QDF FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund

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Most Liquid (Volume)
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Description

The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality income-oriented portfolio of long-only U.S. equity securities, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall beta that is similar to that of the Northern Trust 1250 Index. Companies included in the index are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors such as profitability, solid management, and reliable cash flow.

Realtime Rating

QDF - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

QDF is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Northern Trust Quality Dividend Index. The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality income-oriented portfolio of long-only U.S. equity securities, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall beta that is similar to that of the Northern Trust 1250 Index. Companies included in the index are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors such as profitability, solid management, and reliable cash flow.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for QDF 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 All Cap 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.

QDF Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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QDF In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

QDF - Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
QDF Rank:
QDF 218
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
QDF Rank:
QDF 26.99%
Category Low
Category High

QDF Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.94%
International Stocks 0.5%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.47%
Other 0.09%

QDF Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 13.87%
Industrials 13.09%
Financial Services 12.7%
Energy 10.79%
Health Care 10.71%
Consumer Defensive 10.55%
Consumer Cyclical 10.31%
Utilities 5.78%
Real Estate 5.52%
Basic Materials 3.93%
Communication Services 2.19%

QDF Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 43.32%
Large 23.38%
Medium 22.48%
Small 10.14%
Micro 0.11%

QDF Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.94%
Asia (Developed) 0.42%
Latin America 0.05%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

QDF Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.39%
Emerging 0.05%

QDF Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.94%
Singapore 0.42%
Colombia 0.05%
Sweden 0.03%
Other 0.56%
Expense

QDF - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
QDF Rank:
QDF 0.37%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in QDF

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

QDF - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 0.08%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 0.32%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 0.51%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 3.50%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 4.04%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
QDF Rank:
QDF 12.60%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
QDF Rank:
No Ranking Available
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Category High
5 Year Return
QDF Rank:
No Ranking Available
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Category High
Charts

QDF - 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 QDF relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

QDF - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
QDF Rank:
QDF 17.35
Category Low
Category High

As of May 22, 2015

Dividend

QDF - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
QDF Rank:
QDF 2.71%
Category Low
Category High

As of May 22, 2015

Technicals

QDF - Technicals

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QDF Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
QDF Rank:
QDF 37.65%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
QDF Rank:
QDF 9.12%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
QDF Rank:
QDF 9.80%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
QDF Rank:
QDF 11.47%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
QDF Rank:
QDF 0.98
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
QDF Rank:
QDF 1.24%
Category Low
Category High

QDF Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $37.16
  • 60 Day MA: $36.91
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.23
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.79
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 23.91
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 19.47
  • RSI 10 Day: 57
  • RSI 20 Day: 55
  • RSI 30 Day: 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 58

QDF Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $36.86
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $37.71
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $36.68
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $37.64
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $36.73
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $37.58

QDF Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $37.34
  • Support Level 2: $37.28
  • Resistance Level 1: $37.50
  • Resistance Level 2: $37.60

QDF Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 43.80
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 63.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.90
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 72.57
Fact Sheet

QDF - Fact Sheet

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