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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 07/24/2014
Inception04/12/2013
CUSIP33939L811
Total Net Assets$ 47,736,876.85
Shares Outstanding1,700,001
# of Holdings211
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 07/24/2014
SEC Subsidized Yield* (as of  06/30/2014)4.11%
SEC Unsubsidized Yield**
 (as of 06/30/2014)
4.11%
Distribution Yield***6.91%
12-Month Dividend Yield****3.18%
Weighted Average Dividend Yield*****5.16%
Weighted Average Market Cap43,473,678,063.18
Price to Earnings (as of  06/30/2014)17.17
Price to Book  (as of  06/30/2014)3.41
Price to Cash Flow  (as of  06/30/2014)11.32
Price to Sales  (as of  06/30/2014)2.54
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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 07/24/2014
Large-Cap54.93
Mid-Cap30.47
Small-Cap14.59
Micro-Cap.01
Total100.00

Style (%)

as of 07/25/2014
Value53.68
Core29.92
Growth16.40
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 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

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 07/24/2014
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 07/24/2014
Price$28.25
Price $ Change$.12
Price % Change.43%
Avg Bid/Ask Spread$.12
Bid/Ask Midpoint$28.22
Closing Bid Price$28.19
Closing Ask Price$28.24

Trading

as of 07/24/2014
52-Week High$28.62
52-Week Low$23.93
Premium/Discount$.13
Daily Trading Volume (Shares)6,170
Average Trading Volume (Shares)16,016
Shares Outstanding1,700,001

NAV Price

as of 07/24/2014
Price$28.08
Price $ Change$.12
Price % Change.43%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS

