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Keep The Quality And The Large Caps With This New ETF

Benzinga.com
0 Comments| September 24, 2015

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The quality factor has long been one of the most studied investment factors and, thanks in part to exchange-traded funds, it is also one of the most accessible.

Access to ETFs focusing on the quality factor increased Thursday with the debut of the FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund (NASDAQ: QLC). FlexShares is the ETF unit of Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ: NTRS).

New ETF On The Street

Quality was originally used to gauge the financial sturdiness of dividend stocks because prodigious cash-generating ability and dependable, rising dividends are seen as hallmarks of the quality factor. However, application of the quality factor is evolving and that evolution includes how the factor is applied within ETFs.

The FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund follows the Northern Trust Quality Large ...

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