|Bid||48.51 x 1800|
|Ask||48.48 x 1200|
|Day's Range||48.41 - 48.77|
|52 Week Range||42.26 - 49.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||0.15%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.00|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.37%|
Assets in U.S. dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have grown exponentially over the past decade. In 2009, America's dividend ETFs collectively held less than $20 billion. By September 2019, they had shot up to almost $200 billion.In good times and bad, dividend stocks act almost like rent checks, coming monthly or quarterly like clockwork. Many investors, whether you're a professional working on Wall Street or a regular Joe on Main Street, swear by them.Dividend ETFs take the strategy up a notch by providing investors with a diversified portfolio of dividend-paying stocks. This allows them to collect income without the additional research and trading complications that would come with buying dozens, if not hundreds, of individual components.If you're in this camp of income-minded set-it-and-forget-it investors, here are 10 dividend ETFs to buy and hold for the long haul. Several are dedicated specifically to dividends, while others simply hold dividend stocks as an indirect result of their strategy. But this is a collection of funds that are diversified by geography, style, size, sector and more, and thus can be held as a group or individually depending on your preferences, risk tolerance and investment horizon. SEE ALSO: The 20 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2020
Amid depressed bond yields and the still lurking possibility of elevated market volatility, dividend stocks and ETFs take on increased importance. The FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: ...
During times of elevated market volatility, dividend stocks and ETFs can help investors reduce some of that turbulence. That is particularly true today and with bond yields slumping, dividend ETFs, such ...
The dividend yield on the S&P 500 crossed above the yield on 10-year Treasuries, a rare signal, but one that frequently bodes well for stocks, including dividend payers. 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 (QDF) , which is part of FlexShares’ income generation strategy. The $1.57 billion QDF has a trailing 12-month yield of nearly 3%, which is very attractive relative to the yields on the S&P 500 and 10-year Treasuries.
As global growth is expected to slow down further, investors can resort to safer options like treasury ETFs, dividend ETFs and quality picks.