|Bid||65.58 x 1000|
|Ask||65.65 x 900|
|Day's Range||65.62 - 65.71|
|52 Week Range||53.62 - 66.84|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||21.78%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.65|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.45%|
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the related ETFs have been stout performers this year due in large part to declining Treasury yields in the U.S. Last week, bond prices dipped, sending yields higher while weighing on REIT funds. The FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund (GQRE) wasn't immune to last week's pressure on REIT assets, but the fund can still offer opportunity even amid rising bond yields. GQRE targets the Northern Trust Global Quality Real Estate Index, a fundamentally-weighted index that focuses on commercial and residential REITs.
Investors who are seeking ways to enhance a traditional portfolio mix should consider real asset opportunities and how exposure to infrastructure, natural resources and real estate ETFs can provide a more ...
In the current extended bull market rally, the atypical investing backdrop has shifted traditional ideas about real asset portfolio applications. In the upcoming webcast, Real Asset Insights – Why Investors ...
ETFs with exposure to real estate investment trusts (REITs) are thriving this year. Consider the FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund (NYSEArca: GQRE), which is higher by more than 16% year-to-date ...
As ETF investors build out their portfolios to adapt to changing markets, it's important to keep in mind key trends that may shape the economic and market landscape over the next few years and look to strategies to cope with these shifts. In the recent webcast, Riding the Trends: Five Year Outlook, Dan Phillips, Director Asset Allocation Strategy at Northern Trust Asset Management, argued that there are a number of global trends that investors should watch out for, including the global growth restructuring, irreconcilable differences between the U.S. and China, the so-called stuckflation phenomena, executive power plays, monetary makeover and climate risk.
With interest rates falling and investors embracing defensive asset classes and sectors, it is not surprising that the real estate sector is getting a boost. Investors may want to consider integrating the quality factor with real estate exposure via the FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund (GQRE) . GQRE targets the Northern Trust Global Quality Real Estate Index, a fundamentally-weighted index that focuses on commercial and residential REITs.
This makes the funds ideal strategies for a market environment where interest rates are falling, and investors are prizing defensive characteristics. The FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund (GQRE) is one real estate ETF that could be right for these times. GQRE, which debuted in November 2013, tracks the Northern Trust Global Quality Real Estate Index, a fundamentally-weighted index that focuses on commercial and residential REITs.
While some energy strategies are struggling this year, real assets as a broader category are not. For example, the FlexShares Real Asset Allocation Index Fund (NasdaqGM: ASET) is higher by nearly 17% year-to-date. ...
In O’Donnell’s new role, he will be responsible for developing business strategies that cater to the firm’s ETF, mutual fund, and multi-asset class investment solutions, as well as business intelligence, to optimize its service model for both intermediary and institutional investors. O’Donnell’s 20-plus years of experience includes a stretch at BlackRock, where he was Head of Americas Cash & Liquidity Sales and Distribution. In his role at BlackRock, O’Donnell oversaw a team responsible for the firm’s global liquidity business across all client channels.