XSU - iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)

The iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the Russell 2000® Index - Canadian Dollar Hedged (Index), net of expenses. The Index is a market capitalization-weighted index of securities of 2,000 of the smaller U.S. public issuers provided by Frank Russell Company, hedged to Canadian dollars. The Russell 2000 Index, which forms the basis for the Index, is commonly used as a measure of U.S. small capitalization stock market performance.

Effective March 24, 2014, the name of the fund was changed from iShares Russell 2000® Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) to iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged).

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



Historical Prices


Market Price

as of 21-Jul-2014


as of 21-Jul-2014

Close $24.75 $24.71
Change -$0.07   -0.28% -$0.10   -0.42%
52-week Range 21.68 - 26.03 21.71 - 26.01

Top Daily Holdings* as of 21-Jul-2014
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Holding % of Fund
Total: 100.48%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown as of 21-Jul-2014
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% of Fund


% of Fund

Financial Services
Materials & Processing
Consumer Discretionary
Producer Durables
Consumer Staples
Health Care

Yield as of 21-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.

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.



as of 21-Jul-2014

Assets Under Management $180,396,767
Investment Subadviser Russell
Rebalance Frequency Annual
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 7,300,000
Number of Holdings 1,978
Inception Date 14-May-2007
Index Provider Russell
Underlying Index Russell 2000 Index - Canadian Dollar Hedged

Fees & Expenses

Management Fee (up to) Management Fee(up to)

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

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.


Distribution Information as of  21-Jul-2014

Program Eligibility* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Last Distribution per Share $0.11569
Distribution Yield 0.94%
DRIP Price $25.86
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 XSU
Underlying Index Russell 2000 Index - Canadian Dollar Hedged
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46430R202
Listed Options Y