WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund ETFFund
- Change 0.47 (0.8%)
- Volume 0.08 M
4:00 PM EDT May 17, 2013
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- Assets $1,675.9M
- Expense Ratio 0.28%
- Yield 2.87%
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US Equity ETF
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Index. The Fund invests in large-capitalization companies that pay regular cash dividends.
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03-04-2013 02:05 PM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (NYSEArca: PRF) is described as delivering active returns with a passive discipline. The secret to this fund's approach is in the indexing methodology. PRF has a five-year annualized return of 6.8% compared with 5% for the...
02-06-2013 08:12 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund (NYSEArca: IWD) is an exchange traded fund that invests in about 700 stocks from the Russell 1000 Index. The ETF is a cost-effective way to own some of the largest U.S. companies in one shot, while taking a value-based approach. "Over ...
01-31-2013 06:14 AM by Tom Lydon
After finding clarity on the tax debate, investors are returning to dividend-paying stocks and exchange traded funds in search of yield and more conservative strategies for equities. Interest-bearing accounts like money market fund and short-term deposits are earning less than...
12-14-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors can lower risk in their stock portfolios with dividend ETFs but they should keep in mind the equity-based funds shouldn't be substituted for bonds. When playing the income game, exchange traded fund investors have been increasingly reaching for yields. According t...
10-12-2012 09:31 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors continue to seek ways to diminish the effects of volatility on their investment portfolios, low-volatility and dividend focused exchange traded funds have both attracted greater attention. "I'd [say] there are some similarities between high dividend strategies and...
09-10-2012 06:06 AM by Tom Lydon
If we witness another political gridlock going into the "fiscal cliff" next year, investors may see a hefty tax hike on dividend-paying exchange traded funds. Nevertheless, dividend investors shouldn't jump ship too quickly as the alternatives are still rather lackluster. Divi...
06-01-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As more people shift assets around to invest toward their golden years, income-seeking investors are finding less opportunities in traditional fixed-income products. Yields in CDs, money market accounts and Treasury bonds are already at their record lows after investors piled int...
02-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have become a key component holding for many investors, especially for those looking for that extra bit of cash on the side. Dividend ETFs specifically pick out companies known for their dividend yields, but among the ETF universe, the markets m...
12-22-2011 02:03 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds made a big splash in 2011 and most held up much better than the S&P 500 as investors were drawn to safety and income. Yet looking ahead to next year, there are increasing concerns that this strategy could be a "crowded" trade and that dividend ...
12-12-2011 11:47 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have seen intense interest from investors in 2011 as they seek shelter from market volatility in stable sectors and an income stream. For example, investors have flocked to utilities ETFs due to their conservative reputation and enticing dividend...
10-19-2011 09:17 AM by Tom Lydon
It's not surprising that dividend exchange traded funds have been all the rage lately. Investors are looking for safety and yield, and dividend ETFs offer a low-cost, transparent way to invest in a basket of companies and mitigate single-stock risks. Money Morning points to...
10-11-2011 09:17 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors' hunger for yield has caused many to sniff around dividend exchange traded funds to boost income in their portfolios. "With interest rates relatively low, we believe that many investors are increasingly starved for income. As a result, we think more attention has bee...
09-07-2011 03:12 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds are set to profit from higher payouts from corporate America, but income-starved investors should keep in mind that stocks are more volatile than bonds. If the economy worsens, investors in equity-linked ETFs may suffer capital losses that could swa...
09-01-2011 01:34 PM by Tom Lydon
The paltry interest rates in U.S. Treasuries have driven income-starved investors to other areas of the market for yield, including exchange traded funds that concentrate on dividend-paying stocks. "We continue to focus on companies that have the ability to generate strong lev...
07-28-2011 01:04 PM by John Spence
With bond interest rates so low, many investors are looking for relatively safe places to park their cash while also earning a reasonable yield. Many stock-based exchange traded funds specialize in dividend-paying companies and sectors, and they may appeal to investors with a ...
04-21-2011 10:51 AM by John Spence
More companies such as General Electric (NYSE: GE) are raising their dividends this earnings season as they return cash on the books to shareholders. At the same time, equity investors seeking safety and income have moved into dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) that invest in ...
02-03-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you're looking for some payouts in addition to returns, you could do a lot worse than to explore dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs). These companies can generate the returns investors crave at a better rate than the broad market. There are more than 30 dividend ETFs trad...
