Why Buy Plain Dividends When There Are Super Dividends? (SDIV)
You could blame it on “the lost decade” or the volatility and stress of the post-crisis stock market, but the once-vaunted concept of buy and hold investing has faced a major rethink lately, having been downgraded and even declared dead in many trading circles. At the same time, so-called ‘total return investing has never been more popular, as the appeal and superior track record achieved through a combination of growth and income – often referred to as “getting paid to wait” – continues to grow.
In fact, dividends are so important to an investor’s overall success story that some have re-prioritized the growth and income approach and now give income the top billing.
“People understand that there are a lot of studies that point to dividend-paying stocks performing better than non-dividend paying stocks over the long-term,” says Bruno del Ama, CEO of the Global X family of ETFs in the attached video, “but there’s not so much understanding as to the difference between dividend payers.”
You can see the full “Breakout” interview below:
Global X SuperDividend ETF (NYSEARCA:SDIV)
The Global X SuperDividend ETF seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global SuperDividend Index. The Solactive Global SuperDividend™ Index tracks the performance of 100 equally weighted companies that rank among the highest dividend yielding equity securities in the world.The index provider applies certain dividend stability filters.