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Overview

Fund Profile

Key Facts

Fund Ticker ZUQ
Net Assets (Mn)
(Jan 18, 2019)
$ 253.36
Base Currency CAD
Closing Market Price $ 33.20
12-Month Low/High (Market Price) $ 30.29 / $ 36.03
Closing NAV Price
(Jan 18, 2019)
$ 33.2606
12-Month Low/High (Price (NAV)) $ 30.2007 / $ 36.0127
Annualized Distribution Yield
(Jan 11, 2019)

Annualized Distribution Yield: The most recent regular distribution (excluding year end distributions for those ETFs that distribute more frequently) annualized for frequency divided by current NAV.

1.48%
Maximum Annual Management Fee 0.30%
Management Expense Ratio 0.34%
Market Volume 10,918
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Options Available No
Inception Date Nov 05, 2014
Fiscal Year-End December 31
Units Outstanding (000's) 7,618
Index MSCI USA Quality Index
Market Cap ($Bn)
(Dec 31, 2018)
11,416.71
Exchange TSX
CUSIP 05580L100
Eligibility RRSP/RRIF/RESP/DPSP/TFSA

Portfolio Strategy

BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the MSCI USA Quality Index, net of expenses. The Fund invests in U.S. equity markets, while screening for high return on equity (ROE), stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage. The Fund may also invest in or hold securities intended to replicate the performance of the Index.

Benchmark Info

MSCI USA Quality Index (“Index”) is based on the MSCI USA Index, its parent index, which includes large and mid cap stocks in U.S. The Index aims to capture the performance of quality growth stocks by identifying stocks with high quality scores based on three main fundamental variables: high return on equity (ROE), stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage. All securities eligible for inclusion in the Index are weighted by the product of their market cap weight in the parent index and their quality score. Issuer weights are capped at 5%. The Index is rebalanced semi-annually, as of the close of the last business day of November and May.

Fund Benefits

  • Designed for investors looking for growth solutions
  • Exposure to high quality U.S. equities
  • Benefits from local 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)
(Jan 18, 2019)
$ 253.36
Market Price $ 33.20
12-Month Low/High (Market Price) $ 30.29 / $ 36.03
Price (NAV) $ 33.2606
12-Month Low/High (Price (NAV)) $ 30.2007 / $ 36.0127
Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Daily Prices

Unit Price as of
(Jan 18, 2019)
1 Day Change 1 Day % Change
Market Price $ 33.20 $ 0.44 1.34%
Price (NAV) $ 33.2606 $ 0.4576 1.39%

Performance

Annualized Performance

Annualized Performance (%) for period ending: Dec 31, 2018

1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
NAV 5.13% 10.98% 8.62% - - 13.48%
Index 5.60% 11.20% 8.62% - - 13.61%
Calendar Performance

Calendar Year Performance (%) for period ending: Dec 31, 2018

YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
NAV 5.13% 17.15% 4.06% 26.70% 4.15%
Index 5.60% 17.08% 3.63% 27.69% 3.88%
Cumulative Performance

Cumulative Performance (%) for period ending: Dec 31, 2018

YTD 1 mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
NAV 5.13% -5.77% -8.95% -2.94% 5.13% 23.16% 28.16% - - 69.11%
Index 5.60% -5.78% -8.98% -2.93% 5.60% 23.64% 28.14% - - 69.96%

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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, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 Apr 02, 2019 - - -
Jun, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 Jul 03, 2019 - - -
Sep, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Oct 02, 2019 - - -
Dec, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Jan 03, 2020 - - -
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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 Jan 18, 2019

