First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF

Investment Objectives

First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF's investment objective is to seek to provide holders of its Units with: (i) long term capital appreciation with an attractive risk-adjusted rate of return; and (ii) consistent dividend income; through investing the Fund's portfolio to gain exposure to equity securities of primarily large capitalization Canadian issuers.

CED 0.92%6.15%6.41%7.66%10.16%9.10%4.96%
As at: 30 Nov 2017 - Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite Index (Total Return)


Sector Breakdown*

As at 31 October 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.

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

Fund Characteristics

Price/Earnings Ratio14.95
Price/Book Ratio1.84
As at 31 Oct, 2017

Fund Statistics

P/S Ratio (TTM) (Long)1.13
P/C Ratio (TTM) (Long)7.52
ROA % (TTM) (Long)4.84
ROE % (TTM) (Long)15.84
As at 31 Oct, 2017


Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month-trailing distribution yield: 2.35%

CEDTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2017 +$0.37280$0.37280--------
2016 +$0.47390$0.47390-$0.44443---$0.02947--
2015 +$0.44240$0.44240-$0.23925---$0.20315--


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