TDAM TALKS ETF Podcast: TBNK - Banking on the Fundamentals

Published: Apr. 27, 2023

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In this new episode of the TDAM Talks ETFs podcast, Brittany Puglia, Regional Vice President, Broker Dealer Sales, TDAM, welcomes special guests Chad Wood, Vice President, Product Development, TDAM, and James Hunter, Vice President, Fundamental Equities, TDAM, as they explore the landscape of banks and bank ETFs in Canada, and learn more about this exciting new TBNK offering.

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Canadian bank stocks can be considered the main blue-chip stocks in Canada, with a 10-year total return of approximately 10% per year, compared to 7-8% annually for the broader Canadian stock market1. Moreover, of the big 6 Canadian banks (TD Bank, RBC, BMO, Scotiabank, CIBC and National Bank), the ones that increase their dividends the most have historically performed the best. With these important factors in mind, TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) has introduced the TD Canadian Bank Dividend Index ETF (Ticker: TBNK): a differentiated ETF that invests in the big 6 Canadian banks based on dividend growth.

Highlights include:
  • Why did TDAM create a Canadian bank ETF? (1:08)
  • What makes TBNK different from other bank ETFs? (6:33)
  • What are the most important fundamental drivers for banks? (10:14)
  • What are some trends that could impact bank profitability? (13:43)
  • How can investors purchase TBNK? (18:20)

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