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FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (IQDE)

NYSEARCA: IQDE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.00 (0.00%)
After-hours:Oct 20, 2021 8:00 PM EDT
0.04 (0.19%)
At close: Oct 20, 4:00 PM
Expense Ratio0.47%
PE Ratio21.97
Shares Out3.00M
Dividend (ttm)$0.89
Dividend Yield3.72%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 17, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close24.02
Day's Range23.98 - 24.08
52-Week Low18.38
52-Week High24.79
Inception DateApr 12, 2013

About IQDE

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 ClassEquity
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolIQDE
Index TrackedNorthern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index

Top 10 Holdings

17.60% of assets
Roche Holding AGROG.SW3.86%
Nestle SANESN.SW2.96%
Enbridge IncENB.TO1.61%
Rio Tinto PLCRIO.L1.44%
Royal Bank of CanadaRY.TO1.42%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd2330.TW1.41%
L'Oreal SAOR.PA1.33%
Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaCBA.AX1.31%
Siemens AGSIE.DE1.16%
GlaxoSmithKline PLCGSK.L1.12%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 17, 2021$0.3434Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021$0.27903Jun 24, 2021
Mar 19, 2021$0.13527Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.1368Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.2398Sep 24, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.1734Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History


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