iShares DJ Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30 is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the Dow Jones Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30 Index as closely as possible.
The ETF invests in physical index securities. The Dow Jones Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30 Index offers exposure to the 30 highest dividend-paying stocks from developed countries in Asia/Pacific. Only companies are included that have a non-negative historical three-year dividend-per-share growth rate and an average dividend to earnings-per-share ratio of less than 85%. The index is weighted according to dividend yield. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes.