Index Description

The Zacks Global Ex U.S. Multi-Factor Quality Index is designed to provide international exposure by accessing issues of companies that are incorporated abroad and trade on major, non-U.S. exchanges. The objective of the Index is to generate favorable returns on both an absolute and risk-adjusted basis compared with appropriate benchmark indices. The Index, which ensures the selection of investible and liquid constituents, employs a sophisticated model and optimization algorithm that focuses on quality, value, and growth factors. The strategy includes rules to prevent overexpose to a sector, country, or security. The Index is modified market capitalization weighted and rebalanced on a quarterly basis.