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FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund

IQDE pursues a strategy that, in line with its stated investment objective, provides exposure to international securities while providing dividend payments. It is intended as a core international stock market option that also helps investors try to meet their income needs. The strategy applies a proprietary scoring model approach that determines a "quality factor" and an optimization process that seeks to maximize this factor, target a beta lower than the Parent Index (Northern Trust International Large Cap IndexSM) and improve on the Parent Index's dividend yield. If occurring, dividends from net investment income, including any net foreign currency gains, are generally declared and paid quarterly. Distributions of net realized securities gains, if any, are generally declared and paid once a year, but the Fund may make such distributions on a more frequent basis.

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Fund Facts

as of 09/12/2014
Inception04/12/2013
CUSIP33939L811
Total Net Assets$ 56,712,922.94
Shares Outstanding2,100,001
# of Holdings212
Gross Expense Ratio.48%
Net Expense Ratio*.47%
Index ProviderNORTHERN TRUST
Primary ExchangeNYSE
Options AvailableN
MarginableY
Derivative UseY
Securities LendingN
*NTI has contractually agreed to reimburse the fees and expenses of the Fund’s independent trustees and independent legal counsel until March 1, 2015.

Tickers

ETF TickerIQDE
Related IndexNTIQDDF
NAVIQDE.NV
IOPVIQDE.IV
Shares OutstandingIQDE.SO
Estimated CashIQDE.EU
Total CashIQDE.TC

Fund Characteristics

 as of 09/12/2014
SEC Subsidized Yield* (as of  08/31/2014)4.00%
SEC Unsubsidized Yield**
 (as of 08/31/2014)
4.00%
Distribution Yield***7.18%
12-Month Dividend Yield****2.97%
Weighted Average Dividend Yield*****5.36%
Weighted Average Market Cap42,361,512,196.87
Price to Earnings (as of  08/31/2014)16.81
Price to Book  (as of  08/31/2014)3.47
Price to Cash Flow  (as of  08/31/2014)11.46
Price to Sales  (as of  08/31/2014)2.63
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*SEC Subsidized Yield
The 30-Day SEC Subsidized Yield is computed under an SEC standardized formula based on net income earned over the past 30 days. It is a "subsidized" yield, which means it includes contractual expense reimbursements and it would be lower without those reimbursements. It may also include an inflation adjustment that can cause the yield to vary substantially from one month to the next.
**SEC Unsubsidized Yield
The 30-Day SEC Unsubsidized Yield calculation is also computed under the same SEC standardized formula based on net income earned over the past 30 days, but excludes contractual expense reimbursements, resulting in a lower yield. It may also include an inflation adjustment that can cause the yield to vary substantially from one month to the next.
***Distribution Yield
This yield is calculated by taking the most recent distribution annualized and dividing by the fund NAV from the as of date. For Funds that distribute quarterly, an NA will be displayed if the fund has not distributed within the last 95 days.
****Dividend Yield
For an equity security, dividend yield is calculated using the (expected) annual dividend divided by the most recent closing price. To calculate annual dividend, we utilize the most recent dividend payment and multiply that payment by the expected frequency over a year. For example, if the most recent dividend for a company is $2.50 and dividends are expected to be paid quarterly (4 dividend payments/year), the annual expected dividend would be calculated as $2.50 x 4 dividend payments/year, or $10.
*****Weighted Average Dividend Yield
For a portfolio of equities, this is the sum of the dividend yield of the underlying securities weighed by its market value with respect to the total market value of the portfolio.

Market Cap (%)

as of 09/12/2014
Large-Cap55.48
Mid-Cap27.94
Small-Cap16.56
Micro-Cap.02
Total100.00

