XPF - S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged

The iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) seeks to provide income by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Canadian Dollar Hedged Index, net of expenses.

On March 24, 2014, BlackRock Canada announced changes to the investment strategy for the fund. Please refer to the press release for more information.
XPF CAD

Quote

Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 17-Apr-2014

NAV

as of 17-Apr-2014

Close $19.65 $19.67
Change -$0.02   -0.10% $0.01   0.07%
52-week Range 18.72 - 20.65 18.71 - 20.64

Top Daily Holdings* as of 17-Apr-2014
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Holding % of Fund
ISHARES US PREFERRED STOCK ETF 51.02%
ISHARES S&P/TSX CANADIAN PREFFERED 1.34%
TRANSCANADA CORP 0.56%
ENBRIDGE INC SERIES 3 0.54%
BCE INC 1ST PFD SER AK 0.52%
TRANSCANADA CORP 0.48%
ENBRIDGE INC 0.47%
ENBRIDGE INC CUM RED PREF 0.46%
TORONTO DOMINION BK ONT PFD 1ST O 0.43%
ENBRIDGE INC 0.43%
Total: 56.26%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown as of 17-Apr-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Financials
31.84%
 
Insurance
5.23%
 
Diversified Financials
18.64%
 
Telecommunication Services
4.56%
 
Banks
14.73%
 
Consumer Staples
1.00%
 
Energy
8.09%
 
Materials
0.89%
 
Utilities
6.27%
 
Other/Undefined
2.74%
 
Real Estate
6.01%  

Yield as of 16-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.

4.66%
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.

5.10%

Fundamentals & Risk as of 16-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.

16.00
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.

1.90

Profile

as of 17-Apr-2014

 
Assets Under Management $171,166,018
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 8,700,000
Number of Holdings 538
Inception Date 16-Nov-2010
Index Provider S&P
Underlying Index S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Canadian Dollar Hedged Index

Fees & Expenses

 
Total Annual Fee Total Annual Fee

The sum of the annual management fee payable by the fund to BlackRock Canada for acting as trustee and manager, plus any annual fees paid indirectly by the fund to BlackRock Canada and its affiliates resulting from investments in other iShares ETFs.

  0.45%
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.

  0.48%

Distribution Information as of  16-Apr-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Last Distribution per Share $0.08593
Distribution Yield 4.66%
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 XPF
Underlying Index S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Canadian Dollar Hedged Index
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46431J100
Listed Options N

Pref. Rating Breakdown as of 17-Apr-2014

Ratings % of Fund
Pfd-1 4.40%
Pfd-2 29.70%
Pfd-3 10.00%
Pfd-4 0.00%
Pfd-5 0.00%
D 0.00%
Other 55.90%