The fund invests in preferred shares listed on the NYSE (including NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex), the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the NASDAQ Select Market, or the NASDAQ Capital Market. Eligible securities are screened by market cap and liquidity, they must have a minimum rating of B-/B3/B-. The index includes two-thirds of the highest yielding securities and weights them according to yield, with the maximum weight of 3% per issuer. The index is rebalanced quarterly. The fund aims to hold securities in parallel proportions as they are reflected in the index. The fund is also offered as CAD-unhedged units and as CAD-hedged units (ZHP-CA).