Style (%)

as of 09/15/2014
Value57.82
Core27.60
Growth14.58
Total100.00

SECTOR ALLOCATIONS

Sector Allocations

COUNTRY ALLOCATIONS

Country Allocations

Performance information presented on this website is historical, and is not indicative of future results. Investment returns and principal may vary, and at the time of sale an investment may be worth more or worth less than its original value. For most recent month end performance please call 1-855-353-9383 (1-855-FlexETF). All performance figures assume reinvestment of dividend and capital gains at net asset value; actual returns may differ. Performance 1-year and less are cumulative; performance over 1-year are average annualized total returns. The fund inception date is generally several days prior to when the fund begins trading. NAV prices are used to calculate market price performance prior to 4/16/2013, when the fund first traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Market performance is determined using the bid/ask midpoint at 4:00pm Eastern time, when the NAV is typically calculated. They do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Index performance does not represent FlexShares fund performance. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Month End Performance (%)

as of 08/31/2014
 1 MonthQTDYTD1 YearSince Inception
4/12/2013
Market Price1.02-.366.9118.2911.35
NAV.47-.367.7018.4411.09
Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index (NTIQDDFN).45-.448.4419.6511.88
Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index (DJGSDT).88-1.418.8523.7915.73

Quarter End Performance (%)

as of 06/30/2014
 1 MonthQTDYTD1 YearSince Inception
4/12/2013
Market Price1.935.887.3021.7713.37
NAV2.185.948.0921.7913.07
Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index (NTIQDDFN)2.306.648.9222.9614.07
Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index (DJGSDT)1.546.6210.4131.9919.51
Performance information presented on this website is historical, and is not indicative of future results. Investment returns and principal may vary, and at the time of sale an investment may be worth more or worth less than its original value. For most recent month end performance please call 1-855-353-9383 (1-855-FlexETF). All performance figures assume reinvestment of dividend and capital gains at net asset value; actual returns may differ. Performance 1-year and less are cumulative; performance over 1-year are average annualized total returns. The fund inception date is generally several days prior to when the fund begins trading. NAV prices are used to calculate market price performance prior to 4/16/2013, when the fund first traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Market performance is determined using the bid/ask midpoint at 4:00pm Eastern time, when the NAV is typically calculated. They do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Index performance does not represent FlexShares fund performance. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Expense Ratios

as of 09/12/2014
Gross Expense Ratio.48%
Net Expense Ratio*.47%
*NTI has contractually agreed to reimburse the fees and expenses of the Fund’s independent trustees and independent legal counsel until March 1, 2015.


Definitions

  • Net Asset Value (NAV)
    NAV is a fund’s price per share, which is calculated by dividing the total value of all the securities in the fund’s portfolio plus cash, interest and receivables less any liabilities by the number of fund shares outstanding.
  • Market Price
    Because ETFs trade like stocks, ETF shares trade at market value on the secondary market, which can be a dollar value above (trading at a premium) or below (trading at a discount) the fund’s NAV.

Performance information presented on this website is historical, and is not indicative of future results. Investment returns and principal may vary, and at the time of sale an investment may be worth more or worth less than its original value. For most recent month end performance please call 1-855-353-9383 (1-855-FlexETF). All performance figures assume reinvestment of dividend and capital gains at net asset value; actual returns may differ. Performance 1-year and less are cumulative; performance over 1-year are average annualized total returns. The fund inception date is generally several days prior to when the fund begins trading. NAV prices are used to calculate market price performance prior to 4/16/2013, when the fund first traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Market performance is determined using the bid/ask midpoint at 4:00pm Eastern time, when the NAV is typically calculated. They do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Index performance does not represent FlexShares fund performance. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Market Price

as of 09/12/2014
Price$27.06
Price $ Change$-.11
Price % Change-.40%
Avg Bid/Ask Spread$.04
Bid/Ask Midpoint$27.08
Closing Bid Price$27.05
Closing Ask Price$27.10

Trading

as of 09/12/2014
52-Week High$28.62
52-Week Low$24.30
Premium/Discount$.07
Daily Trading Volume (Shares)7,300
Average Trading Volume (Shares)14,645
Shares Outstanding2,100,001

NAV Price

as of 09/12/2014
Price$27.01
Price $ Change$-.08
Price % Change-.30%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS

