Furthermore, dividend ETF investors who are seeking stability, along with exposure to the growing U.S. markets, can look to the FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: QDF), FlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund (NYSEArca: QDYN) and the FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (NYSEArca: QDEF). The suite includes a group of smart-beta ETFs that focus on both quality and dividends.

“At FlexShares, we’re focused on quality,”  Natale said.

“Over a 15-year period, quality does win. So whether it’s dividends, real estate or other asset classes, quality is the place that we want to focus on,” he added.

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