BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

June 10, 2015 07:55 ET

BlackRock® 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 2015 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on June 19, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on June 30, 2015.

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 0.05661
CBD.A 0.03772
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBH 0.06525
CBH.A 0.05573
iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Index ETF CBN 0.03130
CBN.A 0.01604
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBO 0.06515
CBO.A 0.05636
iShares BRIC Index ETF CBQ 0.05678
CBQ.A 0.05650
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF CDZ 0.07966
CDZ.A 0.06167
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF CEW 0.02300
CEW.A 0.03250
iShares Global Real Estate Index ETF CGR 0.16181
CGR.A 0.10413
iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CHB 0.10050
CHB.A 0.09010
iShares International Fundamental Index ETF CIE 0.10470
CIE.A 0.06842
iShares Global Infrastructure Index ETF CIF 0.13668
CIF.A 0.09104
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLF 0.05371
CLF.A 0.04487
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLG 0.05520
CLG.A 0.04479
iShares Oil Sands Index ETF CLO 0.07852
CLO.A 0.04756
iShares US Fundamental Index ETF CLU 0.10997
CLU.A 0.04918
CLU.B 0.04962
CLU.C 0.10930
iShares S&P/TSX Global Mining Index ETF CMW 0.42285
CMW.A 0.42075
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF CPD 0.06206
CPD.A 0.05424
iShares Canadian Fundamental Index ETF CRQ 0.09276
CRQ.A 0.06194
iShares Advantaged Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged) CSD 0.08300
CSD.A 0.07500
iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CUD 0.04368
CUD.A 0.02149
iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF CVD 0.07185
CVD.A 0.06258
iShares Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF CWO 0.15411
CWO.A 0.08894
iShares Global Water Index ETF CWW 0.08015
CWW.A 0.04067
iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CYH 0.05000
CYH.A 0.04517
iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF FIE 0.04000
FIE.A 0.04000
iShares Alternatives Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XAL 0.40205
iShares Core MSCI All Country World ex Canada Index ETF XAW 0.16072
iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF XBB 0.07587
iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF XBM 0.27616
iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF XBZ 0.16524
iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF XCB 0.05842
iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XCD 0.21723
iShares Canadian Growth Index ETF XCG 0.06689
iShares China Index ETF XCH 0.12972
iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder Fund XCR 0.26777
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index ETF XCS 0.09531
iShares Canadian Value Index ETF XCV 0.18983
iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF XDV 0.08622
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.05847
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index ETF XEC 0.12140
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF XEF 0.41879
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF XEG 0.10157
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEH 0.30641
iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF XEI 0.08425
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF XEM 0.08717
iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF XEN 0.13717
iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF XEU 0.30194
iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFH 0.33175
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF XFN 0.08000
iShares Floating Rate Index ETF XFR 0.01444
iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF XGB 0.04803
iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XGC 0.39352
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF XGD 0.02403
iShares S&P Global Industrials Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XGI 0.25687
iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder Fund XGR 0.32110
iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETF XHB 0.07691
iShares Global Healthcare Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHC 0.23632
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHD 0.06243
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF XHU 0.05106
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHY 0.09550
iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF XIC 0.16630
iShares India Index ETF XID 0.07892
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.05297
iShares MSCI EAFE® Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIN 0.34115
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index ETF XIT 0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF XIU 0.15646
iShares Latin America Index ETF XLA 0.16222
iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETF XLB 0.07236
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index ETF XMA 0.04979
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETF XMD 0.14050
iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index ETF XMI 0.36278
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index ETF XMM 0.16752
iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index ETF XMU 0.14028
iShares MSCI Canada Minimum Volatility Index ETF XMV 0.18366
iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index ETF XMW 0.20640
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.08008
iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XQB 0.05056
XQB.A 0.03885
iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XQQ 0.13437
iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF XRB 0.22784
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF XRE 0.06819
iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF XSB 0.05808
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETF XSH 0.05226
iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSI 0.06265
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSP 0.18869
iShares Core Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XSQ 0.03900
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index ETF XST 0.05045
iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSU 0.12886
iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF XTR 0.06000
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XUH 0.09046
iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF XUS 0.24686
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF XUT 0.06535
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF XUU 0.09182
iShares S&P/TSX Venture Index ETF XVX 0.00000
iShares MSCI World Index ETF XWD 0.38855

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 0.01651
CMR.A 0.00696

BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about June 18, 2015, 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 leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At March 31, 2015, BlackRock's AUM was US$4.774 trillion. BlackRock helps clients 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®. Headquartered in New York City, as of March 31, 2015, the firm had approximately 12,300 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key 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, 2015, 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.

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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