as of 09/12/2014
NameTickerFund
Weight %
SectorMarket CapCountry
GLAXOSMITHKLINE ORD GBP0.25GSK2.9339Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA ORD NPVCBA2.7801FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
VODAFONE GROUP PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 0.2095VOD2.0811Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 252.0368Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
TOTAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.51.7495EnergyLarge-CapFrance
BANCO SANTANDER SA EUR0.50SAN1.4574FinancialsLarge-CapSpain
ENI NPV1.4524EnergyLarge-CapItaly
WESTPAC BANKING CORP NPVWBC1.3686FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
ASTRAZENECA PLC ORD USD0.25AZN1.2894Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 'B'ORD EUR0.07RDSB1.2799EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
UNILEVER NV CVA EUR0.16UNA1.1313Consumer StaplesLarge-CapNetherlands
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE COM NPVCM1.0947FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC NPV83161.0783FinancialsLarge-CapJapan
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD CHF0.10ZURN1.0734FinancialsLarge-CapSwitzerland
HENNES & MAURITZ AB NPV 'B'HM B1.0404Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapSweden
FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES NPV72701.0360Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
MMC NORILSK NICKEL OJSC ADR USD1.0049MaterialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
MUNCHENER RUCKVERSICHERUNGS AG NPV(REGD)MUV20.9777FinancialsLarge-CapGermany
ORION CORPORATION SER'B'NPVORNBV0.9374Health CareMid-CapFinland
ROCHE HOLDING AG COMMON STOCK CHF 00.9334Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
GPO FINANACIERO SANTANDER SAB DE CVSANMEX B0.9284FinancialsMid-CapMexico
AES TIETE SA COM NPVGETI30.9280UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
HAP SENG CONSOLIDATED BHD MYR130340.9261IndustrialsSmall-CapMalaysia
JAPAN TOBACCO INC NPV29140.9202Consumer StaplesLarge-CapJapan
DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV18780.8809FinancialsMid-CapJapan
INVESTOR AB SER'A'NPVINVE A0.8763FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
ECOPETROL SA NPVECOPETROL0.8695EnergyLarge-CapColombia
NESTLE SA CHF0.10NESN0.8424Consumer StaplesLarge-CapSwitzerland
LAGARDERE GROUP S.C.A. EUR6.10(REGD)MMB0.8300Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapFrance
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP NPVANZ0.8291FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
MOBILE TELESYSTEMS OJSC ADR EACH REPR 2 COMMBT0.8279Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited States
GJENSIDIGE FORSIKRING ASA NOK2GJF0.8272FinancialsLarge-CapNorway
AGILE PROPERTY HLDGS HKD0.1033830.8265FinancialsSmall-CapChina
RADIANT OPTO-ELECTRONICS CORP TWD1061760.8155Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
SURGUTNEFTEGAZ-SP ADR PREFSGTPY0.8143EnergyMid-CapUnited States
EVERGRANDE REAL ESTATE GROUP LTD USD0.0133330.8077FinancialsMid-CapChina
INVENTEC CORP TWD1023560.8074Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP GBP0.10IMT0.8067Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
AOZORA BANK NPV83040.8044FinancialsMid-CapJapan
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC TWD1023570.8028Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
RUENTEX INDUSTRIES LTD TWD1029150.8018Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapTaiwan
MACQUARIE KOREA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND NPVA0889800.8004FinancialsSmall-CapSouth Korea
BEZEQ-ISRAELI TELECOMUNICATION CORP ILS1BEZQ0.7977Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapIsrael
FREENET AG NPVFNTN0.7975Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapGermany
HINO MOTORS NPV72050.7824IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
RUENTEX DEVELOPMENT CO LTD TWD1099450.7790FinancialsSmall-CapTaiwan
DREAM OFFICE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST REIT CAD0.7629FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LTD COMMON STOCK GBP 00.7615FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
CALLOWAY REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST REIT CAD 00.7575FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
TELE2 AB NPV BTEL2 B0.7518Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapSweden
SYNTHOS SA PLN0.03SNS0.7488MaterialsSmall-CapPoland
E.ON SE NPV0.7396UtilitiesLarge-CapGermany
