|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||33.44 - 33.65|
|52 Week Range||29.75 - 38.43|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.35%|
All holdings must have increased their dividends for at least 20 years, and the ETF weights the portfolio based on yields (higher-yielding stocks make up a higher percentage of total holdings). As such, industries that account for the portfolio's largest share include consumer staples, financials, utilities and industrials. The fund has a 0.35% expense ratio and offers two types of distributions - dividends and capital gains (which management distributes in the fourth quarter).
Retail, real estate and energy ETFs top the list of outperformers based on one-month gains as sector rotation gets underway.
Real estate is an attractive investment category — and also a risky one. Owning physical real estate can provide attractive returns, but a lot can go wrong: tenants can leave in the middle of the night, pipes can burst and markets can change without warning.
For years, many investors did not associate small-cap stocks with dividends. Even today, the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, two of the most widely followed gauges of U.S. smaller companies, yield an average of 1.2% on a trailing 12-month basis.
Investors have gotten used to weak yields in many corners of the market. The dividend yield of the S&P 500 as a group is roughly 2.0%, and the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond doesn’t offer much more at just 2.2% yield.