The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust Quality Dividend Defensive IndexSM. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets (exclusive of collateral held from securities lending) in the securities of the underlying index. The underlying index is designed to provide exposure to a high-quality, income-oriented portfolio of U.S. equity securities, with an emphasis on long-term capital growth and a targeted overall volatility that is lower than that of the Northern Trust 1250 IndexSM.
Inception Date: 14/12/2012
Primary Benchmark: Northern Trust Qlt Dvd Df GR USD
Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.38%
Management Expense Ratio: 0.37 %
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|NRGU||MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Inde..||0.00 %||
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|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||7.27%||70%||C-||84%||B|
|Risk Adjusted Return||126.88%||96%||A||95%||A|
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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.