TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), today announced the October 2019 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the TSX or NEO which pay on a monthly basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on October 28, 2019 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on October 31, 2019.

Details regarding the “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund NameFund TickerCash
Distribution
Per Unit ($)
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETFCBH0.051
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETFCBO0.041
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETFCDZ0.090
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETFCEW0.040
iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)CHB0.088
iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETFCLF0.034
iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETFCLG0.044
iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETFCPD0.051
iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged)CSD0.076
iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)CUD0.076
iShares Convertible Bond Index ETFCVD0.069
iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)CYH0.074
Dynamic iShares Active Tactical Bond ETFDXB0.042
Dynamic iShares Active Canadian Dividend ETFDXC0.040
Dynamic iShares Active Crossover Bond ETFDXO0.057
Dynamic iShares Active Preferred Shares ETFDXP0.072
Dynamic iShares Active Investment Grade Floating Rate ETFDXV0.032
iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETFFIE0.040
iShares Core Canadian Universe Bond Index ETFXBB0.074
iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETFXCB0.053
iShares Core MSCI Global Quality Dividend Index ETFXDG0.053
iShares Core MSCI Global Quality Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XDGH0.053
iShares Core MSCI Canadian Quality Dividend Index ETFXDIV0.080
iShares Core MSCI US Quality Dividend Index ETFXDU0.046
iShares Core MSCI US Quality Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XDUH0.046
iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETFXDV0.094
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XEB0.062
iShares S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETFXEI0.090
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETFXFN0.100
iShares Floating Rate Index ETFXFR0.031
iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETFXGB0.042
iShares Global Government Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XGGB0.030
iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETFXHB0.066
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XHD0.066
iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETFXHU0.052
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XHY0.087
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XIG0.060
iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETFXLB0.067
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XPF0.069
iShares High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETFXQB0.044
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETFXRE0.062
iShares ESG Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETFXSAB0.046
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETFXSB0.055
iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETFXSC0.044
iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income ETFXSE0.048
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETFXSH0.045
iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETFXSI0.052
iShares Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETFXSQ0.035
iShares ESG Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETFXSTB0.039
iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETFXTR0.050
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETFXUT0.076

Estimated October Cash Distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF

The October cash distributions per unit for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF are estimated to be as follows:

Fund NameFund TickerEstimated
Cash
Distribution
Per Unit ($)
iShares Premium Money Market ETFCMR0.069

BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about October 25, 2019, which will provide the final amounts for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF.

Further information on the iShares Funds can be found at http://www.blackrock.com/ca.

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About iShares ETFs
iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors. With more than twenty years of experience, a global line-up of 900+ exchange traded funds (ETFs) and US$2 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019, iShares continues to drive progress for the financial industry. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm1.

1 Based on US$6.84  trillion in AUM as of 6/30/19

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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