Canadian ETF knowledgebase
The fund seeks seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a U.S. equity index that measures the investment return of common stocks of U.S. companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time, which Index is hedged to the Canadian dollar.
Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index (CAD hedged) (or any successor thereto).
It invests directly or indirectly primarily in stocks of U.S. companies and uses derivative instruments to seek to hedge the U.S. dollar exposure of the securities included in the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index to the Canadian dollar.
Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:
The NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index consists of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time, with the U.S. exposure of the securities included in the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index hedged to the Canadian dollar.
|Category (main)||USA Equity Income|
|Underlying Index||NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index (CAD hedged)|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Sub-Asset Class||Equity Income|
|Issuer||Vanguard Investments Canada|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||Aug 2, 2013|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.29% *|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|Eligibility *||RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP|
|DRIP available **||Yes|
|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.
To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below:
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