|Bid||39.74 x 900|
|Ask||48.55 x 1000|
|Day's Range||0.00 - 0.00|
|52 Week Range|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.98|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.37%|
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.
With volatility rearing its ugly head, more investors are sifting through the ETF space to look for strategies like those that track a factor-based indexing methodology to ride out uncertain times. “I ...
With the Federal Reserve continuing its course of raising interest rates, some investors may think income stocks and the related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are vulnerable or destined to produce lagging returns. On the back of recent strength, the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEARCA:VIG), the largest U.S. dividend ETF by assets, is up 11.3% year-to-date, just ahead of the 10.8% returned by the S&P 500. When it comes to income stocks, data suggest there is more good news than bad on the dividend growth front.