COW - iShares Global Agriculture Index ETF

The iShares Global Agriculture Index ETF seeks to track, less fees and expenses, the Manulife Asset Management Global Agriculture Index. It invests in equity and equity-related securities involved in the agricultural sector. Manulife Asset Management employs a proprietary quantitative, multi-factor, bottom up, selection process to select and weight the top companies.
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Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 21-Jul-2014

NAV

as of 21-Jul-2014

Close $29.25 $29.27
Change -$0.13   -0.44% -$0.11   -0.37%
52-week Range 24.88 - 29.61 24.90 - 29.66

Top Daily Holdings* as of 21-Jul-2014
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Holding % of Fund
MONSANTO CO. 8.70%
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP. 7.50%
DEERE & CO 7.04%
BRF SA ADR 7.03%
POTASH CORPORATION OF SASKATCHEWAN 6.05%
E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS ORD 5.98%
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND ORD 5.47%
THE MOSAIC CO. 5.46%
SYNGENTA AG ADS 4.94%
TYSON FOODS INC. CL A 4.19%
Total: 62.37%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Subsector Breakdown as of 21-Jul-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Food Producers
52.07%
 
Household Goods & Home Construction
1.68%
 
Chemicals
31.55%
 
Mining
1.07%
 
Industrial Engineering
12.11%
 
General Retailers
0.98%

Top Countries as of 21-Jul-2014

Country % of Fund Country % of Fund

United States

69.33%

Mexico

2.05%

Canada

10.27%

Chile

1.93%

Brazil

9.95%

Luxembourg

0.57%

Switzerland

4.94%

Netherlands

0.42%

Yield as of 18-Jul-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.

1.48%
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.

1.48%

Fundamentals & Risk as of 18-Jul-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.

15.90
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.

2.40

Profile

as of 21-Jul-2014

 
Assets Under Management $200,501,393
Assets Under Management (Common and Advisor) $222,792,541
Investment Subadviser Manulife Asset Management
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 6,850,000
Number of Holdings 35
Inception Date 19-Dec-2007
Index Provider Manulife Asset Management
Underlying Index Manulife Asset Management Global Agriculture 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.

  0.65%
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.

  0.72%

Distribution Information as of  18-Jul-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP / PACC / SWP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Annual
Last Distribution per Share $0.43524
Distribution Yield 1.48%
DRIP Price $27.19
Last Date Paid 06-Jan-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 COW
Underlying Index Manulife Asset Management Global Agriculture Index
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46433W109
Listed Options N