FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (IQDF)

NYSEARCA: IQDF · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.05 (0.21%)
Feb 20, 2024, 3:59 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $543.09M
Expense Ratio 0.47%
PE Ratio 8.74
Shares Out 23.50M
Dividend (ttm) $1.41
Dividend Yield 6.00%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 15, 2023
Payout Ratio 52.43%
1-Year Return +7.11%
Volume 43,362
Open 23.55
Previous Close 23.45
Day's Range 23.44 - 23.55
52-Week Low 20.49
52-Week High 23.55
Beta 0.77
Holdings 229
Inception Date Apr 12, 2013

About IQDF

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The FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund (IQDF) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. The fund tracks an index of non-US companies from developed and emerging markets selected by dividend payments and other fundamentals. The index aims for market-like risk. IQDF was launched on Apr 12, 2013 and is issued by FlexShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Foreign Large Value
Region Global
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol IQDF
ETF Provider FlexShares
Index Tracked Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Net

Top 10 Holdings

21.41% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Novo Nordisk A/S Class B NOVO B.CO 3.34%
BHP Group Ltd BHP.AX 2.90%
Royal Bank of Canada RY 2.63%
L'Oreal SA OR.PA 2.21%
ASML Holding NV ASML.AS 2.00%
Novartis AG Registered Shares NOVN.SW 1.91%
Nestle SA NESN.SW 1.75%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2330.TW 1.63%
Roche Holding AG ROG.SW 1.58%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 15, 2023 $0.57187 Dec 21, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 $0.35442 Sep 21, 2023
Jun 16, 2023 $0.43968 Jun 23, 2023
Mar 17, 2023 $0.04454 Mar 23, 2023
Dec 16, 2022 $0.19539 Dec 22, 2022
Sep 16, 2022 $0.34297 Sep 22, 2022
Full Dividend History


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