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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 01/30/2015
Inception04/12/2013
CUSIP33939L811
Total Net Assets$ 133,278,713.60
Shares Outstanding5,500,001
# of Holdings201
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 01/30/2015
SEC Subsidized Yield* (as of  12/31/2014)4.31%
SEC Unsubsidized Yield**
 (as of 12/31/2014)
4.30%
Distribution Yield***1.54%
12-Month Dividend Yield****4.05%
Weighted Average Dividend Yield*****5.45%
Weighted Average Market Cap41,018,522,936.40
Price to Earnings (as of  12/31/2014)18.07
Price to Book  (as of  12/31/2014)3.82
Price to Cash Flow  (as of  12/31/2014)13.04
Price to Sales  (as of  12/31/2014)2.82
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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 01/30/2015
Large-Cap54.39
Mid-Cap31.20
Small-Cap14.41
Micro-Cap .00
Total100.00

Style (%)

as of 01/30/2015
Value50.44
Core29.73
Growth19.83
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 12/31/2014
 1 MonthQTDYTD1 YearSince Inception
4/12/2013
Market Price-4.97-5.96-5.22-5.221.68
NAV-4.40-5.43-3.89-3.891.87
Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index (NTIQDDFN)-4.37-5.72-3.43-3.432.34
Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index (DJGSDT)-2.81-2.50-.35-.356.86

Quarter End Performance (%)

as of 12/31/2014
 1 MonthQTDYTD1 YearSince Inception
4/12/2013
Market Price-4.97-5.96-5.22-5.221.68
NAV-4.40-5.43-3.89-3.891.87
Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Defensive Index (NTIQDDFN)-4.37-5.72-3.43-3.432.34
Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index (DJGSDT)-2.81-2.50-.35-.356.86
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 01/30/2015
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 01/30/2015
Price$24.22
Price $ Change$-.37
Price % Change-1.50%
Avg Bid/Ask Spread$.04
Bid/Ask Midpoint$24.20
Closing Bid Price$24.18
Closing Ask Price$24.21

Trading

as of 01/30/2015
52-Week High$28.62
52-Week Low$23.55
Premium/Discount$-.04
Daily Trading Volume (Shares)867
Average Trading Volume (Shares)58,334
Shares Outstanding5,500,001

NAV Price

as of 01/30/2015
Price$24.23
Price $ Change$-.22
Price % Change-.90%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS

