FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (IQDF)

NYSEARCA: IQDF · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
18.81
+0.63 (3.47%)
Oct 4, 2022 12:15 PM EDT - Market open
3.47%
Assets $434.42M
NAV $17.95
Expense Ratio 0.47%
PE Ratio 16.89
Shares Out 24.20M
Dividend (ttm) $1.22
Dividend Yield 6.51%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 16, 2022
1-Year Return -28.14%
Volume 217,863
Open 18.62
Previous Close 18.18
Day's Range 18.60 - 18.81
52-Week Low 17.69
52-Week High 26.28
Beta 0.84
Holdings 258
Inception Date Apr 12, 2013

About IQDF

The index reflects 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, a float-adjusted market-capitalization weighted index of non-U.S. domiciled large- and mid-capitalization companies. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in the securities of the index and in ADRs and GDRs based on the securities in the index.

Asset Class Equity
Sector International
Region Global
Issuer FlexShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol IQDF
Index Tracked Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Index

Top 10 Holdings

19.07% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA COMMON STOCK CAD 0 RY.TO 3.15%
ROCHE HOLDING AG COMMON STOCK CHF 0 ROG.SW 2.58%
NESTLE SA COMMON STOCK CHF 0.1 NESN.SW 2.22%
L'OREAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 0.2 OR.PA 1.94%
NOVARTIS AG COMMON STOCK CHF 0.5 NOVN.SW 1.88%
NOVO NORDISK A/S COMMON STOCK DKK 0.2 NOVO B.CO 1.75%
RIO TINTO PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 10 RIO.L 1.52%
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD COMMON STOCK CAD 0 CNQ.TO 1.37%
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP INC COMMON STOCK 8306.T 1.34%
GSK PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 31.25 GSK.L 1.32%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 16, 2022 $0.343 Sep 22, 2022
Jun 17, 2022 $0.4568 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 18, 2022 $0.15853 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.26577 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 $0.3452 Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 $0.32461 Jun 24, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

Is FlexShares International Quality Dividend ETF (IQDF) a Strong ETF Right Now?

Smart Beta ETF report for IQDF

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 ETFs Worthy of Consideration for International Dividends

Fixed income investors looking beyond safe haven U.S. government Treasury notes for more yield may want to try options overseas. FlexShares has three funds investors may want to consider.

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6 months ago - ETF Trends

Looking Abroad to Boost the Yield in Equities

Allocating to international dividend ETFs is one way that investors are boosting the yield in equities. FlexShares offers three international income-generating strategies: the FlexShares International Q...

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

As Pressure in U.S. Mounts, Consider Diversifying With International ETFs

U.S. markets have been outperforming, but with a rising interest rate outlook and the previously leading technology stocks taking a step back, international markets and related exchange traded funds cou...

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9 months ago - ETF Trends

3 Ways to Get Quality on International Dividends

Getting quality dividend exposure is a must in today's market where rising inflation and the pandemic are making the international market landscape a tricky place to navigate. Fortunately, FlexShares of...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

4 ETFs Investors Can Use to Score Maximum Growth Opportunities

Value blasted out the gates in 2021, but growth came back and now holds a slight lead when looking at the S&P 500. FlexShares utilizes a growth model investors can look to for a long-term strategy.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Reach for More Yield Overseas with This International Dividend ETF

Fixed income investors reaching for more yield in this low-rate environment may want to take a trip overseas with the FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (IQDF). The fund is one of the ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

5 ETFs to Combine Income and Growth Exposure

How can investors prioritize both growth and income? This FlexShares strategy is a great place to start.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

3 International Dividend Options to Focus on Quality

Investors willing to venture abroad can extract more yield from the international debt markets. Nevertheless, a focus on quality with FlexShares ETFs can help give yield-seekers more peace of mind.

Other symbols: IQDEIQDY
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Consider This ETF for Quality International Dividend Exposure

Inflation fears are not only spooking the equities markets, but the debt markets as well. In volatile times, it's important to stress the importance of quality via funds like the FlexShares Internationa...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

3 ETFs to Consider for International Yield Exposure

The recurring narrative is that yield is hard to come by nowadays, but fixed income investors still have options. One of those is looking overseas, and these three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) do just t...

Other symbols: IQDEIQDY
2 years ago - ETF Trends

More Reasons to go with Quality International Equities

While international equities aren’t getting the headlines their U.S. counterparts command, there are reasons to revisit the asset class and the FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (NYSE...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Add International ETFs to Your Portfolio Ahead of Economies Reopening

When looking at the major stock indexes around the world, the U.S. still stands head and shoulders above most, which is an astounding feat given the economic ramifications that the pandemic has caused.

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

Investing Internationally Could Unlock Potential Gains

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic that’s still underway as economies struggle to deal with new cases, investors are looking for alternative gains overseas. In addition to unlocking potential gains, investors c...

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

Investors Shouldn’t Forget to Look Overseas for Dividend Opportunities

With rates at historical lows, finding enough yield is like locating a needle in the haystack for fixed income investors. However, one area is to look overseas if investors know where to look.

Other symbols: IQDEIQDY
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Japan Exposure Increases This International Dividend ETF’s Allure

Dividend turbulence is rearing its ugly around the world this year, but the FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: IQDF) stands as one ETF that can help investors combat that om...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Look to Quality Dividend ETFs in Today’s Market Environment

Investors who are looking for ways to diversify in a tumultuous market may want to consider exchange traded fund strategies that identify quality dividends.

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

Japan Exposure Meaningful for This International Dividend ETF

This year, dividends are under duress in the U.S. and the same is true of some international markets.

2 years ago - ETF Trends

An Illuminating International Dividend ETF

International dividend stocks and the related ETFs can play pivotal roles in income-generating portfolios, but how investors access ex-US dividends is an important part of the equation.

2 years ago - ETF Trends