First Trust DJ Global Select Dividend ETFFund
- Change -0.33 (-1.3%)
- Volume 0.08 M
3:59 PM EDT Jan 30, 2015
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- Assets $531.0M
- Expense Ratio 0.60%
- Yield 6.30%
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Global Equity ETF
First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index.
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06-04-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
As investors look to add international diversity to and boost the income-generating capabilities of their portfolios, global dividend stocks and exchange traded funds are receiving more attention. While foreign dividend stocks across multiple sectors often sport higher yields ...
03-02-2013 08:06 AM by Tom Lydon
Rounding out its line of dividend exchange traded funds, State Street Global Advisors filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a global-oriented fund. According to the SEC filing, the SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF will try to reflect the performance of th...
02-13-2013 06:19 AM by Tom Lydon
The Federal Reserve's near-zero interest rate policy has taken the allure out of money market funds and savings accounts which are yielding basically nothing. Dividend ETFs that focus on international high-yield stocks are a good place for investors to enhance their search for in...
04-13-2012 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors seeking an income stream appreciate dividend exchange traded funds as alternative to low-yielding bonds. There are particular funds that provide a higher-than-usual yield with the added benefit of one-shot diversification. "If you're an income investor, your primar...
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 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Overall market uncertainty and the debt problem in Europe may have investors wary of global stock exposure. However, there are international exchange traded funds that carve out Europe for investors who are worried about the debt crisis worsening. "International equities tend ...
06-27-2011 12:26 PM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund business is dominated by the "Big Three" of BlackRock's iShares, State Street and Vanguard in terms of assets under management. However, many smaller firms are carving out a successful niche with specialized ETFs or by focusing on overlooked markets. ...
01-05-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on First Trust DJ Global Select Dividend (NYSEArca: FGD), part of a weekly series. Assets: $59.8 million Objective: Tracks the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index, an index of 100 developed-market stocks Holdings: Top holdings include companies like Deut...
02-25-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Yields have been dropping so low we could soon need to dig up a microscope to find them. If you're an income-oriented investor, don't lose heart - dividends and making a comeback and exchange traded funds (ETFs) will give you access to them. After the financial crisis, many ba...
Number of Holdings: 101
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|Oil & Gas Services & Equip||2.9%|
|Non-Residential Bldg Const||2.5%|
|Publishing & Broadcasting||1.6%|
|Casinos & Gaming||1.4%|
|Cement & Aggregates||1.4%|
|Food Products Wholesalers||1.3%|
|Refining & Marketing||1.2%|
|Construction & Mining Machinery||1.1%|
|Elec & Gas Mktg & Trading||1%|
|Transport Support Services||1%|
|Metal Svc Center & Other Whslrs||1%|
Number of Holdings: 101
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|1.5%||LRELN||Lancashire Holdings ...||Financials||1054580000||England|
|1.5%||POM||Pepco Holdings Inc||Utilities||6836760000||United States|
|1.5%||ZURNVX||Zurich Insurance Gro...||Financials||46627470000||Switzerland|
|1.5%||CTL||CenturyLink Inc||Utilities||22594220000||United States|
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