RBC Target 2019 Corporate Bond Index ETF

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Investment Objective

Provide income, for a limited period of time ending on the RBC Target 2019 Corporate Bond Index ETF termination date, by replicating, to the extent possible, the investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before the RBC Target 2019 Corporate Bond Index ETF’s fees and expenses, of the FTSE Canada 2019 Maturity Corporate Bond Index™.

Fund Information

Ticker Symbol: RQG
Exchange: TSX
Assets ($mm): 30.75
Units Outstanding: 1,650,000
Mgmt. Fee**: 0.20
MER*: 0.28
CUSIP: 74931G103
Income Distribution: Monthly
Capital Gains Distribution: Annually
Index: FTSE Canada 2019 Maturity Corporate Bond Index™
Inception Date: Sep, 2011
Maturity Date: Nov, 2019
Registered Account Eligibility: RRSPs, RRIFs, RESPs, DPSPs and TFSAs


Prices

Fund Market Price
(as of April 17, 2019)
Closing Price 18.65
Change ($) 0.03
Change (%) 0.16
Market 52 Week High 19.11
Market 52 Week Low 18.60
Volume 500
Fund Net Asset Value
(as of April 17, 2019)
NAV Price 18.64
Change ($) 0.00
Change (%) 0.02
NAV per Share 52 Week High 19.11
NAV per Share 52 Week Low 18.61
   


Performance Analysis

(as of March 31, 2019)
  YTD 1Mo 3Mo 6Mo 1Yr 3Yr 5Yr Since Incep
NAV 0.65% 0.21% 0.65% 1.28% 2.13% 1.76% 2.47% 3.33%


Portfolio Analysis

 (as of April 17, 2019)
 Portfolio Characteristics (as of April 17, 2019)
Weighted Average Credit Rating A
Weighted Average Yield to Maturity (%)* 2.18
Weighted Average Current Yield (%)* 3.56
Weighted Average Coupon (%)* 3.62
Par Value per Unit 18.33
Weighted Average Duration 0.42
*Gross Of MER

Credit Ratings Distribution/Breakdown
(as of March 31, 2019)


Sector Breakdown
(as of March 31, 2019)


Underlying Holdings  (as of April 17, 2019) % Assets
CANADIAN TREASURY BILL STRIP NOV 14, 2019 12.1
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA 2.404% OCT 28, 2019 11.4
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA 3.036% OCT 18, 2024 11.1
WELLS FARGO CANADA CORP 2.944% JUL 25, 2019 10.9
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC 5.65% OCT 01, 2019 9.6
ENBRIDGE INC 4.77% SEP 02, 2019 6.0
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 2.98% MAY 07, 2019 5.7
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 2.99% DEC 06, 2024 5.2
CU INC 6.8% AUG 13, 2019 4.6
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC 5.7% JUL 02, 2019 4.3
 
Top Holdings (% of Portfolio) 80.9%
Total Number of Holdings 16
The bonds held in this portfolio all have an effective maturity date of 2019 as determined in accordance with a rules-based methodology developed by PC-Bond.


Distributions & Tax Information

Distributions for Year: 2019
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Distr. Period Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date Cash Distr. Per Unit Re-invested Distr. Per Unit Total Distr. Per Unit††
Jan, 2019 01-23-2019 01-24-2019 01-31-2019 0.063 0.063
Feb, 2019 02-21-2019 02-22-2019 02-28-2019 0.062 0.062
Mar, 2019 03-21-2019 03-22-2019 03-29-2019 0.058 0.058
Apr, 2019 04-22-2019 04-23-2019 04-30-2019 0.060 0.060
Year to Date   0.243 0.243

Notes:

** The RBC Target 2018 Corporate Bond Index ETF had its management fee reduced to 0.20% effective Jan. 1, 2018 in accordance with its prospectus.

† Distributions by the RBC ETF that are not paid in cash but result in additional units of the RBC ETF. These distributions should be accounted for by investors for tax purposes by adding the distribution amount to the adjusted cost base of the units held.

†† The exact tax treatment of the distributions for a calendar year is calculated after the RBC ETF's tax year-end. As a result, investors will receive an official tax statement from their broker detailing the type of income they have to report for tax purposes for the entire year and not for each distribution.

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