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FLEXSHARES QLTY DIV DEFENSIVE INDEX: (AMEX : QDEF)

(U.S : AMEX) As of Jul 22, 2014 03:59 PM ET

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$34.31 USD

+0.09 (0.26%)

Volume: 1,488

Zacks ETF Rank: 3 - Hold [?]     3    

This is our ETF rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for ETFs over the next 6 months:

Zacks Rank Definition
1 Strong Buy
2 Buy
3 Hold
4 Sell
5 Strong Sell

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ETF Quote Details

Previous Close 34.22
Open 34.23
Bid 32.66
Ask 36.25
Day Low-High 34.23-34.31
52wk Low-High 29.20-34.75
Volume 1,488
NAV (month end) 34.01
Premium (+)/Discount (-) (month end)+0.21

Zacks Premium Research for QDEF

Zacks ETF Rank [?] Hold 3
ETF Risk [?] NA

Zacks proprietary quantitative models divide each set of ETFs following a similar investment strategy (style box/industry/asset class) into three risk categories- High, Medium, and Low. The aim of our models is to select the best ETFs within each risk category, so that investors can pick an ETF that matches their particular risk preference in order to better achieve their investment goals.

This is our ETF rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for ETFs over the next 6 months:

Zacks Rank Definition
1 Strong Buy
2 Buy
3 Hold
4 Sell
5 Strong Sell

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ETF Expense Ratio

Expense Ratio 0.37%
Dividend (Yield) $0.99 (2.89%)
Issuer FLEXSHARES

Benchmark for QDEF

NORTHERN TRUST QUALITY DIV DEFENSIVE IND

The Northern Trust Quality Dividend Defensive 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 generally between 0.5 to 1.0 times that of the Northern Trust 1250 Index that are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors.

Fund Summary for QDEF

FLEXSHARES QLTY DIV DEFENSIVE INDEX

The FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund ETF seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust Quality Dividend Defensive Index. The Fund seeks to provide exposure to the long-term growth potential of U.S. securities while providing dividend payments.