EREGLI DEMIR CELIK TRY1.000EREGL0.7334MaterialsMid-CapTurkey
SAMPO OYJ COMMON STOCK EUR 0SAMAS0.7087FinancialsLarge-CapFinland
GDF SUEZ EUR1GSZ0.7006UtilitiesLarge-CapFrance
MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP INC COMMON STOCK JPY84110.6968FinancialsLarge-CapJapan
COUNTRY GARDEN HLDGS CO HKD0.1020070.6918FinancialsMid-CapChina
BANK OF MONTREAL COM NPVBMO0.6882FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
TOFAS(TURK OTOMOBIL FAB) TRY1.000TOASO0.6865Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapTurkey
BANCA GENERALI EUR1BGN0.6839FinancialsMid-CapItaly
REED ELSEVIER NV EUR0.07REN0.6822Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapNetherlands
ECORODOVIAS INFRA LOGISTICA SA NPVECOR30.6795IndustrialsSmall-CapBrazil
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON NPV SER'A'ERIC A0.6780Information TechnologyMid-CapSweden
KONE OYJ NPV ORD 'B'KNEBV0.6777IndustrialsLarge-CapFinland
STATOIL ASA NOK2.50STL0.6583EnergyLarge-CapNorway
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA/THE COMMON STOCK CAD 0BNS0.6529FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
FLETCHER BUILDING NPVFBU0.6409MaterialsMid-CapNew Zealand
INDO TAMBANGRAY IDR500ITMG0.6249EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
FORTUM OYJ EUR3.40FUM1V0.6134UtilitiesLarge-CapFinland
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA COM NPVNA0.6068FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
KUMBA IRON ORE LTD COMMON STOCK ZAR 0.01KIO0.5980MaterialsMid-CapSouth Africa
ANTOFAGASTA GBP0.05ANTO0.5942MaterialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ORD TRY1.000TTRAK0.5860IndustrialsSmall-CapTurkey
BAE SYSTEMS PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 2.50.5853IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
AES TIETE SA PREF'A'NPVGETI40.5755UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
NOVARTIS AG CHF0.50(REGD)NOVN0.5673Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
SIA ENGINEERING CO NPVS590.5533IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
IGM FINANCIAL INC COM NPVIGM0.5470FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD GBP0.001ADM0.5332FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
WORLEYPARSONS LTD NPVWOR0.5042EnergyMid-CapAustralia
SNAM SPASRG0.4983UtilitiesLarge-CapItaly
SPARK NEW ZEALAND LTD COMMON STOCK NZD 0SPK0.4868Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapNew Zealand
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL ORD GBP0.207273PFG0.4866FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
BELGACOM NPV0.4859Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapBelgium
TELECOM EGYPT EGP10ETEL0.4733Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapEgypt
AXA SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.290.4714FinancialsLarge-CapFrance
KAKAKU.COM. INC NPV23710.4671Information TechnologyMid-CapJapan
AIRBUS GROUP NV COMMON STOCK EUR 10.4578IndustrialsLarge-CapNetherlands
DEUTSCHE POST AG COMMON STOCK EUR 00.4556IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES ILS0.1TEVA0.4533Health CareLarge-CapIsrael
BOARDWALK REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TR TRUST UNITS0.4458FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
SANRIO CO NPV81360.4457Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapJapan
POLYMETAL INTL PLC ORD NPVPOLY0.4332MaterialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
LIGHT S.A. COM NPVLIGT30.4296UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
SWEDBANK AB SER'A'NPVSWED A0.4116FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
CEZ AS CZK100CEZ0.4058UtilitiesLarge-CapCzech Republic
ASTELLAS PHARMA INC NPV45030.3964Health CareLarge-CapJapan
DAIHATSU MOTOR CO NPV72620.3929Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS CLASS'B'CNV NPVSJR.B0.3896Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapCanada
TRANSURBAN GROUP STAPLED SECURITY AUD 0TCL0.3890IndustrialsLarge-CapAustralia
LAWSON NPV26510.3563Consumer StaplesMid-CapJapan
KESKO OYJ NPV SER'B'KESBV0.3556Consumer StaplesSmall-CapFinland
BELL ALIANT INC NPVBA0.3444Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapCanada
ACS ACTIVIDADES DE CONSTRUCCION Y ORD EUR0.5ACS0.3408IndustrialsLarge-CapSpain
FAST RETAILING CO NPV99830.3395Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
CANADIAN OIL SANDS LTD COMCOS0.3349EnergyMid-CapCanada
TONEN GENERAL SEKIYU KK NPV50120.3346EnergyMid-CapJapan
CORONATION FUND MANAGERS ZAR0.0001CML0.3299FinancialsMid-CapSouth Africa