as of 01/29/2015
NameTickerFund
Weight %
SectorMarket CapCountry
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRAL CBACBA AU3.1313FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC GSKGSK LN3.1125Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
VODAFONE GROUP PLC VODVOD LN2.5401FinancialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC BATSBATS LN2.2517Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
TOTAL SA FPFP FP1.5917EnergyLarge-CapFrance
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC-B SHS RDSBRDSB LN1.4373EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
ASTRAZENECA PLC AZNAZN LN1.4100Health CareLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
ENI SPA ENIENI IM1.3490EnergyLarge-CapItaly
UNILEVER NV-CVA UNAUNA NA1.3414Consumer StaplesLarge-CapNetherlands
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP AG ZURNZURN VX1.3390FinancialsLarge-CapSwitzerland
WESTPAC BANKING CORP WBCWBC AU1.3325FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
MUENCHENER RUECKVER AG-REG MUV2MUV2 GR1.1277FinancialsLarge-CapGermany
HENNES & MAURITZ AB-B SHS HMBHMB SS1.1174Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapSweden
ORIENTAL LAND CO LTD 46614661 JP1.1123Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD 72707270 JP1.0632Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
INVESTOR AB-A SHS INVEAINVEA SS1.0211FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
FREENET AG FNTNFNTN GR1.0010Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapGermany
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GR 83168316 JP0.9916FinancialsLarge-CapJapan
ROCHE HOLDING AG-GENUSSCHEIN ROGROG VX0.9772Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC IMTIMT LN0.9616Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCT CO LTD 18781878 JP0.9582FinancialsMid-CapJapan
NESTLE SA-REG NESNNESN VX0.9566Consumer StaplesLarge-CapSwitzerland
INVENTEC CORP 23562356 TT0.9266Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
CAN IMPERIAL BK OF COMMERCE CMCM CN0.9174FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
HINO MOTORS LTD 72057205 JP0.9138IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
AOZORA BANK LTD 83048304 JP0.9075FinancialsMid-CapJapan
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC 23572357 TT0.9068Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
EVERGRANDE REAL ESTATE GROUP 33333333 HK0.8992FinancialsMid-CapChina
LAGARDERE SCA MMBMMB FP0.8976Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapFrance
MACQUARIE KOREA INFRA FUND 088980088980 KS0.8832FinancialsSmall-CapSouth Korea
ECORODOVIAS INFRA E LOG SA ECOR3ECOR3 BZ0.8677IndustrialsSmall-CapBrazil
TOFAS TURK OTOMOBIL FABRIKA TOASOTOASO TI0.8526Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapTurkey
TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKIN TTRAKTTRAK TI0.8330IndustrialsSmall-CapTurkey
LARGAN PRECISION CO LTD 30083008 TT0.8307Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
REED ELSEVIER NV RENREN NA0.8243Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapNetherlands
KONE OYJ-B KNEBVKNEBV FH0.8240IndustrialsLarge-CapFinland
AES TIETE SA GETI3GETI3 BZ0.8194UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
GDF SUEZ GSZGSZ FP0.8167UtilitiesLarge-CapFrance
TELE2 AB-B SHS TEL2BTEL2B SS0.8096Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapSweden
RUENTEX INDUSTRIES LTD 29152915 TT0.8088Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapTaiwan
SAMPO OYJ-A SHS SAMASSAMAS FH0.8027FinancialsLarge-CapFinland
AUST AND NZ BANKING GROUP ANZANZ AU0.8010FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
JAPAN TOBACCO INC 29142914 JP0.7961Consumer StaplesLarge-CapJapan
ORION OYJ-CLASS B ORNBVORNBV FH0.7785Health CareMid-CapFinland
MMC NORILSK NICKEL JSC-ADR MNODMNOD LI0.7717MaterialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
GJENSIDIGE FORSIKRING ASA GJFGJF NO0.7596FinancialsMid-CapNorway
RUENTEX DEVELOPMENT CO LTD 99459945 TT0.7588FinancialsSmall-CapTaiwan
KEPCO PLANT SERVICE & ENGINE 051600051600 KS0.7508IndustrialsMid-CapSouth Korea
