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Overview

Fund Profile

Key Facts

Fund Ticker ZBK
Net Assets (Mn)
(Feb 25, 2020)
$ 569.02
Base Currency CAD
Closing Market Price $ 26.31
12-Month Low/High (Market Price) $ 23.67 / $ 29.78
Closing NAV Price
(Feb 25, 2020)
$ 26.3279
12-Month Low/High (Price (NAV)) $ 23.6704 / $ 29.7729
Annualized Distribution Yield
(Feb 21, 2020)

Annualized Distribution Yield: The most recent regular distribution, or expected distribution, (excluding additional year end distributions) annualized for frequency, divided by current NAV.

2.11%
Swap Fee -
Counterparty Exposure  -
Maximum Annual Management Fee 0.35%
Management Expense Ratio 0.39%
Market Volume 69,196
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Options Available No
Inception Date Feb 10, 2014
Fiscal Year-End December 31
Units Outstanding (000's) 21,613
Index Solactive Equal Weight US Bank Index
Market Cap ($Bn)
(Jan 31, 2020)
2,118.59
Exchange TSX
CUSIP 05590V106
Eligibility RRSP/RRIF/RESP/DPSP/TFSA

Portfolio Strategy

BMO Equal Weight US Banks Index ETF has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the Solactive Equal Weight US Bank Index, net of expenses. The Fund invests in and holds the Constituent Securities of the Index in the same proportion as they are reflected in the Index.

Benchmark Info

Solactive Equal Weight US Bank Index consists of the U.S. securities that fall within one of the following Industry groups; Finance, U.S. Banks, U.S. Commercial Banks, or U.S. Commercial Savings Institutions. To be included in the index, each security is subject to minimum market capitalization requirement and liquidity screens. Each security in the Index is allocated an equal weight rather than a market capitalization weight

Fund Benefits

  • Designed for investors looking for growth solutions
  • Exposure to U.S. bank stocks
  • Equal weighted to lessen security specific risk
  • Benefits from U.S. currency appreciation
  • Professionally managed by BMO Global Asset Management

Risk Rating

  • Low
  • Low to Medium
  • Medium
  • Medium to High
  • High

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Price & Performance

Performance Chart

Growth of 10,000

Performance Details

Fund Total Assets ($Mn)
(Feb 25, 2020)
$ 569.02
Market Price $ 26.31
12-Month Low/High (Market Price) $ 23.67 / $ 29.78
Price (NAV) $ 26.3279
12-Month Low/High (Price (NAV)) $ 23.6704 / $ 29.7729
Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Daily Prices

Unit Price as of
(Feb 25, 2020)
1 Day Change 1 Day % Change
Market Price $ 26.31 $ -1.22 -4.43%
Price (NAV) $ 26.3279 $ -1.2221 -4.44%

Performance

Annualized Performance

Annualized Performance (%) for period ending: Jan 31, 2020

1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
NAV 11.63% 1.17% 6.97% 12.22% - 12.39%
Index 12.23% 1.53% 7.35% 13.45% - 13.55%
Calendar Performance

Calendar Year Performance (%) for period ending: Jan 31, 2020

YTD 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
NAV -5.26% 29.01% -11.44% 10.34% 24.37% 17.14% 15.52%
Index -5.23% 29.68% -11.35% 10.83% 26.27% 20.68% 16.14%
Cumulative Performance

Cumulative Performance (%) for period ending: Jan 31, 2020

YTD 1 mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
NAV -5.26% -5.26% 2.16% 3.20% 11.63% 2.36% 22.41% 77.96% - 100.99%
Index -5.23% -5.23% 2.32% 3.47% 12.23% 3.08% 23.71% 87.90% - 113.70%

The ETF started tracking the Solactive Equal Weight US Bank Index on January 29th, 2016. Previously it was tracking the Dow Jones U.S. Large-Cap Banks Equal Weight Total Stock Market Index.

