RBC Life Science and Technology A
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Fund Sponsor: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Portfolio Manager: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: Open-Ended

Asset Class: U.S. Equity
5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible: Yes

Inception Date: July, 1995
Total Assets: $216.95Million  
Sales Fee Type: No Load
Mgmt Expense Ratio (MER): 2.09%
Closed: No

Min. Invest (initial): $500.00
Subsequent: $25.00
Min. Invest (initial RRSP): $500.00
Subsequent RRSP: $25.00
Restricted: No


As of October 22, 2018

Current Price: $19.62
Daily Change $: $0.03
1 day: 0.16%
7 day: 1.46%
Month-to-Date: -4.82%
30 day: -3.71%
Year-to-Date: 15.00%

Returns as of September 30, 2018
Fund Group Avg Index*
1 month -0.11% -0.30% -0.31%
3 month 8.08% 5.05% 5.84%
6 month 15.94% 9.01% 11.70%
1 year 28.20% 16.29% 21.87%
3 year 16.47% 12.20% 15.89%
5 year 21.04% 13.83% 19.29%
10 year 15.61% 10.29% 14.17%
15 year 8.04% 6.56% 9.34%
20 year 5.07% 4.75% n/a
Since Inception 6.16% n/a n/a
3 year risk 13.62 10.17 9.36
3 year beta n/a n/a 1.00
* Index refers to S&P 500 TR CAD

Top Holdings as of Jun 29, 2018
Apple Inc       9.75%
Microsoft Corp Ord       8.42%
Google Inc Cl A Ord       7.70%
Facebook Inc Ord       5.09%
Unitedhealth Group Inc Ord       2.92%
Johnson & Johnson Ord       2.88%
Visa Inc Ord       2.82%
Intel Corp Ord       2.69%
Cisco Systems Inc Ord       2.43%
Cash And Cash Equivalents       2.24%

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Investment Objectives
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.

Portfolio Composition
as of Jun 29, 2018

Sector Weightings
as of Jun 29, 2018

Stock 97.76% Information Technology 67.09%
Cash and Short Term Securities 2.24% Health Care 30.44%
Other 0.00% Telecommunication Services 0.03%
Bond 0.00%

Portfolio Manager(s)

Ray Mawhinney Manager
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Start Date: October, 2007
Fund Return: 11.83%
Ray graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in honours Finance and is a member of the Financial Analysts Federation. As Chair of the RBC Asset Management Inc. (RBC AM) U.S. Equity committee, Ray and his team of experts are responsible for managing the U.S. equity investment activities. Ray is also a member of our Equity Advisory Team.
Also manages: RBC U.S. Equity A, RBC U.S. Equity Cl A, RBC U.S. Equity Cl A USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl Adv USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl D USD, RBC U.S. Equity Cl O, RBC U.S. Equity Curr Neut O, RBC U.S. Equity F USD, RBC U.S. Equity O, RBC U.S. Equity O USD