NFRA - FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
55.89
+0.14 (+0.25%)
At close: 3:59PM EST
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Previous Close55.75
Open55.84
Bid55.82 x 800
Ask55.81 x 1000
Day's Range55.73 - 55.92
52 Week Range47.73 - 55.92
Volume47,912
Avg. Volume101,681
Net Assets1.75B
NAV55.89
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.24%
YTD Daily Total Return3.82%
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.66
Expense Ratio (net)0.47%
Inception Date2013-10-08
  • ETF Trends

    New Budget Should Contain Infrastructure Campaign Clues

    The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) and other infrastructure ETFs could be in focus over the next several days because the White House releases its latest budget today, one that's likely to include clues about President Trump's infrastructure efforts. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    New Plan Puts This Infrastructure ETF in the Spotlight

    It's another election year and, as expected, the issue of infrastructure is already being discussed. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. “House Democratic leaders unveiled the outlines for a $760 billion, five-year infrastructure package on Wednesday — a proposal that includes an ambitious climate agenda but not, so far, many specifics about how to find the money,” reports Politico.

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    As States Finally Spend on Infrastructure, This ETF Could Benefit

    After years of neglect and just in time for an election year, states across the U.S. are finally devoting dollars to infrastructure projects, a theme that could propel the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) in 2020. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. “Buoyed by a recovering economy and increases in their revenue, states from Utah to Florida are pumping more money into transportation projects to speed up traffic-clogged highways and modernize aging infrastructure,” reports Dow Jones.

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    Transportation Department Plans Could Benefit This Infrastructure ETF

    Coming off an impressive 2019 showing, the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NYSEArca: NFRA) could be front and center this year as election year chatter swirls around infrastructure. ...

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    This Real Asset ETF Could be a Real Win For Investors

    Investors looking for broad-based exposure to real assets, such as energy, infrastructure, and real estate, can check all of those boxes and then some with the FlexShares Real Asset Allocation Index Fund ...

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    Political Bell Tolls for Infrastructure ETF With 2020 Looming

    The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) is up almost 2% this month and is nearing a technical breakout. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. “Once again, Americans yearning for an upgrade to the country’s outdated infrastructure will look to the presidential election in hopes of a grand plan,” reports Fortune.

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    Infrastructure ETFs Could be Interesting in 2020

    The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) is higher by more than 20% year-to-date and with infrastructure expected again be a steady asset class in 2020, NFRA could deliver more upside for investors in the year ahead. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. NFRA yields a decent 2.34% and is positioned to take advantage of election year infrastructure chatter in 2020.

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    Infrastructure Investing Theme Will be in Political Spotlight Soon

    With a presidential election year right around the corner, the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) and rival infrastructure exchange traded funds will soon face political tests and some of those tests could arrive sooner than others. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. “A group of transportation and manufacturing associations will host a forum for presidential candidates to discuss infrastructure issues,” reports Transport Topics.

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    Making Infrastructure Investments Interesting Again

    As an asset class, infrastructure investments aren't necessarily considered flashy or glamorous, but the theme is important as governments around the world mull increased spending to shore up airports, bridges, highways and other arteries of commerce and transportation. The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) represents one of the more compelling to infrastructure investing. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    The Diversification Benefits of Real Asset ETF Exposure

    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 ...

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    Real Asset Insights – Why Investors Should Re-Think Their Positioning in Real Assets

    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 ...

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    With Infrastructure Gaining Some Political Momentum, Consider This ETF

    It often takes a while, but with the 2020 election year right around the corner, politicians from both parties are warming to infrastructure as a way of wooing voters and that could be a theme that benefits ETFs, such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) . “A coalition of nearly 40 prominent infrastructure stakeholders has urged the powerful Republican leader of the U.S. Senate to set up consideration for a comprehensive highway bill this year,” reports Transport Topics. One of the advantages in infrastructure is that regardless of what the global economy is doing, it’s a necessity.

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    Why It’s Time to Consider ‘NFRA’ Infrastructure ETF

    With the 2020 election cycle fast approaching, infrastructure spending is a theme receiving renewed attention and that could be a catalyst for ETFs, such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) . In its own right, NFRA has been receiving renewed attention from investors in recent weeks. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    An Infrastructure ETF to Diversify a Traditional Portfolio Mix

    Investors who are considering ways to diversify risk in a volatile market may consider alternative investments like an infrastructure exchange traded fund to adapt to the changing environment. Alternative ...

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    Regulatory Revamp Could Lift Infrastructure ETFs

    When it comes to infrastructure ETFs, such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) , knowing that there's a need for increased investment is only half the battle. Getting government approval for new infrastructure projects is another element in the equation. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    An Infrastructure ETF For Environmentally Conscious Investors

    Believe it or not, infrastructure assets check that box and that theme is accessible with a slew of ETFs, including the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) . NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. Some academic research and other studies confirm that shoring up infrastructure around the world is actually conducive to improving the environment.

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    Another Reason To Consider This Infrastructure ETF

    With the 2020 election cycle fast approaching, infrastructure spending is a theme receiving renewed attention and that could be a catalyst for ETFs, such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) . In its own right, NFRA has been receiving renewed attention from investors in recent weeks. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    Infrastructure Legislation That’s Actually Good For This ETF

    Bipartisanship is hard to come by on Capitol Hill these days, but one issue that has the potential to unite politicians from both sides of the aisle, albeit temporarily, is infrastructure and that's goods news for some ETFs, including the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) . NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. “But as politicians in Washington gear up for the 2020 election season, some think Republicans and Democrats have a good incentive to work together and finally pass an infrastructure bill,” reports CNN.

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    ETF Strategies That Can Help Meet the Challenges Ahead

    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.

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    Riding the Trends: Five Year Outlook

    Every year, Northern Trust’s FlexShares develops a forward-looking, historically aware outlook for global economic and market activity. In these uncertain times, many investors are seeking to gain a more ...

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    Why This Infrastructure ETF ‘NFRA’ is Still Important

    NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well. In the infrastructure space, there is a never-ending need for investments to update or repair aging communication, transportation, water, and energy networks. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, existing U.S. infrastructure is crumbling and in need of major investment.

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    Why This FlexShares ETF is an Infrastructure Winner

    As bond yields get drubbed and more central banks outside the U.S. lower interest rates, yield-hungry investors need to evaluate asset classes beyond traditional bonds. Infrastructure investments, including ETFs such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) , can help quench some of the investors' yield thirst. NFRA tries to reflect the performance of the STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index, which identifies equities that derive the majority of revenue from infrastructure business, providing exposure to not only infrastructure sectors, but non-traditional ones as well.

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    A Clean, Effective Way to Real Assets Exposure

    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. ...

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    An ETF to Capture the Growing Global Demand for Infrastructure

    Investors can consider an infrastructure sector-specific exchange traded fund as an alternative investment to diversify away from risks associated with traditional stocks and bonds. "We're bullish on infrastructure," Christopher Huemmer, vice president and senior investment strategist for FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, told ETF Trends in a call. Huemmer pointed out that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is calling for $70 trillion needed in infrastructure spending around the world, but governments have only earmarked $45 trillion, leaving a gap of around $25 trillion that is not going to be covered.