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NYSEARCA:QDEF

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (QDEF) Price, Holdings, & News

$62.08
-0.08 (-0.13%)
(As of 01:07 PM ET)
Today's Range
$62.07
$62.15
50-Day Range
$58.22
$62.16
52-Week Range
$50.16
$62.29
Volume
2,421 shs
Average Volume
14,686 shs
Market Capitalization
$372.48 million
Assets Under Management
$358.73 million
Dividend Yield
2.01%
Net Expense Ratio
0.37%

About FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund

The FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (QDEF) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. The fund tracks an index of companies with higher dividend yields and lower betas chosen from the Northern Trust 1250 Index. QDEF was launched on Dec 14, 2012 and is managed by FlexShares.

QDEF Stock Price History

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Fund Details

Issuer
Northern Trust
Fund Name
FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
NYSEARCA:QDEF
Inception Date
12/14/2012
Fund Manager
Robert Anstine, Brendan Sullivan
Web
N/A
Phone
N/A

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
Northern Trust Quality Dividend Defensive Index
Category
Strategy
Focus
High Dividend Yield
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
North America
Number of Holdings
159

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$358.73 million
Average Daily Volume
$1,392.20
Discount/Premium
0.04%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Advisor
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.
Custodian
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Distributor
Foreside Fund Services, LLC
Transfer Agent
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Citadel

Options

Optionable
N/A
Short Interest
1,500 shs

Miscellaneous

Beta
0.90
Creation Unit
50,000
Creation Fee
$750.00
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FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund Expenses

TypeQDEFHigh Dividend Yield ETFsEquity ETFsNYSEARCA ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.37%0.45%0.54%0.50%0.51%
Other Expenses0.01%0.25%0.55%0.64%0.58%
Total Expense0.38%0.52%0.70%0.73%0.70%
Fee Waiver-0.01%-0.21%-0.55%-0.69%-0.57%
Net Expense0.37%0.50%0.60%0.57%0.58%

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (QDEF) Holdings & Exposure

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QDEF ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have QDEF shares performed in 2024?

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund's stock was trading at $59.06 at the start of the year. Since then, QDEF stock has increased by 5.2% and is now trading at $62.15.
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What does QDEF invest in?

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund is a equity fund issued by Northern Trust. QDEF focuses on high dividend yield investments and follows the Northern Trust Quality Dividend Defensive Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $358.73 million assets under management.

What stocks does FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund hold?
What is the management fee for FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund?

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund's management fee is 0.37% and has other expenses of 0.01%. However, QDEF has a fee waiver of -0.01% to reimburse the expenses. The net expense ratio for QDEF is 0.37%.

What other stocks do shareholders of FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund investors own include Polymetal International (AUCOY), AbbVie (ABBV), Emera (EMA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), BELLUS Health (BLU), Bank of America (BAC), Aviva (AVVIY) and Ares Capital (ARCC).

Who are FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund's major shareholders?

FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (56.26%), RVW Wealth LLC (2.17%), Sloy Dahl & Holst LLC (0.96%), Raymond James & Associates (0.59%), Greenleaf Trust (0.52%) and Red Tortoise LLC (0.46%).

How do I buy shares of FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund?

Shares of QDEF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSEARCA:QDEF) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff