FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund (QLC)

BATS: QLC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.36 (-0.78%)
Feb 3, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $129.64M
Expense Ratio 0.25%
PE Ratio 21.01
Shares Out 2.80M
Dividend (ttm) $0.62
Dividend Yield 1.35%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 16, 2022
Payout Ratio 29.98%
1-Year Return -7.03%
Volume 27,232
Open 46.31
Previous Close 46.66
Day's Range 46.26 - 46.66
52-Week Low 38.93
52-Week High 51.14
Beta 1.01
Holdings 183
Inception Date Sep 24, 2015

About QLC

The FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund (QLC) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in large cap equity. The fund tracks an index of the highest quality large-caps in the US market. QLC was launched on Sep 24, 2015 and is managed by FlexShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Large Blend
Region North America
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol QLC
Issuer Website FlexShares
Index Tracked Northern Trust Quality Large Cap Total Return

Top 10 Holdings

27.70% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Apple Inc. AAPL 7.43%
Microsoft Corporation MSFT 4.19%
Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 2.69%
Alphabet Inc. GOOG 2.59%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 2.23%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B 2.19%
Visa Inc. V 1.67%
Texas Instruments Incorporated TXN 1.61%
Wells Fargo & Company WFC 1.59%
Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 1.50%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 16, 2022 $0.19524 Dec 22, 2022
Sep 16, 2022 $0.16251 Sep 22, 2022
Jun 17, 2022 $0.14351 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 18, 2022 $0.12138 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.15726 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 $0.11145 Sep 23, 2021
Full Dividend History


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