XRB - iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF

The iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF seeks to provide income by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the FTSE TMX Canada Real Return Bond Index™, net of expenses. The index is a market capitalization index consisting primarily of Canadian federal and provincial real return bonds.

During the first quarter of 2014 the name of the fund’s underlying index was changed from DEX Real Return Bond Index to FTSE TMX Canada Real Return Bond Index™.

Effective March 24, the name of the fund was changed from iShares DEX Real Return Bond Index Fund to iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF.

XRB CAD

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Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 21-Jul-2014

NAV

as of 21-Jul-2014

Close $24.47 $24.38
Change $0.18   0.74% $0.15   0.62%
52-week Range 21.64 - 24.47 21.65 - 24.38

Top Daily Holdings* as of 21-Jul-2014
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Holding % of Fund Coupon Maturity Ratings
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 16.53% 4.00 01-Dec-2031 AAA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 14.52% 4.25 01-Dec-2026 AAA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 14.08% 3.00 01-Dec-2036 AAA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 13.26% 1.50 01-Dec-2044 AAA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 13.17% 4.25 01-Dec-2021 AAA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 12.90% 2.00 01-Dec-2041 AAA
ONTARIO (PROVINCE OF) 4.86% 2.00 01-Dec-2036 AA
CANADA (GOVERNMENT) 2.81% 1.25 01-Dec-2047 AAA
QUEBEC PROVINCE 2.33% 4.25 01-Dec-2031 A
QUEBEC (PROVINCE OF) 2.12% 4.50 01-Dec-2026 A
Total: 96.58%      
*Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown as of 21-Jul-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Federal
87.27%
 
Provincial
12.39%

Maturity as of 21-Jul-2014
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Timeframe % of Maturity
0 - 1 Year 0.00%
1 - 5 Years 0.06%
5 - 10 Years 14.46%
10 - 15 Years 16.64%
15 - 20 Years 18.85%
20 - 25 Years 20.66%
25+ Years 28.98%
Average: 19.54  Years

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.

1.88%
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.

2.14%
Weighted Average Yield to Maturity (%) Weighted Average Yield to Maturity (%)

The average YTM is the interest rate that will make the present value of the cash flows from a bond equal to its market price plus accrued interest. The average yield to maturity considers not only the coupon income, but any capital gain or loss that the investor will realize by holding the bonds to maturity. It also considers the reinvestment of the coupons.

2.66%

Fundamentals & Risk as of 18-Jul-2014

 
Weighted Average Term Weighted Average Term

The average number of years that each dollar of unpaid principal due on the mortgage remains outstanding.

19.54
Weighted Average Coupon (%) Weighted Average Coupon (%)

The mean of the coupon rate of the underlying bonds in a portfolio.

3.08%
Weighted Average Duration (yrs) Weighted Average Duration (yrs)

The mean duration of the underlying bonds in the portfolio of the fund.

Duration is a measure of the responsiveness of a bond's price to small changes in interest rates. Bond prices generally move inversely to interest rates.

15.56

Profile

as of 21-Jul-2014

 
Assets Under Management $433,932,835
Investment Subadviser FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Inc.
Rebalance Frequency Monthly
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 17,800,000
Number of Holdings 14
Inception Date 19-Dec-2005
Index Provider FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Inc.
Underlying Index FTSE TMX Canada Real Return Bond 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.

  0.35%
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.

  0.39%

Distribution Information as of  18-Jul-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Last Distribution per Share $0.22808
Distribution Yield 1.88%
DRIP Price $23.59
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 XRB
Underlying Index FTSE TMX Canada Real Return Bond Index™
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46431C105
Listed Options N

Ratings

as of 21-Jul-2014

Ratings % of Fund
AAA 87.27%
AA 5.28%
A 7.11%
BBB 0.00%
BB 0.00%
B 0.00%
CCC 0.00%
CC 0.00%
C 0.00%
D 0.00%
Other 0.34%
Cash 0.00%