FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (IQDE)

NYSEARCA: IQDE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
19.98
-0.20 (-0.99%)
At close: Aug 15, 2022 3:18 PM
20.01
+0.02 (0.13%)
After-hours: Aug 15, 2022 8:00 PM EDT
-0.99%
Assets $58.52M
NAV $20.18
Expense Ratio 0.47%
PE Ratio 17.19
Shares Out 2.90M
Dividend (ttm) $1.05
Dividend Yield 5.28%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 17, 2022
1-Year Return -19.04%
Volume 2,505
Open 19.93
Previous Close 20.18
Day's Range 19.93 - 19.99
52-Week Low 18.22
52-Week High 25.02
Beta 0.78
Holdings 263
Inception Date Apr 12, 2013

About IQDE

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
Issuer FlexShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol IQDE
Index Tracked Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index

Top 10 Holdings

18.78% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
ROCHE HOLDING AG COMMON STOCK CHF 0 ROG.SW 3.80%
NESTLE SA COMMON STOCK CHF 0.1 NESN.SW 3.50%
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA COMMON STOCK CAD 0 RY.TO 1.78%
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD COMMON 2330.TW 1.69%
MSCI EAFE EQUITY INDEX 16/SEP/2022 MFSU2 INDEX n/a 1.62%
RIO TINTO PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 10 RIO.L 1.41%
L'OREAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 0.2 OR.PA 1.39%
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA COMMON STOCK AUD 0 CBA.AX 1.32%
MERCEDES-BENZ GROUP AG COMMON STOCK EUR 0 MBG.DE 1.18%
BP PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 0.25 BP.L 1.09%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 17, 2022 $0.3937 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 18, 2022 $0.13527 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.18255 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 $0.3434 Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 $0.27903 Jun 24, 2021
Mar 19, 2021 $0.13527 Mar 25, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

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