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Horizons S&P 500 Index ETF - HXS

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P 500 Index (Total Return), net of expenses.

The Index

The S&P 500 Index is an index of 500 stocks chosen for market size, liquidity and industry grouping, among other factors. The S&P 500 is designed to be a leading indicator of U.S. equities, reflecting the risk/return characteristics of the large cap universe. The Index is one of the most commonly used benchmarks for the overall U.S. stock market.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) USA Equity Large Cap
Underlying Index S&P 500 Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity
Sub-Asset Class Large Cap
Region USA
Issuer Horizons ETFs (Canada)
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date Nov 30, 2010
Total Holdings 500
Distribution Frequency Annually
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No
Fees
Management Fee 0.07%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.17% *

* 2012, 2011 (0.17%)

Trading Information
Ticker HXS
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
Eligibility
Eligibility * RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP
DRIP available ** No
PACC Plan available ** No
SWP available ** No

* 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

Canada ETFs's analysis of this ETF will be available soon.