|Bid||0.000 x 0|
|Ask||0.000 x 0|
|Day's Range||25.000 - 25.250|
|52 Week Range||23.660 - 27.770|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.09|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.55%|
CenterPoint Energy’s (CNP) present dividend yield of 4.1% has been driven by dividend growth and price loss. What is the projected dividend payout? The company recorded a dividend payout of 89% in 2016.
The prospect of higher-than-expected rates hike and rising bond yields have diminished the appeal of dividend stocks and ETFs. This is because the smart beta strategy helps to capture market inefficiencies in a transparent way by adding extra metrics like volatility, revenue, earnings, momentum, equal weight and other fundamental factors to the market cap or rules-based indices.
When it comes to buying stocks that pay dividends, many people will just look at the current list of dividend aristocrats. Buying each of these companies might take a few years because most investors do not start out with huge sums of money to immediately buy what they want. ETFs provide a strong level of diversification like mutual funds while also providing the ability to trade in real time like individual stocks.