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IQDE - FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund

Stock Price: $24.50 USD 0.18 (0.74%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $24.50 0.00 (0.00%) Apr 16, 8:00 PM
Assets $72.87M
NAV $24.29
Expense Ratio 0.47%
PE Ratio 21.29
Beta (5Y) 0.83
Dividend (ttm) $0.69
Dividend Yield 2.82%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 19, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $24.50
Previous Close $24.32
Change ($) 0.18
Change (%) 0.74%
Day's Open 24.40
Day's Range 24.38 - 24.50
Day's Volume 4,365
52-Week Range 16.42 - 24.50

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive IndexSM. The underlying index is designed to reflect the performance of a selection of companies that, in aggregate, possess greater financial strength and stability characteristics relative to the Northern Trust International Large Cap Index. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in the securities of the underlying index and in ADRs and GDRs based on the securities in the underlying index.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
International
Region
Global
Inception Date
Apr 12, 2013
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
IQDE
Index Tracked
Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index

Top 10 Holdings

17.74% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Roche Holding AGROG.SW3.20%
Nestle SANESN.SW2.70%
Royal Bank of CanadaRY.TO2.46%
Rio Tinto PLCRIO.L1.66%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd2330.TW1.49%
L'Oreal SAOR.PA1.39%
Tencent Holdings Ltd700.HK1.33%
Siemens AGSIE.DE1.31%
Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaCBA.AX1.11%
Novatek Microelectronics Corp3034.TW1.07%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 19, 2021$0.135Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.137Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.24Sep 24, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.173Jun 25, 2020
Mar 20, 2020$0.153Mar 26, 2020
Dec 20, 2019$0.186Dec 27, 2019
Full Dividend History

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