PowerShares Dividend Achievers ETFFund
- Change -0.13 (-0.6%)
- Volume 0.05 M
3:50 PM EDT Apr 29, 2016
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- Assets $337.3M
- Expense Ratio 0.58%
- Yield 2.24%
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US Equity ETF
PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to then Broad Dividend Achievers Index which tracks stocks that have increased their annual dividend for 10 or more consecutive fiscal years.
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07-23-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
While energy exchange traded fund investors are wary of ongoing weakness in a low oil environment, some large oil majors may help stem an exodus from the sector, enticing investors with dividends. Goldman Sachs analyst Neil Mehta pointed out companies like ExxonMobil (NYSE: XO...
06-01-2015 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
When searching for yield-generating exchange traded fund options, a stable income stream is the most important factor to consider. "After all, investors looking to these funds as a source of cash flow would be disappointed to find that their income stream is volatile," Ben Joh...
05-19-2015 08:20 AM by Todd Shriber
When Dow component Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) said it will raise its quarterly dividend to 73 cents per share from 69 cents last month, the largest U.S. oil company not only boosted its dividend increase streak to 33 consecutive years, but alleviated investors' about the impact of f...
04-30-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) quashed speculation that falling oil prices are endangering its dividend. On Wednesday, the Dow component and the largest U.S. oil company said it will raise its quarterly dividend to 73 cents per share from 69 cents. Following intense fear that last ye...
03-24-2015 03:00 PM by Todd Shriber
Tuesday's news that Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FXC) is slashing its quarterly dividend to 5 cents per share from 31.25 cents is igniting scuttlebutt that other natural resources companies will follow suit. Freeport is commonly viewed as a copper produce and, to a lesser extent, a...
02-09-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend stock exchange traded funds have outpaced other investment styles and could remain a strong strategy ahead. Over the past year, the WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DON) increased 24.0%, Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEArca: VYM) gained 20.1%, PowerSha...
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...
09-08-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Dividend stocks are playing a pivotal role in driving U.S. equities to an ongoing set of record highs, a fact confirmed by nine dividend exchange traded funds rising to fresh all-time highs last Friday. One of those nine was the PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio (NYSEAr...
05-09-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
On Thursday, nearly a quarter of the exchange traded funds to touch new all-time highs were dividend funds. Several of those ETFs, including dividend celebrities such as the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEArca: VIG) and the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY), s...
04-04-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on the PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio (NYSEArca: PFM), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $346.4 million Objective: The PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio tries to reflect the performance of the NASDAQ US Broad Dividend Achievers Index, which i...
03-10-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Dividends, both foreign and domestic, are on the move higher. Global dividend reached $1.03 trillion last year with S&P 500 member payouts rising to a record of nearly $312 billion. [At Least EM Dividends are Rising] Seemingly alongside rising payouts, the number of div...
02-12-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The dividend aristocrats concept is undoubtedly alluring to income investors. Building an exchange traded fund around companies that have boosted dividends for a minimum of 25 consecutive years has helped make the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY) one of the largest U....
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 ...
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 ...
06-28-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Institutions, investors and advisors all utilize exchange traded fund products. Now, some fund products are also adding exposure to other ETFs within their own portfolios to provide regular investors with exposure to institutional quality management. The burgeoning sub-class o...
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...
12-16-2011 10:44 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
We highlight call buying this morning in generally lightly traded options on a dividend exchange traded fund, DVY (iShares DJ Select Dividend). This play seems to reflect investor willingness to earn higher yields via equities that pay steady and attractive dividends given the fa...
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...
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...
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...
04-05-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-paying stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) lagged in 2009, but don't let that stop you from taking another look in 2010. Many companies are reinstating and even raising their dividends now that the economy is getting some color in its cheeks. Investors are lookin...
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...
07-06-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A prudent way to save up for the future has many investors putting their wealth into dividend-paying stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). But an investor may wonder if he or she should be investing in dividend yield or dividend growth. Stocks operating with high di...
02-02-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Traders trying to benefit from high dividends and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may look for companies offering high dividends, payouts that may reflect the companies' healthy earnings growth. Dividend growth and stock price appreciation are quite synonymous, according ...
01-21-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Bank of America (BA) has acquired Merrill Lynch, but billions of dollars are still needed to complete the process and to help mend related exchange traded funds (ETFs). Financials in Trouble. Shareholders may need to brace themselves, because Bank of America slashed its divid...
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: 260
|Textiles Apparel & Shoes||1.7%|
|Food & Drug Stores||3.5%|
|Midstream - Oil & Gas||2.5%|
|Exploration & Production||2.5%|
|Containers & Packaging||1.7%|
|Apparel Footwear & Acc Design||1.7%|
|Aircraft & Parts||1.6%|
|Specialty Apparel Stores||1.4%|
|Basic & Diversified Chemicals||1.3%|
|Home Products Stores||1.1%|
|Life Science Equipment||1.1%|
Number of Holdings: 260
|1.7%||MCD||McDonald's Corp|||||93569000||United States|
|1.3%||NKE||NIKE Inc|||||98472000||United States|
|1.0%||LOW||Lowe's Cos Inc||Consumer|Discretionary||64644000||United States|
|0.8%||TJX||TJX Cos Inc/The||Other||47280000||United States|
|0.8%||TGT||Target Corp||Consumer Staples||50786000||United States|
|0.5%||YUM||Yum! Brands Inc||Real Estate||37847000||United States|
|0.4%||VFC||VF Corp||Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods||32319000||United States|
|0.4%||ROST||Ross Stores Inc||Consumer|Discretionary||22217000||United States|
|0.2%||GPC||Genuine Parts Co||Distributors||13502000||United States|
|0.2%||GPS||Gap Inc/The||Consumer|Discretionary||14578000||United States|
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