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BMO Premium Yield ETF (ZPAY.TO)

ETF · Currency in CAD · Last updated May 21, 2022

ZPAY.TO is an actively managed ETF by BMO Asset Management. ZPAY.TO launched on Jan 15, 2020 and has a 0.73% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ZPAY.TOShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of CA$10,000 invested in BMO Premium Yield ETF on Jan 23, 2020 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly CA$10,194 for a total return of roughly 1.94%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

ZPAY.TO (BMO Premium Yield ETF)
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ZPAY.TOReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


ZPAY.TOMonthly Returns Heatmap

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ZPAY.TOSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current BMO Premium Yield ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.23. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

ZPAY.TO (BMO Premium Yield ETF)
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ZPAY.TODividend History

BMO Premium Yield ETF granted a 6.46% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to CA$1.76 per share.


Dividend yield


ZPAY.TODrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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ZPAY.TOWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the BMO Premium Yield ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the BMO Premium Yield ETF is 14.89%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 34 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-14.89%Feb 18, 202025Mar 23, 202034May 11, 202059
-12.77%Dec 30, 202199May 20, 2022
-4.61%Apr 21, 202116May 12, 202134Jun 30, 202150
-4.2%Aug 23, 202135Oct 12, 202143Dec 10, 202178
-3.74%May 26, 202014Jun 12, 202072Sep 25, 202086
-2.77%Feb 5, 202119Mar 4, 202117Mar 29, 202136
-2.28%Nov 16, 202022Dec 15, 202034Feb 4, 202156
-2.26%Oct 19, 202011Nov 2, 20208Nov 12, 202019
-2.24%May 12, 20202May 13, 20205May 21, 20207
-1.76%Jan 31, 20201Jan 31, 20205Feb 7, 20206

ZPAY.TOVolatility Chart

Current BMO Premium Yield ETF volatility is 22.59%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

ZPAY.TO (BMO Premium Yield ETF)
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