CI First Asset Gold+ Giants Covered Call ETF

Fund Overview

The ETF's investment objectives is to provide holders, through an actively managed portfolio, as described below, with (i) quarterly cash distributions, (ii) the opportunity for capital appreciation by investing on an equal weight basis in a portfolio of securities of the 15 largest Gold and Precious Metals Companies measured by market capitalization listed on a North American stock exchange that have liquid options markets and (iii) lower overall volatility of returns on the portfolio than would be experienced by owning a portfolio of securities of such issuers directly.

Investor suitability
For those who:

  • want North American equity exposure to companies in the gold sector
  • want the potential for high income generation
  • want to receive regular quarterly cash flows (if any)
  • can tolerate high risk.

On July 24, 2019, pursuant to unitholder approval, the ETF's name was changed from CI First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF with ticker "MXF".


CGXF -4.73%6.55%57.57%27.15%44.88%23.33%9.95%6.03%14.51%-0.78%
As at: 30 Sep 2020


Historical NAVs

Sector Breakdown

As at September 30, 2020

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. On July 24, 2019, pursuant to unitholder approval, certain changes were made to the investment objectives, strategies and restrictions applicable to the Fund. Material among these changes is the ability for the Fund to invest on an equal weight basis in a portfolio of securities of the 15 largest Gold and Precious Metals Companies measured by market capitalization listed on a North American stock exchange that have liquid options markets. Had these changes been in effect prior to this date the performance of the Fund could have been different.

Key Facts

Fund Characteristics

Gross Option Premium*10.51%
Current Dividend Yield11.10%
Price/Earnings Ratio15.92
Price/Book Ratio2.14
As at 30 Sep, 2020
* Gross Option Premiums represent those received on 18 Sep, 2020
1 The Current Dividend Yield represents the gross yield on the ETF`s underlying portfolio of securities. It is not the yield or the distribution investors will receive by virtue of an investment in the ETF.

Fund Statistics

P/S Ratio (TTM) (Long)2.47
P/C Ratio (TTM) (Long)8.50
ROA % (TTM) (Long)7.22
ROE % (TTM) (Long)12.63
As at 30 Sep, 2020

Number of securities: 30

Asset Allocation

Security Type%
Common Stock66.32%
Foreign Stock33.66%
Currency Security0.02%


NameSecurity TypeISINTicker %
B2GOLD CORP Common StockCA11777Q2099 BTO CN 7.09
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD Foreign StockUS0351282068 AU US 6.89
ROYAL GOLD INC Foreign StockUS7802871084 RGLD US 6.88
FRANCO-NEVADA CORP Common StockCA3518581051 FNV CN 6.85
NEWMONT CORP Foreign StockUS6516391066 NEM US 6.77
YAMANA GOLD INC Common StockCA98462Y1007 YRI CN 6.76
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD Common StockCA49741E1007 KL CN 6.73
BARRICK GOLD CORP Common StockCA0679011084 ABX CN 6.62
GOLD FIELDS LTD Foreign StockUS38059T1060 GFI US 6.57
PAN AMERICAN SILVER CORP Common StockCA6979001089 PAAS CN 6.46
KINROSS GOLD CORP Common StockCA4969024047 K CN 6.32
ALAMOS GOLD INC NEW Common StockCA0115321089 AGI CN 6.26
ABX CN CALL 38 11/20/20 BARRICK GOLD CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
BTO CN CALL 10 11/20/20 B2GOLD CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
FNV CN CALL 190 11/20/20 FRANCO-NEVADA CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
NEM US CALL 65 11/20/20 NEWMONT MINING CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
KL CN CALL 68 11/20/20 KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
K CN CALL 13 11/20/20 KINROSS GOLD CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
AGI CN CALL 12 11/20/20 ALAMOS GOLD INC (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
WPM CN CALL 68 11/20/20 WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CO (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
RGLD US CALL 125 11/20/20 ROYAL GOLD INC (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
AEM CN CALL 110 11/20/20 AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
AU US CALL 28 11/20/20 ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
GFI US CALL 13 11/20/20 GOLD FIELDS LTD (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
YRI CN CALL 8 11/20/20 YAMANA GOLD INC (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
PAAS CN CALL 44 11/20/20 PAN AMERICAN SILVER CORP (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
SBSW US CALL 12.5 11/20/20 SIBANYE STILLWATER (21/11/2020) Option 0.00
Currency Security 0.02

As at: 19 October 2020
Holdings are subject to change



Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month trailing distribution yield : 7.66% (as at 19 Oct 2020)

CGXFTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2020 +$0.89730$0.89730--------
2019 +$0.84910$0.84910-$0.00571---$0.84339--
2018 +$0.90070$0.90070-----$0.90070--
2017 +$1.04560$1.04560-----$1.04560--
2016 +$1.62210$1.62210-----$1.62210--
2015 +$0.60980$0.60980-$0.00504---$0.60476--
2014 +$0.46090$0.46090-----$0.46090--
2013 +$0.66260$0.66260-$0.00286---$0.65974--
2012 +$0.83750$0.83750-----$0.83750--
2011 +$0.54590$0.54590-----$0.54590--

(1) Future distribution dates may be amended at any time. (2) Reinvested distributions are not paid in cash but instead remain invested in the Fund. To recognize that these distributions have been allocated to investors for tax purposes the amounts of these distributions should be added to the adjusted cost base of the units held. (3) The characterization of distributions for tax purposes (such as dividends/other income/capital gains etc.) will not be known for certain until after the Fund's tax year end. Therefore investors will be informed of the characterization of the amounts distributed for tax purposes only for the entire year and not with each distribution. For tax purposes these amounts will be reported by brokers on official tax statements.


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Proxy voting record for the most recent year:

30 Jun, 2020 - Proxy Voting Record

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