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iShares fund aims to tracks the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index, less fees and expenses.
To qualify, securities must:
Since 1956, dividends have notably contributed 30% of the total equity return of the S&P/TSX Composite index, while capital gains accounted for the remaining 70%.
The S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats index captures both sustainable dividend income and capital appreciation potential which are both key factors in investors' total return expectations.
|Category (main)||Canadian Equity Income|
|Underlying Index||S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Asset Class||Equity Income|
|Issuer||iShares Canada by Blackrock|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||7 Sept 2006|
|Significant Currency Exposure||No|
|Currency Hedging||Not applicable|
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.66%|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|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.
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