EISAI CO NPV45230.3246Health CareLarge-CapJapan
INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BK OF CHINA 'H' CNY113980.3235FinancialsLarge-CapChina
TELSTRA CORP LTD NPVTLS0.3015Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapAustralia
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC COM NPVSLF0.3014FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ORKLA ASA NOK1.25ORK0.2990Consumer StaplesMid-CapNorway
KOBENHAVNS LUFTHAVNE AS DKK100KBHL0.2919IndustrialsMid-CapDenmark
REXEL EUR50.2883IndustrialsMid-CapFrance
CANON INC NPV77510.2859Information TechnologyLarge-CapJapan
BOUSTEAD HLDGS BHD MYR0.5027710.2817IndustrialsSmall-CapMalaysia
LEIGHTON HLDGS LTD NPVLEI0.2813IndustrialsMid-CapAustralia
INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP NPVIAG0.2774FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
SHOUGANG FUSHAN RESOURCES GROUP LTD COMMON STOCK6390.2743MaterialsSmall-CapChina
SIEMENS AG NPV(REGD)SIE0.2724IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
METSO OYJ NPVMEO1V0.2692IndustrialsMid-CapFinland
BOSIDENG INTERNATIONAL HLDGS USD0.0000139980.2653Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapChina
TRANSCANADA CORP COM NPVTRP0.2631EnergyLarge-CapCanada
BERKELEY GROUP HLDGS UNITS(EACH COMP NEW ORD BBKG0.2554Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SYDNEY AIRPORT NPV(STAPLED SECURITY)SYD0.2504IndustrialsMid-CapAustralia
HIKARI TSUSHIN INC NPV94350.2500Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
CFS RETAIL PROPERTY TRUST GROUP REIT AUD 0CFX0.2485FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
BP ORD USD0.25BP.0.2436EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BANQUE CANTONALE VAUDOISE CHF62.5(REGD)BCVN0.2422FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
ITOCHU CORP NPV80010.2388IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
BAYTEX ENERGY CORP NPVBTE0.2296EnergyMid-CapCanada
SAINSBURY(J) ORD GBP0.28 4/7SBRY0.2292Consumer StaplesMid-CapUnited Kingdom
EDP - ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 10.2253UtilitiesLarge-CapPortugal
TAISEI CORP NPV18010.2235IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP NPV72030.2195Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 0.070.2100EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BILFINGER SEGBF0.2087IndustrialsSmall-CapGermany
ZIJIN MINING GROUP 'H'CNY0.128990.2069MaterialsSmall-CapChina
SWISS PRIME SITE CHF15.30SPSN0.2048FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP NPVCPG0.2035EnergyLarge-CapCanada
COCA-COLA AMATIL NPVCCL0.2034Consumer StaplesMid-CapAustralia
BHP BILLITON LIMITED ORD NPVBHP0.2021MaterialsLarge-CapAustralia
CAPITACOMMERICAL TRUST UNITSC61U0.2006FinancialsMid-CapSingapore
QUANTA COMPUTER INC TWD1023820.1994Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
TAMBANG BATUBARA BUKIT ASAM TBK IDR500 SER'B'PTBA0.1863EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP TWD1023010.1785Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
CTC MEDIA INC COM NPVCTCM0.1753Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapRussian Federation
STOCKLAND TRUST GROUP NPV UNITS/ORDSGP0.1744FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
ADVANCED INFO SERVICE PCL NVDR THB 10.1734Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapThailand
RIOCAN REAL ESTATE TRUST UNITS NPV0.1698FinancialsMid-CapCanada
POWER FINANCIAL CORP NPVPWF0.1695FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS TRUST UNIT USD 0NS8U0.1592IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
METCASH LIMITED NPVMTS0.1574Consumer StaplesSmall-CapAustralia
AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LTD COMMON STOCKAIA0.1574IndustrialsMid-CapNew Zealand
ICAP ORD GBP0.10IAP0.1535FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING TWD1023300.1533Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
ARC RESOURCES LTD NPVARX0.1472EnergyMid-CapCanada
BASF SE NPV0.1452MaterialsLarge-CapGermany
SWEDISH MATCH AB NPVSWMA0.1425Consumer StaplesMid-CapSweden
VERMILION ENERGY INC COMMON STOCK CADVET0.1407EnergyMid-CapCanada
SANKYO CO NPV64170.1407Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
INTESA SANPAOLO DI RISP EUR0.52(NON CNV)0.1405FinancialsSmall-CapItaly
ELISA OYJ NPVELI1V0.1365Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapFinland
PERUSAHAAN PERKEBUNAN LONDON SUMTRA IDR100LSIP0.1351Consumer StaplesSmall-CapIndonesia
SUNCORP GROUP LTD NPVSUN0.1348FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
