|Bid||0.00 x 1000|
|Ask||0.00 x 1400|
|Day's Range||93.32 - 94.92|
|52 Week Range||87.95 - 100.07|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.83|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.35%|
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.
Of the 20 analysts covering Praxair (PX), 65% recommend “buy,” and 35% recommend “hold.” Their target price of $174.50 for Praxair implies a 4.9% return based on the stock’s July 27 price of $166.43.
All holdings must have increased their dividends for at least 20 years, and the ETF weights the portfolio based on yields (higher-yielding stocks make up a higher percentage of total holdings). As such, industries that account for the portfolio's largest share include consumer staples, financials, utilities and industrials. The fund has a 0.35% expense ratio and offers two types of distributions - dividends and capital gains (which management distributes in the fourth quarter).
President Donald Trump enacted a tax reform plan that allowed companies to repatriate billions of dollars in overseas revenue back home, driving increased demand for dividend stock ETF strategies that ...
Procter & Gamble (PG) continues to be one of the most consumer-friendly stocks. The company has a long history of enhancing shareholders’ returns through higher dividends and share buybacks. During the first half of fiscal 2018, Procter & Gamble returned close to $8 billion in the form of dividends and share repurchases.
RPM International’s (RPM) Consumer segment is the second-biggest contributor to RPM’s overall revenue. The segment had a revenue share of 33% in fiscal 3Q18, compared with 33.4% in fiscal 3Q17, marking a decline of 0.4 percentage points YoY (year-over-year). The segment’s revenue grew 6.4% to $363.4 million in fiscal 3Q18 from $341.4 million in fiscal 3Q17.
The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY), one of the largest U.S. dividend exchange traded funds, has multiple attributes long-term income investors look for when evaluating dividend funds. SDY holds ...
The Clorox Company (CLX) recently hiked its quarterly dividend by 14% to $0.96 per share from $0.84. Clorox has a strong history of rewarding shareholders with increased dividends and share repurchases. In fact, Clorox is a dividend aristocrat, a term used for companies that have consistently increased their dividends for more than 25 years.
Stocks sold off across the board amid disappointing earnings from Exxon and Alphabet. Apple triggered a sell signal; Bitcoin dropped further.
ArcelorMittal (MT) posted free cash flows of $1.85 billion in 4Q17. Due to improved steel prices (X) (AKS), steel companies’ cash flow generation capacity also improved. Now, with steel markets showing signs of stabilization, investors have also started vouching for dividends (SDY).
The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY), one of the largest U.S. dividend exchange traded funds, resides in the pantheon of dividend ETFs because income investors love the fund’s emphasis on steadily ...
Higher beta sectors have been in favor for much of this year, but investors should not turn their backs on dividend strategies. While fears of rising interest rates coupled with leadership from the technology ...
Historically low interest rates have created challenges in recent years for investors seeking yield. For those who want to generate income, several leading MoneyShow.com contributors highlight nine exchange-traded ...