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Tax & Distributions

Distribution History

Each BMO ETF will distribute net taxable income to investors at least once a year. A BMO ETF will have taxable income if the income generated (for example interest, dividend, capital gains, etc.) by the securities within the BMO ETF is greater than the expenses of the BMO ETF. The distributions will either be paid in cash or reinvested in the BMO ETF at the discretion of the manager. The future distribution dates for BMO ETFs may change at any time and whether or not a distribution occurs will depend on the tax characteristics of the underlying investments.

The following table lists historical distributions and includes information about the frequency dollar value and tax composition of the distribution. The tax composition of the BMO ETF distribution will be determined on a yearly basis and will only be available after the BMO ETFs tax year. This information will be reported in an official tax receipt provided to investors by their broker.

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Distribution Period

Future distribution dates may change without any prior notice.

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date Cash Distribution Per Unit Reinvested Distribution Per Unit

Distributions by the BMO ETF that are not paid in cash should be accounted for by investors for tax purposes by adding the distribution amount to the adjusted cost base of the units held.

Total Distribution Per Unit
Mar, 2020 Mar 27, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Apr 02, 2020 - - -
Jun, 2020 Jun 26, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Jul 06, 2020 - - -
Sep, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 Oct 02, 2020 - - -
Dec, 2020 Dec 29, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Jan 05, 2021 - - -
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Distribution Period Eligible Dividends Non Eligible Dividends Other Income Capital Gains Return of Capital Foreign Income Foreign Tax Paid Total Distribution per Unit for Tax Purpose

The exact tax treatment of the distributions for a calendar year is calculated after the BMO 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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Holdings & Allocations

Daily Holdings

As of Feb 25, 2020

Stock

99.89%

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.11%

Number of Holdings

20

Total Net Assets

$ 569,020,069.00


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Weight (%) Name ISIN Bloomberg Ticker Number of Shares Currency Base Market Value Sector Asset Class
9.90% TRUIST FINANCIAL CORP US89832Q1094 TFC 825,812 USD 56,327,768 Financials Stock
5.88% FIRST REPUBLIC BANK/CA US33616C1009 FRC 228,781 USD 33,445,179 Financials Stock
5.42% AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC US03076C1062 AMP 148,571 USD 30,855,872 Financials Stock
5.37% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO US46625H1005 JPM 182,170 USD 30,576,092 Financials Stock
5.30% SVB FINANCIAL GROUP US78486Q1013 SIVB 97,767 USD 30,173,037 Financials Stock
5.27% BANK OF AMERICA CORP US0605051046 BAC 725,837 USD 29,988,825 Financials Stock
5.19% PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP INC/THE US6934751057 PNC 157,205 USD 29,537,299 Financials Stock
5.06% GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE US38141G1040 GS 99,567 USD 28,802,727 Financials Stock
5.05% CITIGROUP INC US1729674242 C 311,061 USD 28,709,926 Financials Stock
5.05% KEYCORP US4932671088 KEY 1,198,644 USD 28,745,250 Financials Stock
5.04% M&T BANK CORP US55261F1049 MTB 138,248 USD 28,660,488 Financials Stock
4.88% FIFTH THIRD BANCORP US3167731005 FITB 771,643 USD 27,767,963 Financials Stock
4.84% ZIONS BANCORP NA US9897011071 ZION 489,085 USD 27,553,999 Financials Stock
4.78% CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP INC US1746101054 CFG 594,540 USD 27,219,714 Financials Stock
4.72% WELLS FARGO & CO US9497461015 WFC 447,594 USD 26,846,810 Financials Stock
4.63% REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP US7591EP1005 RF 1,339,357 USD 26,333,214 Financials Stock
4.63% US BANCORP US9029733048 USB 390,447 USD 26,325,745 Financials Stock
4.45% HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC/OH US4461501045 HBAN 1,484,602 USD 25,320,719 Financials Stock
4.43% COMERICA INC US2003401070 CMA 333,792 USD 25,199,222 Financials Stock
0.11% CASH - - 1 CAD 630,304 - Cash and Cash Equivalents

Holdings Breakdown

Sector Allocation

Geographic Allocation

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