American Century U.S. Quality Growth ETF (QGRO)

NYSEARCA: QGRO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+1.07 (1.49%)
Dec 1, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $645.05M
Expense Ratio 0.29%
PE Ratio 29.11
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.31
Dividend Yield 0.42%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 21, 2023
Payout Ratio 12.28%
1-Year Return +16.48%
Volume 17,159
Open 71.73
Previous Close 71.85
Day's Range 71.73 - 72.92
52-Week Low 56.84
52-Week High 72.92
Beta n/a
Holdings 199
Inception Date Sep 10, 2018

About QGRO

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The American Century U.S. Quality Growth ETF (QGRO) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. The fund tracks an index of large- and mid-cap US stocks screened for growth and quality factors. Holdings are weighted based on a growth score. QGRO was launched on Sep 10, 2018 and is issued by American Century Investments.

Asset Class Equity
Category Large Growth
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol QGRO
Index Tracked American Century U.S. Quality Growth Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.54% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Synopsys, Inc. SNPS 3.52%
ServiceNow, Inc. NOW 2.93%
Booking Holdings Inc. BKNG 2.90%
Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 2.88%
Manhattan Associates, Inc. MANH 2.76%
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. NBIX 2.56%
Autodesk, Inc. ADSK 2.46%
The TJX Companies, Inc. TJX 2.40%
Microsoft Corporation MSFT 2.10%
Adobe Inc. ADBE 2.03%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 21, 2023 $0.0566 Sep 26, 2023
Jun 20, 2023 $0.0845 Jun 23, 2023
Mar 23, 2023 $0.0991 Mar 28, 2023
Dec 15, 2022 $0.0673 Dec 20, 2022
Sep 20, 2022 $0.071 Sep 23, 2022
Jun 21, 2022 $0.1138 Jun 24, 2022
Full Dividend History


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