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: $194.69Million  
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 July 20, 2018

Current Price: $19.91
Daily Change $: -$0.22
1 day: -1.08%
7 day: -0.42%
Month-to-Date: 4.36%
30 day: 0.09%
Year-to-Date: 16.67%

Returns as of June 30, 2018
Fund Group Avg Index*
1 month 1.35% 1.47% 2.03%
3 month 7.27% 3.77% 5.54%
6 month 11.79% 4.34% 7.77%
1 year 21.90% 12.50% 15.85%
3 year 12.37% 9.38% 13.90%
5 year 21.82% 13.75% 18.54%
10 year 13.90% 8.78% 13.06%
15 year 8.08% 6.36% 9.07%
20 year 4.10% 3.68% n/a
Since Inception 5.87% n/a n/a
3 year risk 15.16 11.17 10.27
3 year beta n/a n/a 1.00
* Index refers to S&P 500 TR CAD

Top Holdings as of Mar 29, 2018
Apple Inc       9.54%
Microsoft Corp Ord       8.36%
Google Inc Cl A Ord       7.42%
Facebook Inc Ord       4.49%
Johnson & Johnson Ord       3.33%
Intel Corp Ord       2.94%
Unitedhealth Group Inc Ord       2.87%
Visa Inc Ord       2.73%
Cisco Systems Inc Ord       2.64%
Pfizer Inc Ord       2.14%

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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 Mar 29, 2018

Sector Weightings
as of Mar 29, 2018

Stock 97.93% Information Technology 66.06%
Cash and Short Term Securities 2.07% Health Care 30.42%
Other 0.00% Other sectors 1.42%
Bond 0.00% Telecommunication Services 0.04%

Portfolio Manager(s)

Ray Mawhinney Manager
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Start Date: October, 2007
Fund Return: 11.31%
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