as of 07/24/2014
NameTickerFund
Weight %
SectorMarket CapCountry
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA ORD NPVCBA3.3813FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
GLAXOSMITHKLINE ORD GBP0.25GSK3.0369Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 252.0261Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
TOTAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.51.8344EnergyLarge-CapFrance
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 'B'ORD EUR0.07RDSB1.5497EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
ENI NPVENI1.5056EnergyLarge-CapItaly
ASTRAZENECA PLC ORD USD0.25AZN1.3351Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
VODAFONE GROUP PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 0.2095VOD1.0936Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
UNILEVER NV CVA EUR0.16UNA1.0768Consumer StaplesLarge-CapNetherlands
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD CHF0.10ZURN1.0603FinancialsLarge-CapSwitzerland
WESTPAC BANKING CORP NPVWBC1.0396FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE COM NPVCM1.0248FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
TEXHONG TEXTILE GROUP LTD COMMON STOCK HKD 0.126781.0237Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapChina
MMC NORILSK NICKEL ADR EACH REPR 1/10 ORD LVL I1.0229MaterialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
HENNES & MAURITZ AB NPV 'B'HM B1.0012Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapSweden
EREGLI DEMIR CELIK TRY1.000EREGL0.9869MaterialsMid-CapTurkey
COUNTRY GARDEN HLDGS CO HKD0.1020070.9530FinancialsMid-CapChina
E.ON SE NPVEOAN0.9242UtilitiesLarge-CapGermany
TOFAS(TURK OTOMOBIL FAB) TRY1.000TOASO0.9188Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapTurkey
ROCHE HOLDING AG COMMON STOCK CHF 00.9166Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
BOSIDENG INTERNATIONAL HLDGS USD0.0000139980.8937Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapChina
TELECOM CORP OF NEW ZEALAND NPVTEL0.8930Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapNew Zealand
INVESTOR AB SER'A'NPVINVE A0.8862FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
GPO FINANACIERO SANTANDER SAB DE CVSANMEX B0.8794FinancialsMid-CapMexico
ANTOFAGASTA GBP0.05ANTO0.8778MaterialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC NPV83160.8720FinancialsLarge-CapJapan
ORION CORPORATION SER'B'NPVORNBV0.8691Health CareMid-CapFinland
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA COM NPVBNS0.8612FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC TWD1023570.8557Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV18780.8544FinancialsMid-CapJapan
MUNCHENER RUCKVERSICHERUNGS AG NPV(REGD)MUV20.8516FinancialsLarge-CapGermany
HAP SENG CONSOLIDATED BHD MYR130340.8384IndustrialsSmall-CapMalaysia
NESTLE SA CHF0.10NESN0.8341Consumer StaplesLarge-CapSwitzerland
FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LTD COMMON STOCK GBP 00.8279FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
KUMBA IRON ORE LTD COMMON STOCK ZAR 0.01KIO0.8279MaterialsLarge-CapSouth Africa
TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ORD TRY1.000TTRAK0.8218IndustrialsSmall-CapTurkey
TDC A/S DKK1TDC0.8187Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapDenmark
JAPAN TOBACCO INC NPV29140.8185Consumer StaplesLarge-CapJapan
ECORODOVIAS INFRA LOGISTICA SA NPVECOR30.8178IndustrialsMid-CapBrazil
RUENTEX DEVELOPMENT CO LTD TWD1099450.8130FinancialsSmall-CapTaiwan
METCASH LIMITED NPVMTS0.8056Consumer StaplesSmall-CapAustralia
TAMBANG BATUBARA BUKIT ASAM TBK IDR500 SER'B'PTBA0.8007EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
POWSZECHNY ZAKLAD UBEZPIECZEN SA PLN1PZU0.7866FinancialsLarge-CapPoland
HINO MOTORS NPV72050.7635IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
AOZORA BANK NPV83040.7602FinancialsMid-CapJapan
GJENSIDIGE FORSIKRING ASA NOK2GJF0.7581FinancialsMid-CapNorway
INDO TAMBANGRAY IDR500ITMG0.7542EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
GDF SUEZ EUR1GSZ0.7455UtilitiesLarge-CapFrance
KAKAKU.COM. INC NPV23710.7396Information TechnologyMid-CapJapan
WORLEYPARSONS LTD NPVWOR0.7388EnergyMid-CapAustralia
DREAM OFFICE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST REIT CAD0.7355FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
SAMPO OYJ COMMON STOCK EUR 0SAMAS0.7343FinancialsLarge-CapFinland
EVERGRANDE REAL ESTATE GROUP LTD USD0.0133330.7192FinancialsMid-CapChina
BELGACOM NPVBELG0.7148Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapBelgium
TELENET GROUP HLDG NV NPVTNET0.7015Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapBelgium
BEZEQ-ISRAELI TELECOMUNICATION CORP ILS1BEZQ0.6882Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapIsrael
HARUM ENERGY IDR100HRUM0.6869EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES NPV72700.6727Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
AES TIETE SA PREF'A'NPVGETI40.6670UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
BANK OF MONTREAL COM NPVBMO0.6663FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
REED ELSEVIER NV EUR0.07REN0.6531Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapNetherlands
BANCA GENERALI EUR1BGN0.6523FinancialsMid-CapItaly
AES TIETE SA COM NPVGETI30.6337UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
SYNTHOS SA PLN0.03SNS0.6213MaterialsSmall-CapPoland
KONE OYJ NPV ORD 'B'KNEBV0.6208IndustrialsLarge-CapFinland
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP NPVANZ0.6176FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES ILS0.1TEVA0.6166Health CareLarge-CapIsrael
STATOIL ASA NOK2.50STL0.6140EnergyLarge-CapNorway
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON NPV SER'A'ERIC A0.6116Information TechnologyMid-CapSweden
