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QLVD - FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund

Stock Price: $27.28 USD -0.22 (-0.80%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $27.28 0.00 (0.00%) Apr 20, 8:00 PM
Assets $87.30M
NAV $27.28
Expense Ratio 0.32%
PE Ratio 25.63
Beta (5Y) 0.73
Dividend (ttm) $0.53
Dividend Yield 1.94%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 19, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $27.28
Previous Close $27.50
Change ($) -0.22
Change (%) -0.80%
Day's Open -
Day's Range 27.28 - 27.50
Day's Volume 3
52-Week Range 22.08 - 27.50

Fund Description

The FlexShares Developed Markets ex-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 Developed Markets ex US Quality Low Volatility Index.

Asset Class
Equity
Inception Date
Jul 15, 2019
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
QLVD
Index Tracked
Northern Trust Developed Markets ex US Quality Low Volatility Index

Top 10 Holdings

21.79% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Nestle SANESN.SW4.38%
Roche Holding AGROG.SW4.31%
Novo Nordisk A/S BNOVO B.CO2.49%
Royal Bank of CanadaRY.TO1.77%
GlaxoSmithKline PLCGSK.L1.66%
Air Liquide SAAI.PA1.53%
Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaCBA.AX1.50%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SEMC.PA1.43%
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS.TO1.40%
Iberdrola SAIBE.MC1.33%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 19, 2021$0.102Mar 25, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.123Dec 24, 2020
Sep 18, 2020$0.119Sep 24, 2020
Jun 19, 2020$0.186Jun 25, 2020
Mar 20, 2020$0.044Mar 26, 2020
Dec 20, 2019$0.19Dec 27, 2019
Full Dividend History

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