CDZ - S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index Fund

The iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index Fund aims to tracks the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index, less fees and expenses. To qualify, securities must: a) be common stock or income trust listed on the TSE and in the S&P Canada Broad Market Index; b) have increased ordinary cash dividends for at least 5 consecutive years; c) have a minimum C$ 300 million market cap.
CDZ CAD

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Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 23-Apr-2014

NAV

as of 23-Apr-2014

Close $25.74 $25.70
Change -$0.05   -0.19% -$0.08   -0.33%
52-week Range 21.78 - 25.95 21.77 - 25.94

Top Daily Holdings* as of 23-Apr-2014
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Holding % of Fund
A.G.F. MANAGEMENT LTD. CL B 5.24%
EXCHANGE INCOME CORP. 3.69%
BIRD CONSTRUCTION INC 2.95%
ENBRIDGE INCOME FUND HOLDINGS INC. 2.86%
NORTHERN PROPERTY REAL ESTATE INVE 2.79%
BCE INC 2.72%
EMERA INC 2.40%
WI-LAN INC. 2.39%
LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA 2.35%
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC. CL B 2.27%
Total: 29.65%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown as of 23-Apr-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Financials
25.51%
 
Utilities
6.93%
 
Consumer Discretionary
15.53%
 
Telecommunication Services
6.82%
 
Energy
15.53%
 
Consumer Staples
4.28%
 
Industrials
14.99%
 
Materials
3.33%
 
Information Technology
7.07%  

Yield as of 22-Apr-2014
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  % of Yield
Distribution Yield Distribution Yield

The annual yield an investor would receive if the most recent fund distribution stayed the same going forward. The yield represents a single distribution from the fund and does not represent the total return of the fund. The yield is calculated by annualizing the most recent distribution and dividing by the fund NAV from the as-of date. This figure is net of management fees and other fund expenses.

3.11%
12-Month Trailing Yield 12-Month Trailing Yield

The yield an investor would have received if they had held the fund over the last twelve months assuming the most recent NAV. The 12-month trailing yield is calculated by summing any income distributions over the past twelve months and dividing by the fund NAV from the as-of date. This figure is net of management fees and other fund expenses.

3.36%

Fundamentals & Risk as of 22-Apr-2014

 
Price to Earnings Ratio Price To Earnings Ratio

The price to earnings ratio is a fundamental measure used to determine if an index is valued appropriately. The earnings used in the calculation is the 12 month trailing earnings.

20.00
Price to Book Ratio Price To Book Ratio

The price to book value ratio is a fundamental measure used to determine if an index is valued appropriately. The book value of a company is a measure of how much a company's assets are worth assuming the company's debts are paid off.

2.00

Profile

as of 23-Apr-2014

 
Assets Under Management $1,017,790,169
Assets Under Management (Common and Advisor) $1,122,616,212
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2013
Units Outstanding 39,600,000
Number of Holdings 65
Inception Date 08-Sep-2006
Index Provider S&P
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index

Fees & Expenses

 
Management Fee Management Fee

The annual fee payable by the fund to BlackRock Canada for acting as trustee and manager of the fund.

  0.60%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) Management Expense Ratio(MER)

As reported in the fund's most recent Annual Management Report of Fund Performance. MER includes all management fees and GST/HST paid by the fund for the period, including fees paid indirectly as a result of holdings of other ETFs.

  0.66%

Distribution Information as of  22-Apr-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP / PACC / SWP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Last Distribution per Share $0.06984
Distribution Yield 3.11%
Last Date Paid 30-Apr-2014
*BlackRock Canada offers these programs through the fund's transfer agent. Participation by individual brokerage can vary.
**Investors should consult their plan operator to verify whether their specific account supports investments in iShares ETFs.

Trading Information

 
Ticker CDZ
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46433F106
Listed Options N