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The fund seeks to provide investment results that generally correspond to the performance of the Manulife Asset Management Global Infrastructure Index (the "Index"), less fees and expenses.
The Index seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity and equity-related securities involved in the infrastructure sector.
Manulife Asset Management employs a proprietary quantitative multi-factor bottom-up selection process to select and weight the top companies involved in the infrastructure sector generally within the following industry segments:
The selection process Manulife Asset Management employs incorporates a number of factor rankings, including balance sheet ratios, earnings revisions and surprises, growth rates, income statement ratios, price momentum factors, profitability ratios, certain proprietary factors, qualitative factors, stability ratios and valuation ratios.
|Category (main)||Global Equity - Infrastructure|
|Underlying Index||Manulife Asset Management Global Infrastructure Index|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Issuer||iShares Canada by Blackrock|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||26 Aug 2008|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.73%|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|Eligibility *||RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP|
|DRIP available **||Yes|
|PACC Plan available **||Yes|
|SWP available **||Yes|
* Always check eligibility with your plan operator as plans and accounts can differ
** Not all brokers can facilitate these plans. Check with your broker.
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