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FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund

QDF seeks to provide exposure to the long-term growth potential of U.S. securities while providing dividend payments. It is intended as a core 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, match the beta of the Parent Index (Northern Trust 1250) and improve on the Parent Index's dividend yield. If occurring, dividends from net investment income 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.

Spotlight on QDF

Fund Facts

as of 09/22/2014
Inception12/14/2012
CUSIP33939L860
Total Net Assets$ 517,567,152.78
Shares Outstanding14,700,001
# of Holdings217
Gross Expense Ratio.39%
Net Expense Ratio*.38%
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 TickerQDF
Related IndexNTUQD
NAVQDF.NV
IOPVQDF.IV
Shares OutstandingQDF.SO
Estimated CashQDF.EU
Total CashQDF.TC

Fund Characteristics

 as of 09/22/2014
SEC Subsidized Yield* (as of 08/31/2014)2.79%
SEC Unsubsidized Yield**
 (as of 08/31/2014)
2.78%
Distribution Yield***2.92%
12-Month Dividend Yield****2.89%
Weighted Average Dividend Yield*****3.28%
Weighted Average Market Cap112,580,109,692.30
Weighted Average Beta.98
Price to Earnings (as of 08/31/2014)19.45
Price to Book  (as of 08/31/2014)4.40
Price to Cash Flow  (as of 08/31/2014)12.13
Price to Sales  (as of 08/31/2014)2.37
View Standardized Performance
*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 09/22/2014
Large-Cap79.24
Mid-Cap20.25
Micro-Cap.51
Total100.00

Style (%)

as of 09/23/2014
Value56.97
Core30.70
Growth12.33
Total100.00

SECTOR ALLOCATIONS

Sector 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 12/19/2012, 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
12/14/2012
Market Price3.951.949.1623.0926.08
NAV4.072.009.1323.1326.06
Northern Trust Quality Dividend Index (NTUQDTR)4.102.079.6023.9026.67
Dow Jones US Select Dividend Index (DJDVY)4.11-.309.5422.7422.80

Quarter End Performance (%)

as of 06/30/2014
 1 MonthQTDYTD1 YearSince Inception
12/14/2012
Market Price1.954.977.0922.7127.74
NAV1.924.887.0022.5327.67
Northern Trust Quality Dividend Index (NTUQDTR)1.945.047.3823.1528.30
Dow Jones US Select Dividend Index (DJDVY)2.985.909.8624.5425.85
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 12/19/2012, 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 09/22/2014
Gross Expense Ratio.39%
Net Expense Ratio*.38%
*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.

Market Price

as of 09/22/2014
Price$35.27
Price $ Change$-.23
Price % Change-.65%
Avg Bid/Ask Spread$.05
Bid/Ask Midpoint$35.24
Closing Bid Price$35.22
Closing Ask Price$35.25

Trading

as of 09/22/2014
52-Week High$35.91
52-Week Low$30.11
Premium/Discount$.03
Daily Trading Volume (Shares)21,762
Average Trading Volume (Shares)32,831
Shares Outstanding14,700,001

NAV Price

as of 09/22/2014
Price$35.21
Price $ Change$-.24
Price % Change-.68%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS

as of 09/22/2014
NameTickerFund
Weight %
SectorMarket CapCountry
APPLE INC COMMON STOCK USD 0.00001AAPL5.3306Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
WELLS FARGO & CO COM STK USD1 2/3WFC3.8730FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
MERCK & CO INC COMMON STOCK USD 0.5MRK3.3282Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
PFIZER INC USD0.05PFE3.1099Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
EXXON MOBIL CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0XOM2.4073EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
CONOCOPHILLIPS USD0.01COP2.2183EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
ALTRIA GROUP INC USD0.333MO2.1984Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
HOME DEPOT INC USD0.05HD2.1397Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO COMMON STOCK USD 1JPM1.6992FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC USD0.01 BUPS1.6482IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
CHEVRON CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.75CVX1.6451EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. USD0.06GE1.3556IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC NPVPM1.3105Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
CISCO SYSTEMS INC USD0.001CSCO1.2560Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC USD1TXN1.2342Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
ACCENTURE PLC COMMON STOCK USD 0.0000225ACN1.2313Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES NV COMMON STOCK USDLYB1.1348MaterialsLarge-CapUnited States
DOW CHEMICAL CO USD2.50DOW1.0367MaterialsLarge-CapUnited States
AT&T INC USD1T0.9843Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited States
PHILLIPS 66 USD0.01PSX0.9809EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
BOEING CO/THE COMMON STOCK USD 5BA0.9482IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP USD1LMT0.9018IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
MCDONALD'S CORP USD0.01MCD0.8610Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
JOHNSON & JOHNSON COMMON STOCK USD 1JNJ0.8322Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
DU PONT(E.I.)DE NEMOURS & CO USD0.30DD0.8242MaterialsLarge-CapUnited States
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO NPVPG0.7991Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP COM USD0.20OXY0.7779EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
HEWLETT-PACKARD CO USD0.01HPQ0.7566Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO USD1IP0.7021MaterialsLarge-CapUnited States
WINDSTREAM HOLDINGS INC USD0.0001WIN0.6843Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited States
HANESBRANDS INC USD0HBI0.6662Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
INVESCO LTD USD0.20IVZ0.6465FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP USD1NOC0.6458IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP USD0.01PFG0.6391FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORP USD0.25 BFTR0.6267Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited States
3M CO USD0.01MMM0.6222IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
BEST BUY CO INC USD0.10BBY0.6220Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PLC USD0.00001STX0.6132Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO USD0.10BMY0.6001Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
CARDINAL HEALTH INC NPVCAH0.5982Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP INC USD0.01DPS0.5969Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
VALIDUS HOLDING LTD USD0.175VR0.5958FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC COM STK USD0.0001RAI0.5943Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
PARTNERRE USD1PRE0.5932FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC USD0.01AMP0.5931FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
KOHLS CORP USD0.01KSS0.5922Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
GAMESTOP CORPORATION NEW CLASS 'A' COM USD0.001GME0.5816Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP USD1.25KMB0.5701Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
ENTERGY CORP USD0.01ETR0.5698UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORP NPVABC0.5690Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
INTEGRYS ENERGY GROUP INC USD1TEG0.5670UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
LORILLARD INC USD0.01LO0.5650Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC USD0.01DLR0.5561FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
WESTERN UNION COMPANY (THE) USD0.01WU0.5558Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GROUP INC NPVPEG0.5518UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
VECTREN CORP COM NPVVVC0.5479UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC USD0.10ED0.5423UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
HELMERICH & PAYNE INC USD0.10HP0.5368EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
WP CAREY INC REIT USD 0.001WPC0.5333FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
FEDERATED INVESTORS INC USD0.01 BFII0.5322FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
ONEOK INC COMMON STOCK USD 0.01OKE0.5285UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
NAVIENT CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.01NAVI0.5281FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
HCP INC COM STK USD1HCP0.5258FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
AGL RESOURCES USD5GAS0.5232UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
CORRECTIONS CORPORATIONS OF AMERICA COM USD0.01CXW0.5206FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
RAYTHEON CO USD0.01RTN0.5188IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
TARGET CORP USD0.0833TGT0.5158Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
GEO GROUP INC NEW10.5088FinancialsMicro-CapUnited States
DONNELLEY(R.R.)& SONS CO USD1.25RRD0.5051IndustrialsMid-CapUnited States
HOLLYFRONTIER CORP USD0.01HFC0.4998EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
