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iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD Hedged) - CUD

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to track, less fees and expenses, the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats CAD-Hedged Index which is comprised of the highest dividend-yielding securities of the S&P Composite 1500 Index that have increased dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years.

Additional Index Information

The S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index is designed to measure the performance of companies within the S&P Composite 1500 that have followed a managed-dividends policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 20 years.

Since 1926, dividends have contributed nearly a third of the total equity return while capital gains have contributed two-thirds.

The S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index captures sustainable dividend income and capital appreciation potential which are both key factors in investors' total return expectations.

Companies included in the index come from a broad spectrum of industries and are well diversified across all sectors.

The CAD hedged variant of this index limits/minimizes USD/CAD foreign currency risk.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) USA Equity Income - High yield shares
Underlying Index S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats CAD-Hedged Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity Income - High yield shares
Region USA
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 13 Sept 2011
Total Holdings 107
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging Yes
Fees
Management Fee 0.60%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.67%
Trading Information
Ticker CUD
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
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

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ETF Analysis

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