FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV)

NYSEARCA: QLV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
47.24
+0.27 (0.57%)
Sep 27, 2022 9:30 AM EDT - Market open
0.57%
Assets $148.89M
NAV $46.97
Expense Ratio 0.22%
PE Ratio 29.89
Shares Out 3.17M
Dividend (ttm) $0.70
Dividend Yield 1.47%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 16, 2022
1-Year Return -9.57%
Volume 133
Open 47.24
Previous Close 46.97
Day's Range 47.24 - 47.24
52-Week Low 46.66
52-Week High 57.08
Beta 0.86
Holdings 129
Inception Date Jul 15, 2019

About QLV

The FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust Quality Low Volatility Index.

Asset Class Equity
Region North America
Issuer FlexShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol QLV
Index Tracked Northern Trust Quality Low Volatility Index

Top 10 Holdings

33.88% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Microsoft MSFT 7.33%
Apple AAPL 5.60%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.87%
Eli Lilly and Company LLY 3.28%
The Home Depot HD 2.46%
Merck & Co. MRK 2.31%
The Procter & Gamble Company PG 2.15%
Visa Inc. V 2.14%
PepsiCo PEP 2.10%
Amgen AMGN 1.64%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 16, 2022 $0.215 Sep 22, 2022
Jun 17, 2022 $0.17811 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 18, 2022 $0.14754 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 17, 2021 $0.15546 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 $0.1345 Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 $0.14362 Jun 24, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

ETF of the Week: FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV)

VettaFi's vice chairman Tom Lydon discussed the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV) on this week's “ETF of the Week” podcast with Chuck Jaffe of “Money Life.

1 month ago - ETF Trends

Under the Hood of a Quality Low Vol Strategy

The FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV) is a favored core equity holding for investors looking for the benefits of a quality low volatility strategy. Low volatility investing is an att...

2 months ago - ETF Trends

It's a Good Time for a Low-Vol, Quality ETF Strategy

Investors can potentially protect against chaotic markets with quality, low-volatility exchange traded fund strategies to better diversify their core allocations.

Other symbols: QLVDQLVE
2 months ago - ETF Trends

When Rates Rise, It's Time to Combine Low Volatility & Quality

When the market starts to whipsaw, investors historically have sought out low volatility strategies, allowing them to potentially protect against some downside while staying invested in the market. Yet ...

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2 months ago - ETF Trends

Check Out This ETF for Minimized Volatility With Upside Potential

Investors favor low-volatility funds when they want to reduce their downside risk but still participate in some of the market's growth. Traditional low-volatility strategies may introduce unintended sec...

2 months ago - ETF Trends

Add This Low-Vol ETF to Your Core Equity Exposure

As volatility in the market remains at elevated levels, investors may find solace in strategies designed to minimize volatility and help to mitigate losses when equities sell off, but that also offer in...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Dividend and Value Strategies Outperformed in May

U.S. equities continued to suffer in May, as inflation concerns along with Fed rate hikes weighed on markets. Driven by a comeback in the final week of the month, the S&P 500® posted a slight gain of 0....

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Does Your Core Equity Allocation Need a Quality Low Vol ETF?

Investing in low volatility stocks is a commonly used defensive strategy for investors who want to participate in some of the market's growth while potentially reducing their downside risk.  However, re...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Ongoing Market Volatility Stresses the Need for QLV

There's enough market volatility to go around as rising inflation and U.S. Federal Reserve rate hikes continue to keep investors on their heels. Staying invested can be difficult, but it could be made e...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Under the Hood of QLV: Pairing Low Vol With Quality

Investing in low volatility stocks is often used as a defensive strategy by investors who want to participate in some of the market's growth while potentially reducing their downside risk.  However, res...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Latest Sell-Off Emphasizes the Need for Low Volatility Exposure

Just when it seems like a stock rally could be brewing, more inflation fears drag the major indexes back down to reality. Needless to say, 2022 has been a volatile year, supporting the case for volatili...

5 months ago - ETF Trends

Ease the Volatility With This Pair of ETF Options

Higher-than-average market volatility may be inducing sea sickness among investors in 2022. That said, they can opt for low volatility options to help ease the effects of market fluctuations.

Other symbols: QLVDQS
5 months ago - ETF Trends

Get Low Volatility in One ETF During These Uncertain Times

The capital markets have proven themselves to be stuck in volatile times as geopolitical uncertainty, and rising inflation continue to confound investors. That said, in these times of uncertainty, it's ...

6 months ago - ETF Trends

Post-Holiday Weekend is a Reminder to Get Volatility Protection

Market volatility didn't take a vacation after the long weekend with the major stock market indexes giving investors a roller coaster ride. It's a reminder that padding portfolios with volatility protec...

Other symbols: QLVD
8 months ago - ETF Trends

3 FlexShares ETFs to Counter Inflation and Volatility

Rising inflation and the pandemic are enough to build a wall of worry for investors, but three exchange traded funds (ETFs) from FlexShares can help alleviate the anxiety. To address inflation, investor...

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

Position Your Portfolio to Absorb Volatility in 2022

If the first trading week of 2022 is a harbinger of things to come, then investors could be in for a volatile ride, which makes low-volatility options a must for the new year. After the stock market pus...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

With More Volatility Ahead in 2022, Get Exposure to QLV

The ongoing effects of the Omicron variant and inflation should continue to pose risks for investors in 2022, making a high-quality, low-volatility exchange traded fund (ETF) option almost imperative. M...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

Brace for Volatility in 2022 With This FlexShares ETF

The Omicron variant injected a fresh dose of volatility into the markets, and more is expected in 2022, making low-volatility exchange traded funds (ETFs) a choice worth considering. InspereX, a company...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

Market Expert: Fall in Love With Quality, Not Just Tech

Big technology names have been aligning themselves with value and stability, especially during the pandemic, but investors should look at the big picture and focus on quality. It's easy to get drawn by ...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

New COVID Variant a Reminder of Low Volatility Protection

On the eve of Thanksgiving, U.S. stock futures were already in the red following news of a new COVID-19 variant, which is a reminder of the need for low volatility protection. “U.S. stock futures droppe...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

Protect Against Volatility From Fed Tapering With QLV

The U.S. Federal Reserve was going to eventually taper its stimulus measures once the economy was strong enough, and now that the time is here, low volatility funds can be of benefit. Forthcoming volati...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

Three Low Volatility ETFs for Domestic or International Exposure

Getting volatility protection is certainly a must in the current market when unknowns like rising inflation and the ongoing pandemic present headwinds, but FlexShares can offer coverage with three ETFs....

Other symbols: QLVDQLVE
10 months ago - ETF Trends

Potential Volatility Ahead Puts QLV in Focus

A non-volatile September could be paving the way for some larger market movements ahead, putting low-volatility ETFs like the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV) in focus. “With Septem...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

4 ETFs Investors Can Use to Score Maximum Growth Opportunities

Value blasted out the gates in 2021, but growth came back and now holds a slight lead when looking at the S&P 500. FlexShares utilizes a growth model investors can look to for a long-term strategy.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

5 ETFs to Combine Income and Growth Exposure

How can investors prioritize both growth and income? This FlexShares strategy is a great place to start.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends