IQDE FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund

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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.

Realtime Rating

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

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.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IQDE on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Global Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

IQDE Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- ACWI
Expenses B IXUS
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

Knowledge Center

IQDE In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

IQDE Holdings

Filings Data as of: Feb 02, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
Rank:
212
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
19.79%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks -0.03%
International Stocks 98.49%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.51%
Other 0.03%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 22.93%
Consumer Cyclical 12.23%
Consumer Defensive 11.18%
Industrials 8.43%
Communication Services 8.09%
Health Care 7.98%
Energy 7.57%
Technology 5.51%
Utilities 5.44%
Basic Materials 4.58%
Real Estate 4.54%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 36.59%
Large 28.84%
Medium 29.74%
Small 3.24%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 42.5%
Japan 14.87%
Asia (Developed) 8.31%
Australia 7.06%
Canada 5.6%
Asia (Emerging) 3.74%
Africa 2.38%
Latin America 1.98%
Middle East 1.38%
U.S. 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 83.23%
Emerging 15.25%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Japan 14.87%
Finland 3.87%
United Kingdom 13.72%
Australia 6.02%
Canada 5.6%
Switzerland 4.85%
France 4.81%
Taiwan 4.48%
Russia 4.26%
Germany 4.17%
Other 33.35%
Expense

IQDE Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.47%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 16 other ETFs in the Global Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

IQDE Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
Rank:
-3.05%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
2.60%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
-7.58%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
-14.13%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
-6.40%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
-16.63%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of IQDE relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

IQDE Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
17.32
Category Low
Category High

As of Feb 12, 2016

Dividend

IQDE Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
5.33%
Category Low
Category High

As of Feb 12, 2016

Technicals

IQDE Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
56.50%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
24.29%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
19.87%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
18.06%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
1.03
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
1.52%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $19.87
  • 60 Day MA: $20.71
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.28
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.39
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 72.27
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 52.12
  • RSI 10 Day: 44
  • RSI 20 Day: 44
  • RSI 30 Day: 43
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 40

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $19.33
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $20.81
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $19.03
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $20.69
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $18.98
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $21.05

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $19.70
  • Support Level 2: $19.66
  • Resistance Level 1: $19.76
  • Resistance Level 2: $19.78

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 66.37
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 32.45
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.56
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 35.20
Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

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