BEZEQ THE ISRAELI TELECOM CO BEZQBEZQ IT0.7490Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapIsrael
EREGLI DEMIR VE CELIK FABRIK EREGLEREGL TI0.7484MaterialsMid-CapTurkey
ERICSSON LM-A SHS ERICAERICA SS0.7354Information TechnologyMid-CapSweden
DREAM OFFICE REAL ESTATE INV D-UD-U CN0.7260FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
BANCA GENERALI SPA BGNBGN IM0.7044FinancialsMid-CapItaly
FAST RETAILING CO LTD 99839983 JP0.7027Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
RADIANT OPTO-ELECTRONICS COR 61766176 TT0.6887Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
KAKAKU.COM INC 23712371 JP0.6881Information TechnologyMid-CapJapan
TDC A/S TDCTDC DC0.6846Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapDenmark
TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL IND LTD TEVATEVA IT0.6767Health CareLarge-CapIsrael
AES TIETE SA-PREF GETI4GETI4 BZ0.6753UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
SURGUTNEFTEGAZ-SP ADR PREF SGTPYSGTPY US0.6730EnergyMid-CapUnited States
NOVARTIS AG-REG NOVNNOVN VX0.6707Health CareLarge-CapSwitzerland
EDENRED EDENEDEN FP0.6697IndustrialsMid-CapFrance
FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LTD FLGFLG LN0.6543FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SOCIETE BIC SA BBBB FP0.6505IndustrialsMid-CapFrance
ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ADMADM LN0.6459FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
TATE & LYLE PLC TATETATE LN0.6400Consumer StaplesMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SNAM SPA SRGSRG IM0.6106UtilitiesLarge-CapItaly
RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVST TR REI-UREI-U CN0.6095FinancialsMid-CapCanada
FORTUM OYJ FUM1VFUM1V FH0.6077UtilitiesLarge-CapFinland
SYNTHOS SA SNSSNS PW0.5859MaterialsSmall-CapPoland
COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BAN COMICOMI EY0.5729FinancialsMid-CapEgypt
LAWSON INC 26512651 JP0.5571Consumer StaplesMid-CapJapan
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA BNSBNS CN0.5505FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC HSBAHSBA LN0.5503FinancialsLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
KUMBA IRON ORE LTD KIOKIO SJ0.5499MaterialsMid-CapSouth Africa
PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG PGHNPGHN SW0.5222FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
ASTELLAS PHARMA INC 45034503 JP0.5162Health CareLarge-CapJapan
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERN QSRQSR CN0.5145Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapCanada
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA NANA CN0.5134FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ECOPETROL SA ECOPETLECOPETL CB0.5082EnergyLarge-CapColombia
GUOCO GROUP LTD 5353 HK0.4881FinancialsMid-CapHong Kong
O2 CZECH REPUBLIC AS TELECTELEC CP0.4868Telecommunication ServicesSmall-CapCzech Republic
BANCO SANTANDER SA SANSAN SM0.4663FinancialsLarge-CapSpain
COUNTRY GARDEN HOLDINGS CO 20072007 HK0.4620FinancialsMid-CapChina
SWEDBANK AB - A SHARES SWEDASWEDA SS0.4561FinancialsLarge-CapSweden
WORLEYPARSONS LTD WORWOR AU0.4526EnergySmall-CapAustralia
FUGRO NV-CVA FURFUR NA0.4511EnergySmall-CapNetherlands
HAP SENG CONSOLIDATED HAPHAP MK0.4249IndustrialsSmall-CapMalaysia
STATOIL ASA STLSTL NO0.4209EnergyLarge-CapNorway
DEUTSCHE POST AG-REG DPWDPW GR0.4180IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
BP PLC BP/BP/ LN0.4146EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PLC PFGPFG LN0.4124FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SANRIO CO LTD 81368136 JP0.4120Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapJapan
SIA ENGINEERING CO LTD SIESIE SP0.4110IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
EISAI CO LTD 45234523 JP0.4067Health CareLarge-CapJapan
SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC-B SJR/BSJR/B CN0.4060Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapCanada
CANON INC 77517751 JP0.3973Information TechnologyLarge-CapJapan
BOARDWALK REAL ESTATE INVEST BEI-UBEI-U CN0.3955FinancialsSmall-CapCanada
CIELO SA CIEL3CIEL3 BZ0.3878Information TechnologyLarge-CapBrazil
