| Ritchie Bros Auctioneers is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in asset management and disposition of used industrial equipment and other assets. Co. sells used equipment for its customers through live, unreserved auctions, which are simulcast online to reach a global bidding audience. Through its unreserved auctions, online marketplaces, and private brokerage services, Co. sells a range of used and unused equipment, including earthmoving equipment, truck trailers, government surplus, oil and gas equipment and other industrial assets. Co.'s customers participate in a variety of sectors, including heavy construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, and mining. The RBA YTD return is shown above.
The YTD Return on the RBA YTD return page and across the coverage universe of our site,
is a measure of the total return for a given investment year-to-date for the current calendar year
(up to the end of prior trading session). Arguably, choosing the current calendar year for a measurement
period is on the one hand completely arbitrary, but on the other hand a year-to-date look can be extremely
useful in the context of our country's tax system which taxes gains and income on a calendar year basis.
Thus, researching Year-To-Date Returns is good practice for investors — whether RBA YTD return or other benchmarks/peers
— and when doing so it is also important to factor in dividends, because a financial instrument's YTD return is
more than just the change in price if that instrument pays a dividend or coupon. Our website aims to empower investors
by performing the RBA YTD return calculation (with any dividends reinvested as applicable), and to provide a
coverage universe of many stocks and ETFs to be able to compare YTD returns.