PowerShares Dividend Achievers ETFFund
- Change -0.09 (-0.7%)
- Volume 0.16 M
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- Assets $359.6M
- Expense Ratio 0.57%
- Yield 3.45%
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US Equity ETF
PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the Dividend Achievers 50 Index which is composed of the 50 highest-yielding companies with at least 10 fiscal years of consecutive annual dividend increases.
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09-26-2014 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors continue to embrace dividend exchange traded funds. That devotion is highlighted by the over $8 billion that has flowed into dividend ETFs this year. Increasingly popular are those ETFs that emphasize, through various methodologies, dividend growth. That is certainly...
09-24-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Along with a steady income stream, many dividend stock exchange traded funds have provided a healthy amount of price appreciation, bolstering investor portfolios with an attractive way to capture broad market returns. For example, the PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Ach...
08-25-2014 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
With benchmark Treasury yields remaining stubbornly low, investors can still find attractive income-generating options through dividend stock exchange traded funds. However, not all dividend ETFs are created equal, so an investor will have to consider the various strategies an...
07-23-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
It is starting to sound like a broken record. The S&P 500 is up 8.3% year-to-date, but small-caps are lagging with the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) up just half a percent. The situation has worsened over the past month with IWM lower by 2.8% while the S&P 5...
04-11-2014 02:03 PM by Todd Shriber
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average poised for another triple digit loss and the S&P 500 heading for a weekly loss north of 2%, finding pockets of strength in this market is not impossible, but it is becoming increasingly difficult. As we noted on Thursday, a scant perce...
01-07-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
There were some compelling data points out Monday that underscore just how much the dividend investing phenomenon has benefited exchange traded funds. S&P Dow Jones Indices said "Net dividend increases rose $12.7 billion during the fourth quarter of 2013 for U.S. domestic ...
12-31-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
First Trust, the ninth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, will introduce three new dividend exchange traded funds in early 2014. Illinois-based First Trust said it expects to introduce the the First Trust High Income ETF (NasdaqGS: FTHI), the First Trust Low Beta Income ETF (NasdaqGS: F...
11-08-2013 02:17 PM by Tom Lydon
Attention shoppers: There may be bargains on aisle five, but when it comes to financial markets, price does not always tell the entire story regarding a stock's value. For example, a $20 stock can be richly valued while a $200 stock can be considered inexpensive on valuation. ...
10-21-2013 05:30 AM by Tom Lydon
First Trust, the ninth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, has filed plans with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to possibly introduce a new dividend ETF, the First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers Index ETF. The filing did not include a ticker or expense ratio, indicating ...
07-30-2013 03:30 PM by Gary Gordon
Morningstar offers its paid subscribers a premium service called, "ETF Valuation Quickrank." The company offers price-to-fair value estimates for several hundred ETFs that are based upon a proprietary analysis of the underlying stock holdings. At present, each investment is being...
07-18-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend focused exchange traded funds are becoming an important tool in many portfolios. There are so many funds trading that investors may find themselves perplexed when it comes down to investing in one. "If you look at the traditional income products, many of them actually...
04-06-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have been the answer for investors seeking an income stream along with the flexibility of a diversified trading tool. But these ETFs are by no means risk-free. "Beyond individual securities, investments in equity ETFs [that] have stocks that p...
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...
08-23-2011 10:21 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Market turmoil such as what we have faced recently in equities often causes "value" investors to come out of the woodwork and start hunting for potential bargains. One investment strategy that seems to gather steam when equity indices have fallen sharply from their highs is th...
11-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Recent data on the state of our economy doesn't look all that cheery. Despite copious aid provided by the Fed, inflation has not spiked. It wouldn't hurt to start considering ways to count deflation's negative effects by using exchange traded funds (ETFs). The core Consumer Pr...
11-07-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
In the hotly contested midterm elections, the Democratic party lost control of the House and the GOP made some nice gains in some governors' races. There are some exchange traded funds (ETFs) that can help you capture the power shift. The new year could bring some potential sh...
