BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

June 08, 2016 07:55 ET

BlackRock® Canada Announces June Cash Distributions for the iShares® ETFs

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BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the June 2016 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on June 17, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on June 30, 2016.

Details regarding the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund Name Fund Ticker Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
iShares Balanced Income CorePortfolio™ Index ETF CBD 0.07012
CBD.A 0.04383
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBH 0.06437
CBH.A 0.05495
iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Index ETF CBN 0.04540
CBN.A 0.02082
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBO 0.04900
CBO.A 0.04000
iShares BRIC Index ETF CBQ 0.04332
CBQ.A 0.04129
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF CDZ 0.08266
CDZ.A 0.06578
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF CEW 0.02600
CEW.A 0.03250
iShares Global Real Estate Index ETF CGR 0.21377
CGR.A 0.15137
iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CHB 0.09368
CHB.A 0.08465
iShares International Fundamental Index ETF CIE 0.23893
CIE.A 0.20431
iShares Global Infrastructure Index ETF CIF 0.15849
CIF.A 0.11328
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLF 0.05026
CLF.A 0.04122
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLG 0.05379
CLG.A 0.04438
iShares US Fundamental Index ETF CLU 0.10626
CLU.A 0.05031
CLU.B 0.05545
CLU.C 0.11893
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF CPD 0.05200
CPD.A 0.04620
iShares Canadian Fundamental Index ETF CRQ 0.08147
CRQ.A 0.05752
iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged) CSD 0.07349
CSD.A 0.06508
iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CUD 0.05273
CUD.A 0.03114
iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF CVD 0.07190
CVD.A 0.06251
iShares Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF CWO 0.22630
CWO.A 0.15925
iShares Global Water Index ETF CWW 0.26276
CWW.A 0.24757
iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CYH 0.05638
CYH.A 0.05137
iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF FIE 0.04000
FIE.A 0.04000
iShares Alternatives Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XAL 0.39495
iShares Core MSCI All Country World ex Canada Index ETF XAW 0.21166
iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF XBB 0.07287
iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF XBM 0.01644
iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF XBZ 0.07539
iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF XCB 0.05673
iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XCD 0.14921
iShares Canadian Growth Index ETF XCG 0.10537
iShares China Index ETF XCH 0.13119
iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder Fund XCR 0.22721
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index ETF XCS 0.07444
iShares Canadian Value Index ETF XCV 0.17473
iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF XDV 0.07822
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.07210
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index ETF XEC 0.12512
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF XEF 0.43798
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF XEG 0.05934
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEH 0.44124
iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF XEI 0.08015
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF XEM 0.06536
iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF XEN 0.12229
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF XEU 0.43986
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFA 0.08800
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Canada Index ETF XFC 0.09638
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFF 0.23811
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFH 0.32368
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF XFI 0.23498
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF XFN 0.07590
iShares Floating Rate Index ETF XFR 0.01279
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF XFS 0.08209
iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF XGB 0.04620
iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XGC 0.34687
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF XGD 0.00493
iShares S&P Global Industrials Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XGI 0.22587
iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder Fund XGR 0.26726
iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETF XHB 0.07367
iShares Global Healthcare Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHC 0.24340
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHD 0.05713
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF XHU 0.05004
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHY 0.09230
iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF XIC 0.16814
iShares India Index ETF XID 0.07252
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.05545
iShares MSCI EAFE® Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIN 0.34073
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index ETF XIT 0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF XIU 0.14954
iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETF XLB 0.06991
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index ETF XMA 0.02795
iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF XMC 0.08295
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETF XMD 0.14082
iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMH 0.08493
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF XMI 0.38414
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XML 0.24332
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets Index ETF XMM 0.19583
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMS 0.09576
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF XMU 0.18196
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Canada Index ETF XMV 0.16573
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF XMW 0.22760
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMY 0.14702
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.08046
iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XQB 0.04628
XQB.A 0.03644
iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XQQ 0.15323
iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF XRB 0.22838
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF XRE 0.06971
iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF XSB 0.05543
iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSC 0.05366
iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSE 0.06878
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETF XSH 0.05058
iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSI 0.05258
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSP 0.21842
iShares Core Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XSQ 0.03699
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index ETF XST 0.03787
iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSU 0.11967
iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF XTR 0.05000
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XUH 0.08265
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF XUS 0.30108
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF XUT 0.07272
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF XUU 0.08427
iShares MSCI World Index ETF XWD 0.44195

Estimated June Cash Distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF

The June cash distributions per unit for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF are estimated to be as follows:

Fund Name Fund Ticker Estimated Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
iShares Premium Money Market ETF CMR 0.01367
CMR.A 0.00477

BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about June 16, 2016, which will provide the final amounts for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF.

Further information on the iShares Funds can be found at www.blackrock.com/ca.

About BlackRock

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At March 31, 2016, BlackRock's AUM was US$4.737 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of March 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com/ca / Twitter: @BlackRockCA / Blog: www.blackrockblog.com/can

About iShares ETFs

iShares® is a global leader in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with more than a decade of expertise and commitment to individual and institutional investors of all sizes. With over 700 funds globally across multiple asset classes and strategies and more than US$1 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2016, iShares helps clients around the world build the core of their portfolios, meet specific investment goals and implement market views. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm.1

1 Based on US$4.737 trillion in AUM as of 3/31/16.

iShares® ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares ETFs. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. Fund securities are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer. There can be no assurances that the fund will be able to maintain its net asset value per security at a constant amount or that the full amount of your investment in the fund will be returned to you. The fund is not guaranteed, its values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.

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