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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index Fund - XST

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index through investments in the constituent issuers of such index, net of expenses.

Additional Index Information

The Index is comprised of securities of Canadian consumer staples sector issuers listed on the TSX, selected by Standard & Poor's using its industrial classifications and guidelines for evaluating issuer capitalization, liquidity and fundamentals.

The Index is well diversified across various sub-sectors and the relative weight of any single index constituent is capped at 25%.

The major sub-sectors are: food retail, drug retail and packaged foods & meats.

Key ETF Data

Category (main) Canadian Equity: Sector-specific - Consumer Staples
Underlying Index S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Tracks index
Asset Class Equity: Sector-specific
Region Canada
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 12 Apr 2001
Total Holdings 11
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure No
Currency Hedging Not applicable
Management Fee 0.55%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.62%
Trading Information
Ticker XST
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
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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