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Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF - VRE

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Canadian real estate equity index that measures the investment return of publicly traded securities in the Canadian real estate sector.

Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the FTSE Canada All Cap Real Estate Capped 25% Index (or any successor thereto).

It invests primarily in stocks of companies in the Canadian real estate sector.

Additional Index Information

The FTSE Canada All Cap Real Estate Capped 25% Index is part of a range of indexes designed to help Canadian investors benchmark their investments.

It is a market-capitalization weighted index representing the performance of Canadian large, mid and small cap stocks within the Real Estate industry as classified by the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).

The index is derived from the FTSE Canada All Cap Index, which is part of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS), which covers 98% of the world's investable market capitalization.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) Canadian Equity - REITs
Underlying Index FTSE Canada All Cap Real Estate Capped 25% Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - REITs
Region Canada
Issuer Vanguard Investments Canada
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date Nov 1, 2012
Total Holdings 20
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure No
Currency Hedging Not applicable
Fees
Management Fee 0.35%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.40% *

* 2012

Trading Information
Ticker VRE
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
Eligibility
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.

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

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ETF Analysis

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