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  • Stock Repurchase Season: Buyback ETFs To Consider

    10-02-2015 05:50 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors should take a look at buyback exchange traded funds as the markets head toward one of the busiest periods of the year for company stock repurchases. November is the busiest month of the year for buybacks among S&P 500 companies, reports David Wilson for Bloomberg...

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  • Buyback ETF Theme May Forgo Long-Term Growth for Short-Term Gains

    06-22-2015 02:11 PM by Tom Lydon

    Corporate America is throwing billions into repurchasing their own shares, bolstering company stocks and buyback-related exchange traded funds. However, the party will be short-lived. The PowerShares Buyback Achievers Portfolio (NYSEArca: PKW), which includes U.S. companies th...

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  • Buyback ETFs to Capture Record Company Stock Repurchases

    05-18-2015 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Corporate America is still sitting on large cash hoards, and more companies are putting money back to work through record stock repurchasing. Meanwhile, investors can also capitalize on the potentially enhanced returns through buyback-related exchange traded funds. Investors w...

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  • Actively Managed ETFs top $20B in Assets

    04-30-2015 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The exchange traded fund industrys exponential growth is trickling down to actively managed funds. For the week ending April 24, actively managed ETFs had a combined $20.15 billion in assets under management, according to AdvisorShares data, marking the first time active ETFs hav...

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  • Dividend, Buybacks ETFs to Capture Corporate America's Cash Infusion

    04-14-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    With U.S. companies expected to return $1 trillion back to shareholders this year, investors can capture potential value plays through dividend and buybacks-related exchange traded funds. After shareholder returns rose over $903 billion in 2014, S&P Dow Jones Indices proje...

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  • Cozying up to the Shareholder Yield ETF

    04-08-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Exchange traded funds have given investors multiple avenues of access to the stock buyback theme. From the prosaic ETFs that mainly focus on pure buybacks to those funds that employ other metrics, such as net share count reduction and evaluation of balance sheet integrity, there ...

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  • Q4 Buybacks Fall, but Buyback ETFs Remain Sturdy

    03-23-2015 01:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    After spending $145.2 billion on share repurchases in the third quarter of 2014, S&P 500 members bought back $132.6 billion of their own shares in the fourth quarter, a drop of 8.7%. The $132.6 billion Q4 spend represents a 2.5% increase from the $129.4 billion spent durin...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Buyback ETFs on Fox Business

    03-17-2015 05:17 PM by ETF Trends

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Tuesday to go over the advantages of buyback-related exchange traded funds as a way for investors to add value to their investment portfolio. To view past video interviews, visit our video section....

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  • Dont Forget These Dividend ETFs

    03-11-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Ten-year Treasury yields have surged 27% Feb. 2, but to this point, the impact on the largest dividend exchange traded funds has been negligible. The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEArca: VIG), the largest U.S. dividend ETF by assets, has lost almost $458 million in as...

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  • Buyback ETFs: Companies Fueling Their Own Stock Growth

    03-05-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Companies repurchasing their own shares have become a significant driver in the equities market. As the pace of stock buybacks remains unimpeded, investors can also gain exposure to this growing group through buyback stock exchange traded funds. Investors who are interested in...

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  • Dividend, Buyback ETFs for Value Investors

    02-20-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Corporate America is giving back, bolstering shareholder returns through a record amount of dividends and buybacks. Investors can also target these companies through exchange traded funds that track share repurchases and dividend growth themes. Over 2014, S&P 500 companies...

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  • Buyback ETFs Notch Another Solid Year

    12-17-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Exchange traded funds that emphasize buybacks and share count reduction as part of their methodologies are headed for another year of solid performances, though some of the groups marquee ETFs appear poised to lag the S&P 500 for the first time in several years. During the...

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  • Finally a Free ETF

    12-08-2014 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    A cornerstone of the exchange traded fund industrys disruptive, game-changing nature has been low fees. ETF providers have been able to pilfer assets from their actively managed mutual fund counterparts not only because an alarming percentage of actively managed funds lag benchma...

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  • Cash Rules Everything Around This ETF

    10-07-2014 01:52 PM by Todd Shriber

    The Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (NYSEArca: SYLD), co-managed by Cambrias Mebane Faber and Eric Richardson, includes dividends and buybacks as part of its stock selection process, but it is accurate to say the actively managed SYLD is neither a dedicated dividend fund nor an exp...

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  • Take A Moment Before You Choose A Dividend ETF

    10-03-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    When it comes to dividend investment strategies, exchange traded fund investors are spoiled for choice. Consequently, new dividend ETF investors should look under the hood and take the time to better understand how the products work. According to Morningstar data, of the 1,660...

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  • How Slowing Buybacks Impact Buyback ETFs

    09-23-2014 12:40 PM by Todd Shriber

    Members of the S&P 500 spent less on share buybacks during the second quarter than they did in the first quarter, though matching or exceeding the first quarter total would have been a tough task because that represented the second-largest period of buybacks on record. S&a...