TELE2 AB NPV BTEL2 B0.5915Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapSweden
SIA ENGINEERING CO NPVS590.5910IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
RADIANT OPTO-ELECTRONICS CORP TWD1061760.5785Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
HSBC HLDGS ORD USD0.50HSBA0.5717FinancialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
KOBENHAVNS LUFTHAVNE AS DKK100KBHL0.5699IndustrialsMid-CapDenmark
CANADIAN OIL SANDS LTD COMCOS0.5599EnergyLarge-CapCanada
PERUSAHAAN PERKEBUNAN LONDON SUMTRA IDR100LSIP0.5577Consumer StaplesSmall-CapIndonesia
BAE SYSTEMS PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 2.50.5554IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP GBP0.10IMT0.5530Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
FORTUM OYJ EUR3.40FUM1V0.5502UtilitiesLarge-CapFinland
NOVARTIS AG CHF0.50(REGD)NOVN0.5237Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
METSO OYJ NPVMEO1V0.5183IndustrialsMid-CapFinland
ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC ORD GBP0.10ADN0.5065FinancialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP INC COMMON STOCK JPY84110.5041FinancialsLarge-CapJapan
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL ORD GBP0.207273PFG0.4887FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SNAM SPASRG0.4784UtilitiesLarge-CapItaly
AXA SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.290.4760FinancialsLarge-CapFrance
FLETCHER BUILDING NPVFBU0.4684MaterialsMid-CapNew Zealand
DAIHATSU MOTOR CO NPV72620.4664Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
DEUTSCHE POST AG COMMON STOCK EUR 00.4601IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
LIGHT S.A. COM NPVLIGT30.4510UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
CALLOWAY REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST REIT CAD 00.4421FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD GBP0.001ADM0.4399FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
BELL ALIANT INC NPVBA0.4334Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapCanada
AIRBUS GROUP NV COMMON STOCK EUR 10.4326IndustrialsLarge-CapNetherlands
BOARDWALK REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TR TRUST UNITS0.4277FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
TELECOM EGYPT EGP10ETEL0.4240Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapEgypt
CANON INC NPV77510.4152Information TechnologyLarge-CapJapan
TURKIYE PETROL RAFINERILERI A.S. TRY1.000TUPRS0.4129EnergyMid-CapTurkey
FAST RETAILING CO NPV99830.4063Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
LAWSON NPV26510.4057Consumer StaplesMid-CapJapan
CEZ AS CZK100CEZ0.4024UtilitiesLarge-CapCzech Republic
TRANSURBAN GROUP NPV (POST RECON)TCL0.3889IndustrialsLarge-CapAustralia
INTESA SANPAOLO DI RISP EUR0.52(NON CNV)ISPR0.3737FinancialsSmall-CapItaly
ASTELLAS PHARMA INC NPV45030.3580Health CareLarge-CapJapan
ACS ACTIVIDADES DE CONSTRUCCION Y ORD EUR0.5ACS0.3541IndustrialsLarge-CapSpain
MITSUI & CO NPV80310.3510IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
SUMITOMO CORP NPV80530.3429IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
SWEDBANK AB SER'A'NPVSWED A0.3415FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO KRW5000A0059300.3346Information TechnologyLarge-CapSouth Korea
EISAI CO NPV45230.3277Health CareLarge-CapJapan
BP ORD USD0.25BP.0.3273EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
SANDS CHINA LTD COMMON STOCK HKD 0.0119280.3265Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapHong Kong
HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS TRUST UNIT USD 0NS8U0.3244IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BK OF CHINA 'H' CNY113980.3158FinancialsLarge-CapChina
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA COM NPVNA0.3079FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTDAEM0.3051MaterialsMid-CapCanada
ELISA OYJ NPVELI1V0.3050Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapFinland
TELSTRA CORP LTD NPVTLS0.3016Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapAustralia
KABEL DEUTSCHLAND HLDG AG NPVKD80.2973Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapGermany
IGM FINANCIAL INC COM NPVIGM0.2957FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 0.070.2849EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP NPVIAG0.2814FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
ITOCHU CORP NPV80010.2812IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
SIEMENS AG NPV(REGD)SIE0.2677IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
ORKLA ASA NOK1.25ORK0.2640Consumer StaplesMid-CapNorway
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC COM NPVSLF0.2629FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS CLASS'B'CNV NPVSJR.B0.2588Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapCanada
CFS RETAIL PROPERTY TRUST GROUP REIT AUD 0CFX0.2585FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
ECOPETROL SA NPVECOPETROL0.2569EnergyLarge-CapColombia
TRANSALTA CORP COM NPVTA0.2507UtilitiesMid-CapCanada
TRANSCANADA CORP COM NPVTRP0.2480EnergyLarge-CapCanada
CAPITACOMMERICAL TRUST UNITSC61U0.2441FinancialsMid-CapSingapore
POLYMETAL INTL PLC ORD NPVPOLY0.2403MaterialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
BANQUE CANTONALE VAUDOISE CHF62.5(REGD)BCVN0.2358FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
EDP - ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA COMMON STOCK EUR 10.2352UtilitiesLarge-CapPortugal
INVENTEC CORP TWD1023560.2350Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
SYNNEX TECHNOLOGY INTL CORP TWD1023470.2328Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
TAISEI CORP NPV18010.2315IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
