Global exchange-traded fund - iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF

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iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF rises for a second consecutive day, a two-day rise of 0.1% 15 January, 2018

NEWS BITES - ETF

iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF (TSX:CDZ), the 30th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Canada, has risen 1.0c (0.04%) for a second consecutive day on Monday. This brought its two-day rise to 3.0c (0.1%). The 2-day rise was fuelled by a cumulative volume of 1.4 times the average 2-day volume of 28,616 units. The ETF last traded at CAD26.67.

SECTION 1

ISHARES S&P/TSX CANADIAN DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS INCOME FUND ETF BULLISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

+ The present value of CAD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF is CAD1,254, including a capital gain of CAD161 and dividend reinvested of CAD94.

+ 5 years Multiplier in CAD = 1.254x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in CAD = 4.6%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF is $US990, including a capital loss of $US84 and dividend reinvested of $US74.

+ 5 years ago CAD 1 equalled USD 1.0166

+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 0.99x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = -0.2%

1.2 Oversold/Bullish/Support Signals:

+ The ETF is oversold according to the Williams % R indicator of -92.3, suggesting the price is close to its 14-day low of CAD26.63.

+ The Stochastic indicator of 6.8 has pierced the oversold line of 20; this indicates the price is close to its 14-day low and is likely to revert to an uptrend.

1.3 High Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Volatility %0.2In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

ISHARES S&P/TSX CANADIAN DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS INCOME FUND ETF BEARISH SIGNALS

Technicals:

+ The price decreased 1.2% in the last week and 1.4% in the last month.

SECTION 3

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

3.1 Technicals:

+ Volume: there were 40,997 units worth CAD1.1 million (US$877,624) traded today. In the past week, volume was 1.5 times average and the units were down 1.2%. The rise has been propped up by robust volume of 1.4 times the average daily volume of 28,616 units.

+ The iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF is at a discount of 2.8% to its 12-month high of CAD27.44 traded on April 10, 2017.

+ It is at a premium of 5.5% to its 12-month low of CAD25.27 traded on August 29, 2017.

+ The present value of CAD1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Income Fund ETF is CAD1,016, comprising a capital loss of CAD7 and dividend reinvested of CAD24.

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
CDZ.T9889861,016
Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]1,0001,0041,178

3.2 Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Today's TurnoverCAD1.1 million (US$877,624)In 2nd Quartile

3.3 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 29 Dec)

In the past 5 years, CDZ has jumped 10.2% from 24.5 to 27, an average annual compound rise of 2.0%.

20172016201520142013
Close2726.7723.2326.8824.5
% Price Change0.915.2-13.69.710.1
Avg Daily Volume27,87528,59642,75864,08576,052
VWP26.5223.8425.425.5823.29
Turnover Period6 yrs 13 d5 yrs 11 mo3 yrs 4 mo2 yrs 7 mo2 yrs 30 d
Price Range25.27 - 27.4420.34 - 26.8822.2 - 27.521.28 - 27.4921.66 - 24.54

In the past 4 years average daily volume has declined 63.3% from 76,052 units to 27,875 units. Turnover period has increased from 2 years 30 days to 6 years 13 days. This indicates a larger number of core investors, making a long-term investment safer.

SECTION 4

RANKING

4.1 Global Rank out of 5,650 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,078, ranking it 3552 out of 5,650 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 50.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)910.3M666Top
Price/NAV1.01605Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)502818Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,0783552Third

* 1 year ago CAD 1 equalled USD 0.7571

Jan 15, 2018: CAD 1 equals USD 0.8027

4.2 Rank in the Total Canada ETF Market [out of 507 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Net Assets (CAD)1.1B17
Rel Strength 6 Mon (CAD)75128
PV1000-1Year (CAD)1,016252

SECTION 5

PROFILE

5.1 Description

Claymore CDN Dividend & Income Achievers ETF is an exchange traded fund established in Canada. The Fund seeks to replicate the performance of the Mergent's Canadian Dividend & Income Achievers Index, net of expenses. The Fund consists of Canadian equity and income trust units that have consistently increased their annual dividends and payments to shareholders.

5.2 SNAPSHOT

iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF (TSX:CDZ)

ISIN: CA46433F1062

Inception DateSeptember 07, 2006
Expense Ratio0.7% of average net assets
CategoryBroad Market-Equity
Fund Family NameBlackRock
Asset ClassEquity ETF

5.3 Fund Manager and Management Fees

+ The manager of the ETF is Chuck Craig. The management fee is 0.6% of total assets

SECTION 6

DIVIDEND

Dividend:0.1
Dividend Date:July 24, 2017
Dividend Yield:2.3%
Annual Dividend:62.0c

CDZ.TO

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