ERIE INDEMNITY CO NPV AERIE0.4993FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
SYSCO CORP USD1SYY0.4993Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
OWENS & MINOR INC COM STK USD2OMI0.4969Health CareMid-CapUnited States
RPC INC USD0.10RES0.4956EnergyMid-CapUnited States
PAYCHEX INC USD0.01PAYX0.4934Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
ROCKWOOD HLDGS INC USD0.01ROC0.4900MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL INC USD0.01 ALXK0.4873Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC COM STK NPVCNP0.4847UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
PITNEY BOWES INC USD1PBI0.4839IndustrialsMid-CapUnited States
CVR ENERGY INC USD0.01CVI0.4786EnergyMid-CapUnited States
DELUXE CORP USD1DLX0.4738IndustrialsMid-CapUnited States
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.001LLTC0.4722Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
AVERY DENNISON CORP USD1AVY0.4700MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC USD0.01 ANLY0.4697FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
EPR PROPERTIES SBI USD0.01EPR0.4633FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP COMMON STOCKIBM0.4617Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS USD0.10OHI0.4527FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
GREIF INC NPV AGEF0.4513MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
SAFEWAY INC USD0.01SWY0.4471Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
OLIN CORP USD1OLN0.4435MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
PBF ENERGY INC USD0.001 APBF0.4392EnergyMid-CapUnited States
BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOL NPVBR0.4360Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE INCCBRL0.4160Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
COCA-COLA CO USD0.25KO0.4098Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO NPV ASMG0.4079MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
MACY'S INC COM STK USD0.01M0.4077Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO NPVSON0.3940MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
SOUTHERN CO USD5SO0.3848UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
BANK OF HAWAII CORP USD2BOH0.3763FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HLDG CORP USD0.01BAH0.3551Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
ABBOTT LABORATORIES NPVABT0.3459Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
BANK OF AMERICA CORP USD0.01BAC0.3447FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES TRUST USD0.01HPT0.3326FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP USD2.50PNW0.3233UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
WESTERN DIGITAL CORP USD0.01WDC0.3187Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
LEGGETT & PLATT INC COM STK USD0.01LEG0.3145Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
LILLY(ELI)& CO NPVLLY0.3114Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
WESTERN REFINING INC USD0.01WNR0.2981EnergyMid-CapUnited States
CLOROX CO USD1CLX0.2906Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
CITIGROUP INC COMMON STOCK USD 0.01C0.2808FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC USD6.50AEP0.2759UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
DTE ENERGY CO NPVDTE0.2546UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
STAPLES INC USD0.0006SPLS0.2504Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
CENTURYLINK INCCTL0.2496Telecommunication ServicesLarge-CapUnited States
MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP USD0.01MPC0.2475EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
BLOCK(H & R) INC NPVHRB0.2272Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES USD0.01LHO0.2258FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP USD0.001LVS0.2246Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
SENIOR HOUSING PROPERTIES TRUST SHS OF BENEFICIALSNH0.2229FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
SPECTRA ENERGY CORP COM USD0.001SE0.2220EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
ORACLE CORP USD0.01ORCL0.2220Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
CA INC USD0.10CA0.2192Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
XEROX CORP COMMON STOCK USD 1XRX0.2184Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
TECO ENERGY INC USD1TE0.2152UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
RYMAN HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES INC REIT USD 0.01RHP0.2152FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST INC REIT USD 0.01CXP0.2111FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
DUKE ENERGY CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.001DUK0.2061UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY USD0.00015625IGT0.2041Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
MATTEL INC USD1MAT0.2009Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
AFLAC INC USD0.10AFL0.1983FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
WELLPOINT INC COM STK USD0.01WLP0.1873Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
PEPSICO INC CAP STK USD0.0166PEP0.1785Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA USD0.01PKG0.1756MaterialsLarge-CapUnited States
GARMIN LTD CHF0.01GRMN0.1702Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
MFA FINANCIAL INC COM STK USD0.01MFA0.1656FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
FIFTH THIRD BANCORP NPVFITB0.1639FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
KLA TENCOR CORP USD0.001KLAC0.1619Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
WASTE MANAGEMENT INC USD0.01WM0.1609IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
WAL-MART STORES INC USD0.10WMT0.1586Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States
DOMTAR CORPORATION USD0.01UFS0.1552MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
SCHLUMBERGER LTD COMMON STOCK USD 0.01SLB0.1535EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
SEADRILL LTD USD2SDRL0.1495EnergyLarge-CapUnited States
