QUAL

iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF
CLOSING PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$72.70-0.09 (-0.13%)170.67K
4:00:00 p.m. (ET) 03/24/2017
BZX EXCHANGE CLOSED
LAST TRADECHANGE (%)
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Overall Rating

A

82
as of 03/24/17

Rating Details

98
99
82
Segment Average
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

QUAL Fund Description

The iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF tracks an index of US large- and mid-cap stocks, selected and weighted by high ROE, stable earnings growth and low debt/equity, relative to peers in each sector.

QUAL FactSet Analytics Insight

Seeking to capture higher quality stocksQUAL seeks higher quality stocks within GICS sectors within GICS sectors, QUAL make its selections from the large- and mid-cap MSCI universe by considering "quality" factors: high ROE, low debt/equity, and stable earnings growth. The fund changed its exposure following a September 1, 2015 index change, foregoing some of its earlier sector biases in favor of an underlying index with sector weighting that looks more like our benchmark, while applying quality factors to the stocks within those sectors. The new portfolio is expected to take less active risk (compared with the old index) relative to pure cap-weighted exposure. QUAL has decent on-screen and underlying liquidity. Historically it has tracked its index well—we'll see if the fund delivers its new index with similar efficiency. Its low fee certainly helps. Don't be alarmed by the index change: QUAL has beefy AUM, led by strong institutional interest from Arizona State Retirement System.

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  • 1 Year
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QUAL Summary Data

07/18/13
Open-Ended Fund
0.15%
$3.65 B
$22.93 M
0.02%

QUAL Portfolio Data

$158.99 B
22.07
4.48
1.42%
03/24/17
125

QUAL Index Data

MSCI USA Sector Neutral Quality Index
Fundamental
Fundamental
MSCI USA Investable Markets

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  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
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QUAL Portfolio Management

0.15%
-0.16%
-0.10%
-0.24%

QUAL Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

QUAL Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
70% / 30%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
15:59:5972.694
15:47:0772.63100
15:47:0772.63100
15:30:2072.5610
15:22:1672.50800
15:15:4272.507
15:13:4872.56100
15:10:5572.58100
15:00:5472.639
14:22:3572.831,400
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QUAL FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 03/24/17
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of QUAL. QUAL is rated a 5 out of 5.

QUAL Tradability

322,032
$22.93 M
197,221
$14.46 M
0.02%
$0.02
0.00%
0.08% / -0.07%
None
100.00%
50,000
3.94
0.01%
0.02%
0
$73.14
5

QUAL Performance Statistics

0.94
0.88
0.99
0.89
0.17%
MSCI USA Investable Markets