IGM FINANCIAL INC IGMIGM CN0.3762FinancialsMid-CapCanada
CORONATION FUND MANAGERS LTD CMLCML SJ0.3574FinancialsMid-CapSouth Africa
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC-A SHS RDSARDSA LN0.3452EnergyLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
DAIHATSU MOTOR CO LTD 72627262 JP0.3415Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
TELSTRA CORP LTD TLSTLS AU0.3390Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapAustralia
SANDS CHINA LTD 19281928 HK0.3381Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapHong Kong
IND & COMM BK OF CHINA-H 13981398 HK0.3321FinancialsLarge-CapChina
FLETCHER BUILDING LTD FBUFBU NZ0.3288MaterialsMid-CapNew Zealand
AMCOR LIMITED AMCAMC AU0.3191MaterialsLarge-CapAustralia
BUREAU VERITAS SA BVIBVI FP0.3108IndustrialsMid-CapFrance
BELGACOM SA BELGBELG BB0.3098Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapBelgium
LIGHT SA LIGT3LIGT3 BZ0.3065UtilitiesSmall-CapBrazil
FORTESCUE METALS GROUP LTD FMGFMG AU0.2946MaterialsMid-CapAustralia
NIPPON PAINT HOLDINGS CO LTD 46124612 JP0.2937MaterialsLarge-CapJapan
KOZA ALTIN ISLETMELERI AS KOZALKOZAL TI0.2817MaterialsSmall-CapTurkey
EDP-ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA EDPEDP PL0.2793UtilitiesLarge-CapPortugal
INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP IAGIAG AU0.2783FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 72037203 JP0.2736Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapJapan
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC SLFSLF CN0.2723FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
ACS ACTIVIDADES CONS Y SERV ACSACS SM0.2712IndustrialsLarge-CapSpain
E.ON SE EOANEOAN GR0.2646UtilitiesLarge-CapGermany
TAISEI CORP 18011801 JP0.2538IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
LEIGHTON HOLDINGS LTD LEILEI AU0.2535IndustrialsMid-CapAustralia
GRUPO FIN SANTANDER-B SANMEXBSANMEXB MM0.2502FinancialsMid-CapMexico
BANQUE CANTONALE VAUDOIS-REG BCVNBCVN SW0.2461FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
INDO TAMBANGRAYA MEGAH TBK P ITMGITMG IJ0.2446EnergySmall-CapIndonesia
TRANSCANADA CORP TRPTRP CN0.2438EnergyLarge-CapCanada
HIKARI TSUSHIN INC 94359435 JP0.2368Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapJapan
SPARK NEW ZEALAND LTD SPKSPK NZ0.2353Telecommunication ServicesMid-CapNew Zealand
ADVANCED INFO SERVICE-NVDR ADVANC-RADVANC-R TB0.2251Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapThailand
SHOUGANG FUSHAN RESOURCES GR 639639 HK0.2229MaterialsSmall-CapChina
CAPITACOMMERCIAL TRUST CCTCCT SP0.2202FinancialsMid-CapSingapore
NOVION PROPERTY GROUP NVNNVN AU0.2139FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS TR-U HPHTHPHT SP0.2121IndustrialsMid-CapSingapore
ANTOFAGASTA PLC ANTOANTO LN0.2117MaterialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
COCA-COLA AMATIL LTD CCLCCL AU0.2096Consumer StaplesMid-CapAustralia
ICAP PLC IAPIAP LN0.2079FinancialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 005930005930 KS0.2079Information TechnologyLarge-CapSouth Korea
QUANTA COMPUTER INC 23822382 TT0.2072Information TechnologyMid-CapTaiwan
CEZ AS CEZCEZ CP0.2007UtilitiesLarge-CapCzech Republic
COLOPL INC 36683668 JP0.1942Information TechnologySmall-CapJapan
DIGI.COM BHD DIGIDIGI MK0.1919Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapMalaysia
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFAC 23302330 TT0.1910Information TechnologyLarge-CapTaiwan
TELECOM EGYPT ETELETEL EY0.1896Telecommunication ServicesSmall-CapEgypt
BILFINGER SE GBFGBF GR0.1840IndustrialsSmall-CapGermany
EULER HERMES GROUP ELEELE FP0.1822FinancialsMid-CapFrance
CANADIAN OIL SANDS LTD COSCOS CN0.1779EnergySmall-CapCanada
LAFARGE MALAYSIA BHD LMCLMC MK0.1728MaterialsSmall-CapMalaysia
GUANGZHOU R&F PROPERTIES - H 27772777 HK0.1721FinancialsSmall-CapChina
M3 INC 24132413 JP0.1647Health CareMid-CapJapan
SCOR SE SCRSCR FP0.1646FinancialsMid-CapFrance
SWEDISH MATCH AB SWMASWMA SS0.1590Consumer StaplesMid-CapSweden
POWER FINANCIAL CORP PWFPWF CN0.1586FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
