IQDE - FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund

Description: The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality, income-oriented portfolio of international equity securities issued by non-U.S.-based companies, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall volatility that is lower than that of the Northern Trust International Large Cap Index. Companies included in the Underlying Index are a subset of the Parent Index, and are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors , such as profitability, solid management and reliable cash flow, as determined by NTI. The Underlying Index is designed to outperform the Parent Index on a risk-adjusted basis, with respect to a combination of dividend yield and capital appreciation, then follows a rules-based methodology to calculate optimal weights for securities in the Underlying Index based upon a targeted overall beta generally between 0.5 to 1.0 times that of the Parent Index, dividend yield, quality factors and lower total risk.

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IQDE - Profile


Summary Data for IQDE

52 Week Lo: $23.53 52 Week Hi: $28.03
AUM: $55.0 M Shares: 2.2 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 18,635 Avg. Volume (3 month) 15,943
Filings Data as of:

IQDE - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. GlaxoSmithKline PLC GLAXF: 2.94%
  2. Commonwealth Bank of Australia CBAUF: 2.62%
  3. Vodafone Group PLC VODPF: 2.16%
  4. British American Tobacco PLC BTAFF: 2.02%
  5. Total SA TTFNF: 1.82%
  6. Eni SpA EIPAF: 1.48%
  7. Banco Santander SA BCDRF: 1.46%
  8. AstraZeneca PLC AZNCF: 1.31%
  9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B RYDBF: 1.30%
  10. Westpac Banking Corp WEBNF: 1.29%
%Assets in Top 10: 18.39%
Total Holdings: 244.0

IQDE Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.13%
International Stocks 96.6%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.08%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.8%
Other 2.39%

IQDE Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 23.81%
Energy 10.1%
Consumer Cyclical 8.95%
Communication Services 8.72%
Health Care 8.13%
Consumer Defensive 7.68%
Basic Materials 7.61%
Industrials 7.54%
Real Estate 5.47%
Utilities 4.86%
Technology 3.85%

IQDE Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 40.15%
Large 29.21%
Medium 25.91%
Small 0.66%
Micro 0.13%

IQDE Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 41.07%
Japan 11.17%
Australia 9.08%
Canada 7.57%
Asia (Developed) 5.58%
Asia (Emerging) 4.88%
Latin America 4.52%
Africa 1.35%
Middle East 1.24%
U.S. 0.13%
Region Percentage
Developed 80.26%
Emerging 16.47%

IQDE Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Kingdom 15.24%
Germany 3.68%
Japan 11.17%
Australia 7.82%
Canada 7.57%
France 4.91%
Taiwan 4.64%
Finland 4.06%
Switzerland 4.01%
Sweden 4.01%
Other 32.89%
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IQDE - Fact Sheet

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IQDE - Charts

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IQDE - Fundamentals

IQDE Performance

1 Week Return: 2.06%
2 Week Return: 1.85%
4 Week Return: -3.73%
13 Week Return: -9.33%
26 Week Return: -4.88%
YTD Return: -1.96%
1 Year Return: -2.84%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

IQDE Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.47%
  • Category: Global Equities
  • Category Range: 0.14% to 2.10%
  • Category Average: 0.61%

IQDE Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.86
20 Day Moving Average: $25.22
60 Day Moving Average: $26.47

IQDE Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.01
Dividend Date: 2014-09-19
Dividend: $0.21
Annual Dividend Yield %: 4.06%

IQDE Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 8.85%
20 Day Volatility: 15.31%
50 Day Volatility: 12.01%
200 Day Volatility: 10.89%
Standard Deviation: 1.02%

IQDE - Technicals

IQDE Technicals

20 Day MA: $25.22
60 Day MA: $26.47
MACD 15 Period: 0.24
MACD 100 Period: -1.68
Williams % Range 10 Day: n/a
Williams % Range 20 Day: 39.04
RSI 10 Day: 50
RSI 20 Day: 42
RSI 30 Day: 41
Ultimate Oscillator: 61

IQDE Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.26
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $25.37
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $24.22
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.23
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.12
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $27.25

IQDE Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $25.20
Support Level 2: $25.12
Resistance Level 1: $25.31
Resistance Level 2: $25.34

IQDE Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 56.36
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 85.76
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 52.69
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 71.31

IQDE Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 8.85%
20 Day Volatility: 15.31%
50 Day Volatility: 12.01%
200 Day Volatility: 10.89%
Standard Deviation: 1.02%

IQDE - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

IQDE is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index. The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality, income-oriented portfolio of international equity securities issued by non-U.S.-based companies, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall volatility that is lower than that of the Northern Trust International Large Cap Index. Companies included in the Underlying Index are a subset of the Parent Index, and are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors , such as profitability, solid management and reliable cash flow, as determined by NTI. The Underlying Index is designed to outperform the Parent Index on a risk-adjusted basis, with respect to a combination of dividend yield and capital appreciation, then follows a rules-based methodology to calculate optimal weights for securities in the Underlying Index based upon a targeted overall beta generally between 0.5 to 1.0 times that of the Parent Index, dividend yield, quality factors and lower total risk.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Global Equities 0.47 2013-04-16 FlexShares ETF -1.96%

IQDE Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B-
Expenses B+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

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IQDE Realtime Rating: Overall

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