VDY:CA:TSX-Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF

ETF | Canadian Dividend and Income Equity | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 31.48


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Market Cap

CAD 0.30B



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The fund seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the FTSE Canada HighDividend Yield Index. It invests primarily in common stocks of Canadian companies that pay dividends.

Inception Date: 02/11/2012

Primary Benchmark: FTSE Canada High Dividend Yield TR CAD

Primary Index: S&P/TSX Composite TR

Gross Expense Ratio: NA%

Management Expense Ratio: 0.22 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-01-12 )

Largest Industry Peers for Canadian Dividend and Income Equity

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XDV:CA iShares Canadian Select Divide.. 0.55 %


CAD 1.32B
CDZ:CA iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Divid.. 0.66 %


CAD 0.87B
PDC:CA Invesco Canadian Dividend Inde.. 0.55 %


CAD 0.65B
XEI:CA iShares S&P/TSX Composite High.. 0.22 %


CAD 0.61B
ZWC:CA BMO Canadian High Dividend Cov.. 0.72 %


CAD 0.47B
ZDV:CA BMO Canadian Dividend ETF 0.38 %


CAD 0.45B
DGRC:CA WisdomTree Canada Quality Divi.. 0.21 %


CAD 0.18B
HXH:CA Horizons Cdn High Dividend Ind.. 0.11 %


CAD 0.15B
XDIV:CA iShares Core MSCI Canadian Qua.. 0.11 %


CAD 0.14B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Dividend Le.. 0.43 %


CAD 0.12B

ETFs Containing VDY:CA

SCAD:CA Scotia Strategic Canadian.. 9.90 % 0.74 %


CAD 2.48M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Canadian Dividend and Income Equity) Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 4.93% 56% F 70% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.93% 56% F 69% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -9.67% 71% C- 50% F
Dividend Return 3.27% 31% F 43% F
Total Return -6.40% 29% F 50% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 4.93% 70% C- 63% D
Dividend Return 18.96% 50% F 53% F
Total Return 23.89% 90% A- 62% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.54% 76% C 56% F
Dividend Return 5.22% 100% A+ 59% F
Total Return 3.68% 63% D 62% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.54% 12% F 56% F
Risk Adjusted Return 45.20% 76% C 58% F
Market Capitalization 0.30B 78% C+ 78% C+

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.