OMNICOM GROUP INC USD0.15OMC0.1493Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
US BANCORP DELAWARE USD0.01USB0.1470FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC USD0.01KAR0.1435IndustrialsMid-CapUnited States
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES NPVHE0.1414UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
MERCURY GENERAL CORP NPVMCY0.1400FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
MICROSOFT CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.00000625MSFT0.1395Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
NOBLE CORP PLC COMMON STOCK USD 0.01NE0.1391EnergyMid-CapUnited States
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP INC USD0.01NYCB0.1303FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
HARRIS CORP USD1HRS0.1303Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL USD0.10EAT0.1281Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
QUALCOMM INC USD0.0001QCOM0.1281Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
MEDTRONIC INC USD0.10MDT0.1260Health CareLarge-CapUnited States
WESTAR ENERGY INC COM USD5WR0.1258UtilitiesMid-CapUnited States
DIAMOND OFFSHORE DRILLING INC USD0.01DO0.1253EnergyMid-CapUnited States
GANNETT CO INC USD1GCI0.1199Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL CORP USD1ORI0.1176FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
WALT DISNEY(HLDG)CO DISNEY USD0.01DIS0.1169Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
LEIDOS HOLDINGS INC COMMON STOCK USD 0.0001LDOS0.1161Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC COM STK USD0.125CLF0.1150MaterialsMid-CapUnited States
CBL & ASSOCIATES PROPERTIES INC USD0.01CBL0.1135FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
DIEBOLD INC USD1.25DBD0.1130Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
SPIRIT RLTY CAP INC NEW COMSRC0.1104FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
PEOPLE'S UTD FINL COM STK USD0.01PBCT0.1097FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST USD0.001LPT0.1092FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
REALTY INCOME CORP USD1O0.1090FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORP COM STK USD0.01TUP0.1080Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
IAC/INTERACTIVE CORP COM STK USD0.001IACI0.1049Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
AVX CORP USD0.01AVX0.1027Information TechnologyMid-CapUnited States
REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP USD0.001 ARGC0.1015Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
WYNN RESORTS USD0.01WYNN0.1013Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS USD0.001MXIM0.1001Information TechnologyLarge-CapUnited States
PEPCO HLDGS INC USD0.01POM0.0973UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
AMEREN CORP USD0.01AEE0.0928UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
SCANA CORP(NEW) NPVSCG0.0897UtilitiesLarge-CapUnited States
HASBRO INC USD0.50HAS0.0897Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
CBS OUTDOOR AMERICAS INC REIT USD 0.01CBSO0.0885Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
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GUESS INC USD0.01GES0.0785Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
EXELIS INC USD0.01XLS0.0749IndustrialsMid-CapUnited States
FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP USD0.00001FAF0.0719FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
COMCAST CORP COMMON STOCK USD 0.01CMCSA0.0719Consumer DiscretionaryLarge-CapUnited States
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GAMING AND LEISURE PROPERTIES INC REIT USDGLPI0.0475FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
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CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION USD0.01CIM0.0384FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
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CINCINNATI FINANCIAL CORP USD2CINF0.0219FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
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FNFV GROUP COMMON STOCK USD 0.00010.0137FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE CO USD1ANAT0.0127FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
LAMAR ADVERTISING CO USD0.001 ALAMR0.0113Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO USD0.50EMR0.0072IndustrialsLarge-CapUnited States
NATIONAL RETAIL PPTYS INC COMNNN0.0063FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
MEREDITH CORP USD1MDP0.0063Consumer DiscretionaryMid-CapUnited States
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC USD0.01HIW0.0062FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
GALLAGHER(ARTHUR J.)& CO COM USD1AJG0.0037FinancialsLarge-CapUnited States
BIOMED REALTY TRUST INC USD0.01BMR0.0028FinancialsMid-CapUnited States
KRAFT FOODS GROUP INC NPVKRFT0.0016Consumer StaplesLarge-CapUnited States

DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULE

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Ex-DateRecord DatePayable DateIncomeShort-Term
Capital Gains
Long-Term
Capital Gains
Return of CapitalTotal Distribution
12/29/201412/31/201401/05/2015
12/19/201412/23/201412/26/2014
09/19/201409/23/201409/25/20140.2593200000.259320
06/20/201406/24/201406/26/20140.2554750000.255475
03/21/201403/25/201403/27/20140.2067500000.206750
12/27/201312/31/201301/03/20140.2966400000.296640
09/03/201309/05/201309/09/20130.2036310000.203631
06/03/201306/05/201306/07/20130.1342780000.134278
03/01/201303/05/201303/07/20130.0582110000.058211
12/27/201212/31/201201/03/20130.0612800000.061280

The Northern Trust Quality Dividend Index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality income-oriented portfolio of long-only U.S. equity securities, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall beta that is similar to that of the Northern Trust 1250 Index (Parent Index). Companies included in the index are selected based on expected dividend payment and fundamental factors such as profitability, solid management, and reliable cash flow.