Stock

99.93%

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.07%

Number of Holdings

126

Total Net Assets

$ 253,362,392.00


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5.20% MICROSOFT CORP US5949181045 MSFT 92,114 USD 13,170,923 Information Technology Stock
4.94% FACEBOOK INC US30303M1027 FB 62,826 USD 12,513,563 Communication Services Stock
4.38% JOHNSON & JOHNSON US4781601046 JNJ 63,980 USD 11,099,953 Health Care Stock
4.35% APPLE INC US0378331005 - 52,902 USD 11,013,062 Information Technology Stock
3.83% VISA INC US92826C8394 V 52,817 USD 9,710,868 Information Technology Stock
3.68% MASTERCARD INC US57636Q1040 MA 34,815 USD 9,335,816 Information Technology Stock
3.20% INTEL CORP US4581401001 INTC 123,986 USD 8,096,252 Information Technology Stock
2.81% PROCTER & GAMBLE CO/THE US7427181091 PG 58,718 USD 7,126,019 Consumer Staples Stock
2.80% CISCO SYSTEMS INC US17275R1023 - 118,700 USD 7,095,568 Information Technology Stock
2.70% ALPHABET INC US02079K1079 GOOG 4,686 USD 6,831,908 Communication Services Stock
2.58% ALPHABET INC US02079K3059 GOOGL 4,448 USD 6,538,296 Communication Services Stock
2.24% WALT DISNEY CO/THE US2546871060 - 38,434 USD 5,665,387 Communication Services Stock
2.16% AMGEN INC US0311621009 AMGN 20,258 USD 5,482,842 Health Care Stock
2.06% PEPSICO INC US7134481081 PEP 35,671 USD 5,212,173 Consumer Staples Stock
1.78% LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP US5398301094 LMT 12,000 USD 4,506,119 Industrials Stock
1.76% NIKE INC US6541061031 - 41,794 USD 4,463,489 Consumer Discretionary Stock
1.76% STARBUCKS CORP US8552441094 SBUX 51,833 USD 4,451,897 Consumer Discretionary Stock
1.74% 3M CO US88579Y1010 MMM 16,952 USD 4,407,590 Industrials Stock
1.71% ACCENTURE PLC IE00B4BNMY34 ACN 21,749 USD 4,343,762 Information Technology Stock
1.68% INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP US4592001014 IBM 25,839 USD 4,247,184 Information Technology Stock
1.62% TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC US8825081040 - 31,056 USD 4,098,772 Information Technology Stock
1.61% ADOBE INC US00724F1012 ADBE 12,400 USD 4,074,262 Information Technology Stock
1.57% NVIDIA CORP US67066G1040 NVDA 19,069 USD 3,972,541 Information Technology Stock
1.56% ELI LILLY & CO US5324571083 LLY 25,600 USD 3,962,195 Health Care Stock
1.54% UNION PACIFIC CORP US9078181081 UNP 18,578 USD 3,905,028 Industrials Stock
1.49% ALTRIA GROUP INC US02209S1033 MO 58,920 USD 3,778,629 Consumer Staples Stock
1.42% HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC US4385161066 HON 19,131 USD 3,602,480 Industrials Stock
1.29% BOOKING HOLDINGS INC US09857L1089 BKNG 1,402 USD 3,276,117 Consumer Discretionary Stock
1.26% COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP US22160K1051 COST 11,288 USD 3,200,608 Consumer Staples Stock
1.21% TJX COS INC/THE US8725401090 - 46,885 USD 3,059,710 Consumer Discretionary Stock
1.15% LOWE'S COS INC US5486611073 - 23,074 USD 2,909,307 Consumer Discretionary Stock
1.13% AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC US0530151036 ADP 15,890 USD 2,851,484 Information Technology Stock
0.99% BIOGEN INC US09062X1037 BIIB 5,604 USD 2,510,172 Health Care Stock
0.97% CELGENE CORP US1510201049 CELG 21,430 USD 2,454,237 Health Care Stock
0.96% INTUIT INC US4612021034 INTU 8,600 USD 2,441,647 Information Technology Stock
0.73% ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC US4523081093 ITW 10,208 USD 1,852,032 Industrials Stock
0.67% ROSS STORES INC US7782961038 - 13,647 USD 1,685,006 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.66% MOODY'S CORP US6153691059 MCO 7,900 USD 1,671,668 Financials Stock
0.62% RAYTHEON CO US7551115071 RTN 7,105 USD 1,560,129 Industrials Stock
0.60% GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP US3695501086 GD 6,778 USD 1,516,848 Industrials Stock
0.59% APPLIED MATERIALS INC US0382221051 AMAT 31,558 USD 1,496,008 Information Technology Stock
0.58% MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC US5717481023 MMC 13,080 USD 1,459,593 Financials Stock
0.54% ZOETIS INC US98978V1035 ZTS 12,100 USD 1,358,748 Health Care Stock