CNP ASSURANCES CNPCNP FP0.1569FinancialsLarge-CapFrance
GAS NATURAL SDG SA GASGAS SM0.1556UtilitiesLarge-CapSpain
SKY PLC SKYSKY LN0.1524Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
SANOFI SANSAN FP0.1520Health CareLarge-CapFrance
SANKYO CO LTD 64176417 JP0.1510Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapJapan
CIA ENERGETICA MINAS GER-PRF CMIG4CMIG4 BZ0.1506UtilitiesMid-CapBrazil
GPT GROUP GPTGPT AU0.1461FinancialsMid-CapAustralia
LINK REIT 823823 HK0.1426FinancialsLarge-CapHong Kong
GECINA SA GFCGFC FP0.1379FinancialsMid-CapFrance
EMPRESA DE ENERGIA DE BOGOTA EEBEEB CB0.1359UtilitiesMid-CapColombia
OPAP SA OPAPOPAP GA0.1331Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapGreece
SIEMENS AG-REG SIESIE GR0.1330IndustrialsLarge-CapGermany
SUNCORP GROUP LTD SUNSUN AU0.1300FinancialsLarge-CapAustralia
SJM HOLDINGS LTD 880880 HK0.1285Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapHong Kong
BAYTEX ENERGY CORP BTEBTE CN0.1210EnergySmall-CapCanada
BASF SE BASBAS GR0.1200MaterialsLarge-CapGermany
CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO LTD 23852385 TT0.1189Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT 37653765 JP0.1150Information TechnologyMid-CapJapan
TATTS GROUP LTD TTSTTS AU0.1148Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapAustralia
VINCI SA DGDG FP0.1122IndustrialsLarge-CapFrance
MULTIPLUS SA MPLU3MPLU3 BZ0.1117Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapBrazil
METCASH LTD MTSMTS AU0.1103Consumer StaplesSmall-CapAustralia
NOKIAN RENKAAT OYJ NRE1VNRE1V FH0.1086Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapFinland
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA RYRY CN0.1084FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
NSK LTD 64716471 JP0.1080IndustrialsMid-CapJapan
GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC GWOGWO CN0.1050FinancialsLarge-CapCanada
TRYG A/S TRYGTRYG DC0.0983FinancialsMid-CapDenmark
CHINA CITIC BANK CORP LTD-H 998998 HK0.0930FinancialsLarge-CapChina
POLYMETAL INTERNATIONAL PLC POLYPOLY LN0.0924MaterialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
FRASER AND NEAVE LTD FNNFNN SP0.0906Consumer StaplesMid-CapSingapore
BAYER AG-REG BAYNBAYN GR0.0854Health CareLarge-CapGermany
BALOISE HOLDING AG - REG BALNBALN VX0.0815FinancialsMid-CapSwitzerland
GTECH SPA GTKGTK IM0.0792Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapItaly
SAINSBURY (J) PLC SBRYSBRY LN0.0736Consumer StaplesMid-CapUnited Kingdom
CTC MEDIA INC CTCMCTCM US0.0716Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapRussian Federation
IOI CORP BHD IOIIOI MK0.0710Consumer StaplesMid-CapMalaysia
GRENDENE SA GRND3GRND3 BZ0.0680Consumer DiscretionarySmall-CapBrazil
NAVER CORP 035420035420 KS0.0563Information TechnologyLarge-CapSouth Korea
VERMILION ENERGY INC VETVET CN0.0532EnergyMid-CapCanada
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP 23012301 TT0.0522Information TechnologySmall-CapTaiwan
YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA YARYAR NO0.0480MaterialsLarge-CapNorway
SINOPEC SHANGHAI PETROCHEM-H 338338 H10.0477MaterialsSmall-CapChina
MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC MKSMKS LN0.0366Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited Kingdom
BANCO DE CREDITO E INVERSION BCIBCI CI0.0333FinancialsMid-CapChile
CCR SA CCRO3CCRO3 BZ0.0264IndustrialsLarge-CapBrazil
BANK NEGARA INDONESIA PERSER BBNIBBNI IJ0.0225FinancialsMid-CapIndonesia
METSO OYJ MEO1VMEO1V FH0.0213IndustrialsMid-CapFinland
URALKALI PJSC-SPON GDR-REG S URKAURKA LI0.0102MaterialsMid-CapUnited Kingdom
ACS ACTIVIDADES CONS-RTS ACS/DACS/D SM0.0039Micro-CapSpain

DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULE

View by year:
Ex-DateRecord DatePayable DateIncomeShort-Term
Capital Gains
Long-Term
Capital Gains
Return of CapitalTotal Distribution
12/29/201512/31/201501/05/2016
09/18/201509/22/201509/24/2015
06/19/201506/23/201506/25/2015
03/20/201503/24/201503/26/2015
12/29/201412/31/201401/05/20150.0937800000.093780
09/19/201409/23/201409/25/20140.2143860000.214386
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.