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iShares US Fundamental Index Fund - CLU.C

ETF Overview

This is the non-currency hedge version of CLU.

Unlike CLU, this fund does not employ USD/CAD currency hedging.

The iShares US Fundamental Index Fund has been designed to replicate, net of expenses, the performance of the FTSE RAFI US 1000 Index, which comprises the largest 1,000 US listed companies by fundamental value.

The index weights constituents using four accounting factors, rather than market capitalization. These four factors include:

Fundamental Indexation

This ETF tracks a Fundamental Index. The strategy is known as Fundamental Index or Fundamental Indexation.

Fundamental Indexation is designed to overcome the limitations of traditional indices based on market capitalization. Fundamental Indexation weights its constituents based on company fundamental factors including dividends, total sales, free cash flow and book equity value, each variable not depending on the fluctuations of the market valuation.

Fundamental Indexation seeks to identify the true "fair value" of each company.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) USA Equity - Broad Market / Fundamental Index
Underlying Index FTSE RAFI US 1000 Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Aims to track Fundamental index *
Asset Class Equity
Region USA
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here

* This is the non-currency hedged version of CLU

Fund Facts
Inception Date 7 Sep 2006
Total Holdings 1,011
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No *

* CLU.C employs no currency hedging. CLU employs currency hedging

Fees
Management Fee 0.65%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.72%
Trading Information
Ticker CLU.C
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD

* CLU.C employs no currency hedging. CLU employs currency hedging

Eligibility
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.

Current Price, Fund Performance, Yield, NAV, Charts etc

To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below:

ETF at TMX ETF at Morningstar

ETF Analysis

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