippe Langham
 
Asset Allocation
(As of February 28, 2018)
Sector Allocation
(As of February 28, 2018)
Geographic Allocation
(As of February 28, 2018)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Naspers LtdInternational EquityConsumer ServicesAfrica and Middle East6.32%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co LtdInternational EquityTechnologyAsia/Pacific Rim5.18%
Housing Development Finance Corp LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesOther Asian4.67%
Tata Consultancy Services LtdInternational EquityTechnologyOther Asian4.38%
AIA Group LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesAsia/Pacific Rim3.86%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd - ADRInternational EquityTechnologyAsia/Pacific Rim3.19%
FirstRand LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesAfrica and Middle East3.06%
Unilever PLCInternational EquityConsumer GoodsEuropean Union3.02%
Antofagasta PLCInternational EquityBasic MaterialsEuropean Union2.75%
Shinhan Financial Group Co LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesOther Asian2.60%

Performance Data (As of May 31, 2018)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -3.99 -4.78 -1.65 -3.11 2.67 5.74 9.12 -   
Benchmark -2.09 -5.19 1.82 0.78 9.56 7.45 9.78 5.08
Quartile Ranking 4 2 4 4 4 3 1 -

Calendar Return (%) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Fund 25.61 0.94 6.80 13.95 4.76 17.73 -15.72 -      -      -     
Benchmark 26.42 7.90 2.69 8.76 6.42 15.02 -17.32 14.09 57.24 -39.33
Quartile Ranking 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
 
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of June 01, 2018)
46th Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

ESG data provided by MSCI
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