WISTRON CORP TWD1032310.1295Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
GECINA EUR7.500.1284FinancialsMid-CapFrance
NOKIAN RENKAA(NOKIAN TYRES) NPVNRE1V0.1272Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapFinland
OPAP SA EUR0.30(CR)OPAP0.1248Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapGreece
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA COM NPVRY0.1220FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO LTD TWD1023850.1204Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
GREAT WEST LIFECO INC COM NPVGWO0.1105FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTDAEM0.1082MaterialsMid-CapCanada
KOZA ALTIN ISLETMELERI AS TRY1KOZAL0.1066MaterialsSmall-CapTurkey
KESKO OYJ NPV SER'A'KESAV0.1005Consumer StaplesSmall-CapFinland
TATTS GROUP LTD NPVTTS0.0985Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapAustralia
FUGRO NV EUR0.050.0947EnergySmall-CapNetherlands
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HLDGS CORP NPV41880.0944MaterialsMid-CapJapan
SANDS CHINA LTD COMMON STOCK HKD 0.0119280.0943Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapHong Kong
MIRVAC GROUP STAPLED SHS NPVMGR0.0930FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
CIA PARANAENSE DE ENERGIA COPEL PREF'B'NPVCPLE60.0880UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
GTECH SPAGTK0.0867Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapItaly
TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND HLDG AG NPVO2D0.0753Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapGermany
BALOISE HOLDING AG CHF0.1BALN0.0732FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
BAYER AG NPV0.0719Health CareLarge-CapGermany
CHINA CITIC BANK CORPORATION LTD 'H'CNY19980.0708FinancialsMid-CapChina
GAS NATURAL SDG SA EUR1GAS0.0683UtilitiesLarge-CapSpain
TDC A/S DKK1TDC0.0681Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapDenmark
GRENDENE SA NPVGRND30.0658Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapBrazil
CNP ASSURANCES EUR10.0604FinancialsLarge-CapFrance
SEKISUI HOUSE NPV19280.0588Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO NPV79120.0543IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
NSK NPV64710.0497IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
VINCI SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.50.0488IndustrialsLarge-CapFrance
TURKIYE PETROL RAFINERILERI A.S. TRY1.000TUPRS0.0456EnergyMid-CapTurkey
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO KRW5000A0059300.0434Information TechnologyLarge-CapSouth Korea
RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 10.0417FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
STORA ENSO OYJ SER'R'NPVSTERV0.0406MaterialsMid-CapFinland
YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA NOK1.7YAR0.0396MaterialsLarge-CapNorway
GRAND KOREA LEISURE KRW500A1140900.0383Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapSouth Korea
MARKS & SPENCER GROUP ORD GBP0.25MKS0.0307Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
EULER HERMES GROUP COMMON STOCK EUR 0.32ELE0.0276FinancialsMid-CapFrance
KUBOTA CORP NPV63260.0266IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
TRYG A/STRYG0.0265FinancialsMid-CapDenmark
REDEFINE PROPERTIES LTD REIT ZAR 0RDF0.0240FinancialsMid-CapSouth Africa
MEDIOLANUM EUR0.10MED0.0214FinancialsMid-CapItaly
SCOR SE EUR7.8769720.0183FinancialsMid-CapFrance
K&S AG NPVSDF0.0177MaterialsMid-CapGermany
BOUYGUES EUR10.0170IndustrialsLarge-CapFrance
TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND HLDG AG NPV (S/R0.0163Telecommunication ServicesMicro-CapGermany
EIFFAGE EUR4FGR0.0157IndustrialsMid-CapFrance

DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULE

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12/29/201412/31/201401/05/2015
12/19/201412/23/201412/26/2014
09/19/201409/23/201409/25/2014
06/20/201406/24/201406/26/20140.4837990000.483799
03/21/201403/25/201403/27/20140.1901940000.190194
12/27/201312/31/201301/03/20140.1269730000.126973
09/03/201309/05/201309/09/20130.0930170000.093017
06/03/201306/05/201306/07/20130.2640640000.264064

The Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality income-oriented portfolio of long-only international securities issued by non-U.S.-based companies, 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 International Large Cap IndexSM (Parent Index). Companies that are included in the index are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors such as profitability, solid management and reliable cash flow.