FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund (SKOR)

NASDAQ: SKOR · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
48.53
0.18 (0.38%)
May 25, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market open
Assets$247.93M
NAV$48.61
Expense Ratio0.22%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out5.10M
Dividend (ttm)$1.38
Dividend Yield2.84%
Ex-Dividend DateMay 2, 2022
1-Year Return-10.07%
Volume7,475
Open48.69
Previous Close48.34
Day's Range48.44 - 48.55
52-Week Low47.82
52-Week High54.56
Beta0.12
Holdings771
Inception DateNov 12, 2014

About SKOR

The underlying index reflects the performance of a broad universe of intermediate maturity, 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.

Asset ClassFixed Income
SectorBonds
RegionNorth America
IssuerFlexShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolSKOR
Index TrackedNorthern Trust Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index

Top 10 Holdings

5.50% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
CashN/A0.93%
Broadcom Inc 4%AVGO 4 04.15.29 144A0.77%
Apple Inc. 3%AAPL 3 11.13.270.61%
Wells Fargo & Company 3.55%WFC 3.55 09.29.25 MTN0.49%
Fiserv Inc. 3.5%FISV 3.5 07.01.290.48%
United Health Group Incorporated 1.15%UNH 1.15 05.15.260.47%
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company 4.05%BRKHEC 4.05 04.15.250.46%
Wells Fargo & Company 3.584%WFC V3.584 05.22.28 MTN0.44%
Dell International L.L.C. and EMC Corporation 6.02%DELL 6.02 06.15.260.43%
HSBC Holdings PLC 4.25%HSBC 4.25 08.18.250.43%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
May 2, 2022$0.09193May 6, 2022
Apr 1, 2022$0.08844Apr 7, 2022
Mar 1, 2022$0.0778Mar 7, 2022
Feb 1, 2022$0.08241Feb 7, 2022
Dec 17, 2021$0.49186Dec 23, 2021
Dec 1, 2021$0.07461Dec 7, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

More Could be Merrier for Corporate Credit Quality

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Shifts in Credit Quality Spotlight Opportunity With This ETF

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

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