CI First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF

Fund Overview

The Fund has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the Morningstar® Canada Target Dividend IndexTM (the "Index"), net of expenses. The Fund invests in equity securities of the largest and most liquid Canadian public issuers based upon proprietary research generated by Morningstar, and is designed to provide diversified exposure to Canadian dividend paying companies. The investment strategy of the Fund is to invest in and hold the constituent securities of the Index.

Investor suitability
For those who:

  • want Canadian dividend-paying equity exposure
  • want to receive regular quarterly cash flows (if any)
  • can tolerate low to medium risk.


DXM 2.06%8.10%-0.94%-4.16%2.78%2.01%3.19%3.71%3.80%3.61%
As at: 31 Aug 2020 - Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite Index (Total Return)


Historical NAVs

Sector Breakdown

As at August 31, 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.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index is a capitalization-weighted index designed to measure market activity of stocks listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. This index is used as a benchmark to help you understand the Fund`s performance relative to the general performance of broader Canadian equity market.

Key Facts

Index Characteristics

Number of Securities30
Price/Earnings Ratio14.71
Price/Book Ratio1.43
As at 31 Aug, 2020

Index Risk Return Measures

Time period: 12/31/2001 to 08/31/2020 Index Benchmark
Return (% annualized)8.507.01
Std Dev12.6913.06
Sortino Ratio0.790.62
Up Capture92.74100.00
Down Capture79.43100.00
As at 31 Aug, 2020
Index: Morningstar® Canada Target Dividend IndexTM
Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite TR Index

Number of securities: 30

Asset Allocation

Security Type%
Common Stock99.99%
Currency Security0.01%



CI First Asset ETFs endeavours to disclose the portfolio holdings of its index-tracking ETFs (the "Index ETFs") on its website daily. In connection with the regular reconstitution/rebalancing of the indexes tracked by the Index ETFs, CI First Asset ETFs may be contractually precluded from disclosing portfolio changes arising in connection with the reconstitution/rebalancing.

In order to prevent the inadvertent breach by CI First Asset ETFs of its contractual obligations and also in order to ensure that the Index ETF’s interests are maximized, CI First Asset ETFs has implemented this best practice Disclosure Policy. This policy requires that, from the period commencing 3 trading days prior to the effective date of any index reconstitution/rebalancing in respect of an Index ETF (the “Rebalancing Effective Date”) and ending 10 trading days after the Rebalancing Effective Date (or such later date at which all related Rebalancing Trades have been completed) (the “Rebalancing Period”), CI First Asset ETFs will not update portfolio information on its website in respect of such Index ETF but will instead continue to display portfolio information in respect of such Index ETF as at the trading date immediately prior to the commencement of the Rebalancing Period. This policy will protect the Index ETF from potentially being exposed to external risk factors, such as front-running, during the Rebalancing Period, and will also ensure that CI First Asset ETFs does not inadvertently breach its contractual obligations.
NameSecurity TypeISINTicker %
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA Common StockCA6330671034 NA CN 3.83
GREAT WEST LIFECO INC Common StockCA39138C1068 GWO CN 3.55
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC Common StockCA8667961053 SLF CN 3.54
QUEBECOR INC Common StockCA7481932084 QBR/B CN 3.54
GIBSON ENERGY INC Common StockCA3748252069 GEI CN 3.52
NORTHLAND POWER INC Common StockCA6665111002 NPI CN 3.48
CI FINANCIAL INC Common StockCA1254911003 CIX CN 3.45
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA Common StockCA7800871021 RY CN 3.42
ALTAGAS LTD Common StockCA0213611001 ALA CN 3.39
WSP GLOBAL INC Common StockCA92938W2022 WSP CN 3.38
ATCO LTD Common StockCA0467894006 ACO/X CN 3.33
TELUS CORP Common StockCA87971M1032 T CN 3.27
KEYERA CORP Common StockCA4932711001 KEY CN 3.24
TC ENERGY CORP Common StockCA87807B1076 TRP CN 3.22
CANADIAN UTILITIES LTD Common StockCA1367178326 CU CN 3.21
IA FINANCIAL CORP INC Common StockCA45075E1043 IAG CN 3.18
CAPITAL POWER CORP Common StockCA14042M1023 CPX CN 3.17
EMERA INC Common StockCA2908761018 EMA CN 3.16
IGM FINANCIAL INC Common StockCA4495861060 IGM CN 3.15
BCE INC Common StockCA05534B7604 BCE CN 3.14
H&R REIT Common StockCA4039254079 HR-U CN 3.12
SMARTCENTRES REIT Common StockCA83179X1087 SRU-U CN 3.11
ALGONQUIN POWER & UTIL CORP Common StockCA0158571053 AQN CN 3.08
ENBRIDGE INC Common StockCA29250N1050 ENB CN 3.08
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA Common StockCA0641491075 BNS CN 3.03
PEMBINA PIPELINE CORP Common StockCA7063271034 PPL CN 2.90
RIOCAN REIT Common StockCA7669101031 REI-U CN 2.82
Currency Security 0.01

As at: 14 September 2020
Holdings are subject to change



Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month trailing distribution yield : 4.60% (as at 25 Sep 2020)

DXMTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2020 +$0.32230$0.32230--------
2019 +$0.43660$0.41760$0.01900$0.43660------
2018 +$0.46940$0.46940-$0.42838--$0.04102---
2017 +$0.40730$0.40730-$0.39735---$0.00995--
2016 +$0.39110$0.39110-$0.38176---$0.00934--
2015 +$0.38350$0.38350-$0.32345---$0.06005--
2014 +$0.53150$0.40920$0.12230$0.26895--$0.26155$0.00100--
2013 +$0.33510$0.33510-$0.20729---$0.12781--
2012 +$0.31520$0.31520-$0.21553---$0.09967--

(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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