IQLT - iShares Edge MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 14, 2020|
|Trading Day||April 13|
|Day's Range||37.59 - 37.82|
|52-Week Range||25.73 - 37.82|
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI World ex USA Sector Neutral Quality Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index. The index measures the performance of international developed large- and mid-capitalization stocks exhibiting relatively higher quality characteristics as identified through three fundamental variables: return on equity, earnings variability and debt-to-equity.
|Asset Class |
|Inception Date |
Jan 13, 2015
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
MSCI World ex USA Sector Neutral Quality Index
Top 10 Holdings25.02% of assets
|ASML Holding NV||ASML.AS||4.08%|
|Roche Holding AG||ROG.SW||3.75%|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE||MC.PA||2.69%|
|AIA Group Ltd||1299.HK||2.26%|
|Novo Nordisk A/S B||NOVO B.CO||2.09%|
|Rio Tinto PLC||RIO.L||1.61%|
|Dec 14, 2020||$0.228||Dec 18, 2020|
|Jun 15, 2020||$0.344||Jun 19, 2020|
|Dec 16, 2019||$0.267||Dec 20, 2019|
|Jun 17, 2019||$0.468||Jun 21, 2019|
|Dec 18, 2018||$0.203||Dec 24, 2018|
|Jun 19, 2018||$0.499||Jun 25, 2018|
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