0.51% MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL INC/MD US5719032022 MAR 8,900 USD 1,288,398 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.49% LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES NV NL0009434992 LYB 10,647 USD 1,241,804 Materials Stock
0.46% EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP US28176E1082 EW 5,231 USD 1,169,465 Health Care Stock
0.46% PUBLIC STORAGE US74460D1090 PSA 4,302 USD 1,160,056 Real Estate Stock
0.45% REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC US75886F1075 REGN 2,060 USD 1,145,381 Health Care Stock
0.43% ESTEE LAUDER COS INC/THE US5184391044 EL 6,461 USD 1,093,908 Consumer Staples Stock
0.41% RED HAT INC US7565771026 - 4,450 USD 1,036,803 Information Technology Stock
0.41% VF CORP US9182041080 VFC 9,417 USD 1,029,338 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.41% FISERV INC US3377381088 - 10,039 USD 1,037,089 Information Technology Stock
0.40% PAYCHEX INC US7043261079 PAYX 10,943 USD 1,015,426 Information Technology Stock
0.40% DOLLAR GENERAL CORP US2566771059 DG 6,741 USD 1,015,943 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.40% SYSCO CORP US8718291078 SYY 12,300 USD 1,023,455 Consumer Staples Stock
0.39% ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC US7739031091 ROK 4,543 USD 993,580 Industrials Stock
0.38% LAM RESEARCH CORP US5128071082 LRCX 4,900 USD 959,776 Information Technology Stock
0.36% T ROWE PRICE GROUP INC US74144T1088 TROW 7,022 USD 900,570 Financials Stock
0.34% XILINX INC US9839191015 XLNX 7,036 USD 873,504 Information Technology Stock
0.33% AMPHENOL CORP US0320951017 APH 7,737 USD 847,244 Information Technology Stock
0.33% CUMMINS INC US2310211063 CMI 4,122 USD 823,858 Industrials Stock
0.32% MONSTER BEVERAGE CORP US61174X1090 MNST 11,142 USD 822,084 Consumer Staples Stock
0.29% LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP US5178341070 LVS 9,632 USD 737,780 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.28% CLOROX CO/THE US1890541097 CLX 3,400 USD 696,749 Consumer Staples Stock
0.27% FASTENAL CO US3119001044 - 8,648 USD 681,351 Industrials Stock
0.27% KLA-TENCOR CORP US4824801009 KLAC 5,452 USD 692,849 Information Technology Stock
0.27% OMNICOM GROUP INC US6819191064 OMC 6,675 USD 673,441 Communication Services Stock
0.27% ULTA BEAUTY INC US90384S3031 ULTA 1,778 USD 688,026 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.26% ALIGN TECHNOLOGY INC US0162551016 ALGN 2,276 USD 664,978 Health Care Stock
0.26% METTLER-TOLEDO INTERNATIONAL INC US5926881054 MTD 832 USD 665,007 Health Care Stock
0.25% NETAPP INC US64110D1046 NTAP 7,632 USD 638,081 Information Technology Stock
0.24% CITRIX SYSTEMS INC US1773761002 CTXS 4,186 USD 604,259 Information Technology Stock
0.24% AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC US03076C1062 AMP 3,778 USD 607,402 Financials Stock
0.23% RESMED INC US7611521078 RMD 3,758 USD 587,874 Health Care Stock
0.22% HERSHEY CO/THE US4278661081 HSY 3,858 USD 553,838 Consumer Staples Stock
0.22% LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC US5500211090 LULU 2,766 USD 558,381 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.22% MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS INC US57772K1016 MXIM 7,861 USD 559,446 Information Technology Stock
0.22% WATERS CORP US9418481035 - 2,051 USD 563,436 Health Care Stock
0.21% BEST BUY CO INC US0865161014 - 6,911 USD 538,626 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.21% CERNER CORP US1567821046 CERN 7,288 USD 523,021 Health Care Stock
0.19% BROWN-FORMAN CORP US1156372096 BF/B 8,078 USD 492,318 Consumer Staples Stock
0.19% DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC US2371941053 DRI 3,338 USD 483,089 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.19% EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL OF WASHINGTON INC US3021301094 EXPD 5,176 USD 476,101 Industrials Stock
0.19% WW GRAINGER INC US3848021040 - 1,183 USD 479,594 Industrials Stock
0.19% PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC US74251V1026 PFG 7,100 USD 472,205 Financials Stock
