|Bid||54.20 x 1100|
|Ask||56.33 x 1100|
|Day's Range||55.10 - 55.37|
|52 Week Range||44.03 - 55.93|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.96|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.06%|
During volatile conditions, many opt to shift to cash in a knee-jerk reaction to shield a portfolio from further swings. However, investors should consider alternative exchange traded fund strategies as ...
Escalating trade war tensions are heightening the worries in the global market conditions. In the current scenario, we highlight some dividend ETFs to beat the heat.
With rates depressed and attractive yields hard to come by in the fixed-income market, investors may want to consider dividend-paying stocks and related ETFs. Goldman Sachs argued that dividend payers ...
As bond yields pulled back, income-minded investors can look to dividend exchange traded funds to generate some extra cash. For example, among the largest dividend-related ETFs on the market, the Vanguard ...
Investors who are concerned that the trade negotiations can breakdown into a full out trade war should look to dividend growers and related ETFs. “We are thinking about some of the drivers of profit growth going forward, and we are looking at some of the communication services stocks,” Avid Kostin, Goldman Sachs chief U.S. equity strategist, told CNBC. Goldman also screens for stocks with big dividends and low labor costs in portfolios for its own clients.
IBM has been on an uptrend so far this year, gaining 26.9%, and has outperformed the industry's average growth of 26% by a thin margin. The positive trend might continue if IBM beats earnings estimates.
The ability to pay a dividend is also an indication of a company's financial strength and quality: Dividend payers have higher financial health grades, per Morningstar, than non-dividend-payers, and they're also more likely to have moats. There are a two key types of dividend-paying companies, which Morningstar director of global exchange-traded fund research Ben Johnson has helpfully called "growers" and "yielders." In turn, you can sort funds based on which types of companies they tend to emphasize. Growers have shown a tendency to increase their dividends over the years, which helps them deliver a pleasing balance between growing their businesses and paying income to shareholders.
We have highlighted five dividend ETFs that are clearly outpacing the broad market indices by wide margins and have a Zacks ETF Rank 1 or 2, suggesting further outperformance in the months ahead.
Furthermore, over two dozen companies have announced additional dividend increases this month, which could push the year's total to an even higher level. Investors are enjoying the dividend growth due to a surge in company profits following last year's broad corporate tax cuts. “There was a confluence of a couple of things that contributed to dividends that won’t happen again,” Jim Tierney, chief investment officer of concentrated U.S. growth at AllianceBernstein, told the WSJ.
Exchange traded funds flows data continue confirming investors are fond of low-fee products. In most cases, dividend ETFs carry larger annual fees than some standard broad market equity funds, but there are still plenty of low-cost dividend ETFs to consider. The $8.20 billion SCHD, which turns seven years old this month, has an annual fee of 0.07 percent.
Dividend exchange traded funds are usually pricier than plain vanilla, broad market domestic equity funds, but there are still plenty of cost-effective dividend ETFs on the market today. One of the leaders ...