IQDF

Fund Description
IQDF 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, match the beta of 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 Index Fund
Fund Exchange Ticker IQDF
Fund Sponsor Flexshares (Northern Trust)
Fund ISIN US33939L8375
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 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 21 March 2019
Asset Under Management 761.21 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 1.74 %
Year To Date Return 12.28 %
1 Year Total Return -6.56 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 6.62 %
NAV 23.35
Share Outstanding 32,600,000
Top 10 Holdings (20 March 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
TAV HAVALIMANLARI HOLDING AS TAVHL EQUI
ASTRAZENECA PLC AZN EQUI
BASF SE BAS EQUI
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRAL CBA EQUI
NATIXIS KN EQUI
BHP GROUP LTD BHP EQUI
MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL CO 4182 EQUI
INRETAIL PERU CORP INRETC1 EQUI
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP 6503 EQUI
ITV PLC ITV EQUI