IQDE

Fund Description
IQDE pursues a strategy that, in line with its stated investment objective, provides exposure to international securities while providing dividend payments. It is intended as a core international stock market option that also helps investors try to meet their income needs. The strategy applies a proprietary scoring model approach that determines a "quality factor" and an optimization process that seeks to maximize this factor, target a beta lower than the Parent Index (Northern Trust International Large Cap IndexSM) and improve on the Parent Indexs dividend yield.
Fund Profile
Fund Name FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund
Fund Exchange Ticker IQDE
Fund Sponsor Flexshares (Northern Trust)
Fund ISIN US33939L8110
Net Expense Ratio 0.47 %
Fund Inception Date 12 April 2013
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Global or ExUS Equities - Factor & Thematic
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index
Index Provider Northern Trust
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Funds Combining Developed & Emerging Exposure
Market Capitalization Range Large Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent Not Applicable
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 19 March 2019
Asset Under Management 98.82 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 2.13 %
Year To Date Return 10.35 %
1 Year Total Return -8.02 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 5.56 %
NAV 22.46
Share Outstanding 4,400,000
Top 10 Holdings (19 March 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
SCENTRE GROUP SCG EQUI
MARUBENI CORP 8002 EQUI
BASF SE BAS EQUI
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC BATS EQUI
UNILEVER NV-CVA UNA EQUI
NN GROUP NV NN EQUI
ALLIANZ SE-REG ALV EQUI
NATIXIS KN EQUI
SANOFI SAN EQUI
ALUMINA LTD AWC EQUI