Corporate Class First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF

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Investment Objectives

The Fund offers investors a way to participate in high quality, blue chip stocks by replicating, to the extent possible, the MSCI Canada Quality Index (the "Index"). The Index holds 25 dominant Canadian companies, including large and mid-cap stocks with sustainable competitive advantages, durable business models, consistently improving earnings and healthy balance sheets by identifying stocks with high quality scores based on three main fundamental variables: high return on equity (ROE), stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage.

FQC -0.21%1.37%8.31%-0.21%12.56%12.16%
As at: 31 Jan 2018 - Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite Index (Total Return)


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/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 Securities25
Price/Earnings Ratio16.58
Price/Book Ratio2.63
As at 31 Jan, 2018

Index Risk Return Measures

Time period: 11/30/1998 to 01/31/2018IndexBenchmark
Return (% annualized)10.447.50
Std Dev13.4213.75
Sortino Ratio0.940.60
Max Drawdown-44.30-43.35
Up Capture92.72100.00
Down Capture71.29100.00
As at 31 Jan, 2018
Index: MSCI Canada Quality Index
Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite TR Index


Distribution details (.csv)

Twelve month-trailing distribution yield: 1.61%

FQCTotalCashReinvestedEligible dividendsNon eligible dividendsOther incomeCapital GainsReturn of capitalForeign IncomeForeign tax paid
2017 +$0.37400$0.37400-$0.27790------
2016 +$0.30240$0.30240-$0.30240------


25 Sep 2017 First Asset Opens the Market First Asset


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