RIOCAN REAL ESTATE TRUST UNITS NPV0.2234FinancialsMid-CapCanada
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP NPVCPG0.2207EnergyLarge-CapCanada
SEKISUI HOUSE NPV19280.2198Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
MACQUARIE KOREA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND NPVA0889800.2192FinancialsSmall-CapSouth Korea
K&S AG NPVSDF0.2184MaterialsMid-CapGermany
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP NPV72030.2164Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
YAMANA GOLD INC COM NPVYRI0.2152MaterialsMid-CapCanada
QUANTA COMPUTER INC TWD1023820.2141Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
DENA CO LTD NPV24320.2141Information TechnologySmall-CapJapan
IAMGOLD CORP COM NPVIMG0.2074MaterialsSmall-CapCanada
BAYTEX ENERGY CORP NPVBTE0.2052EnergyMid-CapCanada
CORONATION FUND MANAGERS ZAR0.0001CML0.2032FinancialsMid-CapSouth Africa
LAGARDERE GROUP S.C.A. EUR6.10(REGD)MMB0.2007Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapFrance
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP TWD1023010.1997Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
CHINA MINSHENG BANKING CORP 'H'CNY119880.1970FinancialsMid-CapChina
LEIGHTON HLDGS LTD NPVLEI0.1801IndustrialsMid-CapAustralia
SCENTRE GROUP MISC. AUD 0SCG0.1701FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
OPAP SA EUR0.30(CR)OPAP0.1698Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapGreece
RICOH CO NPV77520.1667Information TechnologyMid-CapJapan
TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND HLDG AG NPVO2D0.1667Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapGermany
STOCKLAND TRUST GROUP NPV UNITS/ORDSGP0.1649FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
KOZA ALTIN ISLETMELERI AS TRY1KOZAL0.1644MaterialsSmall-CapTurkey
CNP ASSURANCES EUR1CNP0.1593FinancialsLarge-CapFrance
VINCI SA COMMON STOCK EUR 2.50.1581IndustrialsLarge-CapFrance
STORA ENSO OYJ SER'R'NPVSTERV0.1577MaterialsMid-CapFinland
VERMILION ENERGY INC COMMON STOCK CADVET0.1570EnergyMid-CapCanada
EULER HERMES GROUP COMMON STOCK EUR 0.32ELE0.1531FinancialsMid-CapFrance
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING TWD1023300.1512Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
SWISS PRIME SITE CHF15.30SPSN0.1505FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
ICAP ORD GBP0.10IAP0.1504FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
ARC RESOURCES LTD NPVARX0.1473EnergyMid-CapCanada
ZIJIN MINING GROUP 'H'CNY0.128990.1438MaterialsSmall-CapChina
TATTS GROUP LTD NPVTTS0.1433Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapAustralia
SWEDISH MATCH AB NPVSWMA0.1413Consumer StaplesMid-CapSweden
POWER FINANCIAL CORP NPVPWF0.1368FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
GECINA EUR7.50GFC0.1272FinancialsMid-CapFrance
ADVANCED INFO SERVICE PCL NVDR THB 10.1194Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapThailand
CIA PARANAENSE DE ENERGIA COPEL PREF'B'NPVCPLE60.1174UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
WISTRON CORP TWD1032310.1162Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
GREAT WEST LIFECO INC COM NPVGWO0.1060FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO LTD TWD1023850.1059Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
BASF SE NPVBAS0.1006MaterialsLarge-CapGermany
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA COM NPVRY0.0937FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
REDEFINE PROPERTIES LTD REIT ZAR 0.1RDF0.0870FinancialsMid-CapSouth Africa
MIRVAC GROUP STAPLED SHS NPVMGR0.0857FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HLDGS CORP NPV41880.0791MaterialsMid-CapJapan
SHOUGANG FUSHAN RESOURCES GROUP LTD COMMON STOCK6390.0752MaterialsSmall-CapChina
IMMOFINANZ AG NPVIIA0.0735FinancialsMid-CapAustria
CHINA CITIC BANK CORPORATION LTD 'H'CNY19980.0715FinancialsMid-CapChina
SCOR SE EUR7.876972SCR0.0699FinancialsMid-CapFrance
BAYER AG NPVBAYN0.0691Health CareLarge-CapGermany
BALOISE HOLDING AG CHF0.1BALN0.0679FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
GAS NATURAL SDG SA EUR1GAS0.0676UtilitiesLarge-CapSpain
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO NPV79120.0663IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
BTS GROUP HOLDINGS PCL NVDR THB 4BTS-R0.0625IndustrialsMid-CapThailand
NSK NPV64710.0559IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC COMMON STOCK GBP 10.0507FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
GRAND KOREA LEISURE KRW500A1140900.0442Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapSouth Korea
BOUYGUES EUR1EN0.0341IndustrialsLarge-CapFrance
TRYG A/STRYG0.0337FinancialsMid-CapDenmark
VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT EUR5VIE0.0295UtilitiesLarge-CapFrance
KUBOTA CORP NPV63260.0286IndustrialsLarge-CapJapan
MEDIOLANUM EUR0.10MED0.0270FinancialsMid-CapItaly
EIFFAGE EUR4FGR0.0210IndustrialsMid-CapFrance
GRENDENE SA NPVGRND30.0185Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapBrazil
CORIO NV EUR10CORA0.0112FinancialsMid-CapNetherlands
FORD OTOMOTIV SAN TRY1.000FROTO0.0105Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapTurkey
RWE AG(NEU) NPV'A'RWE0.0102UtilitiesLarge-CapGermany
UPM-KYMMENE OYJ NPVUPM1V0.0099MaterialsMid-CapFinland
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG NON VTG PREF EUR10.0088Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapGermany
GTECH SPAGTK0.0075Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapItaly
MARKS & SPENCER GROUP ORD GBP0.25MKS0.0074Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
ACS CONSTRUCTION ACTVTS & SER SA EUR0.50.0069IndustrialsMicro-CapSpain

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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.