0.18% BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS INC US11133T1034 BR 3,330 USD 447,848 Information Technology Stock
0.17% CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS INC US1273871087 CDNS 6,950 USD 430,122 Information Technology Stock
0.17% CH ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INC US12541W2098 CHRW 3,747 USD 441,057 Industrials Stock
0.17% HORMEL FOODS CORP US4404521001 HRL 7,427 USD 432,234 Consumer Staples Stock
0.17% SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC US83088M1027 SWKS 4,664 USD 433,836 Information Technology Stock
0.17% TRACTOR SUPPLY CO US8923561067 - 3,690 USD 438,316 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.17% VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC US92220P1057 VAR 2,570 USD 436,149 Health Care Stock
0.16% F5 NETWORKS INC US3156161024 FFIV 1,975 USD 415,924 Information Technology Stock
0.15% COPART INC US2172041061 CPRT 5,662 USD 376,266 Industrials Stock
0.15% NVR INC US62944T1051 NVR 116 USD 383,504 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.14% HASBRO INC US4180561072 HAS 2,976 USD 351,014 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.14% IDEX CORP US45167R1041 IEX 1,894 USD 353,936 Industrials Stock
0.14% JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES INC US4262811015 JKHY 2,099 USD 364,659 Information Technology Stock
0.14% LEAR CORP US5218652049 LEA 1,823 USD 366,780 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.13% FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC US3546131018 BEN 7,918 USD 331,522 Financials Stock
0.13% HUNTINGTON INGALLS INDUSTRIES INC US4464131063 HII 1,204 USD 320,126 Industrials Stock
0.13% SNAP-ON INC US8330341012 SNA 1,426 USD 317,572 Industrials Stock
0.13% SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS HOLDINGS INC US8485741099 SPR 3,200 USD 337,589 Industrials Stock
0.12% INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COS INC/THE US4606901001 IPG 9,984 USD 294,896 Communication Services Stock
0.12% JB HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES INC US4456581077 JBHT 2,106 USD 296,653 Industrials Stock
0.12% ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC US7703231032 RHI 3,620 USD 292,514 Industrials Stock
0.11% BORGWARNER INC US0997241064 BWA 5,042 USD 271,880 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.11% OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC US6795801009 ODFL 1,584 USD 287,300 Industrials Stock
0.11% AUTOLIV INC US0528001094 ALV 2,600 USD 274,429 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.10% COGNEX CORP US1924221039 CGNX 4,531 USD 258,280 Information Technology Stock
0.10% AO SMITH CORP US8318652091 AOS 3,866 USD 246,393 Industrials Stock
0.10% SEI INVESTMENTS CO US7841171033 SEIC 4,040 USD 264,562 Financials Stock
0.10% CAPRI HOLDINGS LTD VGG1890L1076 CPRI 4,450 USD 250,591 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.09% EAST WEST BANCORP INC US27579R1041 EWBC 3,466 USD 231,206 Financials Stock
0.09% GARMIN LTD CH0114405324 GRMN 2,661 USD 239,855 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.09% ROLLINS INC US7757111049 ROL 4,368 USD 224,287 Industrials Stock
0.09% SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO US8447411088 LUV 3,381 USD 231,460 Industrials Stock
0.08% GAP INC/THE US3647601083 GPS 6,124 USD 211,451 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.08% WABCO HOLDINGS INC US92927K1025 WBC 1,270 USD 192,802 Industrials Stock
0.07% EATON VANCE CORP US2782651036 EV 3,336 USD 175,813 Financials Stock
0.07% IPG PHOTONICS CORP US44980X1090 IPGP 980 USD 172,389 Information Technology Stock
0.07% POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC US7310681025 PII 1,600 USD 187,592 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.06% ACUITY BRANDS INC US00508Y1029 - 1,000 USD 160,057 Industrials Stock
0.06% LEGGETT & PLATT INC US5246601075 LEG 3,057 USD 160,744 Consumer Discretionary Stock
0.06% UNITED THERAPEUTICS CORP US91307C1027 UTHR 1,044 USD 160,419 Health Care Stock
0.07% CASH - - 1 CAD 172,949 - Cash and Cash Equivalents

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