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SKOR - FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund

Stock Price: $53.81 USD 0.04 (0.08%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $53.81 0.00 (0.00%) Apr 21, 4:15 PM
Assets $292.99M
NAV $53.76
Expense Ratio 0.22%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.13
Dividend (ttm) $1.72
Dividend Yield 3.21%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $53.81
Previous Close $53.76
Change ($) 0.04
Change (%) 0.08%
Day's Open 53.77
Day's Range 53.77 - 53.81
Day's Volume 11,143
52-Week Range 50.73 - 54.90

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust US Corporate Bond IndexSM. The underlying index reflects the performance of a broad universe of US-dollar denominated investment grade corporate bonds that can potentially deliver a higher total return than the overall investment grade corporate bond market, as represented by the Northern Trust US Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index SM. The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its total assets in the securities of its index. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Sector
Bonds
Region
North America
Inception Date
Nov 12, 2014
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
SKOR
Index Tracked
Northern Trust Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index

Top 10 Holdings

6.61% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Cashn/a1.25%
Broadcom Corporation/Broadcom Cayman Finance Ltd 3.88%n/a1.06%
Apple Inc. 2.4%n/a0.82%
Apple Inc. 3%n/a0.57%
Wells Fargo & Company 3%n/a0.55%
Wells Fargo & Company 2.39%n/a0.53%
Morgan Stanley 3.75%n/a0.47%
NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc 2.75%n/a0.46%
American Tower Corporation 3.38%n/a0.45%
Wells Fargo & Company 3.55%n/a0.45%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.0781Apr 8, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.072152Mar 5, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.0814Feb 5, 2021
Dec 18, 2020$0.702013Dec 24, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.0761Dec 7, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.0971Nov 6, 2020
Full Dividend History

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Seasoned fixed income investors know that the lower they go in terms of credit quality, the higher the risk profile they take on. The FlexShares Credit‐Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund (NasdaqGM: SKO...

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