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FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG)

BATS: ESG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
111.00 -0.08 (-0.07%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$188.94M
NAV$111.14
Expense Ratio0.32%
PE Ratio34.07
Shares Out1.70M
Dividend (ttm)$1.19
Dividend Yield1.07%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 17, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume4,384
Open110.77
Previous Close111.08
Day's Range110.41 - 111.02
52-Week Low77.60
52-Week High111.21
Beta1.01
Holdings278
Inception DateJul 13, 2016

About ESG

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the STOXX® USA ESG Select KPIs IndexSM. The underlying index is designed to reflect the performance of a selection of companies that, in aggregate, possess greater exposure to ESG characteristics relative to the STOXX® USA 900 Index, a float-adjusted market-capitalization weighted index of U.S.- incorporated companies. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets (exclusive of collateral held from securities lending) in the securities of the underlying index.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorLarge Cap
RegionNorth America
IssuerFlexShares
Stock ExchangeBATS
Ticker SymbolESG
Index TrackedSTOXX US ESG Impact Index

Top 10 Holdings

35.38% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
MicrosoftMSFT5.12%
AmazonAMZN4.81%
AppleAAPL4.80%
FacebookFB4.29%
AlphabetGOOG4.22%
TeslaTSLA3.72%
JPMorgan ChaseJPM2.31%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ2.27%
Home DepotHD2.02%
Bank of America BAC1.83%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 17, 2021$0.27747Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021$0.32379Jun 24, 2021
Mar 19, 2021$0.23939Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.35338Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.27878Oct 1, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.27703Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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