First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF (CAD Hedged)

Fund Overview

First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF (the "Fund") provides investors with exposure to a portfolio of equity securities of quality companies with active share buyback programs that have significantly and consistently reduced their issued and outstanding share count. The Fund has been designed to replicate the performance of the CIBC U.S. Buyback Index (the "Index"), net of expenses. The Index is comprised of equity securities of large cap U.S. listed issuers. Securities will be equally weighted and rebalanced quarterly.

FBU 4.85%4.02%4.29%9.15%17.67%18.32%
As at: 29 Sep 2017


Sector Breakdown*

As at 29 September 2017
*As a percent of invested assets

The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns, including changes in unit value and do not take into account sales, redemption or optional charges or income taxes payable by a security holder that would have reduced returns.

Key Facts

Index Characteristics

Number of Securities40
Price/Earnings Ratio16.96
Price/Book Ratio2.70
As at 29 Sep, 2017

Index Risk Return Measures

Time period: 06/22/2000 to 09/29/2017IndexBenchmark
Return (% annualized)12.885.28
Std Dev15.6014.52
Sortino Ratio1.170.31
Max Drawdown-49.39-50.95
Up Capture112.13100.00
Down Capture74.36100.00
As at 29 Sep, 2017
Index: CIBC U.S. Buyback Index
Benchmark: S&P 500 TR Index (CAD Hedged)


Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month-trailing distribution yield: 0.99%

FBUTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2017 +$0.18800$0.18800--------
2016 +$0.05200$0.05200-----$0.04073$0.01326$0.00199


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