CI First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF (CAD Hedged)

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Fund Overview

This ETF provides differentiated exposure to some of the largest, most innovative technology companies by minimizing volatility and generating attractive income through an actively managed covered call writing strategy. The largest 25 issuers, measured by market capitalization, listed on the NYSE or Nasdaq are chosen for inclusion in the ETF on an equally weighted basis and are rebalanced quarterly. Distributions are paid quarterly and no more than 25% of the portfolio's securities will have call options written upon them at any given time.

TXF 6.42%0.96%17.05%17.05%0.71%12.27%18.61%15.44%12.98%14.20%
As at: 30 Jun 2019 - Benchmark: S&P 500 Information Technology Index (Total Return)


Sector Breakdown*

As at 28 June 2019
*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.

S&P 500 Information Technology Index comprises those companies included in the S&P 500 that are classified as members of the GICS® information technology sector. The Index is used as a benchmark to help you understand the Fund`s performance relative to the general performance of information technology shares.

Key Facts

Fund Characteristics

Gross Option Premium*6.60%
Current Dividend Yield11.24%
Price/Earnings Ratio24.18
Price/Book Ratio7.95
As at 28 Jun, 2019
* Gross Option Premiums represent those received on 21 Jun, 2019
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)3.50
P/C Ratio (TTM) (Long)16.24
ROA % (TTM) (Long)10.99
ROE % (TTM) (Long)23.53
As at 28 Jun, 2019


Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month trailing distribution yield : 7.97% (as at 23 Jul 2019)

TXFTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2019 +$0.62610$0.62610--------
2018 +$1.32220$1.32220----$0.89667$0.35823$0.07917$0.01188
2017 +$2.43720$0.80720$1.63000---$2.40478$0.00197$0.03583$0.00538
2016 +$0.94990$0.80200$0.14790---$0.93184-$0.02127$0.00321
2015 +$0.71240$0.71240-----$0.68108$0.03686$0.00554
2014 +$0.75870$0.75870----$0.11753$0.62245$0.02149$0.00277
2013 +$0.87500$0.87500-----$0.86485$0.01194$0.00179
2012 +$0.90000$0.90000----$0.80384$0.01200$0.09706$0.01290
2011 +$0.18360$0.18360----$0.03484$0.14876--

(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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