BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

June 14, 2017 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 2017 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the TSX or NEO which pay on a monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on June 27, 2017 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on June 30, 2017.

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 0.05583
CBD.A 0.03712
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBH 0.062
CBH.A 0.052
iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Index ETF CBN 0.03438
CBN.A 0.01813
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBO 0.044
CBO.A 0.035
iShares BRIC Index ETF CBQ 0.086
CBQ.A 0.000
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF CDZ 0.08509
CDZ.A 0.06807
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF CEW 0.02700
CEW.A 0.03250
iShares Global Real Estate Index ETF CGR 0.242
CGR.A 0.188
iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CHB 0.092
CHB.A 0.083
iShares International Fundamental Index ETF CIE 0.273
CIE.A 0.228
iShares Global Infrastructure Index ETF CIF 0.226
CIF.A 0.171
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLF 0.046
CLF.A 0.037
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLG 0.050
CLG.A 0.041
iShares US Fundamental Index ETF CLU 0.125
CLU.A 0.055
CLU.B 0.061
CLU.C 0.141
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF CPD 0.05415
CPD.A 0.04760
iShares Canadian Fundamental Index ETF CRQ 0.103
CRQ.A 0.061
iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged) CSD 0.075
CSD.A 0.066
iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CUD 0.05621
CUD.A 0.03243
iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF CVD 0.073
CVD.A 0.063
iShares Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF CWO 0.137
CWO.A 0.060
iShares Global Water Index ETF CWW 0.325
CWW.A 0.259
iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CYH 0.05516
CYH.A 0.04459
Dynamic iShares Active Canadian Dividend ETF DXC 0.040
Dynamic iShares Active Crossover Bond ETF DXO 0.057
Dynamic iShares Active Preferred Shares ETF DXP 0.065
iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF FIE 0.040
FIE.A 0.040
iShares Alternatives Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XAL 0.476
iShares Core MSCI All Country World ex Canada Index ETF XAW 0.200
iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF XBB 0.075
iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF XBM 0.130
iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF XBZ 0.093
iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF XCB 0.054
iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XCD 0.149
iShares Canadian Growth Index ETF XCG 0.124
iShares China Index ETF XCH 0.122
iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder Fund XCR 0.258
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index ETF XCS 0.115
iShares Canadian Value Index ETF XCV 0.184
iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF XDV 0.07640
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.07092
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index ETF XEC 0.130
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF XEF 0.419
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF XEG 0.055
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEH 0.418
iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF XEI 0.07775
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF XEM 0.081
iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF XEN 0.134
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF XEU 0.417
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFA 0.095
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Canada Index ETF XFC 0.126
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFF 0.285
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFH 0.307
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF XFI 0.280
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF XFN 0.08771
iShares Floating Rate Index ETF XFR 0.014
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF XFS 0.095
iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF XGB 0.043
iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XGC 0.383
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF XGD 0.017
iShares S&P Global Industrials Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XGI 0.209
iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder Fund XGR 0.325
iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETF XHB 0.070
iShares Global Healthcare Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHC 0.275
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHD 0.06107
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF XHU 0.05044
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHY 0.091
iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF XIC 0.185
iShares India Index ETF XID 0.031
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.05842
iShares MSCI EAFE® Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIN 0.332
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index ETF XIT 0.023
iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETF XLB 0.068
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index ETF XMA 0.025
iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF XMC 0.090
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETF XMD 0.150
iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMH 0.084
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF XMI 0.663
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XML 0.412
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets Index ETF XMM 0.155
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMS 0.102
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF XMU 0.206
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Canada Index ETF XMV 0.206
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF XMW 0.284
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMY 0.160
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.07202
iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XQB 0.043
XQB.A 0.033
iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XQQ 0.195
iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF XRB 0.233
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF XRE 0.06847
iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF XSB 0.056
iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSC 0.043
iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSE 0.058
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETF XSH 0.047
iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSI 0.047
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSP 0.193
iShares Core Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XSQ 0.034
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index ETF XST 0.118
iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSU 0.131
iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF XTR 0.05000
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XUH 0.077
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF XUS 0.279
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF XUT 0.07026
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF XUU 0.085
iShares MSCI World Index ETF XWD 0.398

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 0.021
CMR.A 0.009

BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about June 26, 2017, 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, 2017, BlackRock's AUM was US$5.4 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, 2017, 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$1.4 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2017, 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 firm1.

1 Based on US$5.4 trillion in AUM as of 3/31/17

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. The funds are not guaranteed, their 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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