First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF (CAD Hedged)


Investment Objectives

First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF (CAD Hedged) 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 and mid-capitalization U.S. issuers.

It is intended that at all times at least 90% of the foreign currency denominated assets held by the Fund attributable to the Units will be hedged back to the Canadian dollar.

CES 2.46%6.75%11.24%2.46%16.04%16.15%8.46%8.61%
As at: 31 Jan 2018 - Benchmark: S&P 500 Index (Total Return) (CAD Hedged)


Sector Breakdown*

As at 31 January 2018
*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 500 Index (CAD Hedged) tracks 500 large-cap U.S. stocks representing all major industries. The Index is used as a benchmark to help you understand the Fund`s performance relative to the general performance of the broader U.S. equity market on a currency hedged basis.

Key Facts

Fund Characteristics

Price/Earnings Ratio19.83
Price/Book Ratio2.82
As at 31 Jan, 2018

Fund Statistics

P/S Ratio (TTM) (Long)1.10
P/C Ratio (TTM) (Long)10.40
ROA % (TTM) (Long)8.22
ROE % (TTM) (Long)29.18
As at 31 Jan, 2018


Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month-trailing distribution yield: 0.99%

CESTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2017 +$1.81800$0.23800$1.58000---$1.50598$0.00296$0.36361$0.05455
2016 +$0.41160$0.25070$0.16090-----$0.48552$0.07392
2015 +$0.23720$0.23720-----$0.16280$0.07440-


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