BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

September 07, 2016 07:55 ET

BlackRock® Canada Announces September 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 September 2016 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly or quarterly basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on September 16, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on September 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 0.06790
CBD.A 0.04147
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBH 0.06185
CBH.A 0.05240
iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Index ETF CBN 0.04340
CBN.A 0.02398
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF CBO 0.04537
CBO.A 0.03648
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF CDZ 0.08590
CDZ.A 0.06948
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF CEW 0.02600
CEW.A 0.03250
iShares Global Real Estate Index ETF CGR 0.15361
CGR.A 0.09020
iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CHB 0.09421
CHB.A 0.08501
iShares International Fundamental Index ETF CIE 0.08521
CIE.A 0.05068
iShares Global Infrastructure Index ETF CIF 0.16887
CIF.A 0.11752
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLF 0.04563
CLF.A 0.03664
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF CLG 0.05034
CLG.A 0.04091
iShares US Fundamental Index ETF CLU 0.13215
CLU.A 0.07195
CLU.B 0.07946
CLU.C 0.14250
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF CPD 0.05609
CPD.A 0.05033
iShares Canadian Fundamental Index ETF CRQ 0.08557
CRQ.A 0.05528
iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged) CSD 0.06968
CSD.A 0.06072
iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CUD 0.05168
CUD.A 0.03052
iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF CVD 0.07055
CVD.A 0.06105
iShares Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF CWO 0.45014
CWO.A 0.39620
iShares Global Water Index ETF CWW 0.11035
CWW.A 0.08432
iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) CYH 0.05609
CYH.A 0.05198
iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF FIE 0.04000
FIE.A 0.04000
iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF XBB 0.07133
iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF XBM 0.01128
iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF XCB 0.05543
iShares Canadian Growth Index ETF XCG 0.07939
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index ETF XCS 0.06929
iShares Canadian Value Index ETF XCV 0.15411
iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF XDV 0.08425
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.06305
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF XEG 0.04574
iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF XEI 0.07936
iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF XEN 0.12709
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFA 0.05432
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Canada Index ETF XFC 0.09269
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XFF 0.06381
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF XFI 0.07412
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF XFN 0.09174
iShares Floating Rate Index ETF XFR 0.01330
iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF XFS 0.06007
iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF XGB 0.04476
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF XGD 0.00000
iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETF XHB 0.07341
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHD 0.05919
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF XHU 0.04875
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XHY 0.09218
iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF XIC 0.16386
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.05941
iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETF XLB 0.06990
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index ETF XMA 0.02377
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETF XMD 0.12543
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XMS 0.09676
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF XMU 0.19058
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Canada Index ETF XMV 0.15605
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.07780
iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XQB 0.04572
XQB.A 0.03573
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF XRE 0.06682
iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF XSB 0.05475
iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSC 0.05115
iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSE 0.06434
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETF XSH 0.04942
iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF XSI 0.05267
iShares Core Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF XSQ 0.03672
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index ETF XST 0.07289
iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF XTR 0.05000
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XUH 0.08675
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF XUT 0.06560
iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF XUU 0.10782

Estimated September Cash Distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF

The September 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 0.01260
CMR.A 0.00413

BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about September 15, 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 June 30, 2016, BlackRock's AUM was US$4.890 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 June 30, 2016, the firm had approximately 12,700 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 June 30, 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$4.890 trillion in AUM as of 6/30/16.

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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