QDYN

FlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund
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QDYN Fund Description

The FlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic fund tracks an index of companies deemed to have secure dividends with a high beta to the Northern Trust 1250 Index.

QDYN Factset Analytics Insight

QDYN is one of three funds launched by FlexShares in December 2012 that use a proprietary methodology to try to enhance the market's yield by holding high-quality, dividend-paying companies. QDYN is the most aggressive of the three, targeting higher market risk than its sister funds. The index provider calculates a 'quality factor' for each firm, based on a quantitative model that scores firms based on their dividend-paying record and prospects for continued payment. In all, QDYN succceeds only on a relative basis: It takes more risk than its sister funds but less risk than our cap-weighted benchmark. Dividends are strong however as the fund leans toward value stocks. While assets are decent, very poor tracking and weak liquidity add to total costs. Smaller investors should trade QDYN with care.


QDYN MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of December 11, 2017 the FlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.74 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. QDYN ranks in the 24th percentile within its peer group and in the 25th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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QDYN Summary Data

FlexShares
12/14/12
Open-Ended Fund
0.37%
$61.20M
$148.78K
0.24%

QDYN Portfolio Data

$132.98B
17.48
2.91
2.56%
12/21/17
151

QDYN Index Data

Multi-Factor
Proprietary
MSCI USA Investable Markets_net

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QDYN Portfolio Management

0.37%
-0.43%
-0.32%
-0.58%

QDYN Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

QDYN Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
No Policy
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QDYN Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/12/17
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of QDYN. QDYN is rated a 5 out of 5.

QDYN Tradability

3,207
$148.78K
1,206
$59.66K
0.24%
$0.10
-0.04%
0.88% / -1.16%
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0.03%
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$43.81
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QDYN Sector/Industry BreakdownView All

QDYNSegment Benchmark
18.40% 24.19%
23.00% 18.81%
10.83% 12.84%
12.73% 10.86%
13.07% 10.75%
5.62% 8.44%
2.93% 5.01%
3.16% 0.87%

QDYN Geographic Exposure

QDYNSegment Benchmark
99.82% 100.44%
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QDYNSegment Benchmark
99.91% 100.44%
0.06% --
0.04% --
99.96% / 0.04% 100.00% / 0.00%

QDYN Performance Statistics

0.86
1.03
1.01
1.06
0.18%
MSCI USA Investable Markets_net

QDYN MSCI ESG Ratings

4.74 / 10
24.35
25.23
10.19%
4.82%
123.69

QDYN BENCHMARK COMPARISON

    QDYN
    151 Holdings
    Segment Benchmark
    2405 Constituents
    Shared Holdings
    149 (Count)
     
    27.42% (Weight)
QDYNSegment Benchmark
157.29 B 132.98 B
79.63% 70.60%
15.51% 27.68%
4.48% 1.72%
0.38% 0.00%
1.79% 3.15%