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QLV - FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund

Stock Price: $49.22 USD 0.29 (0.59%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $49.22 0.00 (0.00%) Apr 16, 8:00 PM
Assets $145.20M
NAV $49.22
Expense Ratio 0.22%
PE Ratio 31.94
Beta (5Y) 0.87
Dividend (ttm) $0.56
Dividend Yield 1.14%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 19, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $49.22
Previous Close $48.93
Change ($) 0.29
Change (%) 0.59%
Day's Open 49.16
Day's Range 49.05 - 49.25
Day's Volume 15,442
52-Week Range 35.38 - 49.25

Fund Description

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
Inception Date
Jul 15, 2019
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
QLV
Index Tracked
Northern Trust Quality Low Volatility Index

Top 10 Holdings

33.47% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
AppleAAPL4.57%
MicrosoftMSFT4.41%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ4.40%
MastercardMA4.12%
AmazonAMZN3.25%
Visa, IncV3.00%
VerizonVZ2.94%
MerckMRK2.35%
AlphabetGOOG2.29%
WalmartWMT2.15%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 19, 2021$0.115Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.195Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.133Sep 24, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.118Jun 25, 2020
Mar 20, 2020$0.118Mar 26, 2020
Dec 20, 2019$0.163Dec 27, 2019
Full Dividend History

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