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iShares S&P Global Water Index Fund - CWW

ETF Overview

The fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before the Fund's fees and expenses, of an equity index called the S&P Global Water Index.

The index tracks a portfolio of 50 global equity securities from developed markets of companies that are involved in water-related businesses. Constituent holdings range in size from small-, mid- and large-cap stocks.

The index is designed to have a balanced representation from different segments of the water industry consisting of the following two segments of the water industry based on the Standard & Poor's Capital IQ ("CIQ") industry classifications:

Additional Index Information

The S&P Global Water Index provides liquid and tradable exposure to 50 companies from around the world that are involved in water related businesses.

To create diversified exposure across the global water market, the 50 constituents are distributed equally between two distinct clusters of water related businesses:

At each quarterly review stocks are capped at either 10% ot 5% depending on their "exposure score" (see the Index's methodology document for details).

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) Global Equity - Water
Category (other)Commodities - Water
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Global Water Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity
Region Global
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 1 June 2007
Total Holdings 49
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No
Fees
Management Fee 0.60%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.67%
Trading Information
Ticker CWW
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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