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EPDIX EuroPac International Dividend Income I

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Fund EPDIX EuroPac International Dividend Income I IQDF FlexShares Intl Qual Div ETF IQDY FlexShares Intl Qual Div Dynamic ETF  
Similarity
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100% 86% 86%
Annual Fees
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$132.02
(1.25% Exp. Ratio)
$49.64
(0.47% Exp. Ratio)
$49.64
(0.47% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.62% annual return
$35,322.70 $44,726.09 $44,726.09
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$9,403.39 +$9,403.39
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.15%
3 YR -6.16%
5 YR 0.40%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.51%
3 YR -3.12%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 3.53%
3 YR -1.79%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks income and maximizes growth of income with capital appreciation as a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of dividend paying companies located in Europe or the Pacific Rim. It will invest primarily in non-U.S. companies. The fund may invest in companies of all capitalizations but the advisor intends to invest a majority of the fund's assets in common stocks of mid-cap and large cap companies that the advisor considers to be value oriented and dividend paying companies.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust International Quality Dividend IndexSM. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in the securities of the underlying index and in American ADRs and Global GDRs based on the securities in the index. The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality, income-oriented portfolio of international equity securities issued by non-U.S.-based companies, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall volatility similar to that of the Northern Trust International Large Cap IndexSM.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust International Quality Dividend Dynamic IndexSM. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in the securities of the index and in ADRs and GDRs based on the securities in the index. The index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality, income-oriented portfolio of international equity securities issued by non-U.S.-based companies, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall volatility that is greater than that of the Northern Trust International Large Cap IndexSM.

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