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...
08-05-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund (ETF) investors are looking for income, and they're not finding it in Treasury bonds. That's part of the reason dividend ETFs are so appealing right now. But not every sector is handing them out in equal measure. Nilus Mattive for Money and Markets has fou...
08-03-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Corporate America is sitting on $1.24 trillion in spare change. After a short stint spent on cost-cutting measures, corporations are now thinking about putting that money to work in addition to increasing dividends and spending more on stock buybacks. The flurry of corporate acti...
07-27-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
In this day and age of low, low yields, investors are on the prowl for some income. One place you can find it is in dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) - especially in the cream of the crop: aristocrats and achievers. Beyond the regular type of dividend-paying companies - so...
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). "...
03-05-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Yields are in the tank, so dividend payouts may be the next best thing to finding easy money right now. It may even improve as the recovery deepens and companies boost their payouts. Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) are an ideal way to get exposure to the different dividend...
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...
02-19-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Growth in the U.S. economy, markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been aided by our exceptionally low interest rates. Yesterday, we were reminded that it's becoming increasingly important to mind the rates and be prepared to act accordingly. Yesterday, the Federal Rese...
01-29-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the markets waver and look for direction, you may be on the hunt for assets that are higher quality. Dividend-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be just the ticket. As the threat of more dividend cuts are likely behind us and the global economy regains its health, di...
01-19-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Long-term bonds are so passé. At least, that's what financial experts are beginning to believe. Investors may want to consider the benefits investing in dividend-paying growth stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) instead. The Feds will likely raise interest rates th...
01-11-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After a recession strikes, the priority of many an investor is to locate areas that can help deliver gains. Overlooking the potential of dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) could leave you missing some great opportunities. A dividend-focused ETF can help boost returns during...
12-02-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The government bailout of Citigroup (C) has lead the company to be booted from some exchange traded funds (ETFs) and indexes that track dividend stocks, such as the Dow Jones and STOXX dividend indexes. One stipulation that came with accepting the bailout money was that Citigr...
11-19-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set to be one of the best-kept market bets when the stock market decides to rebound. So far, the ETFs that are tied to worldwide market indexes have gone through a rough patch. According to Lipper data, 36 funds out of a total of 745 have manag...
10-08-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the financial crisis continues to leave no economic stone unturned, dividend-slicing could affect exchange traded funds (ETFs) that hold the stocks of such companies. Investors love those quarterly dividends, and they account for more than one-third of shareholders' long-te...
Number of Holdings: 50
|Waste & Disposal Services||3.7%|
|Dividend Paying Equities||2%|
|Materials and Processing||1.8%|
|Publishing & Broadcasting||2.2%|
|Midstream - Oil & Gas||2.2%|
|Home & Office Furnishings||2%|
|Exploration & Production||1.9%|
|Transaction Mgmt Systems||1.8%|
|Toys & Games||1.7%|
|Food Products Wholesalers||1.7%|
|Containers & Packaging||1.6%|
Number of Holdings: 50
|2.1%||MCD||McDonald's Corp||Restaurants||92026410000||United States|
|2.0%||LEG||Leggett & Platt Inc||Real Estate||4816460000||United States|
|2.0%||MDP||Meredith Corp||Publishing||2073870000||United States|
|2.0%||CBRL||Cracker Barrel Old C...||Restaurants||2391820000||United States|
|1.9%||HAS||Hasbro Inc||Toys||6712610000||United States|
|4.0%||VGR||Vector Group Ltd||Consumer Staples||2399450000||United States|
|2.8%||MO||Altria Group Inc||Real Estate||85446970000||United States|
|2.1%||CLX||Clorox Co/The||Real Estate||11415710000||United States|
|1.9%||UVV||Universal Corp/VA||Dividend Paying Equities||1222450000||United States|
|1.8%||KMB||Kimberly-Clark Corp||Real Estate||40383580000||United States|
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