XWD - iShares MSCI World Index ETF

The iShares MSCI World Index ETF seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the MSCI World Index, net of expenses. The MSCI World Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index provided by MSCI, Inc. that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets.

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

Quote

Historical Prices

 

Market Price

as of 31-Jul-2014

NAV

as of 31-Jul-2014

Close $34.16 $34.09
Change -$0.65   -1.87% -$0.71   -2.05%
52-week Range 28.49 - 35.08 28.44 - 35.12

Top Daily Holdings* as of 31-Jul-2014
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Holding % of Fund
ISHARES CORE S&P 500 ETF 54.97%
ISHARES MSCI EAFE ETF 40.60%
ISHARES MSCI CANADA ETF 4.40%
Total: 99.96%
*Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown as of 31-Jul-2014
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Sector

% of Fund

Sector

% of Fund

 
Financials
20.91%
 
Consumer Staples
8.86%
 
Information Technology
12.52%
 
Materials
5.76%
 
Consumer Discretionary
11.47%
 
Telecommunication Services
3.30%
 
Industrials
11.04%
 
Utilities
3.23%
 
Health Care
10.56%
 
Other/Undefined
2.60%
 
Energy
9.74%  

Top Countries as of 31-Jul-2014

Country % of Fund Country % of Fund

United States

54.26%

France

3.87%

Japan

8.43%

Germany

3.57%

United Kingdom

7.39%

Australia

3.49%

Canada

4.20%

Netherlands

2.07%

Switzerland

3.91%

Spain

1.45%

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.

1.89%
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.

1.72%

Profile

as of 31-Jul-2014

 
Assets Under Management $235,223,703
Investment Subadviser Morgan Stanley & Co. International PLC
Fiscal Year End 31-Dec-2014
Units Outstanding 6,900,000
Number of Holdings 1,504
Inception Date 18-Jun-2009
Index Provider MSCI
Underlying Index MSCI World Index(SM)

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.

  0.44%
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.

  0.47%

Distribution Information as of  30-Jul-2014

 
Program Eligibility* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes**
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Last Distribution per Share $0.32961
Distribution Yield 1.89%
DRIP Price $34.33
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 XWD
Underlying Index MSCI World Index(SM)
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
CUSIP 46430Y108
Listed Options N