XGD - iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF

The iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index, net of expenses. The index is comprised of constituents of the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index with GICS classification 15104030 – Gold.

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Quote

Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 01-Aug-2014

NAV

as of 31-Jul-2014

Close $12.36 $12.21
Change $0.15   1.23% -$0.28   -2.24%
52-week Range 9.37 - 13.31 9.38 - 13.32

Top Daily Holdings* as of 31-Jul-2014
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Holding % of Fund
GOLDCORP INC 16.07%
BARRICK GOLD CORP 15.18%
NEWMONT MINING CORP 8.95%
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 6.01%
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LTD. ADS 5.70%
AGNICO-EAGLE MINES LIMITED 5.53%
YAMANA GOLD INC 5.35%
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. ADS 4.98%
ELDORADO GOLD CORPORATION 3.83%
ROYAL GOLD INC. 3.54%
Total: 75.14%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Subsector Breakdown as of 31-Jul-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Metals & Mining
99.93%  

Yield as of 30-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.

0.78%
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.

0.73%

Fundamentals & Risk as of 30-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.

44.10
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.

1.30

Profile

as of 31-Jul-2014

 
Assets Under Management $703,298,612
Investment Subadviser Standard & Poors
Rebalance Frequency Quarterly
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 57,600,000
Number of Holdings 37
Inception Date 23-Mar-2001
Index Provider S&P
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Global Gold 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.

  0.55%
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.

  0.60%

Distribution Information as of  30-Jul-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Last Distribution per Share $0.02444
Distribution Yield 0.78%
DRIP Price $12.30
Last Date Paid 30-Jun-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 XGD
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Global Gold Index
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46428M108
Listed Options Y