Revenue-Weighted ETFs Consistently Outperform Market Cap Weighted Funds

“Revenue Weighting” isn't a new concept within index funds, but it's an often underappreciated way of thinking about investing, and thus it is worth examining some of the more prominent ETFs that occupy this space.
NYSE:RWL November 30, 2016 11:49am

Why You Should Consider Revenue Weighted ETFs [RevenueShares Large Cap Fund (ETF), RevenueShares Mid Cap Fund (ETF)]

etfsThe ETF industry has traditionally been dominated by products based on market capitalization weighted indexes that are designed to represent the market or a market segment. 
NYSE:RWJ March 16, 2014 10:07pm

RevenueShares Launches First Revenue-Weighted Dividend ETF

revenuesharesRevenueShares has expanded its family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the launch of the RevenueShares Ultra Dividend Fund (NYSEARCA:RDIV), which provides exposure to the 60 highest yielding dividend stocks in the S&P 900.
NYSE:RDIV October 1, 2013 4:26pm

RevenueShares Expands Team To Support Growth Initiative

revenuesharesRevenueShares, a division of VTL Associates, has expanded its marketing and distribution staff to support the development and distribution of its existing and future line-up of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
NYSE:RWJ July 30, 2013 3:47pm

A Closer Look At The New Barron’s 400 ETF From ALPS

alpsMany investors’ top goal is to beat the market, as represented by ultra-popular indexes like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) or the S&P 500 (SPY). In order to help with this goal, a number of ETF issuers have come up with specialized
NYSE:BFOR June 18, 2013 2:42pm

Actionable ETF Idea: Time For Revenue Weighting (RWL, RWJ, RWK, RTR, RTW)

Michael Johnston: The last two earnings season have seen a familiar pattern play out: companies of all shapes and sizes are consistently beating Street estimates on earnings, but falling short on revenue forecasts. In many cases, revenue is coming out either flat or even
NYSE:RTR November 7, 2012 3:10pm

Kotok Makes the Case for a Revenue-Weighted ETF (RWL)

David Kotok, chief investment officer at Cumberland Advisors Inc., discusses the advantages of investing in a revenue-weighted exchange-traded fund at this time. Bloomberg's Catherine Cowdery reports on exchange-traded
NYSE:RWL September 19, 2012 12:08pm

The Truth About Alternative Weighting Methodologies; And ETFs (RSP, SPY, RWL, F)

Michael Johnston: As indexes have been essentially transformed into investable assets in part because of surging interest in ETFs, many advisors and investors have begun to take a closer look at
NYSE:RSP February 8, 2012 1:14am

ETFs Offer Eight Ways To Weight The Same Stocks

Ron Rowland:  ETFs are a big help in many ways. One of the top benefits is that you are relieved from the task of deciding which individual stocks to buy out of the thousands available.
NYSE:DLN April 28, 2011 11:44am

Ten Commandments Of ETF Investing (USO, SPY, FAS, IWB, FXE, IVV, XLF, VFH, BRF, EWZ, BXDD, FZB, EU, ERO, RSP, RWL)

As ETFs have burst on to the scene in recent years and worked their way into the investing mainstream, the number of products available and complexity of exposure offered has increased
NYSE:BRF October 21, 2010 11:16am

Six Reasons To Consider Dumping The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY, RWL, EPS, DLN, PRF, RSP, EQL)

The meteoric rise of the ETF industry–and to a smaller extent the introduction of index mutual funds some 20 years earlier–has had the effect of transforming indexes from hypothetical
NYSE:DLN September 27, 2010 12:28pm

Tactical Sector Plays And Pairs Trade Possibilities Using PowerShares S&P Small Cap ETFs (SPY, IVV, RSP, RWL)

Back on January 31 of this year, we published a piece on using market cap oriented S&P index ETFs alongside revenue weighted as well as equal weighted ETFs that are based on the same S&P indexes
NYSE:IVV May 31, 2010 10:41am

ETF Pairs Trade Possibilities: Revenue and Equal Weighted vs. Market Cap Indexes

street-one-financialAn overlooked, underutilized, and perhaps misunderstood ETF trading strategy is “pairs trading” where one essentially would marry a long position in one ETF with a short position in another
ETF BASIC NEWS February 14, 2010 5:57pm

Exchange Traded Funds Make A Push Into Fundamental Indexing

exchange-traded-funds"Several providers of exchange-traded funds have made a big push into fundamental indexing. For example, PowerShares offers a family of funds based on fundamental indexes, led by PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (PRF)
ETF BASIC NEWS August 31, 2009 2:34pm

A Look At ETF Weighting Methodologies

bob-pisaniBob Pisani, in a recent CNBC segment,  looked into the different ways an index can be spliced up by an ETF through weighting methodologies. His example index was the S&P 500, and shows the performance this year based on
NYSE:EQL August 28, 2009 9:17am

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