FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (IQDF)
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sep 16, 2022|
|Day's Range||18.60 - 18.81|
|Inception Date||Apr 12, 2013|
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.
Top 10 Holdings19.07% of assets
|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%|
|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|
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