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  • For All its Repurchases, IBM Isnt a Factor in Buyback ETFs

    07-21-2014 08:20 AM by Todd Shriber

    International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM), the second-largest component in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has traded mostly in-line with the blue chip index this year, meaning Big Blue is up almost 4%. That is not terrible, but not impressive when considering 12 Dow stock...

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  • Apple Leads Buybacks as ETFs Continue Rising

    06-18-2014 01:14 PM by Todd Shriber

    Led by iPhone maker Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL), share repurchases by S&P 500 firms surged 59.3% year-over-year in the first quarter to $159.3 billion. That figure is up 23.1% from the fourth quarter of 2013. For the 12 months ending March 2014, S&P 500 issues increased the...

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  • AdvisorShares, Cambria Part Ways on Tactical ETF

    06-06-2014 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    AdvisorShares, one of the largest issuers of actively managed exchange traded funds, and Mebane Fabers Cambria Investments are parting ways on the AdvisorShares Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSEArca: GTAA). North Carolina-based Morgan Creek Capital Management will be GTAAs new...

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  • An Active ETF that Focuses on Three Quality Factors

    04-24-2014 11:39 AM by Tom Lydon

    I do the ETF of the Week for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffes MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded funds market. On Thursday, I focused on the Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (NYSEArca: SYLD). The actively managed E...

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  • An Active ETF That Targets Global Bargains

    03-31-2014 01:24 PM by Tom Lydon

    While browsing overseas markets, exchange traded fund investors can use a recently launched Cambria Funds offering to capture a group of countries that have lagged behind other major economies, capturing potential value trades. The Cambria Global Value ETF (NYSEArca: GVAL), wh...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: Guess Whos Coming to Dinner?

    03-29-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    An interesting split emerged among the most searched exchange traded fund tickers on ETF Trends this week. Six of the 10 most searched tickers will come as no surprise to investors that paid even scant attention to the financial markets this week while the remaining four are new ...

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  • Opportunity With Buyback ETFs

    03-27-2014 12:49 PM by Todd Shriber

    The numbers are in and S&P Dow Jones Indices is estimating S&P 500 members spent $129.4 billion on share buybacks during the fourth quarter of 2013, up from $128.2 billion in third quarter. For all of last year, S&P 500 constituent companies spent $475.6 billion on bu...

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  • Best of Three Worlds in Shareholder Yield ETF

    03-25-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Companies and investors alike enjoy share repurchases and increased dividends. Last year, Russell 3000 constituents repurchased nearly $568 billion of their own shares. Add to that, 2013 was the first time that on a combined basis, global dividends topped $1 trillion with memb...

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  • Fabers Cambria Adds Global Value ETF

    03-12-2014 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Mebane Fabers Cambria Investment Management today introduced its third exchange traded fund, the Cambria Global Value ETF (NYSEArca: GVAL). Passively managed GVAL, which carries an annual expense ratio of 0.69%, holds 99 stocks from the worlds eleven most undervalued developed...

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  • These 10 New ETFs Have Rapidly Gained Assets

    12-15-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With a few launches week, the number of new exchange traded products that have come to market this year is nearing 150. And is always the case with any new crop of ETFs and ETNs, some have burst out of the gate when it comes to gathering assets while cash has matriculated at a...

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  • Interesting New ETFs

    12-10-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    More than 140 new exchange traded funds and exchange traded notes (ETNs) have debuted in 2013. Many are new spins on broad market and sector concepts, but a few do standout and can be considered unique fare. Trang Ho for Investors Business Daily looked at five ETFs that launch...

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  • As Rates Rise, Some Dividend ETFs Stand Firm

    12-06-2013 01:16 PM by Todd Shriber

    Ten-year Treasury yields are rising once again. With Thursdays close at 2.86%, 10-year yields are again flirting with the supposedly ominous 3% level after climbing 7.5% in the past month and 3.6% in the last five trading sessions. As was seen earlier this year when rates spik...

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  • Cambria Launches Global Shareholder Yield ETF

    12-03-2013 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Mebane Fabers Cambria Funds introduces the Cambria Foreign Shareholder Yield ETF (NYSEArca: FYLD) today. The new ETF appears to be the global equivalent of the newly minted, but already successful Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (NYSEArca: SYLD). With an annual expense ratio of ...

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  • Cambria Could Introduce New Forex, Income ETF

    12-02-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Mebane Fabers Cambria Funds has filed plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission to possibly introduce the Cambria Global Income and Currency Strategies ETF. The filing shows the Cambria Global Income and Currency Strategies ETF would have total annual operating expense...

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  • Active ETFs Pick Up Momentum

    08-08-2013 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The actively managed exchange traded fund space only makes up a fraction of the overall industry, but active ETFs are finally beginning to catch investors' eyes. Of the 87 ETFs launched this year, active funds made up 19% of the new new assets, reports Eric Balchunas for Bloom...

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