An Inside Look At The Various Dividend Aristocrat ETFs

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From Zacks: Amid heightened uncertainty about the global economy and rising interest rates, investors have become defensive and are seeking safe and stable investments.
NYSE:SDY May 3, 2017 8:01am

SDY: The Highest Yielding Dividend Aristocrats In One Terrific ETF

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Investors often target dividend aristocrat stocks as a means of generating income from the equity portion of their portfolios. These are the companies that have consistently grown their dividends for many years (20-25 years is the generally accepted requirement) and typically have strong balance sheets, significant cash flows and the ability to continue paying their dividend well into the future.
NYSE:SDY April 10, 2017 4:04pm

Zacks: Buy These Three Dividend ETFs

buy_sell600X300From Zacks Research: ETFs that offer healthy returns through impressive price performances and have favorable dividend yields are always in demand.
NYSE:DVY August 11, 2016 1:16pm

ETF Spotlight: PowerShares Buyback Achievers ETF (PKW, SPY, SDY, INDEXSP:.INX)

ETF Base:  Buybacks are back in play. Looking to boost shareholder value, a number of companies have announced share repurchase agreements to buy back shares on the open market. Betting on one’s own company is usually a safe bet for executives, one which increases the earnings per share for a firm,

NYSE:PKW March 20, 2012 10:10am

A Look At Four Dividend ETFs To Put Money In Your Pocket (SDY, VIG, DES, PID, SPY, XOM, KO, MCD)

Don Miller: Anxiety over the European debt crisis and distrust in the markets drove volatility in global stock markets to dizzying heights in 2011. The intense level of chaos, and record low bond yields, sent investors scrambling for stocks that deliver steady returns in the form of dividends.
NYSE:DES January 12, 2012 11:34am

Investing: Pipe In Steady Payouts In A Wild Market (SPY, SDY, AMLP, AMJ, DIA)

Sean Brodrick: The market is so volatile lately that investors can be excused if they want to sit out this dance. While I don’t blame anyone for being cautious, sitting on the sidelines is no way to make money. Instead, you might want to take a closer look at companies that pay you — dividend-paying stocks
NYSE:AMJ November 3, 2011 3:48pm

Charles Schwab To Begin Trading The Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF Thursday, October 20th (**UPDATE**)

Charles Schwab will begin trading its new “Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF” (NYSE:SCHD) Thursday, October 20, 2011. The fund’s goal is to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return of the Dow Jones U.S. Dividend 100 Index. The Dow Jones U.S. Dividend 100 Index is designed
FUND LAUNCH October 18, 2011 2:00pm

Rob Stein: Market Rally or Not, Downside Risks Outweigh Upside (XLU, SDY)

Day two of the hope rally and U.S. and European stocks have jumped 5% to 7% in spite of the fact that no real and tangible solutions to Europe's sovereign debt crisis have materialized. On Wall Street, they call that "buying the rumor." It's a
NYSE:SDY September 27, 2011 2:22pm

Details Of Dividend ETFs: Consistency vs. Yield (VIG, PFM, VOO, SDIV, SDY, PEY, GRPC)

Michael Johnston:  In recent years ETFs have become increasingly popular as means of establishing cost efficient, low maintenance exposure to time-tested investment strategies. Russell recently rolled out a line of “investment discipline ETFs” that essentially automate the construction of
NYSE:GRPC July 27, 2011 11:08pm

With Stocks Near the Top, It’s Time to Worry About Bonds

Remember the archery contest in Robin Hood where they are shooting arrows and each time they hit the bullseye, they move the target 10 paces further away and shoot again, with the fair Maid Marian watching all the while? I kind of get the feeling that's how money
NYSE:DYY July 8, 2011 10:06am

3 Flavors Of High Yield Investments: Foreign, ETFs & Persistent Payers (SDY, SPY, BTI, PNY)

Traditional income investors have been in despair for years now since the Fed adopted its zero interest rate policy and doesn’t appear to be changing course any time soon.  Conventional safe investments like savings, CDs and money markets have continued to actually lose money to real
NYSE:SDY June 23, 2011 2:45pm

Fixed Income: Three Bond ETFs With Juicy Yields (VIG, SDY, BDCS, HYD, HYLD, PCEF)

With interest rates continuing to hover near record lows, investors accustomed to generating attractive current returns from high quality fixed income securities have been forced to get
NYSE:BDCS May 23, 2011 3:34pm

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