QLVD - FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 19, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 20|
|Day's Range||27.28 - 27.50|
|52-Week Range||22.08 - 27.50|
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 |
|Inception Date |
Jul 15, 2019
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
Northern Trust Developed Markets ex US Quality Low Volatility Index
Top 10 Holdings21.79% of assets
|Roche Holding AG||ROG.SW||4.31%|
|Novo Nordisk A/S B||NOVO B.CO||2.49%|
|Royal Bank of Canada||RY.TO||1.77%|
|Air Liquide SA||AI.PA||1.53%|
|Commonwealth Bank of Australia||CBA.AX||1.50%|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE||MC.PA||1.43%|
|Bank of Nova Scotia||BNS.TO||1.40%|
|Mar 19, 2021||$0.102||Mar 25, 2021|
|Dec 18, 2020||$0.123||Dec 24, 2020|
|Sep 18, 2020||$0.119||Sep 24, 2020|
|Jun 19, 2020||$0.186||Jun 25, 2020|
|Mar 20, 2020||$0.044||Mar 26, 2020|
|Dec 20, 2019||$0.19||Dec 27, 2019|
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