|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||72.69 x 800|
|Day's Range||71.14 - 73.20|
|52 Week Range||60.01 - 78.06|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.93|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.20%|
Socially responsible ETFs are more than a fell-good investment theme. Haim Israel, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, argued that gender diversity can boost return on equity, profit, dividends and market cap at a lower risk rate, CNBC reports. Israel's findings come amidst the spotlight on pay and employment gap between men and women, with several companies like General Motors and Johnson & Johnson taking steps to bridge that gap.
We have highlighted some top-ranked stocks that are headed by female CEOs and have massive upside potential in the coming years. Also, there are a three ETFs offering broad exposure to women-led companies.
March 8 is International Women's Day, and on March 7, the SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF (NYSE: SHE) celebrated its third anniversary. Also known as “gender lens investing,” gender equality investing principles and strategies have been around awhile, but have received renewed attention in recent years.
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - In America's corporate boardrooms, diversity is making uneven progress: Women increasingly are pulling up a chair while racial and ethnic minorities still rarely get seats at the table. Twenty-seven percent of new directors at companies in the Russell 3000 Index were women during 2016-2018, up from 21 percent in the previous three-year period, according to estimates by ISS Analytics in an analysis for Reuters News. White men have long dominated U.S. corporate boards, for reasons including bias and insular networks that don't necessarily invite in female or minority candidates.
Caterpillar’s (CAT) Resource Industries segment is the smallest contributor to the company’s overall revenue. The segment had a revenue share of 19.5% in the third quarter. The segment’s revenue growth was driven by the continued demand for mining and heavy construction equipment.
In the second quarter, the SEC’s 13F filings from institutional investors indicate that they own 66.7% of Caterpillar’s (CAT) outstanding shares. Of the 1,612 institutional investors that hold Caterpillar, 704 have increased their positions, 639 have reduced their positions, and 269 have maintained their positions.
State Street kicked off a revolutionary investing trend when it launched the first U.S. exchange traded fund, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, in 1993.
Despite having a premium valuation, analysts are still bullish about Mastercard (MA) and foresee high single-digit growth in its stock price. The company’s consistently strong quarterly performance numbers and its encouraging outlook for 2018 are reflected in its ratings.
Impact Shares, the upstart, non-profit exchange-traded funds issuer, added to its lineup Monday with the debut of the Impact Shares YWCA Women’s Empowerment ETF (NYSE: WOMN ). The new ETF tracks the Morningstar ...