Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (DBEF)

NYSEARCA: DBEF · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.21 (-0.55%)
Dec 5, 2022 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $4.35B
NAV $38.00
Expense Ratio 0.35%
PE Ratio 12.65
Shares Out 114.55M
Dividend (ttm) $0.74
Dividend Yield 1.96%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 16, 2022
1-Year Return -3.28%
Volume 3,432,956
Open 37.95
Previous Close 38.00
Day's Range 37.74 - 38.03
52-Week Low 33.18
52-Week High 40.01
Beta 0.68
Holdings 817
Inception Date Jun 9, 2011

About DBEF

The Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (DBEF) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. The fund tracks an index of developed-market equities excluding North America. It is hedged for currency exposure from a USD point of view. DBEF was launched on Jun 9, 2011 and is managed by Xtrackers.

Asset Class Equity
Sector International
Region EAFE
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol DBEF
Issuer Website Xtrackers
Index Tracked MSCI EAFE 100% Hedged to USD Net Variant

Top 10 Holdings

14.62% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Nestle SA-Reg NESN.SW 2.24%
ASML Holding NV ASML.AS 1.66%
Roche Holding AG-Genusschein ROG.SW 1.56%
AstraZeneca PLC AZN.L 1.44%
Shell PLC SHEL.L 1.42%
Novo Nordisk A/S-B NOVO B.CO 1.42%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton MC.PA 1.40%
Novartis AG-Reg NOVN.SW 1.31%
Cash & Cash Equivalents n/a 1.11%
BHP Billiton Ltd BHP.AX 1.06%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 24, 2022 $0.49997 Jul 1, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.239 Dec 27, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 $0.65585 Jul 2, 2021
Dec 18, 2020 $0.4392 Dec 28, 2020
Jun 26, 2020 $0.3718 Jul 6, 2020
Dec 18, 2019 $0.34463 Dec 24, 2019
Full Dividend History


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