PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ETFFund
- Change -0.61 (-3.9%)
- Volume 0.55 M
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- Assets $1,270.6M
- Expense Ratio 0.54%
- Yield 3.58%
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US Equity ETF
PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the International Dividend Achievers Index which tracks ADRs that have increased their annual dividend for five or more consecutive years.
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06-22-2015 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
When picking out an index-based exchange traded fund, people may find many options with similar investment themes, so it is important to take the time and look deeper into the underlying benchmark. For example, it is important to look over the underlying index of dividend-payi...
04-08-2015 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The dividend achievers concept, which in index parlance pertains to companies with dividend increase streaks of at least a decade, is the bedrock of some well-known, U.S.-focused dividend exchange traded funds. That group includes the PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio (...
09-02-2014 01:30 PM by Todd Shriber
Experienced dividend investors know the utility of adding some international holdings to their income portfolios, whether by way of individual stocks or exchange traded funds. The explanation is straight forward: Ex-U.S. developed market dividend payers often feature larger yi...
06-26-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The U.S. is still fertile ground for dividend investors, but that does not mean international dividend stocks should be ignored. As of mid-June, there have been 225 payout increases from S&P 500 members this year and 422 members of the benchmark index that now pay cash div...
06-10-2014 12:36 PM by Todd Shriber
As alternatively weighted, intelligently indexed or smart beta exchange traded funds have grown in prominence, so has the unfortunate notion that users of exchange traded funds must choose sides: Market capitalization weighting or smart beta. "There seem to be two camps, one s...
06-03-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
While U.S. companies have boosted their cash payouts to shareholders, income-minded investors are still seeking out attractive foreign dividend stock and related exchange traded funds. Money managers believe that the most attractive dividend stocks are outside U.S. markets, re...
05-24-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
This week's collection of the most searched exchange traded funds on ETF Trends is decidedly biased toward some of the largest, most well-known ETFs on the market. Few of this week's most searched ETFs can accurately be described as obscure, overlooked or small. The few that c...
05-23-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
As investors widen their searches for income, international dividend exchange traded funds are gaining increased attention. Several global dividend ETFs have impressed this year, but one of the group's real standouts is the PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfoli...
01-13-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Although S&P 500 members that do not pay dividends outperformed their dividend-paying peers last year, there is no denying that over the long-term, dividends account for a substantial portion of a portfolio's returns. Dividends are nice, but dividend growth is even better....
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 ...
12-09-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
These are golden days for U.S. dividends. Not only are U.S. companies showing a willingness to spend some of their cash hoards on new or higher payouts, but exchange traded funds sponsors are responding to investors' thirst for income by rolling out scores of new dividend-focused...
02-20-2013 06:33 AM by Tom Lydon
International equities continue to offer decent valuations compared to U.S. stocks, making the case for investing in overseas dividend exchange traded funds stronger. PowerShares International Dividend Achievers (NYSEArca: PID) holds quality companies with minimum volatility, and...
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...
02-28-2012 12:01 PM by John Spence
Although dividend exchange traded funds for U.S. stocks have been extremely popular the past year, investors may also want to consider ETFs that invest in international markets. "International dividend stocks are an interesting place for a yield investor to be," said Alec Youn...
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...
09-21-2011 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) have experienced rapid growth this year, with many of them doubling their growth, according to a report from Morningstar. Inflows to this sector really spiked in August, proving investors are still searching for yield and stability in...
09-14-2011 03:12 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors with a thirst for yield may want to consider dividend exchange traded funds that seek to diversify further by investing in global stock indexes. Powershares International Dividend Achievers (NYSEArca: PID),WisdomTree DEFA (NYSEArca: DWM), WisdomTree International Lar...
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...
08-17-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The tax cuts implemented by the Bush administration could soon be coming to an end. If you are affected by this change, it may also be prudent to look over your holdings of dividend income and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). Companies have heavily cut costs and spending ...
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). "...
11-27-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The world of candy making is becoming a bit ruthless as companies vie for greater market share. Confectionery companies are fighting to acquire a major candy maker, and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) could benefit from the greater market efficiency. Kraft Foods' (NYSE: K...
11-25-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite an impressive market rally that has major indexes up around 65% off the March 9 lows, there are still a number of blue-chip stocks delivering handsome dividend yields. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) can give a diversified play. Yields upwards of 3% are being offered by ...
09-16-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a good fit in any portfolio. But an investor should know the sector weightings included in dividend ETFs, lest you get bitten when a highly weighted sector does poorly. Investors interested in dividend ETFs should watch out for large s...
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...
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...
08-25-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-seeking investors should really telescope in on markets abroad with exchange traded funds (ETFs). Foreign stocks have had much more attractive yields these days, as proven by a foreign large-cap stock measure in developed markets which showed yields at 3.7% payout as ...
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