QLVD

FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

QLVD Fund Description

QLVD tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap equities from developed markets excluding the US. Holdings are selected for quality and low volatility.

QLVD Factset Analytics Insight

QLVD tracks an index that uses a strategy combining low volatility and a proprietary quality factor to select constituent stocks. The quality factor indicates strength in profitability, management expertise, and cash flow. Holdings are market-cap-weighted, subject to sector, industry groups, and single security weight constraints. QLVD applies this methodology to large- and midcap equities in the developed markets ex-US segment. The fund uses a representative sampling strategy to track its index, which is reconstituted quarterly.

QLVD MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 8.65 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

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. FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund ranks in the 93th percentile within its peer group and in the 87th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

QLVD MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

PERFORMANCE [as of 11/29/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
QLVD -1.19% -2.74% 6.06% 8.52% -- -- --
QLVD (NAV) -1.49% -3.23% 5.95% 8.05% -- -- --
MSCI World ex USA IMI -3.72% -3.60% 8.34% 12.21% 10.77% 9.71% 7.98%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

QLVD Summary Data

FlexShares
07/15/19
Open-Ended Fund
0.32%
$77.42M
$192.32K
0.12%

QLVD Portfolio Data

$85.28B
18.92
2.04
2.62%
N/A
179

QLVD Index Data

Northern Trust Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index
Market Cap
Multi-Factor
MSCI World ex USA IMI

QLVD Portfolio Management

0.32%
--
--
--

QLVD Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

QLVD Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily

QLVD Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 11/30/21
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of QLVD. QLVD is rated a 4 out of 5.

QLVD Tradability

7,025
$192.32K
783
$17.35K
0.12%
$0.03
0.23%
1.23% / -0.73%
None
24.00%
100,000
0.01
0.08%
0.05%
0
$27.50
4

QLVD Sector/Industry Breakdown


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
21.60%
21.45%
15.88%
10.52%
13.82%
8.83%
10.87%
16.07%
9.66%
12.43%
7.62%
2.75%
7.33%
8.33%
6.49%
3.25%
5.76%
10.02%
0.09%
4.22%

QLVD Top 10 Holdings[View All]

4.85%
4.78%
3.82%
1.96%
1.96%
1.66%
1.56%
1.53%
1.51%
1.31%
24.95%

QLVD Countries


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
24.86%
21.38%
13.55%
8.33%
9.73%
13.65%
7.41%
8.87%
6.68%
2.52%
6.26%
2.30%
5.79%
9.08%
5.24%
4.23%
4.62%
7.76%
4.60%
6.48%

QLVD Regions


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
52.99%
57.27%
37.81%
31.88%
7.52%
10.25%
1.68%
0.60%

QLVD Economic Development


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%
--
0.00%

QLVD Performance Statistics

0.81
0.71
0.74
0.72
0.30%
MSCI World ex USA IMI

QLVD MSCI ESG Ratings

8.65 / 10
87.35
93.34
6.25%
--
115.07

QLVD Benchmark Comparison Holdings

179
3485
178
21.83%

QLVD Benchmark Comparison Summary


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
179
3485
$85.28B
$69.53B
18.92
20.90
2.04
1.89
2.57%
2.23%
Low
Low

QLVD Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


QLVD
Segment Benchmark
74.81%
73.16%
25.19%
19.89%
0.00%
6.51%
0.00%
0.43%