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iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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DRIP/PACC

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
30.54 7.16 8.65 8.80 5.05
Benchmark (%) 31.32 7.74 9.25 9.42 5.60
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
18.22 -1.42 -0.27 9.42 30.54 23.07 51.39 132.49 102.92
Benchmark (%) 18.74 -1.37 -0.13 9.75 31.32 25.06 55.61 145.93 118.85
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Return (%) 21.95 10.73 -7.93 16.64 0.09
Benchmark (%) 22.68 11.37 -7.46 17.34 0.56

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of Oct 15, 2021 CAD 106,006,572
Inception Date May 14, 2007
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index Jantzi Social Index
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2019
Rebalance Freq Annual
Units Outstanding as of Oct 15, 2021 3,500,000
Number of Holdings as of Oct 14, 2021 50
CUSIP 46430F109
Price as of Oct 15, 2021 30.28
Options Available No

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Investment Program* DRIP
Eligible for Registered Plans Yes
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Last Distribution per Share as of Sep 20, 2021 0.14
DRIP Price as of Oct 26, 2020 0.00
P/E Ratio as of Oct 14, 2021 21.98
P/B Ratio as of Oct 14, 2021 2.34
Distribution Yield as of Oct 14, 2021 1.89%
12m Trailing Yield as of Oct 14, 2021 2.72%

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI ESG Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of Oct 7, 2021 AAA
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of Oct 7, 2021 10.00
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of Oct 7, 2021 100.00
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of Oct 7, 2021 99.77
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of Oct 7, 2021 Equity Canada
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of Oct 7, 2021 189.85
Funds in Peer Group as of Oct 7, 2021 479
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of Oct 7, 2021, based on holdings as of Aug 31, 2021. As such, the fund’s sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities covered by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics, using links below.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of Oct 14, 2021 12.54%
MSCI - Tobacco as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage as of Oct 14, 2021 100.00%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of Oct 14, 2021 0.00%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.00% and for Oil Sands 12.54%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


While BlackRock calculates the business involvement metrics based on data from MSCI ESG Research, the fund seeks to replicate the performance of an index not provided by MSCI. As a result, MSCI may take a different view on the business involvement exposure of a fund’s underlying holdings than the fund’s index provider. The fund’s index provider may also implement business involvement screens with a similar exposure as the business involvement metrics but apply a different methodology. Consequently, the business involvement metrics may indicate exposure to a category that is subject to an exclusionary screen by the fund’s index methodology.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

Fees

Fees

Management Fee 0.50%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.55%

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low to Medium
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Medium to High
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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 14, 2021
Ticker Name Sector Location of Risk Shares Market Value Weight (%) Price Exchange Notional Value