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FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV)

NYSEARCA: QLV · Delayed Price · USD
0.00 (0.00%)
After-hours:Oct 25, 2021 8:00 PM EDT
0.14 (0.25%)
At close: Oct 25, 4:00 PM
Expense Ratio0.22%
PE Ratio35.28
Shares Out2.95M
Dividend (ttm)$0.59
Dividend Yield1.09%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 17, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close53.75
Day's Range53.89 - 53.94
52-Week Low40.32
52-Week High54.12
Inception DateJul 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 ClassEquity
RegionNorth America
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolQLV
Index TrackedNorthern Trust Quality Low Volatility Index

Top 10 Holdings

37.07% of assets
Home DepotHD4.39%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ4.16%
Visa, IncV2.72%
Eli LillyLLY2.24%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 17, 2021$0.1345Sep 23, 2021
Jun 18, 2021$0.14362Jun 24, 2021
Mar 19, 2021$0.11465Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.1953Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.1328Sep 24, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.1184Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History


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 month 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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2 months 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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3 months ago - ETF Trends

Capture Upside and Mitigate Volatility with ‘QLV'

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) like the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV) can not only shield investors against future volatility, but can also capture upside in market that's trending...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

QLV: Snag Quality and Low Volatility in One ETF

With a laser-focused fundamentals strategy, investors can combine quality holdings and low volatility with assets like the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV). Low-volatility strategie...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

The QLV ETF: Quality Makes Low Volatility Even Better

Low volatility and quality are two distinct investment factors and while they may intersect in some ETFs, it's often not by design. On the other hand, the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund...

5 months ago - ETF Trends

ETF 360: Q&A with Northern Trust Asset Management's Michael Hunstad, PhD

For this week's episode of ETF 360, ETF Trends CEO Tom Lydon and CIO Dave Nadig spoke with Michael Hunstad, PhD, Head of Quantitative Strategies for Northern Trust Asset Management, about their outlook ...

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Factor Fundamentals for Your Portfolio

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5 months ago - ETF Trends

GameStop's #1 Investing Lesson: Focus on Quality

One of the early lessons emerging from the GameStop saga is that for many investors, quality is the way to go in all market environments. The  FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLV)...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

The QLV ETF: Tap Growth and Value, with Low Volatility To Boot

With quality growth stocks still in style and cyclical stocks performing well, investors may want to consider strategies with exposure to both factors. It doesn't advertise as such, but the FlexShares U...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

Cash-Rich Companies Are a Winning Strategy. So Is the QLV ETF

One of the hallmarks of the quality factor is a strong balance sheet. Investors that follow suit tend to be rewarded over the long haul.

9 months ago - ETF Trends

Quality Factor Is Going to Matter Again in 2021

Quality was steady among the various investment factors last year and while it may not be the outright leader this year, it is positioned to deliver for investors, indicating there's opportunity afoot w...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

The QLV ETF Ideal for Abundant Quality, Moderate Cyclical Exposure

The quality factor is serving investors well in 2020, but with talk of a cyclical resurgence in the works, some investors may be pondering how to blend quality and cyclical exposure. The FlexShares US Q...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

QLV and Low Volatility: A Domestic ETF for an Unpredictable 2021

Investors can prepare for domestic upside without taking on elevated risk via the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLV). QLV follows the Northern Trust US Quality Low Volatility In...

11 months ago - ETF Trends

Quality Wins in the End: The Low Volatility QLV

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11 months ago - ETF Trends

Skirt Election Jitters, Volatility With This ETF

A presidential election, perhaps the most contentious on record, is just weeks away and that is as good of a reason as any for investors to embrace quality and dial back risk. The FlexShares US Quality ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Keep Post-Election Volatility in Check with ETFs

It doesn’t matter who wins the presidential election come November, investors could be in for a wild ride of volatility. If September’s market swings were akin to an aftershock, then November could brin...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

How to Heed Goldman’s Call and Embrace Quality Names

Impressively so, riskier assets recouped March losses and then some, but with uncertainty still a consideration, investors may want to consider a quality approach to equities via the FlexShares US Quali...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Two Beloved Factors Under One Umbrella

Low volatility and quality are two of the more prominent investment factors and while this pair often meet by an incident in many ETFd funds, they come together by intent in the FlexShares US Quality Lo...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Investors Should Make Volatility Their Friend in Today’s Market

The coronavirus sell-offs in March was a crude reminder to investors that volatility is not to be forgotten even when times the good times are rolling, such as during an extended bull run. As witnessed ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

ETFs That Track Quality Companies Are a Portfolio Mainstay

Investors who are building a diversified investment have long looked to quality investments and exchange traded funds that can enhance their portfolios.

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Rethinking Low Volatility With This FlexShares ETF

Not all low volatility ETFs are alike and while the factor is beloved, it can use some refreshing, which is available via the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLV).

1 year ago - ETF Trends

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There are hundreds of low-risk funds on the market today, but few are alike, meaning investors need to do some evaluating before buying.

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As investors shift around their assets to adapt to the year ahead, many are considering major upcoming events and the best ways to protect their portfolio against potential twists and turns.

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