Series

Ticker

 

HERS

Nav

(as at Sep. 21, 2018)

$22.53

Nav Change

(as at Sep. 21, 2018)

0.04%

Market Price

 

N/A

Style

 

Index-Based

Number Of Holdings

(as at Sep. 21, 2018)

149

AUM

(as at Sep. 21, 2018)

$3.994 M

Volume

 

N/A

Overview

Portfolio

Performance

Distributions

Documents

Overview

Investment Objective

HERS seeks to replicate, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of the Solactive Equileap North American Gender Equality Index Canadian Dollar Hedged, or any successor thereto. HERS invests in equity securities of companies domiciled in Canada and the United States that have demonstrated commitment to gender diversity as part of their corporate social responsibility strategy.


Fund Details

CUSIP

30052M105

Ticker

HERS

Listing Exchange

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)

Listing Date

September 20, 2017

Currency

Hedged to CAD

Registered Investment Eligibility

Yes

Style

Index-Based

Index Provider

Solactive AG

Methodology Provider

Equileap

Index Rebalancing Frequency

Annually with Quarterly Reviews

Management Fee

0.40% (plus applicable sales taxes)

Distribution Frequency

Monthly

Distribution Yield

N/A

CUSIP

30052M204

Ticker

HERS.B

Listing Exchange

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)

Listing Date

September 20, 2017

Currency

Unhedged to CAD

Registered Investment Eligibility

Yes

Style

Index-Based

Index Provider

Solactive AG

Methodology Provider

Equileap

Index Rebalancing Requency

Annually with Quarterly Reviews

Management Fee

0.40% (plus applicable sales taxes)

Distribution Frequency

Monthly

Distribution Yield

N/A

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Who Should Consider
This ETF?

Investors that are:

  • Interested in companies that have demonstrated commitment to gender diversity as part of their corporate social responsibility strategy
  • Seeking capital appreciation through having exposure to large capitalized North American equities
  • Willing to take the risk associated with equity investments
  • Looking to promote gender diversity through RESP contributions
  • Interested in Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) mandates

The Growth of $10,000 chart above is based on the historical daily net asset value per unit (NAV) of the ETF, and represents the value of an initial investment into the ETF of $10,000 since its inception, on a total return basis. Distributions, if any, are treated as reinvested, and it does not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder. The NAV values do contemplate management fees and other fund expenses where paid by the fund. The chart is not a performance chart and is not indicative of future value which will vary.

Portfolio

Geographic Allocation

As at Sep 21, 2018

Name

Weight

Sector Allocation

As at Sep 21, 2018

Name

Weight


Top 25 Holdings

As at Sep 21, 2018

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Performance

Performance

Annualized Returns*1 MTH3 MTH6 MTHYTD1 YRSI**
HERS1.71%4.10%7.04%5.85%13.29%13.29%
HERS.B0.87%1.81%6.18%9.90%17.72%17.72%

Source: Bloomberg. ** Performance since inception on September 20, 2017

As at September 19, 2018


* For the period ending September 19, 2018. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in per unit value and reinvestment of all dividends or distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. The rates of return shown in the table are not intended to reflect future values of the ETF or returns on investment in the ETF. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with exchange traded mutual funds (ETFs). Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. There are risks involved with investing in ETFs. Please read the prospectus for a complete description of risks relevant to the ETF. Investors may incur customary brokerage commissions in buying or selling ETF units.

Investors should monitor their holdings, as frequently as daily, to ensure that they remain consistent with their investment strategies.

The Growth of $10,000 chart above is based on the historical daily net asset value per unit (NAV) of the ETF, and represents the value of an initial investment into the ETF of $10,000 since its inception, on a total return basis. Distributions, if any, are treated as reinvested, and it does not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder. The NAV values do contemplate management fees and other fund expenses where paid by the fund. The chart is not a performance chart and is not indicative of future value which will vary.

Distributions

Distributions

LAST DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT:

$0.0330

INDICATED YIELD1:

2.24%

DISTRIBUTION FREQUENCY:

Monthly

EX-DIVIDEND DATE:

September 20, 2018

RECORD DATE:

September 21, 2018

PAYMENT DATE:

September 30, 2018

Ex-dividend Date: Record Date: Payment Date: Payment Amount: Distribution Frequency:
August 23, 2018 August 24, 2018 August 31, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
July 23, 2018 July 24, 2018 July 31, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
June 21, 2018 June 22, 2018 June 29, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
May 23, 2018 May 24, 2018 May 31, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
April 20, 2018 April 23, 2018 April 30, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
March 21, 2018 March 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
February 20, 2018 February 21, 2018 February 28, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly
January 23, 2018 January 24, 2018 January 31, 2018 $0.0330 Monthly

Ex-dividend Date: Record Date: Payment Date: Payment Amount: Distribution Frequency:
October 23, 2017 October 25, 2017 October 31, 2017 $0.0300 Monthly
November 23, 2017 November 24, 2017 November 30, 2017 $0.0330 Monthly
December 21, 2017 December 22, 2017 December 29, 2017 $0.0330 Monthly

1Gross of MER as at August 31, 2018

Documents