01-24-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the economy improves, companies that are sitting on a pile of cash now feel safe enough to reward their long-term investors with higher dividend payouts. Instead of picking single stocks, you might be better off playing the dividend craze with exchange traded funds (ETFs) inst...
11-26-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The financial crisis has dramatized investors, and people have sought safety in bonds. As bond yields dropped and prices rose, investors may want to consider dividend-paying investments and exchange traded funds (ETFs), instead. The federal funds rate is around zero and 0.25% ...
10-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a hot ticket as interest rates sink. But reinvesting those dividends works a little bit differently than what new ETF investors might be used to. Matt Krantz for USA Today reports that most mutual fund companies offer to reinve...
10-21-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investing in the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) come with a variety of risks, but stashing away some cash into some investments that yield dividends may help mitigate some of those risks while generating extra income. Solid corporate earnings from a number of large c...
07-06-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Every cloud has a silver lining, and market corrections are no exception. While we all like to see rising markets, these dips provide investors who've been on the sidelines an opportunity to take exchange traded fund (ETF) positions on the bargain level. In aggregating the pri...
05-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
One byproduct of a recovering economy is increased dividend payouts from some of the nation's largest companies, and the number of companies doing so has hit records. As luck would have it, many of them are holdings in top exchange traded funds (ETFs). A record 22 companies re...
03-29-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-paying stocks have always found a home in portfolios, especially after a bear market, when investors want a reliable source of income. A good way to gain exposure to the variety of dividend-paying companies out there is through a dividend exchange traded fund (ETF). "...
12-23-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors hunting for dividends may have been left disappointed this year. Dividend payouts are set to decline 21% this year from 2008. But 2010 could bring better opportunities for dividend-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). Dividend-yielding stocks tended to lag the broad...
10-16-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As a portfolio is being built, it's important to consider the strategy or type of exchange traded funds (ETFs) to have in play. One issue to consider is whether it's better to have dividend or growth in your portfolio. Investors looking for dividend-paying stocks will encounte...
07-02-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
There's an ongoing debate about indexing when it comes to exchange traded funds (ETFs), and each side continually brings out new evidence and information to bolster their arguments. Proponents of fundamental indexing contend that mutual funds and ETFs based on the S&P 500 ...
05-08-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-paying stocks are an investor favorite, and many of the dividend focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) give investors better coverage with less risk than found in single stocks. Some of the dividend-focused ETFs are so diversified that they could stand in as core hold...
03-27-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Good news flooded the week for the markets, with the dividend news adding positive results to stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) within the technology sector. The tech industry is now ripe with large-cap companies that are well-established from the dot-com boom. Many are ...
03-13-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the economy continues to decline, many companies, and the exchange traded funds (ETFs) that hold these companies, are in financial trouble or are saving for the future and have cut the once sacred dividend payout. 2008 was the worst year ever for corporate dividend payout...
03-05-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Since January, 37 S&P 500 companies have cut their dividends. But there are others that are actually raising them, and they're components of some exchange traded funds (ETFs), too. One thing to note is that all of these companies are in the "essential services" sector, s...
07-28-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend investing with exchange traded funds (ETFs) has had enough time in the game to see which ones are the most successful. Dan Caplinger for The Motley Fool reports that after the tech bubble in the 1990s, dividend investing came back into style and Wall Street responded ...
Number of Holdings: 298
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|Diversified Manufact Op||3.5%|
|Diversified Banking Inst||2.4%|
Number of Holdings: 298
|2.6%||JNJ||Johnson & Johnson||Real Estate||239845840000||United States|
|2.5%||AAPL||Apple Inc||Technology||422373280000||United States|
|2.5%||GE||General Electric Co||Real Estate||234071780000||United States|
|2.5%||CVX||Chevron Corp||Real Estate||239903750000||United States|
|2.4%||PFE||Pfizer Inc||Real Estate||208096250000||United States|
|2.3%||VZ||Verizon Communicatio...||Utilities||150717480000||United States|
|2.2%||PG||Procter & Gamble Co/...||Real Estate||214301080000||United States|
|2.0%||PM||Philip Morris Intern...||TOBACCO||154793030000||United States|
|1.9%||WMT||Wal-Mart Stores Inc||Real Estate||260926140000||United States|
|1.8%||MRK||Merck & Co Inc||Real Estate||138031520000||United States|
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