FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG)

BATS: ESG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
100.97
-1.27 (-1.25%)
At close: Aug 19, 2022 12:25 PM
100.90
-0.08 (-0.07%)
After-hours: Aug 19, 2022 8:00 PM EDT
-1.25%
Assets $192.22M
NAV $102.24
Expense Ratio 0.32%
PE Ratio 30.30
Shares Out 1.88M
Dividend (ttm) $1.31
Dividend Yield 1.29%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 17, 2022
1-Year Return -6.51%
Volume 5,730
Open 105.63
Previous Close 102.24
Day's Range 100.75 - 101.30
52-Week Low 94.48
52-Week High 117.64
Beta 1.02
Holdings 276
Inception Date Jul 13, 2016

About ESG

The index is designed to reflect the performance of a selection of companies that, in aggregate, score better with respect to a set of ESG KPIs relative to the U.S. companies in the STOXX® Global 1800 Index, a float-adjusted market-capitalization weighted index of companies incorporated in the U.S. and in developed international markets. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets (exclusive of collateral held from securities lending) in the securities of the index.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Large Cap
Region North America
Issuer FlexShares
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol ESG
Index Tracked STOXX US ESG Impact Index

Top 10 Holdings

34.26% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Amazon.com AMZN 5.70%
Apple AAPL 5.70%
Microsoft MSFT 5.12%
Tesla TSLA 4.30%
Alphabet GOOG 2.72%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 2.39%
Meta Platforms META 2.17%
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2.12%
Exxon Mobil XOM 2.10%
JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM 1.95%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 17, 2022 $0.29569 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 18, 2022 $0.2825 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 29, 2021 $0.0958 Jan 10, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.35569 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 $0.27747 Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 $0.32379 Jun 24, 2021
Full Dividend History

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